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Reflecting Light (Hardcover): Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Reflecting Light (Hardcover)
Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury
R345 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book looks at what reflections are and how we can use them. - Mirrors reflect light back at exactly the same angle. You can make a "mirror book" to explore symmetry and multiple reflections. - Why does a straight straw look bent in a glass of water? Experiment using air, oil and water to see how different materials affect the speed of light. - Look at how our eyes use reflected light to see and make a pinhole camera to show how the eye works. And much more!

Sources of Light (Hardcover): Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Sources of Light (Hardcover)
Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury
R345 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book looks at the different places light comes from, including natural and artificial sources. - Discover the difference between a light source and a reflective object and how you can tell which is which. - Look at our largest and most important light source - the Sun - and what happens when you take sunlight away. - Explore light technology by finding out how we use lasers and fibre optics. And much more!

Shadows (Hardcover): Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Shadows (Hardcover)
Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury
R345 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book looks at how shadows are created. - Test which materials block light (are opaque), let some light through (are translucent) and let most light through (are transparent). - Look at how you can make animal shadows using your hands! - You can make a sundial to explore how shadows can change depending on the position of the Sun. And much more!

AQA GCSE Physics 9-1 Teacher Pack (Spiral bound): Ed Walsh AQA GCSE Physics 9-1 Teacher Pack (Spiral bound)
Ed Walsh
R3,777 Discovery Miles 37 770 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written by a team of expert authors for the 2016 specification, this book provides a 'go-to' guide to support teachers throughout the course. Teach with confidence using an introduction to the new specification, schemes of work, plans for co-teaching the different courses, and a comprehensive set of editable lesson plans and worksheets. * Written by experienced teachers for the new 2016 specification * Detailed lesson plans, with learning objectives, learning outcomes and a clear teaching and learning cycle that introduces, challenges, embeds and consolidates ideas and understanding * Supports all students to make good progress, with three levels of differentiation in every lesson plan * Stretches more able students with extend activities in every lesson * Ready to use worksheets and practical sheets for recording investigative work * Technician's notes with equipment lists and set-up instructions for practicals * Flexible Scheme of Work to help you introduce and plan for the new specification

Experiments in Light and Sound with Toys and Everyday Stuff (Hardcover): Natalie Rompella Experiments in Light and Sound with Toys and Everyday Stuff (Hardcover)
Natalie Rompella
R313 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R53 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Engaging experiments using simple toys and everyday stuff teach curious young minds all about light and sound. Readers can take an up-close look at how sound vibrations work, what pitch is, how reflection and refraction are related, and so much more. With low-level text and step-by-step photos, connecting young readers with science concepts has never been simpler!

Experiments with Magnets (Hardcover): Isabel Thomas Experiments with Magnets (Hardcover)
Isabel Thomas
R345 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of magnets.

Race that Bike - Forces in Vehicles (Hardcover): Angela Royston Race that Bike - Forces in Vehicles (Hardcover)
Angela Royston
R369 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R61 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

What makes racing bikes extra-fast? How do boats float? What makes an aircraft take off? Covering lots of different vehicles, including land vehicles such as bikes, cars and scooters, water vehicles such as large boats and speedboats, and airborne vehicles such as helicopters and aeroplanes, Race that Bike! takes a fun look at forces in vehicles. While learning about forces you will find that you also find out the answers to many questions that you have asked yourself about how vehicles work, and more. This Feel the Force series shows how forces and motion work in the world around us, in a set of high-interest situations. Each book includes three simple activities or investigations for readers to try. Overlays over large photos, plus diagrams, show how forces are acting in a given situation. Topics covered in the series include basic pushes, pulls and friction, air resistance, gravity, mass, weight and springs. Curriculum-related information on forces is delivered in a fun, high-interest way Overlays over large photos, plus diagrams, show how forces are acting in a given situation A quiz at the back consolidates learning

Ride that Rollercoaster - Forces at an Amusement Park (Hardcover): Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Ride that Rollercoaster - Forces at an Amusement Park (Hardcover)
Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury
R369 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R61 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How does a rollercoaster work? Why don't I fly off a scrambler or octopus ride? How do bumper cars work? Covering lots of different rides, including traditional, more tame rides such as rollercoasters, helter-skelters and bumper cars, to more white-knuckle screamers such as scramblers, loop-the-loops, gondolas and corkscrews, Race that Bike! takes a fun look at forces in an amusement park. While learning about forces you will find that you also find out the answers to many questions that you have asked yourself about how amusement park rides work, and more. This Feel the Force series shows how forces and motion work in the world around us, in a set of high-interest situations. Each book includes three simple activities or investigations for readers to try. Overlays over large photos, plus diagrams, show how forces are acting in a given situation. Topics covered in the series include basic pushes, pulls and friction, air resistance, gravity, mass, weight and springs.

