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Food chemistry, atom crashing, wave power, food chemistry, and robots! These are just a few of the topics covered in this fantastic new science encyclopaedia, which presents a comprehensive overview of physical and life sciences from A to Z. Super smart and kid-friendly, it's packed with full-colour photographs, weird but true facts , amazing statistics, do-it-yourself experiments, plus profiles of scientists and National Geographic's explorers who rocks the world of science. Keep up with the changes happening all around us with this stellar science reference book.
The Oxford First Illustrated Science Dictionary supports the curriculum and gives your child a head start in understanding first scientific words. Organised alphabetically, this dictionary gives simple and clear meanings for over 300 scientific words and concepts, from 'abdomen' to 'zoo'. Each entry is illustrated with child-friendly artwork plus diagrams to explain, add meaning, and support the definition. Expertly-levelled supplementary material in an illustrated section at the back lists the everyday vocabulary children will come across in their science lessons including the equipment used in class. It is the perfect companion to the Oxford First Illustrated Maths Dictionary. Go online for downloadable word games, puzzles, and activities on the www.oxforddictionaries.com/schools website.
This is a comprehensive introduction to physical geography including information on the climate, volcanoes, erosion, the weather, ecosystems and humans. It is fabulously illustrated with photographs, maps, diagrams and illustrations that will capture the imagination of young readers. It comes with internet links to recommended websites with maps, quizzes, games and homework information.
This is a new edition of this popular title, which provides a fantastic reference point for students studying for their SATs and GCSEs. It is split into 4 main sections covering all aspects of the national curriculum, from algebra to APRs, volume to vectors and trigonometry to transformation. It is brightly and clearly illustrated. It includes a glossary of mathematical terms and symbols. It comes with internet-links to help learners find out more about maths.
Incredible historical stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how codes keep our secrets safe. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read.
What's the Point of Maths? is perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life. From measuring a pyramid to predicting comets, from counting like the Babylonians to becoming a trillionaire, it shows children why core maths ideas were discovered and invented and how to apply them today - in the classroom and the real world!
Accompanying the fascinating stories are puzzles, games, and amazing facts, as well as a lively challenge to help bring each of the topics to life. Stylish, colourful illustrations make the maths fun and unintimidating, while simple diagrams and steps make explanations easy to grasp in seconds. Throughout the ebook, worked examples show readers how to solve simple maths challenges, encouraging children to improve their maths skills with hands-on practice.
Enter the magical world of LEGO Harry Potter. A spellbinding book featuring the very best LEGO Wizarding World sets and minifigures - plus an exclusive Tom Riddle minifigure for your collection. Meet... Harry Potter, Lord Voldemort, and staff and students from Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Explore... Hagrid's Hut, Newt Scamander's case, Diagon Alley, and Privet Drive Discover... Magical creatures, Triwizard Tournament, Quidditch, and Wizarding New York Packed with sets, minifigures and magical accessories, LEGO Harry Potter Magical Treasury covers the LEGO Harry Potter and LEGO Fantastic Beasts themes from 2018 to 2020. Learn how these magical sets are created in a behind-the-scenes chapter, which features an interview with the award-winning LEGO Harry Potter team. (c) & (TM) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights (c) JKR. (s20). (c)2020 The LEGO Group.
The natural world experts at National Geographic present the ultimate reference book on predators, teeming with fascinating facts, lively text, and tons of cool, colourful, images of the fiercest, fastest, most amazing predators on planet Earth.
From high profile sharks, lions, tigers, and bears to the tiniest ants, mites, and spiders, welcome to the amazing world of creatures who prey on others for their own survival. Every animal in this book is ferocious, fierce, and fantastic in its own unique way! With colorful photographs and fun facts, this easy-to-use encyclopedia features profiles accompanied by Did You Know details, and fast facts (including scientific name, size, diet, and habitat), as well as thematic spreads covering topics from predatory techniques to defenses and communication, and much more.
Fans of Ultimate Dinopedia, Ultimate Bugopedia, and Ultimate Reptileopedia in the same series, will want to find a place for Ultimate Predatorpedia on their bookshelves.
Change the way you see the world with a groundbreaking visual approach to the wonders of our planet. From Viking raiders and Samurai warriors to robotics and chemical reactions, amazing animals, the human body, the marvels of history, and more are visualized in incredible detail, inside and out, providing a mind-blowing introduction to every aspect of human knowledge.
You'll find yourself utterly absorbed as complex subjects become clear through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs and jaw-dropping 3D images.
This fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopedia will continue to fascinate young readers with its microscopic detail and amazing facts on tons of topics. Explore the universe, from the inside of an atom to enormous galaxies, then discover the explosive science behind a fireworks display. Take a look at what makes the human brain so special and find out how our bodies cells make energy. Journey through history from the earliest life forms to our hairiest ancestors and then right up to our world today.
A new science dictionary ideal for students and parents alike. Full of clear, straightforward explanations of the key terms and concepts from KS2 and up, with hundreds of useful examples and illustrations. Follows the success of the Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary.
Joe DiMaggio was a star centerfielder for fifteen years, helping the Yankees win the pennant in his rookie year. He played in ten World Series and in eleven All-Star Games. The image of American achievement and dignity, DiMaggio isn't just a sports legend, he is a true American hero.
