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Packed with facts and tantalising anecdotes from experts and bursting with colour photographs, learn all about rocks and minerals in this fresh take on the subject that kids with love. It's time to learn everything about rocks and minerals! Each book in the National Geographic Kids Everything series has more than 100 pictures, an explorer's corner with from-the-field anecdotes and tips, fun facts throughout, maps and infographics, an illustrated diagram, a photo gallery, cool comparisons, a behind-the-scenes photograph, an interactive glossary, and more.
This children's book explores the innermost workings of some extraordinary buildings and machines. From helicopters to submarines, skyscrapers to coal mines, open up a fascinating world packed with unique and detailed cutaway drawings.
Whether it's a Spanish galleon or a medieval castle, each cross-section slice or exploded view reveals what's going on inside. See the people swarming inside the Empire State Building, the workers busy backstage at an opera house, and where the crew sleep on a jumbo jet. Included also are two impressive fold-outs showing an ocean liner and a steam train.
There are lots of fun facts to be discovered, and curious details are highlighted and explained. Did you know one of the funnels of the Queen Mary liner was fake, and used for storing deckchairs? And in almost every scene there's the challenge... to find a man sitting on a toilet!
With more than a million copies sold, Stephen Biesty's award-winning illustrated book is as fascinating today as it was when first published, in 1992. Incredible Cross-sections is the ultimate way to see how things work.
Astrid has always loved the stars and space. "I want to be an astronaut!" she says. While Mama is away, Papa and Astrid have fun acting out the challenges an astronaut faces on a space mission - eating food from a tube, doing science experiments, living and sleeping in near-zero gravity. Astrid can do it all! Then it's time to meet Mama at the airbase. But where has Mama been?
Voldoen ten volle aan die vereistes van die Kurrikulum- en assesseringsbeleidsverklaring (NKABV). Eksamenoefening en assesseringsgeleenthede word verskaf. Riglyne van die volledige Assesseringsprogram word verskaf. Klaskamers regoor Suid-Afrika het die materiaal gebruik en beproef. Eksamensukses deur leerders te ondersteun en te betrek. Nuttige wenke vir klaskameronderrig.
MORTAL ENGINES launched Philip Reeve's brilliantly-imagined creation, the world of the Traction Era, where mobile cities fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic future. Now, in time for the film debut, the critically acclaimed MORTAL ENGINES quartet is repackaged in a boxset with fantastic and eye-catching covers featuring new artwork.
Join Swift, Rod, Penny and Brody on their adventures to become the very best cadets at Top Wing Academy!
There's lots of fun to be had with this sticker activity book, including:
- Colouring in games
- Dot to dot activities
- Puzzles and games
And LOTS of stickers to play with!
It even includes eight slick mini posters for your wall!
Due to the lack of gravity it's impossible for someone to cry in space. The largest photo ever taken was by NASA at 1.5 billion pixels. Odd Science: Spectacular Space is filled with weird and wacky facts that you've never heard before. Read about the first flower grown in space, wonder at the tallest mountain in the solar system and tell your friends that Saturn could float in water! There are facts about tortoises orbiting the moon, facts about Martian rocks here on Earth and facts about lightening bolts one and a half times as long as our galaxy! James Olstein beautifully illustrates these odd facts in a retro-inspired, quirky style. His designs aren't meant to be taken literally, but you'll laugh-out-load when you see Einstein surfing on a gravitational wave and pizza floating through space! Prepare to laugh, marvel and learn.
Exam Board: SQA Level: N4/5 Subject: Graphic Communication The National 4 & 5 Graphic Communication Course Notes provide comprehensive guidance for the entire CfE programme. Course Notes give a practical approach to help deliver the new curriculum and offer an appropriate blend of sound teaching and learning with exam and assessment guidance. * Full coverage of National 4 and 5 course with list of learning intentions * Attractive layout with clear text features * National 5 content clearly marked for differentiation * Key questions highlight crucial concepts and techniques that need to be grasped by students in order to progress to the next learning intention * What the examiner/assessor is looking for to help teachers & students feel secure * Exam-style questions with worked answers and examiners commentary, self-assessment * Keep your learning on track/Stretch yourself to encourage self evaluation and provide challenge for higher ability students * Active learning ideas: `You Should Already Know', lists for student to check they are confident with before proceeding AND `Make the link' highlights links between the topic and other areas of the course and/or across different subjects * Assessment questions, exemplar work, model answers, suggested topic work * Teacher Notes Answers online. PDF format.
Horrible Science: Slimy Timeline Sticker Book is bursting with mind-blowing facts about science through the ages. Including a frightful fold-out timeline which stretches for over three metres, readers will travel all the way through time from the beastly Big Bang to the deadly digital age. With over 200 stickers, children can watch the dinosaurs, conduct experiments with Newton and much more. It's the longest and squishiest timeline in the world!
Learn to make a bottle submarine, a smartphone boombox, a weather vane and more with this brilliant book of simple projects to do at home using everyday materials! Illustrated throughout and with step-by-step instructions, this book makes science fun and is a must for young engineers!
