Making Waves: Sound / Edition 2005

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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.

An overview of sound, describing what it is and how it is formed and used and discussing properties associated with sound, such as pitch, volume, and speed.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403448149
  • Publisher: Capstone Pr Inc
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Series: Everyday Science Series
  • Edition number: 2005
  • Pages: 56
  • Age range: 11 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.04 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

Sounds in Our World 4
Features of Sound 6
Sound Waves 8
Loud and Soft Sounds 10
Pitch and Frequency 12
Speed of Sound 14
The Doppler Effect 16
Reflections and Echoes 18
How We Hear Sounds 20
Hearing in Daily Life 22
Artificial Sound Detection 24
Microphones 26
Animals Hear Sounds 28
Producing Sounds 30
Nature's Sound Makers 32
Sound and Music 34
Qualities of Sound 36
Sound and Noise 38
Managing Sound 40
Sound Reduction 42
Technology of Sound 44
Sounds and Numbers 46
Storing Sounds 48
Seeing Sounds 50
Summary: Sounds Every Day 52
Glossary 53
Further Reading 55
Index 56
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