3B39.30 - Big Ben - Coat Hanger on a String
The triangle is stored in the 3D40.60 - Chimes/Triangle Box.
Hold one string to each ear. Swing the coat hanger or triangle so that it strikes a table or bench and you will hear a very loud "Bong" type sound transmitted by the strings.
- T.M. Kalotas, A. R. Lee, "Big Ben on a Shoestring", TPT, Vol. 31, # 7, Oct. 1993, p. 400.
- Ronald Ebert, "Adapting Some Demonstrations for a Large Class", TPT, Vol. 30, # 4, March 1992, p. 239.
- "W-020, Transmission of Energy - Tin Can Phone-Coat Hanger Amp.", DICK and RAE Physics Demo Notebook.
- Herb Strongin, “Making a Stereo Metal Hanger Musical Instrument“, Science on a Shoestring, p. 151.
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