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Entertaining your curious Key Stage 1 child at home is easy and fun with My STEM Day, which is packed with experiments, projects and activities for readers to try at home. Every page is filled with amazing original illustrations which explain engineering concepts in a fun and accessible way for children as young as 5 years old.
How do traffic lights work? What's the strongest shape? How can you build a super-fast zipwire? With the help of dynamic illustrations and fun activities, My STEM Day - Engineering shows how engineering has a role in everyday tasks, from cooling your food to making your toilet flush.
Discover how engineering powers everything from a trip to the park to your night-time bath, and everything in between.
These resources have been created specifically for the new 2016 OCR Gateway GCSE (9-1) specifications, providing support for the new harder GCSE content and increased maths requirements, as well as all required practicals. As OCR's Publishing Partner for Science, we work with OCR throughout the development of the qualifications to deliver high quality resources. - Created specfically for the new OCR Gateway (9-1) specifications - Built-in assessment and differentiation makes progress tracking easy - Students of all abilities are supported through the new, more demanding GCSE with ramped questions and differentiated objectives for every topic - Maths skills are built through exclusive direct, specification-matched links to MyMaths via Kerboodle, alongside worked examples and practice questions throughout the Student Books. - Practical skills are developed throughout the Student Books, with specific practice for the new practical questions and a bank of practical activities on Kerboodle - Multiple-choice, maths, practical and synoptic questions are included throughout
Learn all about the careers you could have if you love robots in this fascinating nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a series that gives readers a sneak peek at how they can turn their passions into careers! Do you love robots? Is your family's robot vacuum your favorite thing in the house? Then you could be a robotics mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, or systems engineer when you grow up! Learn about these careers and about different kinds of robots, artificial intelligence, and more in this book that includes a glossary and backmatter section of even more cool jobs for kids who like robots!
Exam Board: AQA Level: GCSE Subject: Chemistry First Teaching: September 2016; First Exams: June 2018 Suitable for the 2020 exams Whatever grade you are aiming for, by explaining exactly what the examiner is looking for and showing you simple ways to maximise your marks, Collins AQA GCSE Grade 9-1 Chemistry Grade Booster will help you to achieve it. * Avoid the common mistakes which cost marks, using clear advice on how to approach all question types in the exam * Pick up marks for every question, even those harder ones you might not think you can answer, with worked examples for every topic that explain exactly where, how and why marks are awarded * Build a weak answer into a stronger one, picking up vital marks along the way, following the step-by-step guide to structuring responses
From atoms and X-rays to the Big Bang and the Internet, brilliant breakthroughs by successful scientists have changed the world. Dip inside this intriguing book to read the stories of 100 scientists and their amazing discoveries, including Marie Curie and Albert Einstein. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites where you can meet amazing scientists and try online activities.
Entertaining your curious Key stage 1 child at home is easy and fun with this colourful, activity-packed science book, which takes you through the day explaining how incredible science underpins everything you do.
Why do ice lollies melt? How do your lungs work? How do you digest your lunch?
Starting in the morning and working through the day, the curious child will find out how science lies behind so many everyday tasks and objects. Every page is filled with amazing original illustrations which explain science ideas in a fun and simple way. Plus there are experiments, projects and activities for children of 5 years and up to try themselves, helping to bring science to life.
Exam board: SQA Level: National 5 Subject: Biology First teaching: September 2017 First exam: Summer 2018 Practice makes permanent. Feel confident and prepared for the SQA National 5 Biology exam with this two-in-one book, containing practice questions for every question type and topic, plus two full practice papers - all written by experienced examiners. - Choose to revise by question type or topic: A simple grid enables you to pick particular question styles or course areas that you want to focus on, with answers provided at the back of the book - Understand what the examiner is looking for: Clear guidance on how to answer each question type is followed by plenty of questions so you can put the advice into practice, building essential exam skills - Remember more in your exam: Repeated and extended practice will give you a secure knowledge of the key areas of the course (cell biology; biology: multicellular organisms; biology: life on Earth) - Familiarise yourself with the exam paper: Both practice papers mirror the language and layout of the real SQA papers; complete them in timed, exam-style conditions to increase your confidence before the exams - Find out how to achieve a better grade: Answers to the practice papers have commentaries for each question, with tips on writing successful answers and avoiding common mistakes Fully up to date with SQA's requirements The questions, mark schemes and guidance in this practice book match the requirements of the revised SQA National 5 Biology specification for examination from 2018 onwards.
Exam Board: SQA Level: National 5 Subject: Chemistry First Teaching: 2017, First Exam: 2018 Because practice is proven to help you pass your SQA exams, we've loaded this N5 Chemistry Question Book with all the practice you could possibly need! Each and every topic is covered in this National 5 Chemistry book, with plenty of SQA exam-style practice questions. To make sure you're extra prepared, we've included extra questions for each topic, with more of the tricky ones to boost your confidence ahead of the SQA National 5 Chemistry exam. Top tips throughout give advice on the best way to approach different kinds of questions and ace your exam. Example answers are worked out to help explain difficult concepts and can be downloaded for free from www.collins.co.uk/pages/scottish-curriculum-free-resources. This SQA Practice Question Book can be used alongside the N5 Chemistry Student Book (9780008282080) or as a versatile standalone resource for homework, independent study or exam revision. For more SQA exam practice, check out Leckie's National 5 Chemistry Success Guide (9780008281656) and Practice Papers (9780008281687).
