Table of Contents

From the book: Heat, Light and Sound - Introduction to Physics

The Physics of Heat, Light and Sound

Table of Contents

An Overview of the Physics Curriculum 1

Art, Science, Religion and the Child's Changing Consciousness 3

How to Present a Physics Lesson 4

Rudolf Steiner's Indications for Teaching Physics 5

The Lesson Book and Suggestions 6

Introduction to Acoustics 8

Lesson 1: The Sound of Music 11

Lesson 2: The Human Larynx 13

Lesson 3: The Truth of Sound 16

Lesson 4: Pitch, Timbre, Dissonance and Consonance 17

Lesson 5: The Speed of Sound in Various Media 19

Lesson 6: Resonance 21

Lesson 7: Simple Musical Instruments 21

Introduction to Light and Shadow 25

Lesson 1: Light is Invisible 27

Lesson 2: Form from Light and Shadow 27

The Creation from the Zend-Avesta 28

Lesson 3: Degrees of Light and Dark 31

Lesson 4: The Shape of Light and Shadows 33

Lesson 5: Afterimages in Light and Color 36

Lesson 6: How Color Comes Into Being 38

Lesson 7: Primary and Secondary Colors 40

Introduction to Heat 44

Lesson 1: The Thermometer of the Senses 49

Lesson 2: The Sources of Heat 52

Lesson 3: Expansion and Contraction 53

Lesson 4: The Transmission of Heat 55