What Are Sound Waves?

What Are Sound Waves?

by Robin Johnson


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This book introduces the concept of sound waves in a relatable, child-centered way. Readers will discover that matter must vibrate to make sound and that sound can make matter vibrate. They will also learn how sound waves are used for communication and be able to demonstrate this knowledge by creating their own sound devices. Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778705260
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/2014
Series: Light and Sound Waves Close-Up Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 237,924
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: NC550L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

What is sound? 4

Sounds good! 6

We communicate 8

Sound is energy 10

Objects vibrate 12

Making waves 14

How do we hear? 16

On shaky ground 18

Make a paper-cup phone 20

Call again 22

Learning more 23

Words to know and Index 24

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