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Open this book and discover the dazzling magic of the moon! Find out where it came from, why it seems to change shape, how its power affects the earth, and what causes an eclipse. Shoot into space with the Saturn V rocket and travel back in time to join the first men on the moon...
Fly Guy and Buzz visit a landfill to discover where their garbage goes. They learn all about garbage trucks, trash sorting, bacteria, and how landfills can be more environmentally friendly. They also visit a recycling plant to learn about how recycling programs get started, the recycling cycle, and what happens when trash isn't properly disposed of. There are even tips for how readers can help keep our planet healthy! Award-winning author-illustrator Tedd Arnold brings nonfiction to life for beginning readers. There are humorous illustrations and engaging photographs throughout. The front cover features eye-catching holographic foil!
Exam Board: OCR Level: GCSE Subject: Design & Technology First Teaching: September 2017; First Exams: June 2019 Revision that Sticks! Collins OCR GCSE 9-1 Design and Technology Complete All-in-One Revision and Practice, uses a revision method that really works: repeated practice throughout. A revision guide, workbook and practice paper in one book! With clear and concise revision for every topic, plus seven practice opportunities, Collins offers the best revision at the best price. Includes: * quick tests as you go * end-of-topic practice questions * topic review questions later in the book * mixed practice questions at the end of the book * audio download to practice listening * more topic-by-topic practice in the workbook * a complete exam-style paper * free Q&A flashcards to download online * an ebook version of the revision guide
Revise with confidence for your exams on genuine Higher Papers from the Scottish Qualifications Authority. -Achieve your best grade with two official exam papers with examiner-checked answers. -Ensure you understand the course and exam requirements from 2019 with a study-skills and exam guidance section. -Gain vital extra marks and avoid common mistakes with examiner tips. -Includes a Specimen Question Paper aligned to the Computing Science course specifications for exams from 2019.
National Geographic spins off its best-selling Little Kids First Big Book series into engaging new board books to introduce even the littlest kids to high-quality nonfiction.
These sturdy pages explore the basics of the solar system with amazing photographs, super-simple facts, and lively, age-appropriate language to keep babies and toddlers–and their grown-ups–fascinated by every colourful page.
With stunning photos of the Earth and other planets, this beautiful book introduces the very youngest explorers to the wonders of the space, beginning right here on Earth and expanding into the universe beyond.
Exam Board: Edexcel or OCR Level: GCSE 9-1 Subject: Computer Science First Teaching: September 2016; First Exams: June 2018 This Collins OCR Computer Science GCSE 9-1 Workbook contains topic-based questions as well as a full practice paper and answers. With lots of realistic practice opportunities for a variety of different exam-style questions. With a workbook and practice exam paper in one book, it contains plenty of practice opportunities to ensure the best results. Includes: * selection of questions covering each topic * topic-by-topic practice * complete exam-style paper
Sit back and enjoy a cosmic tour of our awe-inspiring solar system with this illuminating illustrated guide. Aimed at children aged 8+, this exciting book makes learning a complex subject fun and accessible. Gaze at the beauty of our planets, Sun and Moon and learn fascinating facts about them, discover dwarf planets, comets and asteroids, find out how our solar system came into existence, and study the history and future of space exploration. With insightful, bite-sized facts to devour and fabulous illustrations to marvel at, budding astronomers will be inspired and instilled with a sense of wonder at the diversity of our incredible solar system.
Exam Board: AQA Level: GCSE 9-1 Subject: Food preparation and nutrition First Teaching: September 2016, First Exams: June 2018 Revision that Sticks! Collins AQA GCSE 9-1 Food Preparation and Nutrition Complete All-in-One Revision and Practice, uses a revision method that really works: repeated practice throughout. A revision guide, workbook and practice paper in one book! With clear and concise revision for every topic, plus seven practice opportunities, Collins offers the best revision at the best price. Includes: * quick tests as you go * end-of-topic practice questions * topic review questions later in the book * mixed practice questions at the end of the book * audio download to practice listening * more topic-by-topic practice in the workbook * a complete exam-style paper * free Q&A flashcards to download online * an ebook version of the revision guide
"Thrilling, gripping, action-packed." - The Guardian In the fourth book of this high-octane series, the Inventory's final secrets are revealed! Having learned a troubling truth about himself in the Black Zone of the Inventory, Dev is called back into action to defend the world's greatest store of futuristic tech, and he'll need all the help he can get from his friends. Someone has stolen Winter Storm, a swarm of powerful biobots, and is using them to infect and control people! Who can be trusted now?
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
In this kids' biography, follow the remarkable life story of Albert Einstein, whose legendary genius and creative imagination made him one of the world's most famous thinkers.
Albert Einstein is known as one of the most brilliant people in history. His many theories and discoveries changed the way scientists think and work, and the way in which we look at and understand things. Learn all about Einstein's family and education, his travels and troubles, and the special compass he was given as a young boy that first set him on the path to questioning the world around him.
This new biography series from DK goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people. Full-color photographs and hand-drawn illustrations complement thoughtfully written, age-appropriate text to create an engaging book children will enjoy reading. Definition boxes, information sidebars, maps, inspiring quotes, and other nonfiction text features add depth, and a handy reference section at the back makes this the one biography series every teacher and librarian will want to collect. Each book also includes an author's introduction letter, a glossary, and an index.
A fascinating and engaging picture book exploring 80 exciting ways to travel, both past and present - from the obvious, to the crazy!
Travel around the world by yacht, tram, train, unicycle, jetpack, camel... any way you can imagine, in this non-fiction children's book.
