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Kom ontdek die aarde se uiteenlopende landskappe en interessante bewoners in hierdie leersame boek. Ook al is die teks met jong lesers in gedagte saamgestel, is hierdie die perfekte bron van inligting vir enigiemand wat belangstel om ons planeet se unieke biodiversiteit te verstaan en te bewaar. Die kombinasie van leersame, toeganklike inhoud (nagevors deur kenners verbonde aan die Montreal Biodome) en treffende visuele materiaal gee lesers 'n naby blik op ons verstommende planeet – en gee ook noodsaaklike insig in die invloed wat menslike aktiwiteite op die aarde het.
Minecraft for Beginners is the perfect introduction to Survival mode on Bedrock Edition for true beginners. Parents can read and use this book easily with young children aged 6+, or even on their own!
Follow the simple, step-by-step instructions to help you stay alive. Learn how to start a game, which biomes you'll want to spawn in and which you'll want to avoid. Next, learn how to punch trees, craft basic tools and weapons, find food and build a shelter when night falls. By the end of this book, you will have ventured into a cave just below the surface and made a set of iron armour. Now you're ready for more dangerous adventures in exciting new biomes!
It's space day at playgroup and Peppa, George and their friends are learning all about the moon!
The children are so excited when Madame Gazelle takes them to the space museum to learn how to be real astronauts- Peppa loves jumping up and down on the moon!
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon and introduce space to your little piggies in this sparkly Peppa Pig picture book.
The First Sticker Book series allows young children to use stickers to bring illustrated scenes to life, containing more than 150 stickers. First Sticker Book Airport is perfect for entertaining children on a journey, including scenes from taking a trip by aeroplane. Each scene is tailored to a theme, with individually illustrated stickers to match. Suitable for ages 3 and up.
The First Sticker Book series allows young children to use stickers to bring illustrated scenes to life. First Sticker Book Travel is perfect for entertaining children on a journey, including scenes for train, ferry, car, plane, cruise ship, narrow boat, city travel and vintage vehicles. Each scene is tailored to a theme, with individually illustrated stickers to match. Suitable for ages 3 and up.
Take your toddler on a pop-up space rocket adventure, and fly to the Moon in this lift-the-flap baby book with pictures that pop off the page! This imaginative pop-up peekaboo book follows two little astronauts, Annabelle and Arthur, who are rocketing into space and heading for their first Moon landing. Babies and toddlers can lift big flaps and see peekaboo surprises pop up from the page- the space rocket launching, an exciting rocket race, a helpful robot, a funny alien spaceship, and finally, Annabelle, Arthur, and their little robot landing on the Moon, and planting a flag with a friendly message from Planet Earth. The lively, read-aloud rhymes encourage literacy and early learning, while the surprise pop-up space scenes will hold the attention of curious preschoolers. With the help of parents and caregivers, toddlers will have fun turning the sturdy board book pages, guessing what's hiding under each flap, and then lifting the flaps to find the space characters and play peekaboo! Ideal for interactive preschool play, Pop-up Peekaboo! Space will appeal to both parents and children and is certain to keep little ones entertained time and time again!
Have you ever looked up and wondered what's going on high up in the skies above your eyes? Take a journey up into the air, through the atmosphere, way out into space and back down to Earth in this richly illustrated concertina book. Zoom past the technology that fills our skies, from helicopters, fighter jets, weather balloons, to satellites, hang-gliders and hot-air balloons. Discover the insects and animals that whizz through the skies, explore the layers of the atmosphere, and travel through the solar system and out to the galaxies far beyond. The follow up to The Street Beneath My Feet, which dug down to the center of the Earth, this expansive concertina book opens out to an impressive 2.5 metres, perfect for inquisitive young minds. Begin your journey from the sidewalk of a busy city. Look up beyond the traffic lights, utility wires, and skyscrapers. Unfold the connected pages to reveal the incredible man-made sights that you would see 20 kilometres above (a weather balloon), 50 kilometres above (a rocket blasting a capsule into space), 100 kilometres above (a space plane and satellites), 400 kilometres above (the International Space Station), 380,000 kilometres above (the Moon) and through our Solar System. Turn to the top of the other side to make your way beyond the Solar System to the hundreds of billions of galaxies filled with stars and planets we haven't discovered yet. Then start your journey back down through the amazing natural wonders you would see 10,000 kilometres above (a comet), 85 kilometres above (meteoroids burning up as they enter Earth's atmosphere), 11 kilometres above (a cumulonimbus cloud bringing thunder and lightning), 8 kilometres above (migrating storks), and down through the mountains, past trees, bats and butterflies to finally reach the ground again - this time in a grassy clearing of a forest, where you can imagine yourself lying on your back wondering at the thought of the whole universe above your head. From jet trails to comets' tails, enjoy amazing sights as you journey through the skies.
