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The second hilarious book for curious kids from the UK and Ireland's best-loved comedian, Dara O Briain! So you think everyday life is boring?! WHAT?! Hoo-ee, are you wrong! No, seriously. There's so much EXTRAORDINARY science going on right from the minute you wake up to when you go to sleep.Actually, while you're asleep, too. Science is a non-stop EVERYWHERE, everything adventure with some incredibly cool stuff going on, too. You've got your incredible brain, which has worked out how to read these words and make playing a video game feel as EXCITING as real life; you've got aeroplanes that can somehow get from the ground into the sky with all those people AND their luggage on board; you've got electricity and artificial intelligence and GPS and buses coming in threes (that's science too) and LOADS more. In Secret Science, Dara O Briain takes you on a journey from the comfort of your favourite chair to the incredible science behind your everyday life and on into the future!
Silver award winner in the MadeForMums Awards 2017 children's books series category. Look inside your brilliant body with DK's brand new human body book. DKfindout! Human Body will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! From gooey gastric juices, to our amazing brains, and everything in the human body in-between, this book will give kids the understanding they crave about how our bodies work. DKfindout! Human Body explains the complex systems like digestion that keep us ticking over, and will satisfy any budding biologist. DKfindout! Human Body will surprise and delight young readers aged 6 to 9.
This book features a series of fun electronics projects that range from easy to more difficult, but none require too complex or expensive components. Many of the components are reusable from project to project. Step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations guide the reader as they create racing machines, `robots', LED `throwies', alongside simple, core electronics skills such as creating a circuit and practising on a breadboard. This is a hands-on book aimed at teaching accessible projects, perfect for firing up children's imagination and building their skills.
New in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Stephen Hawking, the genius physicist and author. When Stephen Hawking was a little boy, he used to stare up at the stars and wonder about the universe. Although he was never top of the class, his curiosity took him to the best universities in England: Oxford and Cambridge. It also led him to make one of the biggest scientific discoveries of the 20th century: Hawking radiation. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the brilliant physicist's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a bestselling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardback versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
Open your eyes to a world of discovery with Eyewonder Weather and discover the exciting world of weather. From why we have seasons to how weather impacts our everyday lives, Eyewonder Weather reveals all about this amazing natural phenomenon. Eyewonder: Weather also has fun educational activities and themed stickers to engage every curious child. Brimming with amazing facts for kids about thunder, lightening, wind and rain, Eyewonder Weather is the ideal homework or school project helper and perfect for those budding scientists who want to know everything about weather.
This is not a typical handbook that simply illustrates the various parts of the body and how they work! This book narrates the human body as the incredibly complex mechanism that it is. It uses an innovative language, infographics, to simplify the most complex data - information, numbers, curiosities and measures - and make them readily understandable and accessible. The book begins with a useful timeline of human evolution and continues with fascinating, thorough explanations as well as illustrations and diagrams that are both fun and understandable. They make subjects like the functions of the brain, muscles and the skeleton, the heart and the skin, the sensory organs, DNA and cell structure, easy to comprehend.
This book provides comprehensive coverage of the new Edexcel International GCSE (9-1) specification with progression, international relevance and support at its core. It is designed to supply students with the best preparation possible for the examination: * Integrated exam practice throughout, with differentiated revision exercises, exam practice and learning summary sections. * Provides free access to an ActiveBook, a digital version of the Student Book, which can be accessed online, anytime, anywhere supporting learning beyond the classroom. * Transferable skills, needed for progression into higher education and employment, are signposted allowing students to understand, and engage with, the skills they're gaining. * Pearson progression tools allows quick and easy formative assessment of student progress, linked to guidance on how to personalise learning solutions. * Reviewed by a language specialist to ensure the book is written in a clear and accessible style for students whose first language may not be English. * Glossary of key terminology, along with full answers included on the ActiveBook. * Further teacher support materials, including lesson plans, are provided online.
Hands on a School Year provides exciting and refreshing ideas on how to explore a variety of events that take place through the school year and from around the world. Chapters cover: Bonfire Night, Chinese New Year, Diwali and Remembrance Day. * Practical starting points to engage the whole class. * Inspiring ideas for cross-curricular activities and displays. * Clear and informative illustrations show real-life classroom displays. * Resource lists and step-by-step instructions to help with lesson planning.
Use the power of science to put this book through its paces. Prod, tear and cut up a page to test the properties of paper. Make the book disappear, fly, move, grow, scream and shout, attempt the impossible and tell a secret.
Look down your microscope and dare to discover the terribly teeny world of Microscopic Monsters. Discover what makes our guts a brilliant home for bacteria, how germs make dead bodies explode and which creature lays its eggs between our toes. Redesigned in a bold, funky new look and illustrated throughout by Tony De Saulles for the next generation of Horrible Science fans.
From mechanical automata to modern-day androids and animal robots, this children's book for ages 9-11 covers artificial intelligence (AI) throughout history.
