These sites give an overview of music terms. Learn about rhythm, pitch, and sheet music. Includes games, interactives, worksheets, and tests. There are links to eThemes Resources on a variety of music topics.
The New York Philharmonic Kidzone
Play games and learn about musical instruments, composers, and musicians on this fun website. Move your mouse over the images in the cartoon to reveal the instrument.
The San Francisco Symphony Kids' Site
Explore an interactive site to learn about music. Learn about basic of music from "the music lab" and types of instruments for the orchestra from "instruments of the orchestra". Click on "Radio" to listen to orchestra music.
FunBrain: The Piano Player
Test your ability of reading sheet music with this fun game. NOTE: The website includes pop-up ads.
Print out this one page PDF file word search and find the music terms.
This one page PDF file is a crossword puzzle that uses musical terms.
Quia: Mixed Up Music
Try to unscramble these musical words.
BrainPOP: Reading Music
Watch a movie by Tim and Moby explaining how to read music sheet. Learn about written notes, clefs, musical notations, time signature, measures, and more. There are activities and a quiz at the bottom of a page. NOTE: This site requires subscription.
BrainPOP: Musical Scales
Watch a movie by Tim and Moby explaining about different types of musical scales. Learn about western musical scales, diatonic scales, chromatic scales, major scales, minor scales, and intervals. NOTE: This site requires subscription.
BBC: Elements of Music
Click "Revise" to learn about elements of music. Include a test for each topic. NOTE: This site has a link to discussion forum.
EnchantedLearning: Sheet Music Printouts
This page has sheet music printouts for classroom. NOTE: This site includes ads.
eThemes Resource: Music: Instruments
These websites are about musical instruments. Hear the sounds that different instruments make, read about unusual instruments, and play games. There are links to various eThemes Resources on music topics.
eThemes Resource: Music: Genres
These websites are about various modern genres of music. Learn about jazz, country, rock and roll, mariachi music, and more. Some website include audio and video clips and interactive timelines. There are links to various eThemes Resources on music topics.
eThemes Resource: Famous People: Composers
These websites are about famous music composers throughout history. Learn about Bach, Beethoven, the Gershwin brothers, and other famous composers. There are games, sound clips, and video clips. Includes links to eThemes on various music topics.
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