Teaching Sound Wave with Sundanese Traditional Instruments

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This 8th-grade physics lesson plan presents clear and innovative concepts and ideas for teaching the physics conception of sound using the traditional musician instrument, the flute. Through exploring the intricacies of sound production within a traditional music system, students will gain valuable insights into sound transmission. Beyond the physical acoustic, the lesson plan also incorporates an exploration of sustainable methods for growing and harvesting bamboo, the material traditionally used for making flutes. This interdisciplinary approach will not only enhance students’ understanding of physics knowledge but also will delve into aspects of biology and sustainability. Consequently, students will benefit from a holistic learning experience that simultaneously promotes knowledge acquisition and cultural development.

Country: Indonesia