Before understanding the invention kit used, what did you think the high fives and fist bumps in this video were for?
Can you think of or create another ‘handshake’ that would match this rhythm?
What about this video was most interesting for you?
How do you think that this Typewriter Music Machine can be integrated into different art forms or performances, and what kind of creative possibilities does it offer?
How do you think this technology can impact the future of music and interactive art?
What are some potential challenges that you could see arising with this music making machine?
Can you think of different fruits or vegetables that you could use Makey Makey? How would you choose which fruit or vegetable to use for a specific sound?
Can you think of any interesting themes or stories that could be told through the sounds of different fruits of vegetables.
If you were to create a fruit and vegetable orchestra, which responsibilities would each fruit or vegetable have? Why?
Can you imagine a different material than water being used for this instrument?
If you could design your own interactive musical instrument using the Makey Makey concept, what would it be like? How would you make it different from the water piano, and what kind of sounds or materials would you use?
With the notes they have in this video, what song do you think they could play?