Making Waves: Sound / Edition 2005

Making Waves: Sound / Edition 2005

by Steve Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403448140

ISBN-13: 9781403448149

Pub. Date: 09/28/2004

Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc

Science is at work all around us, in our everyday lives. From the light that wakes us in the morning to the energy we need to travel to school or work, we all use amazing scientific resources, all the time. Everyday Science explains the important roles that energy, forces, magnetism, electricity, light, and sound play in our everyday lives. In this book you'll find

Overview

Science is at work all around us, in our everyday lives. From the light that wakes us in the morning to the energy we need to travel to school or work, we all use amazing scientific resources, all the time. Everyday Science explains the important roles that energy, forces, magnetism, electricity, light, and sound play in our everyday lives. In this book you'll find out all about sound: how we hear it, how it's stored, how it can be seen, and how we'll be using sound in the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403448149
Publisher:
Capstone Pr Inc
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
Everyday Science Series
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
11 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Sounds in Our World4
Features of Sound6
Sound Waves8
Loud and Soft Sounds10
Pitch and Frequency12
Speed of Sound14
The Doppler Effect16
Reflections and Echoes18
How We Hear Sounds20
Hearing in Daily Life22
Artificial Sound Detection24
Microphones26
Animals Hear Sounds28
Producing Sounds30
Nature's Sound Makers32
Sound and Music34
Qualities of Sound36
Sound and Noise38
Managing Sound40
Sound Reduction42
Technology of Sound44
Sounds and Numbers46
Storing Sounds48
Seeing Sounds50
Summary: Sounds Every Day52
Glossary53
Further Reading55
Index56

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