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Let's Ride a Wave!

Diving into the Science of Light and Sound Waves with Physics

9781492680581

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Available: 06/02/20
9.31 x 9.15 · 40 pages
Ages 4-8 years
9781492680581
CDN $21.99 · cl
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Chris Ferrie

Equip the next generation of scientists with a brand new series from Chris Ferrie, the #1 science author for kids!
Waves are all around us! And what starts out as a fun day at the beach leads to even more fun for Red Kangaroo, as she learns that waves exist beyond the ocean. There are waves our eyes cannot see and waves only our ears can hear! Dive into this fascinating study of light and sound waves with Dr. Chris and Red Kangaroo!
Chris Ferrie offers a kid-friendly introduction to wave physics in this installment of his new Everyday Science Academy series. Written by an expert, with real-world and practical examples, young readers will have a firm grasp of scientific and mathematical concepts to help answer many of their why" questions.
Perfect for elementary-aged children and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.
Backmatter includes a glossary, comprehension questions aligned with Bloom's Taxonomy and experiments kids can easily do at school or at home!
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Chris Ferrie is an award-winning physicist and Senior Lecturer for Quantum Software and Information at the University of Technology Sydney. He has a Masters in Applied Mathematics, BMath in Mathematical Physics and a PhD in Applied Mathematics. He lives in Australia with his wife and children.