Getting the most out of Makerspaces to make musical instruments

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Roza, Greg,


New York : Rosen Publishing,, United States, p.64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm. (2015)



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Construction, Do-it-yourself work, Juvenile literature., Makerspaces, Musical instruments


Grades 5-8.Includes bibliographical references and index.What's it all about? -- The short history of Makerspaces -- A tour of Makerspaces -- Playing with musical traditions -- Going hi-tech -- The influence of electronic music -- Getting even more out of Makerspaces -- Getting started with Makerspaces.Makerspaces are all about teaching through collaboration. This title grabs the attention of young people who are musically as well as technically inclined by showing them that they can make their own instrumentsliterally. Recent technologies such as 3-D printing and Arduino microcontrollers allow virtually anyone to make a fully functioning instrument. This resource shows young people exactly how to take advantage of the burgeoning makerspaces phenomenon with expert interviews and information on meet-ups where like-minded musicians can share their knowledge.