Free NASA sounds and how to use them in music education
Some time ago, NASA released a whole collection of recorded sounds for the public to listen to and use freely. The collection includes sounds from space – stars, planets, satellites – sounds from rocket launch sequences and even iconic dialogue spoken by astronauts, NASA staff and politicians.
There are many ways you could use these sounds with your students and in this episode I talk through some of the options.
Resources and links mentioned in this episode
1. Visit the NASA Soundcloud account here
2. Read my earlier article Free NASA Sound Effects and How To Use Them (DOWNLOAD a copy of the lesson ideas on that page)
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