Discover the stories behind 14 of the twentieth century's key inventions in this fun and informative treasury of trailblazing women, who each made a unique contribution to the history of science and technology. Car heaters... Monopoly... Disposable diapers... The dishwasher... Kevlar... Maritime flares... Anti-reflective glass... Wifi... Syringes... Submarine periscopes... Diagnostic tests... Lifeboats... Windshield wipers... Ebooks... What do each of these revolutionary inventions have in common? They were all pioneered by women! Each brilliant idea is presented with biographical information about the brilliant woman who came up with it, including what inspired them. Learn how Martha Coston disguised herself as a man to contact pyrotechnicians and convince them to manufacture her idea for maritime flares, how a New York tram ride on a wet winter's day led Mary Anderson to invent the windshield wiper and why Letitia Mumford Geer's one-hand operated syringe was a medical breakthrough, among other fascinating facts. Full-page illustrations show the inspiration for and use of these incredible inventions in humorous detail. From lifeboat-inventor, Maria Beasley, to the grandmother of the ebook, Angela Ruiz Robles, each of the inspiring women in this book achieved their goal of leaving the world a better place than they found it.
Discover the seriously impressive science that goes on every time you cook or eat. This children's book explores the science of food by asking questions you're hungry to know the answers to, and putting them to the test through fun experiments.
Science You Can Eat will transform your kitchen into a lab through fun food experiments. Cooking is chemistry, and the fun science experiments - such as tricking your taste buds, making slime taste delicious, and investigating some of the strangest flavours around will prove it. This exciting kids book tackles all the tasty science questions you have about food, plus plenty more that you hadn't thought of! Once you understand science, you understand food, so find out why popcorn go "pop" as you test it out for yourself, explore how taste is affected by smell, then discover whether eating insects is the future of food.
Examining interesting ingredients and exciting eating, as well as peeking into the future of food, Science You Can Eat helps you understand what's happening with our food and why. Each page is guaranteed to leave you hungry for more.
For thousands of years, the Moon has been the one thing in the night sky that everyone anywhere on our planet recognises. Trace the story of the Moon around the world and through history, from ancient legends about its creation, to its first sighting through a telescope, right up until the Apollo 11 mission and the first Moon landing in 1969.
Packed with trucks, cars, ships, and planes DK's The Big Noisy Book of Things That Go is filled with amazing facts for young children. Discover every type of transport imaginable in this fun, informative visual guide, from trucks and diggers to aeroplanes and trains, kids will find out all about how things go on the road, at sea and in the air. The annotated high-resolution photographs show them in stunning detail everything there is to know about these vehicles. Including the latest breakthroughs in the world of transport, DK's The Big Noisy Book of Things That Go is the perfect book for any child who has been fascinated by any type of vehicle.
This out-of-this-world activity book is filled with wordsearches, mazes, spot-the-differences, logic puzzles and more. Part of a range of pocket-sized paperbacks that are perfect for journeys, rainy days and party bags, with all the answers at the back of the book.
Discover the world's most incredible things that go with specially commissioned LEGO® models. Children will love learning about their favourite modes of transport, including airplanes, trains, boats, cars, and even futuristic and fantasy vehicles. LEGO® Amazing Vehicles is packed full of fascinating facts and images of more than 100 models of cool things that go. Best of all, it comes with 61 bricks to build four exclusive LEGO mini-vehicles!
Colourful scenes showcase fan-built LEGO vehicle models accompanied by fascinating facts, data, and record-breaking information about the machines. From trains and tractors to aircraft, spacecraft, and automobiles, this book showcases every kind of machine that moves-from past to present, and far into the future. Timelines featuring micro-build models drive readers through the history of transport.
