The study of sound and light is part of what children study in science during Key Stage Two. Hands-On Science: Sound and Light
is a colourful, detailed and safe book that contains more than 40 experiments to reinforce your child's learning. It contains many diagrams and detailed instructions, as well as small number of colour photographs. Suitable for ages 8 and above. --Amanda York
About the Author
Jack Challoner has enthused huge numbers of children about science, through exhibitions and demonstrations at London's Science Museum, school visits, contributions to encyclopedias and CD-Roms, and his own books. Maggie Hewson is a science graduate who has taught primary and secondary pupils for 23 years. She is now the science co-ordinator at Walthamstow Hall Junior School in Kent, England. The school is the distinguished recipient of the nationwide award for Science School of the Year.