Cambridge ICT Starters: Next Steps, Stage 2 has been designed to support learners who are following the Cambridge Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Starters syllabus. This book provides full coverage of all the modules. The sections correspond to the modules and follow the order in which the modules appear in the syllabus. The book builds on writing and modifying commands to produce pictures and designs; searching, retrieving and storing internet information; setting up and managing an email account; and creating and organising multimedia presentations. The activities in the book use Microsoft (R) Office 2007 and Windows (R) 7.
Vanaf die vroegste tye wonder mense hoe dinge werk en wat ons wereld laat lyk soos dit lyk. Danksy duisende jare se eksperimente en idees, het ons al allerlei dinge uitgevind! In hierdie boek maak jy kennis met die geniale gedagtes en eureka-oomblikke agter die grootste wetenskaplike ontdekkings in die geskiedenis van die mensdom – swart gate, mane, magnete, mikroskopiese wesentjies, die waarheid oor hitte en lig, wat plante eet, DNS, siektes, dinosourusse, atome, asteroiedes en x-strale – en sommer nog baie, baie meer.
Largest. Fastest. Biggest. Most Extreme. From gigantic, spaceship-carrying transporters to ultra-luxurious motorhomes and the Large Hadron Collider - the biggest machine ever constructed by humans - this eye-popping book covers everything young readers want to know about the most amazing machines on the planet! Covering machines on land, in the air, at sea and in space, Extreme Machines is guaranteed to keep gadget-mad kids spellbound.
Amazing facts about people, animals, Earth, and space pack this fantastic kids' book of world records. It's the perfect gift book for children aged 9-11.
Record Breakers brings you the first, fastest, longest, largest, biggest, and best records in the world. Track the longest shark migration (20,000 km/12,400 miles); visit the coolest place on the planet (Vostok Station, Antarctica: a chilling -89.2ºC/-128.6ºF); see how plane pioneer Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier, and much more.
The greatest human achievements are showcased, from pioneering inventors to modern feats of engineering, technology, transport, and sport. But there's far more than just people power in the book, there are also records about animals, plants, and our amazing natural world, Earth, and space.
Find out all about the best of everything in Record Breakers - an entertaining and educational book for all the family.
In this international bestseller from the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Amelia Earhart, the American aviation pioneer. When Amelia was young, she liked to imagine she could stretch her wings and fly away like a bird. As a grown woman, she set a new female world record for flying up to 14,000 feet. She also flew across the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans, and eventually undertook the most dangerous mission of all: to fly all the way around the world. 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 aviator'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!
Charles Darwin's ideas about evolution caused both outrage and wonder, and quickly made him one of the most famous men in history. From his five-year voyage across the high seas to 20 years of research, follow Darwin on his adventure to prove a theory that would change the world. Little Guides to Great Lives is a brand new series of small-format guides introducing children to the most inspirational figures from history in a fun, accessible way. From Curie to Kahlo and Darwin to Da Vinci, Little Guides to Great Lives tells the stories of the most amazing people from all over the world and across history, with colourful illustrations and fresh design to bring their incredible stories to life.
DK's unique activity collection takes kids around the human body with the ultimate blend of facts and fun. Perfect for keeping little hands busy during rainy days or holidays, Ultimate Factivity Collection Human Body is packed with amazing facts and fun activities based on the human body. Find out exactly how the body works, what you're made of and how the human body fits together. From colouring and drawing to puzzles and stickers, Ultimate Factivity Collection Human Body is a great way to learn while having fun - all you need is a pencil.
From the New York Times and internationally bestselling authors of the Illuminae Files comes a new science fiction epic . . .
The year is 2380, and the graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are being assigned their first missions. Star pupil Tyler Jones is ready to recruit the squad of his dreams, but his own boneheaded heroism sees him stuck with the dregs nobody else in the academy would touch . . .
A cocky diplomat with a black belt in sarcasm
A sociopath scientist with a fondness for shooting her bunkmates
A smart-ass tech whiz with the galaxy's biggest chip on his shoulder
An alien warrior with anger-management issues
A tomboy pilot who's totally not into him, in case you were wondering
And Ty's squad isn't even his biggest problem--that'd be Aurora Jie-Lin O'Malley, the girl he's just rescued from interdimensional space. Trapped in cryo-sleep for two centuries, Auri is a girl out of time and out of her depth. But she could be the catalyst that starts a war millions of years in the making, and Tyler's squad of losers, discipline cases, and misfits might just be the last hope for the entire galaxy.
Meet three inspirational women from the world of science: Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart and Marie Curie! This boxed gift set of three hardback books from the internationally bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series introduces little dreamers to the lives of these incredible women who worked in the field of science... and changed the world. In these remarkable true stories, learn how three women overcame hardship to achieve great success in science. Ada - despite growing up without a father and becoming very sick with measles as a child - went on to become the world's first computer programmer. Amelia challenged conventional stereotypes, showing the world how brave and adventurous a woman could be by setting aviation records and undertaking dangerous flying missions. Marie Curie was unable to go to college because she was a woman, but became a renowned scientist and eventually won the Nobel Prize for Physics. Each of these moving books features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the woman'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. 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. Also available to collect is the boxed gift set Little People, BIG DREAMS: Women in Art, which includes hardback editions of Audrey Hepburn, Coco Chanel and Frida Kahlo. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
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