Exam Board: AQA Level: GCSE Subject: Biology First Teaching: September 2015; First Exams: June 2017 Suitable for the 2020 autumn and 2021 summer exams Revise tricky topics in a snap Collins Snap Revision helps you focus on the areas of your revision that you find tricky or need extra practice in. Spaced practice opportunities allow you to test, revisit and review your understanding throughout your revision, a method proven to improve your performance in the exam. * Focussed revision in tricky areas of the exam * Targeted practice in specific areas where more support may be needed * Ideal to use at home
Brian Floca explores Apollo 11’s famed moon landing with this newly expanded edition of Moonshot!
Simply told, grandly shown, and now with eight additional pages of brand-new art and more in-depth information about the historic moon landing, here is the flight of Apollo 11. Here for a new generation of readers and explorers are the steady astronauts clicking themselves into gloves and helmets, strapping themselves into sideways seats. Here are their great machines in all their detail and monumentality, the ROAR of rockets, and the silence of the Moon. Here is a story of adventure and discovery—a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away.
What makes the Focus agricultural sciences Grade 12 course unique? Ample high-quality photographs, illustrations, diagrams and graphs that support the text and engage learners; key questions provide an overview of the content the learners will be exposed to in the chapters, and key words provide clarity on unfamiliar concepts; the exam practice pages not only serve as revision exercises, but they also prepare learners for the exam as they contain a variety of questions that assess basic, moderate to high, and higher-order thinking skills. Focus on exam success! Fully CAPS compliant; opportunities for exam practice and assessment; complete programme of assessment provided; used and tested in schools throughout South Africa; supports and engages learners for success.
Level: KS3 Subject: Science Research proves that repeated practice is more effective than repeated study, which is why this KS3 Science workbook provides plenty of practice opportunities for all Year 8 Science topics. Packed with biology, chemistry and physics practice questions, students will be able to reinforce and test their understanding of all the lessons taught in school. Not only does this science book encourage students to achieve their best possible results, but it will build confidence by ensuring fluency in all Year 8 science skills taught at Key Stage 3. For more KS3 Science study materials, try our KS3 Science All-in-One Revision and Practice (9780007562831).
Stephen Hawking: stargazer, physicist, icon. Award-winning children's author and journalist, Nikki Sheehan, explores the life of the inspirational scientist Stephen Hawking. A Life Story: This gripping series throws the reader directly into the lives of modern society's most influential figures. With striking black-and-white illustration along with timelines and never-heard-before facts. Also in the series: Katherine Johnson: A Life Story Rosalind Franklin: A Life Story Alan Turing: A Life Story
Day-by-day natural sciences and technology grade 4 has been approved by the Department of Education and complies with the intermediate phase CAPS document for natural sciences and technology. What makes the day-by-day natural sciences & technology course unique? The Teach > Practise > Review > Revise & Assess teaching structure is effective and easy to follow. Presents information in simple, straightforward language that learners can easily understand. The New skills feature helps teachers ensure that learners practise the different skills required. Plenty of opportunities for learners to revise content in the Language, Revision and Assessment features. Free book of photocopiable remediation & extension worksheets!
Exam Board: AQA Level: GCSE Subject: Combined Science First Teaching: September 2016; First Exams: June 2018 Suitable for the 2020 exams Shrink-wrapped school pack of AQA GCSE Grade 9-1 Combined Science Foundation Practice Test Papers for the 2020 exams. This shrink-wrapped school pack includes two full sets of up-to-date, loose format practice test papers that can easily be handed out in class. Answers are included within the pack in a separate booklet.
Design Genius Jr.: Adventures in Engineering for Kids invites kids to take charge of the world they wish to create by designing inventions and solutions to challenges faced in an imaginary City X, the first human settlement on another planet. Explore the future through problem solving, design thinking, and engineering. This adventure takes children and adults on an epic journey: humans are leaving Earth, arriving at a new planet, and creating the first settlement there, City X. It's a journey of historic proportions, to a fledgling city on a distant planet, where humanity has a chance to start fresh and design a future that works for everyone. In settling another planet, humans discover a host of challenges, much like those faced on Earth: challenges related to issues of energy, environment, transportation, security, food, safety, and health. Empowered by design thinking and advanced technology, their problems are to be solved by a vast team of young designers on Earth (your children!). With this book, you and yours will be able to develop the tools to explore, understand, imagine, create, and share your own irresistible futures through accessible real-world activities and awesome ideations. Without limits, what can kids create? Design thinking-creative problem solving-will be crucial to resolving the global challenges in business, politics, and the environment facing the next generation. Each book in the Design Genius Jr. series teaches kids this important skill through fun, hands-on projects in a single area of design that challenge them to identify problems, explore possibilities, test ideas, and then come up with original solutions.
Science is a huge topic, but this friendly book breaks it down into bite-sized chunks, making it an accessible introduction for anyone who wants to find out about this fascinating subject. Highly illustrated, in a pictorial, 'infographics' style, with snippets of information about all aspects of science from particle physics to genes and DNA.
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