Win that Sprint - Forces in Sport (Hardcover): Angela Royston Win that Sprint - Forces in Sport (Hardcover)
Angela Royston
R369 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R61 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How does ice skating work? Why can some sprinters run faster than others? What makes a ball bounce? Covering lots of different sports, including athletics sports such as sprinting and long-distance running, ball games such as tennis and football, and winter sports such as ice-skating and bobsleigh, Win that Sprint takes a fun look at forces in sport. While learning about forces you will find that you also find out the answers to many questions that you have asked yourself about sport, and more. This Feel the Force series shows how forces and motion work in the world around us, in a set of high-interest situations. Each book includes three simple activities or investigations for readers to try. Overlays over large photos, plus diagrams, show how forces are acting in a given situation. Topics covered in the series include basic pushes, pulls and friction, air resistance, gravity, mass, weight and springs.

Why Can't I Hear That?: Pitch and Frequency (Paperback): Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Why Can't I Hear That?: Pitch and Frequency (Paperback)
Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury; Illustrated by Hl Studios
R232 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R37 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This engaging book explains the concepts of pitch and frequency, with easy-to-understand examples and fun, hands-on experiments.

Making Noise!: Making Sounds (Paperback): Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Making Noise!: Making Sounds (Paperback)
Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury; Illustrated by Hl Studios
R232 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R37 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This engaging book explains how sounds are made, with easy-to-understand examples and hands-on, fun experiments.

Turn It Up!; Turn it Down!: Volume (Paperback): Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Turn It Up!; Turn it Down!: Volume (Paperback)
Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury; Illustrated by Hl Studios
R232 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R37 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This engaging book explains the concept of volume, with easy-to-understand examples and fun, hands-on experiments.

Experiments with Sound (Hardcover): Isabel Thomas Experiments with Sound (Hardcover)
Isabel Thomas
R345 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore the world of sound with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of sound to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Experiments with Light (Hardcover): Isabel Thomas Experiments with Light (Hardcover)
Isabel Thomas
R345 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore the world of light with engaging text, real life examples and fun step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of light to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Experiments with Electricity (Hardcover): Isabel Thomas Experiments with Electricity (Hardcover)
Isabel Thomas
R345 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Explore the world of electricity with engaging text, real life examples and fun, safe step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of electricity to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!

Forces and Motion - Investigating a Car Crash (Paperback): Ian Graham Forces and Motion - Investigating a Car Crash (Paperback)
Ian Graham; Illustrated by James Stayte
R260 R218 Discovery Miles 2 180 Save R42 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

An unfamiliar noise stops shoppers in their tracks: cars and a truck are crashing into each other. Fortunately no-one is hurt seriously, but what has caused the accident? This book looks at the topics of forces and motion to explain about speed, acceleration, friction, and momentum. It shows how investigators can use their knowledge of science and technology to sift through the evidence to determine the cause of the crash.

Light and Sound (Paperback): Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury Light and Sound (Paperback)
Louise Spilsbury, Richard Spilsbury
R234 R197 Discovery Miles 1 970 Save R37 (16%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

We learn about the world by seeing and hearing, but how do light and sound actually work? This book explores the ways that light and sound travel, how we sense them, and how they affect our daily lives.

Grade 9-1 GCSE Physics: AQA Exam Practice Workbook - Higher (Paperback): CGP Books Grade 9-1 GCSE Physics: AQA Exam Practice Workbook - Higher (Paperback)
CGP Books; Edited by CGP Books
R142 Discovery Miles 1 420 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This superb Exam Practice Workbook from CGP is the perfect way to prepare for the Higher Level Grade 9-1 AQA GCSE Physics exams. It's packed with a wide range of realistic exam-style questions for every topic, including coverage of Working Scientifically and all the required practicals you could be tested on in the new exams. Every question is labelled with a grade range on the new 9-1 scale, so it's easy to focus your practice on the difficulty level that suits you best. Detailed step-by-step answers are available in a separate book (9781782944898). Matching study notes for AQA GCSE Physics are available in CGP's brilliantly clear Revision Guide - see 9781782945581.

