Electronic Music Inventor Kit

// Guitars

 

   1. KEYTAR
   BUILD INSTRUCTIONS

Goal: Build your own rockin’ synth guitar!

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Bits: battery, cable, battery clip, power, keyboard, oscillator, wire, speaker

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Keytar
   Play: Scale Master

Goal: Rock out on your Keytar! Learn how the Bits change your sound.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Scale Master
   Play: Simple Song

Goal: Use your Keytar to play Happy Birthday or your favorite tune.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Simple Song
   Discover: Guitar Evolution

Goal: The guitar was not invented overnight! Learn how the instrument has changed over time.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Guitar Evolution
   Play: Rockstar Keytar

Goal: Add personality to your Keytar! Use craft materials to customize your instrument.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Rockstar Keytar
   Play: Ultimate Remix

Goal: Jam out to your favorite song! Use your Keytar to add a personal twist.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Ultimate Remix
   2. RHYTHM GUITAR
   BUILD INSTRUCTIONS

Goal: Transform your Keytar into a beat-making instrument!

Bits: battery, cable, battery clip, power, micro sequencer, oscillator, wire, speaker

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Rhythm Guitar
   Play: Custom Beats

Goal: Invent your unique beat! Use your Rhythm Guitar to become a one-person band.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Custom Beats
   Play: Funky Freestyle

Goal: Add some vocals! Sing or rap with a beat from your Rhythm Guitar.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Funky Freestyle

 

// Smart Instruments

 

   3. DANCE GUITAR
   BUILD INSTRUCTIONS

Goal: Bust a move to play your guitar! Let your motion power new beats.

Bits: battery, cable, battery clip, power, accelerometer, oscillator, wire, speaker

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Dance Guitar
   Play: Choreography 101

Goal: Show off your best dance moves to make sweet sounds with your Dance Guitar!

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Choreography 101
   Play: Music Video

Goal: Put it all together! Combine the art of dance and music into a rockin’ music video.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Music Video
   Discover: The First Music Box

Goal: Learn about how an instrument from 850 CE ended up paving the way for computer science!

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - The First Music box
   Play: Backpack Hack

Goal: Transform your backpack into a music-making machine!

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Backpack Hack
   4. MAGIC GUITAR
   BUILD INSTRUCTIONS

Goal: Create an instrument you can control without touching it!

Bits: battery, cable, battery clip, power, proximity sensor, oscillator, wire, speaker

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Magic Guitar
   Play: Music Magic

Goal: Perform a musical magic trick by playing your guitar without touching it!

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Music Magic
   Play: Electro Fart

Goal: Prank someone with the funny sounds your Magic Guitar makes!

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Electro Fart

 

// Drum Machines

 

   5. AIR DRUM
   BUILD INSTRUCTIONS

Goal: Create a hands-free drum!

Bits: battery, cable, battery clip, power, micro sequencer, proximity sensor, oscillator, wire, speaker

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Air Drum
   Play: Air Drumming 101

Goal: Play with your hands! Control your Air Drum with a wave of your hand.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Air Drumming 101
   Play: Custom Drum

Goal: Add personality to your drum! Customize it with your kit’s stickers and craft materials.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Custom Drum
   Discover: New Instruments

Goal: Learn about how musicians invent their own instruments that push the limits of music.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - New Instruments

 

// Boss Challenge

 

   6. INSTRUMENT INVENTOR CHALLENGE
   BUILD INSTRUCTIONS

Goal: Become a musical changemaker! Invent new ways to make music.

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Electronic Music Inventor Kit - Instrument Inventor Challenge