Vocal Cords

How do human vocal cords work to produce sounds like talking and singing? Is it possible to make a machine that talks or sings?

Complete this workshop activity to earn an achievement at Frankenstein.LIFE!

You can download and print these instructions.


Collect these materials:

  1. Two jumbo craft sticks, or large popsicle sticks
  2. One wide rubber band (#64 size)
  3. Two smaller, narrower rubber bands
  4. Regular drinking straw


To receive your achievement, follow the link below to show us your work!

Show us what you made!

Did you make a vocal cord? Then share it with us! We love seeing what people make.


...and then claim your exclusive Frankenstein200 Award Certificate!