Robotics is experiencing an explosion - with more than 45 million robots estimated to be in operation by 2019. Robotics and AI will increasingly become a part of daily life: from drones used in battle to robot helpers taking care of hospital patients, and from service robots packing food to rescue robots finding people after a disaster. Robot explains how robots work, how they are made, and shows what the cutting-edge of science, technology, mechanical engineering, and computing looks like.
This kids' robot book showcases more than 100 robots, representing the latest and greatest innovations in AI through bright graphics and stunning photography. Tech panels present fascinating facts about each robot's design, production, and capability. The final chapter covers the future of robotics, and how kids of the not-too-distant future may have their very own android friends.
Young readers will be riveted by the vibrant graphics, zesty colours, and mend-bending array of information that Robot provides.
Series Editor: Stella Paes Part of the 2nd edition (2018/2019) AQA GCSE (9-1) Science Lab Book series, providing separate books for each of the Single Sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) and one Combined Science book. Aligned precisely with the AQA GCSE (9-1) Science specifications, the write-in Lab books cover the full range of practicals needed to cover AQA's practical requirements for both the Trilogy and Synergy courses. Each 2nd edition Lab Book guides students through the scientific process and includes: all the instructions students need to perform the Required Practicals with confidence and fully grasp the scientific methodology writing frames structured around the assessment objectives to allow students to record, analyse and evaluate their results exam-style questions focused on common problem areas for students a Practical Skills checklist, so that students can track the practical skills and content they have learnt in preparation for their exam and free online technician notes. All the worksheets and methods have been reviewed and checked by CLEAPSS so you can be certain the practicals work and are safe in the classroom.
Help pupils build skills for KS3 Science practical work to be ready for the AQA GCSE 9-1 Required Practicals. Provide a consistent and supportive approach to KS3 Biology, Chemistry and Physics practicals with clear methods, questions that test understanding and applying skills in different contexts. Establish a consistent approach to KS3 Science practicals with everything together in one write-in book. Help build confidence and familiarity from Year 7 upwards with a focus on scientific vocabulary, drawing and analysing graphs, and GCSE 9-1 command words. Cheaper than photocopying, the lab book can be used flexibly with any scheme of learning. Each practical activity: * Explains the purpose of the practical and relates it to the science * Develops core skills including maths skills * States common mistakes and how to avoid them * Supports pupils to record and evaluate results * Checks understanding with key questions * Develops scientific reasoning with spot the mistake questions * Encourages pupils to apply their skills to unfamiliar scientific contexts * Helps pupils to evaluate their learning with self-reflection sections
Build 21 of the coolest, fastest, most extreme motorbikes in this high-octane sticker book. Children will have hours of fun using the stickers to add wheels, bodywork and cool accessories to motorbikes including a super bike, a drag bike and a superpowered electric bike. There are also statistics for each bike's speed, horsepower and engine size.
Exam board: AQA Level & Subject: GCSE Combined Science: Trilogy First teaching: September 2016 First exam: June 2018 To support students in their completion of the required practicals on their GCSE Science (9-1) course, the Collins AQA lab book is the only resource that they need. This lab book will: * provide students with all the information they need to perform their required practicals; including the method, apparatus needed, common mistakes and safety tips * be the one place to record the outcomes of practicals, providing and easy reference for revision * challenge students with extra questions designed to improve analysis, evaluation and maths skills * prepare students for their examinations, with exam-style questions directly linked to the required practicals and apparatus use.
Activate is a new Key Stage 3 Science course for the 2014 curriculum, designed to support every student on their journey through Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 4 success. This student book will spark students' curiosity in science, whilst gradually building the maths, literacy and working scientifically skills vital for success in the new GCSEs. Activate 2 is split into distinct Biology, Chemistry and Physics units with working scientifically integrated throughout. This new area of the curriculum also has its own activities, so you can be sure students receive maximum support. Use Activate 1 and 2 to cover the Programme of Study in two years. Add Activate 3 for a contextual consolidation and extension of content.
Help your child learn all about science with First Science Encyclopedia. Filled with fun science facts about many different subjects, from the human body and animals to facts about space and matter. From the blood and breathing to rocks and minerals, kids will love getting to grips with this exciting encyclopedia. Perfect for homework or just for fun, First Science Encyclopedia is the ideal starting place for young scientists aged 5 and up.
This astonishingly inventive title allows young children to discover the inner workings of the human body in a gently humorous, yet wholly accurate way. Bright, original colour illustrations and diagrams display all the major organs of the human body and are accompanied by witty, clear and informative factual text. It contains over fifty flaps, which children can lift to reveal extra detail. Entertaining and authoritative, this is human biology for children at its very best - a book both educational and enjoyable.
They twinkle in the night sky, but what exactly are stars? Which one's the nearest? Can humans visit a star? Curious little children can lift over 30 flaps to find the answers to these questions and many more in this delightful introduction to stars and the night sky, with simple explanations and gorgeous illustrations on every page.
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