This title introduces the reader to the importance of sound in our daily lives. Find out how sounds are made and detected, learn about some unusual uses of sound, and discover the ways in which sound can be recorded and reproduced. This series is packed with the latest scientific information and is an ideal support for physics students at Key Stage 3 level. The series will also be of interest to older students. Fascinating feature boxes outline recent physics research and encourage the reader to look more closely at the world in which they live. Key concepts are brought to life with full colour illustrations and mini quizzes help to reinforce new ideas.
Gerard Cheshire is the author of Day and Night in the Swamp, How Machines Work, and Spirit of the Polar Regions, as well as the Nature Unfolds series, the Scary Creatures series, and the Science Essentials - Physics series.