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Online Math tools that integrate Math concepts, e.g. patterns
Posted:
Jan 5, 2005 6:51 AM


Music educator Phil Tulga created these tools for making music that cleverly integrates Mathematical concepts like patterns and fractions with musical ideas like rhythm and pitch.
Unifix Drum Machine <a href="http://www.philtulga.com/unifix.html">http://www.philtulga.com/unifix.html</a> You get three drums, and click to make patterns. When all three drums soundtogether you get an unexpected rhythm. There are also builtin rhythms to listen to.
Musical Fraction Bars <a href="http://www.philtulga.com/fractionbars.html">http://www.philtulga.com/fractionbars.html</a> Arrange the bars to create a melody.
Pattern Block Rock <a href="http://www.philtulga.com/patternblock.html">http://www.philtulga.com/patternblock.html</a> Useblocks of different shapes to describe a rhythm, and then listen to your creation.
Fraction Pie Rhythm <a href="http://www.philtulga.com/pie.html">http://www.philtulga.com/pie.html</a> Use pie slices to describe a rhythm, and listen to a drum play it.
The tools require the free "Shockwave" software, which you can download if you need it using the link on the tool page.
Patricia <a href="http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elementarylessonshare">http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elementarylessonshare</a>



