How Things Work: Musical Instruments

Author: Ade Deane-Pratt
Publisher: Hachette Children's Books
Category: Musical Instruments & Instrumental Ensembles, Musical Instruments & Instrumental Ensembles, Science
Book Format: Paperback

Combining Science and Design and Technology, this title examines the technology of musical instruments. A scientific explanation with the help of annotated diagrams and illustrations is followed by examples of instruments that produce sound in this way. Musical instruments examined include guitars, drums, oboes and pianos.

Table Of Contents
1: Sounds and music

2: Shaking and scraping

3: Beating a rhythm

4: String Instruments

5: Pianos and keyboard instruments

6: Brass

7: Woodwind

8: The voice

9: Musical groups

10: Make a cardboard guitar

11: Make panpipes

12: Make a drum

13: Make an oboe

14: Glossary

15: Topic web

16: Index
About Ade Deane-pratt
In her role as Research Development Manager for the research charity Deafness Research UK, Ade writes about research projects and new developments in science for a wide range of non-scientists, both adults and children. Among other publications, she is responsible for the scientific content on the charity`s website, which they are expanding to include interactive sections for children.


SKU BK-9780750271783
Barcode # 9780750271783
Brand Hachette Children's Books
Artist / Author Ade Deane-Pratt
Shipping Weight 0.0600kg
Shipping Width 0.003m
Shipping Height 0.269m
Shipping Length 0.218m

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