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2019 is the 150th anniversary of the periodic table, and this visual guide for children shows and explains every chemical element in dazzling detail. This eye-catching encyclopedia takes children on a visual tour of the 118 chemical elements of the periodic table, from argon to zinc. It explores the naturally occurring elements, as well as the man-made ones, and explains their properties and atomic structures. Using more than 1,000 full-colour photographs, The Periodic Table Book shows the many natural forms of each element, as well as a wide range of both everyday and unexpected objects in which it is found, making each element relevant for the child's world.
Each '40 Inspiring Icons' title introduces readers to a fascinating non-fiction subject through its 40 most famous people or groups. In this book, 40 of the most inquiring minds in science are waiting to showcase their big ideas. Find out how these scientists spent their lives asking questions and making leaps and bounds in the world of science and technology. Perfect for the budding scientist.
Meet Ada Lovelace, the British mathematician and daughter of poet Lord Byron. Part of the beloved Little People, BIG DREAMS series, this inspiring and informative little biography follows the colourful life of Lord Byron's daughter, from her early love of logic, to her plans for the world's first computer program. As a child, Ada had a big imagination and a talent for mathematics. She grew up in a noble household in England, where she dedicated herself to studying. Her work with the famous inventor, Charles Babbage, on a very early kind of computer made her the world's first computer programmer. This moving book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical images and a detailed profile of the mathematician'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!
Everything young explorers needs to know to travel in space, covering what life in zero gravity is like, how to find your way around the solar system, and the all-important question of how to pee in a spacesuit! Unique illustrations take kids to the heart of the action and amazing photos show what the universe is really like. Incredible stories of real-life space exploration for kids aged 8 and up, by author and astrobiologist Professor Mark Brake. More than 300 amazing photographs The perfect present for every aspirant astronaut! About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
Written by an experienced Food Preparation & Nutrition examiner and author and endorsed by Eduqas, this comprehensive revision guide has been designed to accompany you through the full GCSE Food Preparation & Nutrition course, and is an ideal preparation for your final exam. // Full coverage of the GCSE specification. // Provides the underpinning knowledge you need to perform at your best in the exam. //Topics are covered in a highly colourful, visual and accessible style throughout. // Mindmaps summarise the key learning for each topic. // Grade Boost, QuickFire Questions and Active Thinking tasks help you reinforce and check your learning. // Important terminology highlighted and defined throughout. // Includes practice Exam-style questions with suggested answers and commentary
What do machines do all day? Find out in this fully illustrated book that features more than 100 machines and things that go. Little ones can explore fourteen scenes set in diverse places - including the farm, the city, the construction site, the space centre and the airport - then turn the page to find out what each machine is called, and what it is used for.
This homework helper explains to kids and parents computer science principles, from hardware to computer coding and what the future may hold. This study aid takes children from age 10 all the way up to GCSE Computer Science and beyond. Covering everything from data to digital life, and from computer coding to cyber attacks, Help Your Kids With Computer Science gives parents and kids the most up-to-date and comprehensive facts and information on the subject. This unique visual guide examines the technical aspects of computers, such as how they function, the latest digital devices and software, and how the Internet works. It also builds the confidence of parents and kids when facing challenges such as staying safe online, digital etiquette, and how to navigate the potential pitfalls of social media. Jargon-free language helps to explain difficult and potentially dread-inducing homework such as hacking, Bitcoin, and malware, while colourful graphics help make learning about the world of computer science exciting. Help You Kids with Computer Science can be used to support KS 1 to 5 in the UK, including GCSE Computer Science and A-level Computer science.
Do you want to get the measure of the world around you? This book explores many aspects of measurement from the size of an atom or how to calculate a country's coastline to finding out the speed limit of the universe or how a computer tells the time. It explores all the different measures we use for lengths, areas, volumes and speeds, and shows you how to calculate them. The book is part of the MATHS IS EVERYWHERE series, which demystifies all aspects of maths and shows how it relates to your everyday world with fun, colourful graphics. These are fantastic books for children aged nine plus who are studying maths, or for anyone who wants to get to grips with maths in a fun way.
