Hands-On Science: Sound and Light

Hands-On Science: Sound and Light

by Jack Challoner, Maggie Hewson


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These giant books containing exciting projects and experiments take a hands-on approach to science concepts. Hundreds of simple and easy experiments explore the various scientific principles behind natural phenomena like friction, centrifugal force, and the underlying laws of physics that help make machines work. These fun yet practical experiments make it easy for anyone to become a rocket scientist!

Sound and light may seem like things we know everything about, but by conducting the easy to navigate science experiments in Hands-On Science: Sound and Light by Sarah Angliss and Maggie Hewson, young learners will see that there is much more than meets the eye. Through these informative and easy to conduct experiments and activities, budding scientists will discover the interesting and often-changing characteristics of materials in their everyday world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753469743
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 07/16/2013
Series: Hands-on Science Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 10 Years

About the Author

Sarah Angliss has worked at the Science Museum in London, England organizing exhibitions and demonstrations for children ages 6-14. She has also writen several children's books on applied and contemporary science.

Maggie Hewson has taught science to elementary and middle school children for 23 years. Her present school is the recipient of the UK's Science School of the Year award.

Table of Contents

Getting started 4

Sources of sound 6

Sources of light 8

Sound travels 10

Light travels 12

Music and tone 14

White light 16

Colored light 18

Hearing sound 20

Seeing light 22

Mirror magic 24

Bending light 26

Focus on lenses 28

Glossary 30

Websites 31

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