Seeing Sounds


Sound often feels like magic – it can change your mood, make you remember places and times, it can be frightening or exciting or send you to sleep.

But it’s completely invisible! Or is it?… try these fun experiments and watch as sound comes to life before your eyes, moving, shaking and vibrating objects in your home!

Produced by – Tolbooth / Stirling Council for Stirling Science Festival online, Oct 2020

Presented by – Kenny Bates Music by – Marco Rea, as commissioned by Tolbooth / Stirling Council

Show us what you’ve been creating!

We’d love to see how you’re using the resources and lessons to make music at home. If you’ve used our videos and activities to write a song, learn a new instrument, make a playlist, or if they’ve inspired you musically in other ways, please tag us in any social media posts you’ve made sharing this content, or use the hashtag #tolboothworkshops

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