Can You Hear Me Now? First Graders Investigate Sound Waves
North First Grade Students welcomed Maureen Barnes to bring the Science
Standard of Waves: Light and Sound to life. Students planned and
conducted investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials
can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate. The children
had a great time learning and asking questions. She finished by telling
the children they could have an adult go to harpkit.com and place an
order for an instrument to make together.
When she plays at events with her husband Brian, they are called Dulcimer Dreams.
She brought, explained, and played several instruments. Some of the
instruments introduced were the Hammered Dulcimer, Mountain Dulcimer and
the Bowed Psaltery. Maureen and Brian have played in churches,
hospitals, community events and at the Festival of Trees. Maureen is
from Lombard, Il. and has lived in Bloomington for 20 years.