The sound of music
Issue 103 | Page 37 | Published May 2008
Music to some people is just'noise', but of course music is more than just sound, even though it is made up of sounds (and silences). Sounds can differ in various ways: low or high, loud or soft, fast or slow, gentle or grating on the ear, and singly or in combination.
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Alan Peacock develops the links between science and poetry.
Bob Kibble uses model making and storytelling to help develop children's understanding of the movement of the Earth around the Sun.
Suzanne and Isabelle used a theatre production to promote hands-on experiments in science with 5-8 year old children.