The Les Paul Foundation inspires innovative and creative thinking by sharing the legacy of Les Paul, a musician, sound engineer, and inventor. The activities highlighted are meant to encourage learners to use Les’ story through the areas of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics. Please continue to share ideas for this education site with Julie A. Palkowski, PhD, Education Coordinator at

STEM-STEAM Slide Decks

Les Paul:
Full STEAM Video

Amplify Your Sound – Science / Engineering / Music

Intervals & Layers –
Mathematics / Music

Music Creates Pictures – Technology / Music / Art

Les Paul Maker Kits

Produced by the Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum with funding from the Les Paul Foundation.

#1 – What is Sound?

#2 – Changing Sound

#3 – Recording Sound

#4 – Layering Sound