Activities

Bring Country Music to Life in Class or at Home

Discover how STEAM skills are used to create the unique sounds and unforgettable experiences of Country Music with these hands-on activities. Ignite collaboration in any environment with flexible resources that combine creative expression with STEAM problem solving.

Classroom Activities

Find out how diverse Country Music careers harness essential STEAM skills with these standards-aligned activities. Bring the magic of Country Music into the classroom with activities aligned to the This Is STEAM Country Video Topic Series.

Classroom Activity

Sounds of STEAM Country

Grades 3–8
45–60 min. instruction minutes
Students will step into the shoes of a music producer, embarking upon the journey of exploring and gathering evidence to understand the unique sounds of Country Music. Students will discover how energy is transferred and will engage in a hands-on exploration to learn about sound energy.
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Classroom Activity

Light It Up!

Grades 3–8
45–60 min. instruction minutes
In this lesson students will take on the role of a lighting producer and design a lightning prototype while considering how lighting is used in live music experiences to captivate spectators. Students will discover the science of optics and how to use lighting to invoke emotions such as wonder, awe, and excitement.
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Classroom Activity

Country Music Entrepreneurs

Grades 3–8
45–60 min. instruction minutes
This hands-on lesson connects students to STEAM careers and opportunities in the Country Music Industry. Students will explore and apply mathematical principles as they implement marketing concepts throughout this real-world learning experience.
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Family Activities

Inspire collaborative learning experiences outside the classroom with activities that transform students’ home into a Country Music stage. Celebrate the power of STEAM with easy-to-use activities designed to bring the whole family together.

Family Activity

Family Superstar

Grades: All Ages
Families will learn about how sound is produced and identify the distinct sounds of Country Music in this interactive experience.
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Family Activity

Backyard Lights

Grades: All Ages
Students and families will create a lightshow at home using Country Music. Families will use lighting to set the mood or tone for Country Music songs and consider the properties of light throughout this activity.
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Music is an opportunity to share cultures, to share backgrounds, to share stories.

Alec Takahashi

Stage and Lighting Director for Thomas Rhett