Moving Up with Science: Sound looks at how sound moves; how fast sound travels; and what happens when sound waves reach our ears. Discover how sounds can be high, low, loud or quiet.
Find out all about the science in the world around us with Moving Up with Science. Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2, each title explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments. Suitable for readers aged 7 and up.
Written by an award-winning science author, Peter Riley.
Peter Riley was a science teacher for 25 years, 17 of them as Head of Science. His first book was published in 1981, and he has been a full-time author since 1996, with over 200 books published for children, students and teachers. He is the winner of the prestigious Schoolbook Award for Science in 2000, as well as being shortlisted for the Aventis Science Prize 2004 and nominated for the Educational Resources Award in 2009.
1: What's that sound? 2: How is sound made? 3: Seeing sounds 4: Distant sounds 5: Loud and quiet 6: Pitch 7: Elastic bands and strings 8: Wind instruments 9: Speed of sound 10: Sounds in solids and liquids 11: Sound insulation 12: Ears 13: Glossary 14: Answers 15: Index