Exploring Light, Heat, Sound, Energy

  • Author(s): Shweta Sinha
  • Size: 180 mm x 240 mm
  • Pages: 58
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179936382
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.250.00 / US $18.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 225.00 / US $16.00

Book Details

The universe is full of energy from the amazing power of the sun to the food we eat. Energy makes things work. Did you know heat, light, and sound are different forms of energy? How do these various forms of energy affect our everyday lives? Light is energy you can see, heat is energy you can feel, and sound is energy you can hear. Exploring Light Heat Sound Energy explains the various forms of energy and its relation with the environment Follow the questions and answers and learn interesting facts and get active with easy-to-do science experiments.

About the Author

Shweta Sinha is a post-graduate in Computer Applications and has worked in MNCs like Infosys, Satyam, and Microsoft. Writing is a passion that she pursued by graduating from The Institute of Children’s Literature, CT, USA. She has been developing content for both adults and children for five years now. Her earlier TERI publication is Why Should I Save Water? Her articles and stories have been published in the online magazines like kinooze.com and Manipal blog, and print magazine the Women’s Era. Her writings are often inspired by nature and a concern for the environment.

Table of Contents

    • Energy – what is it?
    • Power to the people
    • Using energy
    • Radiant energy – light
    • The mystery of light
    • How does light behave?
    • The many colours of light
    • Mirrors and the science of reflection
    • Eyes and vision
    • Thermal energy – heat
    • Transferring heat
    • Real-life applications of heat
    • Let’s make a solar cooker
    • What is sound?
    • Sound and waves
    • Echo, Ultrasound, and Sonar
    • Sound pollution
    • Let’s make a music box
    • Energy and the environment
    • Let’s get active
    • Glossary
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