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Bell and the Science of the Telephone (The Explosion Zone) Hardcover – August 1, 2006

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The Explosion Zone

and the Science of

What the scientists say:

  • You can make a simple telephone using metal cans and a piece of string.
  • Sound can be sent by light signals in fiber optic cables
  • The cone shape of a bullhorn or megaphone stops sound waves spreading out too quickly and makes them travel further.
  • Cell phones transmit your calls by radio waves

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  • About the Author

    Brian Williams has taught in both primary and secondary schools. He worked as Editor of Children's Britannica and is now a full-time writer. David Antram studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time artist. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

    Product Details

    • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
    • Series: The Explosion Zone
    • Hardcover: 32 pages
    • Publisher: Barron's Educational Series (August 1, 2006)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 0764159720
    • ISBN-13: 978-0764159725
    • Product Dimensions: 9.7 x 8.6 x 0.4 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 11.2 ounces
    • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
    • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,075,263 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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    By J. L. Marsh on September 18, 2012
    Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
    We used this book as part of the Sonlight Homeschool curriculum. My 9 year old grandson enjoyed it and learned quite a bit about how sound travels.
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