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Sound
     

Sound

by Anna Claybourne
 

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In Sound readers will discover how, from the hushed quiet of a gentle snowfall to the undersea calls of marine life to the way sound travels through our skull, different sounds make our lives fuller and more enjoyable. Special topics and areas of interest include the following: Explanations of terms and concepts such as wavelength, frequency, amplitude, decibels,

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In Sound readers will discover how, from the hushed quiet of a gentle snowfall to the undersea calls of marine life to the way sound travels through our skull, different sounds make our lives fuller and more enjoyable. Special topics and areas of interest include the following: Explanations of terms and concepts such as wavelength, frequency, amplitude, decibels, sonar, and ultrasound, The different uses for sound, such as communication, navigation, and health care, What early scientists discovered about sound and what current scientists are investigating, Sound-related careers in such fields as entertainment, industry, engineering, and medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433995200
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Series:
Physical Science
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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