Light and Sound

From the Series Foundations of Physics

In Light and Sound, early fluent readers will learn how light and sound and the physics behind them impact our universe every day. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the laws, history, and applications of these foundational STEM concepts.

Infographics and sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an activity offers readers an opportunity to extend discovery. Children can learn more about light and sound using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Light and Sound also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Light and Sound is part of Jump!’s Foundations of Physics series.
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Category STEM
Subject Science and Math, STEM
Copyright 2022
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Pogo Books
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JNF051140, JNF051120, JNF051000
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 7.5 x 9
Lexile 510
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 2.5
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Quiz 512496
Accelerated ReaderĀ® Points 0.5
Features Glossary of key words, Informative sidebars, and Teaching guides


Light and Sound - Reviewed by Booklist

Using straightforward yet clear text in a large font, this installment in the Foundations of Physics series (6 titles) offers a basic introduction to the physical concepts of light and sound. Starting with light, it explains how light travels in waves, as well as such related terms as reflection and refraction, all bolded and defined in the glossary. The section on sound builds upon light, describing how it, too, travels in waves and how different substances (solid, liquid, and air) affect how fast sound moves. This section ends with a brief explanation of how light and sound often work together. Aiding comprehension are crisp, colorful photos with labeled terms, a chart of the visible light spectrum, and sidebars with added facts. A culminating activity reinforces the concepts for beginning science learners.