The Everyday Workings of Machines - How machines work, from toasters and trains to hovercrafts and robots (Hardcover): Steve... The Everyday Workings of Machines - How machines work, from toasters and trains to hovercrafts and robots (Hardcover)
Steve Martin; Illustrated by Valpuri Kerttula
R335 R277 Discovery Miles 2 770 Save R58 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

How does a train stay on the tracks? What's going on inside a pogo stick? How do cranes work? And what happens when you flush a toilet? These and many more important questions are answered in this fascinating book. From toasters and telephones to hovercrafts and robots - the inner workings of machines big and small are brought to light using a stunning mix of cross-sections, close-ups and cutaways.

Isaac Newton (Hardcover): Kay Barnham Isaac Newton (Hardcover)
Kay Barnham
R345 R288 Discovery Miles 2 880 Save R57 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book traces the life of Isaac Newton, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the work on gravity and light for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Newton's life.

Grade 9-1 GCSE Physics for Edexcel: Student Book with Online Edition (Paperback): CGP Books Grade 9-1 GCSE Physics for Edexcel: Student Book with Online Edition (Paperback)
CGP Books; Edited by CGP Books
R515 Discovery Miles 5 150 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This in-depth Student Book from CGP comprehensively covers the Grade 9-1 Edexcel exam specification for GCSE Physics. It contains detailed, accessible notes explaining every topic, supported by clear diagrams, photographs, exam tips and worked examples. Practice questions and exam-style questions are included throughout, with detailed answers at the back. And of course, there's superb coverage of the new elements of the Grade 9-1 course, including every required practical, maths skills and Working Scientifically. We've even included the Edexcel Learning Objectives for each topic, so you'll always know what you're expected to understand for the final exams. There's also a free Online Edition (accessed using the unique code printed inside the front cover) that lets you read the entire book on a PC, Mac or tablet. CGP Student Books are also available for Grade 9-1 Edexcel GCSE Biology (9781782948124) and Edexcel GCSE Chemistry (9781782948148).

KS3 Physics Study & Question Book - Foundation (Paperback): CGP Books KS3 Physics Study & Question Book - Foundation (Paperback)
CGP Books; Edited by CGP Books
R167 Discovery Miles 1 670 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book has KS3 Physics (ages 11-14) completely covered, with a superb blend of crystal-clear study notes and indispensable practice questions for every topic - all fully up-to-date for the curriculum from September 2014. It's ideal for students working at foundation level (that's equivalent to what would have been called Levels 3-6 in the pre-2014 curriculum). In addition to the notes and questions, there's a section covering everything students need to know about 'Working Scientifically'. Answers to the practice questions are available in a separate book (9781782941095).

Essential Physics for Cambridge IGCSE (R) - Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Jim Breithaupt, Viv Newman Essential Physics for Cambridge IGCSE (R) - Second Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Jim Breithaupt, Viv Newman; Series edited by Lawrie Ryan
R281 R260 Discovery Miles 2 600 Save R21 (7%) Ships in 6 - 10 working days

Support understanding for the latest Cambridge IGCSE Physics syllabus (0625). The clear, concise approach will support your EAL learners in understanding crucial scientific concepts. A step-by-step approach to the syllabus will help every learner reach their potential in science. Ensuring you will cover everything, this second edition is up-to-date for the latest Cambridge syllabus. It is written by an examiner, to help you support assessment confidence.

How Do We Use Light? (Paperback): Daniel Nunn How Do We Use Light? (Paperback)
Daniel Nunn
R203 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R31 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Light All Around Us series introduces young readers to the concept of light, explaining key scientific concepts through a combination of simple, levelled text and stunning photographs. This book looks at how we use light.

Shadows and Reflections (Paperback): Daniel Nunn Shadows and Reflections (Paperback)
Daniel Nunn
R203 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R31 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Light All Around Us series introduces young readers to the concept of light, explaining key scientific concepts through a combination of simple, leveled text and stunning photographs. This book looks at shadows and reflections.

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