STEM Activity: Terrific Technology will inspire you with super-fun activities and puzzles related to mechanisms, robotics, computers, gadgets, space exploration and more! Bite-size factoids explain the technological theories and discoveries behind them. Match the ancient tool to its modern partner, complete the plastic polymer patterns, metals quiz, water the crops in the irrigation maze, help the plane land at the airport! These are just some of the write-in activities featured in STEM Activity: Terrific Technology. Also available: STEM Activity: Amazing Maths, STEM Activity: Extreme Engineering and STEM Activity: Sensational Science.
In Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids, Adam Clarke (aka Wizard Keen) and Victoria Bennett offer projects and gameplay that will guide you to make great choices as a player and a person. Minecraft is an amazing game that stimulates your creativity as you build whatever you can imagine, but it's also great for learning about how to be a good citizen and mining positive connections with other players--in-game, elsewhere online, and in real life. With this book, you'll learn about: How to set good gaming ground rules, collaborate, and resolve conflicts. Online resources, servers, and organizations that promote and guide positive play. Minecraft projects that promote and guide positive play and positive digital citizenship. Make every build a block party by learning to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly with Unofficial Minecraft Life Hacks Lab for Kids! The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, geology, math, and even how to create your own circus--all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.
This brilliant book is full of out-of-this-world space scenes and activities. The big stickers are easy for little fingers to find, peel off and stick, putting an end to the frustration of fiddly stickers.
From rocket ships and astronauts, to shooting stars and aliens, there is plenty to spot, talk about and do inside. Words and sounds that match the scenes help build vocabulary and a huge, fold-out picture to decorate will keep little ones entertained for hours.
Also available: Big Stickers for Tiny Hands: Things That Go, On the Farm, Dinosaurs, Out and About, Wild Animals, Big Machines
Over 30 gloopy, gooey, colourful diy slime recipes will mesmerise youngsters by showing them how to make slime.
Play, poke, push, pull, and pop awesome easy-to-follow slime recipes, all of which use inexpensive, accessible, and safe everyday products. Create Monster Slime with googly eyes, prepare for an eruption with Volcanic Slime, tuck in to some yummy edible chocolate slime and see the rainbow with unicorn slime!
All projects in The Slime Book are shown with clear step-by-step images and a vibrant final image of the slimy stuff. Learn the science behind these slime creations with amazing fact boxes and carry on the fun with recipe variations. The latest addictive kids' activity, making your own slime is the ultimate sticky and squidgy fun - are you ready to create slime? Then get goo-ing!
All slime recipes are borax-free.
Exam Board: Pearson BTEC Academic Level: BTEC National Subject: Information Technology First teaching: September 2016 First Exams: Summer 2017 This Revision Workbook delivers hassle-free hands-on practice for the externally assessed units. For both of the externally assessed Units 1 & 2 Builds confidence with scaffolded practice questions. Unguided questions that allow students to test their own knowledge and skills in advance of assessment. Clear unit-by-unit correspondence between this Workbook and the Revision Guide and ActiveBook. Please note: This title does not cover the externally assessed Units 11 or 14, which are required for the Diploma and Extended Diploma Updates to this title If you purchased this title before 3rd April 2017, you will have an older edition. In light of updates to the qualification, there may be changes required to this older edition, which will be outlined at www.pearsonfe.co.uk/BTECchanges. An updated edition of this title will release in time for the new academic year in September 2017. This new edition will reflect updates to the qualification that have been made. If you have the older edition and would like a copy of the new edition, please contact our customer services team, with proof of purchase, on 0845 313 6666 or email [email protected]
A perfect first book for any child interested in starting their own rock and mineral collection, this is a fantastic introduction to the world of rocks, gems, and minerals. Children will learn all about where rocks and minerals come from, what a fossil is, and how they can go about starting their own rock collection, as well as how to identify any rocks they find. From amethyst to sandstone, common rocks and minerals are shown alongside fun facts and simple bite-sized chunks of information. A "Which mineral have you got?" section allows children to find and match rocks and gems in their collection to those in the book. With over 40 key rocks and minerals to discover, My Book of Rocks and Minerals is an absolute must-have for budding geologists aged 5 and up.
Day-by-day natural sciences and technology grade 5 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!
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