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Platinum natural sciences and technology Grade 4 provides superior CAPS coverage and has been approved by the Department of Basic Education. What makes the Platinum Natural Sciences and Technology Grade 4-6 course unique? Special skills focus pages are provided to develop a new skill or to revise a prior skill. Key concepts boxes summarises the unit in just a few sentences making it easier for learners to recall what's important. The Programme of Assessment is built in throughout each term of the Learner's Book, exactly where you need them for ease of use. Revision sections include summary activities, language activities and revision activities giving your learners many chances to revise content and concepts.
Think like a scientist in this innovative activity book, full of science activities to explore, record, discover and invent. Investigate forces, turbines, mirror writing, skeletons, animal migration and lots more, all using only the book and your pencil case. Includes links to websites with even more science activities and downloadable templates.
A full head of human hair is strong enough to support up to 12 tons in weight. Microglia are brain cells that trim/eat long synapses of material that no longer functions throughout the brain. Scientists have used the video game Pac-Man to explain Odd Science: Stupendous Body is filled with weird and wacky facts that you've never heard before. Read about how ice cream gives you brain freeze, wonder at how much information your brain can process and tell your friends that a whole tonne of air is always pressing down on you. There are facts about breathing underwater, facts about pineapple 'eating' you (while you eat it) and facts about how music makes you feel good. 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 a fish swimming in a brain and an elephant on someone's head! Prepare to laugh, marvel and learn. Being a geek has never been so cool.
Level: GCSE Subject: Resistant Materials With clear and concise revision notes that cover everything you'll need to know for the exam, this effective GCSE Resistant Materials revision workbook supports active revision for students working at all levels. Plenty of quick tests and practice questions test and reinforce understanding of key content. Providing a student-friendly, uncluttered approach to GCSE revision, this Resistant Materials revision workbook is suitable for all levels and contains succinct revision notes and practice questions that focus on the core content needed for the exams. Included in this book: * clear and concise coverage of all the exam-assessed content * simple and engaging explanations * quick tests and practice questions throughout to test and reinforce understanding * key words and supporting glossary
Colourful Illustrated solar system poster
Children are always asking questions and their bodies are an endless source of fascination to them. This quirkily illustrated book has lots of answers and will engross curious children. You can find the answers to intriguing questions such as How do I smell things? What makes me burp? Why do I need to wash my hands? Why is blood red? And lots more. It offers friendly, simple answers to challenging questions, with entertaining and informative illustrations.
Many children are fascinated by vehicles and in this brightly illustrated sticker book they can create their own car-filled pictures. Lots of busy scenes and more than 150 stickers of cars of all shapes, sizes and colours to add to them.
When children build with blocks, they are both literally and figuratively constructing their knowledge of the world. When we see children's construction play through the lens of architecture, we are able to support and extend children's learning on all four STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering, and math. Young Architects at Play is a guide for both teachers and parents and includes a diverse variety of activities and resources. More than 20 projects involve both traditional classroom materials like unit blocks as well as natural materials, found objects, cardboard, and authentic woodworking materials. Throughout the book, Ann Gadzikowski makes meaningful connections between STEM learning and the power of stories, both the children's own narratives as well as the rich diversity of stories and illustrations from children's literature.
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.
This is a lift-the-flap book that introduces readers to the science of weather. The work is filled with facts from how hurricanes and floods happen to how global warming is affecting the Earth's climates.
Space Number Crunch! is a snappily written, fact-packed overview of the world of space, bursting with colourful, punchy data graphics and high-impact artworks. It's guaranteed to contain all the essential info that space fans aged 8 and up need to know. Each piece of data is based around a number, creating an entire book of easy-to-digest information that will hook the most reluctant of readers. Includes features on the Big Bang, Mission to Mars, the Hubble Telescope and each of the extraordinary planets in our solar system. This really is an essential guide for any young space-explorer.
This delightful pack contains a colourful, labelled 100-piece jigsaw of the human body for children to assemble. It also includes a 24-page, highly visual book that introduces and explains the various systems and functions of different parts of the body in more detail.
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.
In celebration of the Apollo 11 Mission's 50th Anniversary, experience the awe and excitement of humankind's first steps on the moon! In this exclusive, exquisite pop-up adventure, readers follow astronaut Buzz Aldrin's story as he encounters the "magnificent desolation" of Earth's only satellite first-hand. Paper engineer Bruce Foster brings to life what it was like to blast off into space and take the first steps on the moon through intricate pop-ups and paper folds. Including Buzz Aldrin's firsthand accounts of the mission, historical context, stunning images, and unique personal perspectives, this book is an informative and collectible work of art - perfect for budding astronauts and grandparents hoping to share their memories of the moon landing with the young explorers in their lives.
What is coronavirus, and why is everyone talking about it? Engagingly illustrated by Axel Scheffler, this approachable and timely book, now available for the first time in print paperback, helps answer these questions and many more. Fully updated, it provides clear explanations about COVID-19 and its effects - both from a health perspective and the impact it has on a family's day-to-day life. With input from expert consultant Professor Graham Medley of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, as well as advice from teachers and child psychologists, this is a practical and informative resource to help explain the changes we are currently all experiencing. GBP1 from the sale of every book will be donated to NHS Charities Together.
This series is designed to meet the needs of students and lecturers of the National Certificate Vocational. Features for the student include: Easy-to-understand language; Real-life examples; A key word feature for important subject terms; A dictionary feature for difficult words; A reflect-on-how-you-learn feature to explore personal learning styles; Workplace-oriented activities; and Chapter summaries that are useful for exam revision.
A compilation of colourful characters from the world of Roblox
Learn everything there is to know about the inhabitants of the Roblox universe, from legendary developers and iconic game characters to YouTube stars and renowned staff members.
There are over 100 different characters featured in the official Roblox Character Encyclopedia. Each profile details everything there is to know about the character, including their official biography, the games they love and even the avatar items they wear, so readers can mimic the style of their favourite Roblox personality.
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.
Are you ready for some of the most exciting, death-defying escape stories ever told? The fourth installment in the Great Escapes series is here-perfect for fans of the I Survived series! December 13, 1920. It was a typical Monday morning when three US Navy officials boarded a hot air balloon for an easy, routine training flight. But as evening came, heavy rain and wind knocked Lieutenants Louis Kloor, Stephen Farrell, and Walter Hinton off course, eventually forcing a crash landing deep within the snowy Canadian wilderness. As the men searched for salvation, they were overcome by freezing temperatures, starvation, and fatigue. To survive this harrowing experience, the brave military officers would have to go up against their greatest enemies yet-desperation and despair. From reluctant reader to total bookworm, each book in this page-turning series-featuring fascinating bonus content and captivating illustrations-will leave you excited for the next adventure!
"The Solar System" takes the reader on a journey from the Moon, to Mars, to the outer planets and finally beyond, using stunning AR images based on the American Natural History Museum's Beyond Planet Earth Exhibition. Readers will learn about the history of Moon exploration, the possibilities of asteroid mining, the problems that will face future colonies on Mars and dozens of other exciting challenges that face the space scientists of today and tomorrow.
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