Lesson 4: Space Travel

Using the pentatonic notes on the glockenspiel and considering tempo and dynamics, children play the next part of their space journey, with the rocket swirling around in space

Learning Objectives

  • Recognising what a glockenspiel is

  • Knowing that some notes are low and some are high

  • Experimenting with the pentatonic scale

  • Creating music to represent a rocket in space


Playing a glockenspiel

Teacher Video: Space travel

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Laura Barr,  
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In her 14 year teaching career, Laura assumed the roleA particular job you do as part of a larger task. of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with…
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