The models are built with mostly standard bricks. Tips and photographic breakdowns will inspire children aged 7-9 to build their own LEGO vehicles. A combination of clear photos, authoritative text, fun facts, and classic LEGO humour help children learn as they build and play.
Bursting with fascinating facts and the latest breathtaking images, this space book for children brings the wonders of the Solar System to life. Find out about the never-ending storms on Jupiter. Learn about the towering volcanoes of Venus - all 1,600 of them, and see the Valles Marineris on Mars - a canyon that is ten times longer than Earth's Grand Canyon. Find out many more fascinating "super" facts about the cosmos with SuperSpace. Based on recent research and discoveries, SuperSpace showcases everything you need to know about the Universe - from the Big Bang to the formation of galaxies, stars, and planets as well as the technology used to explore its unimaginable depths. Fabulous cutaway artworks help to reveal the inner workings of the Sun, planets, and moons as well as space stations and space probes. SuperSpace brings the cosmos to life in a visually compelling and informative way, making it a must-have book for every budding space enthusiast.
Platinum natural sciences and technology Grade 5 provides superior CAPS coverage and has been approved by the Department of Basic Education. What makes the Platinum natural sciences and technology Grade 5-6 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.
3 ... 2 ... 1 ... LIFT OFF. Let science-mad chatterbox Rocket launch into your hearts in this inspiring picture book from two incredible debut talents.
Rocket's going to be the greatest astronaut, star-catcher, space-traveller that has ever lived!
First, she needs to convince her big brother Jamal to stop looking down at his phone and start LOOKING UP at the stars.
Bursting with energy and passion about space and the natural world, this heart-warming picture book will reignite your desire to turn off those screens and switch on to the outside world.
This fun and friendly science book for kids poses 100 real-life questions from kids to Robert Winston on every aspect of science. Questions cover all the popular science topics, including human body: "Why do freckles come in dots on your face?"; physics: "Could you jump off the world?"; Earth: "Why is the sky blue?"; chemistry: "Why are there bubbles in boiling water?"; natural science: "Do dogs cry?", and space: "Why will the Sun explode?"
These are real questions from children from around the world, and their questions are their very own. Robert Winston was inspired to write this book by the many questions posed by his grandchildren and by children from the schools he has visited over the years. The book includes some of these questions, plus many more gathered from countries all over the world - including the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, Canada, the USA, India, China, and Japan. The response to the survey that DK sent out was fantastic - there were so many great questions to choose from. The questions were carefully selected to cover the main science topics: chemistry, physics, human body, Earth, space, and natural science. They are fun, engaging, and include some that most adults wouldn't dare ask!
Packed with weird and wacky questions and clear and lively answers - Ask a Scientist puts the fun back into science.
All aboard for the trip of a life-time! Legendary Journeys: Trains tells the enthralling history of trains and railways as they spread across the globe, from the invention of steam locomotives to the latest technologies of high-speed rail. Ten two-stage sliders with die-cuts and flaps make dramatic features that pull out to reveal amazing details of the world's iconic trains and their inner workings. You can also share the experience of passengers travelling the world's great railways, including the civil engineer Robert Stephenson and crime writer Agatha Christie.
Discover how it all began with this updated and extended edition of the top-selling 2015 Official Adventure Guide: Ash'sQuest from Kanto to Kalos! Inside this book, you'll learn all about iconic Pokemon Master Ash Ketchum and his quest. Join Ash and his beloved Pikachu as they travel through all known regions of the Pokemon world, meeting and battling hundreds of amazing new Pokemon. Includes 32 pages of new material detailing Ash's latest adventures in the newest region, Alola.
New to Scholastic for 2016 - Enter the World of LEGO (R) and see the REAL world on a LEGO (R) adventure. LEGO Planets offers in-depth insights into a favourite topic. With bite-size, incredible facts and photos for newly confident readers all introduced by your favourite LEGO(R) Minifigure characters. Other books in the LEGO nonfiction programme include: LEGO: Knights and Castles LEGO: Dino Safari
Zoom to the Moon and be back by bedtime with this exciting little board book, combining illustrations by Benji Davies and real photographs of the Moon. Young children can discover what it would be like to fly into outer space, walk on the Moon and look back at Earth. Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing in 1969.
Use your imagination as you explore the world of real engineering with
Meccano. After that it’s up to you and your imagination to create a
vehicle of your own design! These real working sets come with
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