Investigating Sound

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Lerner Publications, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
Examples and experiments provide background information on various forms of sound.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Sound?
4
Chapter 2 Sound Waves
12
Chapter 3 The Speed Of Sound
19
Chapter 4 Making Music
24
Chapter 5 Sounds We Cant Hear
32
Glossary
38
Learn More About Sound
39
IndexPhoto Acknowledgments
40
Back Cover
42
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Sally M. Walker has been a children's book writer for over 20 years. Most of her books are nonfiction and present various science topics to young readers. Fossil Fish Found Alive is the story of the hunt for the elusive fish called the coelacanth. Sally also enjoys combining science investigation with historical topics. Her book Secrets of a Civil War Submarine , which won the 2006 Robert F. Sibert Medal, tells about the history, loss, and re-discovery of the first submarine to sink an enemy ship in battle. Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland takes readers on archaeological expeditions, where the forensic analysis of colonial settlers' bones helps us to understand their lives. Sally especially enjoys writing narrative nonfiction that captures the reader's attention with a true story. She is also the author of 2019 Orbis Pictus Honor Book Champion: The Comeback Tale of the American Chestnut .