The Physics of Sound – Grade VIII

The Grade VIII learners attended a truly unique assimilation of History and Science through ‘The Physics of Sound’ session. Organised by STEAM Academy in collaboration with The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the learners had the opportunity to learn about the geographical and political history of the African Continent with the focus being the ‘Lukumbi Drum’ – a wooden idiophonic drum used for long distance communication. The learners also had an insightful session learning about the engineering and the culture behind various drums.