Communication / Janice Parker

Author(s): Parker, Janice
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Subjects: Telecommunication--Miscellanea--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Published: New York : Weigl Publishers, 2010
Series: Science Q/A
Science Q & A
LC Classification: T, TK
Physical Description: 48 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2009008349
ISBN: 9781605960661 (hard cover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1605960667 (hard cover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781605960678 (soft cover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1605960675 (soft cover : alk. paper)
Includes index
Contents: What is communication? -- How did printing improve communication? -- How did airplanes change the mail system? -- What is a telegraph? -- How does a telephone work? -- What is fiber optics? -- How do fax machines work? -- What are electromagnetic waves? -- What is radio? -- What is two-way radio? -- How do cellular telephones work? -- How have satellites improved communication around the world? -- How does television work? -- What are cable television and satellite television? -- What is noise pollution? -- How are sounds and pictures digitized? -- How do computers talk to one another? -- What is the internet? -- How is the world wide web different from the internet? -- What is electronic mail? -- Communication careers -- Young scientists at work -- Take a science survey -- Fast facts
OCLC Number: 313078096
ISBN/ISSN: 9781605960661