Winner of Best Book, Publication, or Recording prize at the Falstaff Awards 2015 Shortlisted for the 2016 SLA Information Book Award The Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary is the first of its kind, a brand new illustrated alphabetical dictionary of all the words and meanings students of Shakespeare need to know. Every word has an example sentence selected from the twelve most studied plays, including Macbeth, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Henry V. Usage notes and theatre notes provide additional background to Shakespearean times and the performance of his plays. Further support is provided by language panels on select topics like the humours, swearing, and stage directions, and full-colour illustrated thematic spreads on special feature topics from clothes and armour to music and recreation. The dictionary is easy to use with its clear signposting, accessible design, and expertly levelled contemporary look and feel. It is the perfect support for a full understanding of Shakespeare, created by renowned authors Professor David Crystal and actor Ben Crystal, a father and son team who combine for the first time the academic and the theatre, bringing together language, literature, and lexicography in this unique Shakespeare dictionary of global appeal.
Words and their synonyms are organised by type (colours, characteristics, etc) or by topic (under the sea, pirates, etc). A handy word-finder at the back allows children to look up a particular word and find the page which features its synonyms. Also includes ideas for creative writing: story starters, character names, writing tips and word games. Illustrations: Full colour throughout
This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the human body. Filled with information on the brain, respiration, circulation and the senses, this book answers such questions as 'Where does your food go?' 'How many bones are there in your body?' and 'What are eyelashes for?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
This is a fantastic new edition of this bright and lively encyclopedia, introducing young readers to the wonders of the animal world. Filled with information on mammals, birds, reptiles, creepy-crawlies and waterlife, this book answers such questions as 'Which animal has a tongue as long as its body?'; 'How does a whale breath?'; 'How does a snake see in the dark?'; and, 'Why do zebras have stripes?'. Simple text, amazing photographs, detailed illustrations and a selection of exciting recommended websites make the subject easy to understand.
Explore the stories of fifteen incredible landmarks, from Angkor Wat to Stonehenge to the Colosseum, in this comprehensive illustrated guide. Readers will get to know the people who built these places of wonder, the best ways to visit them and their mysteries that still puzzle historians today.
In this beautifully illustrated guide, discover fascinating and unusual information about animals from all around the world. A delightfully quirky system of organization introduces the reader to the superlatives of the animal kingdom, from "super predators" to "expert architects." A must-have encyclopedia for any animal enthusiast!
Take a walk on the wild side with this amazing animal encyclopedia for children. From anteaters to zebras and everything in between, the jaw-dropping, heart-stopping world of the animal kingdom is explored in unforgettable images and comprehensive detail. Knowledge Encyclopedia: Animal! is the perfect home-study aid, showcasing the range of life soaring the skies, climbing the mountains, stalking the grasslands, and swimming the seas. All kinds of species are seen in spectacular 3D images, alongside accessible fact files and supporting information about biology, habitats, and ecosystems. This standout DK home reference encompasses a whole history of evolution and extinction, the classification of animals, the reasons insects are the world's most successful creatures, the threats facing endangered animals, and a complete timeline of life on Earth. This beautiful book brings the natural world into your home, sparking a love of animals in children that will last a lifetime.
This charming reference book takes a closer look at the things that surround kids every day and how they work-from cars to vacuum cleaners, animal bodies to humans. More than 100 colourful photos are paired with age-appropriate text featuring answers to questions like "How do chameleons change colour?" "How do refrigerators stay cold?" and "How does my body heal?" This book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them.
Whether shark mad, dotty for dolphins or orca obsessed, this extraordinary encyclopedia has all you need to know about life beneath the ocean. Full of fascinating facts and stunning sea life photography, this book covers everything from the ocean shores to deep sea creatures. Find out why octopuses release ink, why clownfish live in anemone tentacles and where can you find a halloween crab. Based on the latest research, this definitive guide to ocean life includes easy-to-follow information on anatomy and behaviour of sea creatures. It also includes fun fact-boxes, with information you wouldn't believe! Perfect for children working on a school project, or simply the ocean obsessed, this book supports the key stage 2 (KS2) curriculum and is great for home learning. A brilliant guide for kids aged 8+.
Meant for children aged 5 and up, "My First Encyclopedia" will pique kids' curiosity and stimulate their intellectual development. Stunning photographs, facts, games, and puzzles will capture children's attention and make reading fun. Clear and comprehensive content helps develop educational skills and broaden a child's knowledge. Additionally, helpful parents' notes are included to encourage an interactive learning experience between caregiver and child. With "My First Encyclopedia," children will build knowledge and vocabulary that will stimulate their mind and aid their development.
A brightly illustrated introduction to science which supports teaching in primary schools. Designed for use at home and in school, and perfect for parents who want to find our more about what their children are being taught. Includes a section on 'what is science?' as well as information about living things, materials, forces, light, sound and electriciy, space, and scientific investigations.
This fun, smart guide to the human body answers kids' questions and engages them with amazing facts, photos, illustrations, and diagrams. The kid-friendly journey travels through the body and all its systems and is sprinkled throughout with plenty of health tips, top 10 lists, simple experiments, and weird-but-true wacky details. Young readers will learn about age-appropriate medical history and body basics, from cells and DNA to growth and aging.
Will you find your phobia lurking in its corridors? Learn the science behind why we get scared, but be careful, only the bravest can make it to the end of the book. Come and see the entomophobia exhibit on the 2nd floor, it has 200 types of insect. Check out the thalassophobia exhibit in the basement, you'll find out what that means when you get thereaEURO|
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