Every mode of transport is part of a charming scene. See how astronauts travel around space, watch surfers ride the waves at the beach, and race to an emergency with the firefighters. Illustrator Katy Halford's beautiful drawings brings the scenes to life and fun complementary facts will prompt discussion and laughter between readers. How would you choose to travel? Donkey, pedalo, moon buggy? From the small to the big, the familiar to obscure, take your pick from the amazing 80 shown in DK's Around the Way in 80 Ways!
This space encyclopedia for children is packed with amazing facts and mind-blowing images of the wonders of the solar system and beyond - from black holes and the big bang to supernovas and comets. Incredible cross-sections and lifelike cutaways created with ground-breaking CGI imagery reveal the inner workings of moons, planets, stars, space stations, rockets, and space suits. Bursting with up-to-date facts, infographics, and the latest NASA images, Knowledge Encyclopedia Space is sure to enthral and inform readers of all ages. Every topic is covered in depth and detail while remaining easy to understand at a glance.
This book will help budding young programmers discover their own creativity. Learn how to write and share a story, upload pictures, make videos and share your creative work with others, then hop online to try out your new skills on the companion website. Let's get coding!
Kids Get Coding is a fantastic, hands-on resource for anyone looking to get started with coding. The eight books cover key areas of hte KS1 computing curriculum with simple text. Each title contains practical on- and off-line activities that are easy to follow and fun to try on your own or with friends. Guiding young coders through each title is Data Duck - a computer-programming mastermind here to help with hints and tips!
Brian Floca explores Apollo 11’s famed moon landing with this newly expanded edition of Moonshot!
Simply told, grandly shown, and now with eight additional pages of brand-new art and more in-depth information about the historic moon landing, here is the flight of Apollo 11. Here for a new generation of readers and explorers are the steady astronauts clicking themselves into gloves and helmets, strapping themselves into sideways seats. Here are their great machines in all their detail and monumentality, the ROAR of rockets, and the silence of the Moon. Here is a story of adventure and discovery—a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away.
Science is what happens when curious people ask questions. Can you be a scientist and crack some of the world's biggest mysteries? Discover how to build a model atom with marshmallows, pick up an ice cube without touching it, build a volcano, extract DNA from a banana, and much more! With over 30 astonishing do-at-home experiments, extraordinary facts and stats and cool illustrations, this amazing STEM book will inspire you to investigate just how incredible the world is. The STEM editorial consultant is Georgette Yakman, founding researcher and creator of the integrative STEAM framework.
Explore future technology, such as robotics, space rockets, artificial intelligence, and even the PS4 console in this cutting-edge non-fiction science book for kids aged 9 and over. How Super Cool Stuff Works follows on from the original How Cool Stuff Works, which has sold more than 3.5 million copies. It explains how the incredible technologies of today will shape the world of tomorrow. This includes state-of-the-art buildings, new ways of travelling, imaginative entertainment gadgets, space exploration, and even how teleportation and invisibility cloaks might be possible in the future. This book is presented in a fun, laptop-style cover and layout throughout. Each technology is explained in detail, via crisp images and engaging, child-friendly text. "How it works" panels explain the secret inner workings of everything from supercomputers to flying cars, and underwater hotels to drones. How Super Cool Stuff Works is a one-stop shop for kids who want to know what the latest and greatest technologies are, and how they will shape our world in the years to come.
The Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Computer Science Student Book provides detailed coverage of the 2016 specification, enabling you to approach your exams and assessment with confidence. This Student Book offers: a comprehensive understanding of computer science and computational thinking, helping you to access the course content and make progress with your learning. an awareness of the applications of computer science for problem solving in the real world definitions of key words, enabling you to recognise and use appropriate terms and vocabulary regular activities to support progression and encourage further thinking and investigation preparation for the exam section to support revision. Our Student Book will also be available as a Kindle edition.
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.
Day-by-day natural sciences and technology grade 4 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!
50 easy to follow healthy recipes with clear, short step-by-step instructions and gorgeous images which will have children cooking with confidence in no time.
Children will learn how to chop, mix, and stir their way to kitchen magic and put their skills to good use making a mixture of tasty savoury and sweet dishes using few - and easy to get hold of - ingredients. From soups and toasties to macaroni and cheese and banana bread, All New Children's Step by Step Cookbook is packed with 50 mouth-watering recipes that are easy to make, and will get kids into cooking and baking. Plus they will love eating their fresh, healthy and delicious creations!
In addition, children will learn tips and shortcuts, such as peeling ginger with a teaspoon so you don't waste any, and get to grips with cookery terms and kitchen fundamentals - all while having a great time making simple snacks, balanced meals, and sweet treats.
A fantastic first book on our Universe, this is the perfect companion for budding astronomers ages 6 and up eager to understand all about the Earth's place in space.
Discover what a star is, how the Moon looks close up, and what tools astronomers use to look at space. Nature Explorer Night Sky encourages little explorers to get outside and covers all the key objects that children will want to learn about, including meteors, comets, asteroids, the Sun, the zodiac, and the patterns we call constellations.
With exciting activities, such as how to look at the Sun safely, and plenty of fun space facts, this beautiful book is a must for children curious about the night sky.
Based on Neil Armstrong's original space manual & exclusive material from NASA, this book is all about man's first journey to walk on the moon. Fully illustrated throughout with exclusive NASA photography, it contains material such as Neil Armstrong's space menus & instructions on how to put on a spacesuit. Includes an exclusive introduction written by Helen Sherman, the first woman to visit the Mir Space Station.Capturing the excitement of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing, how it happened, why it happened, what the team discovered and what followed when the mission returned to Earth.An accessible book for children that will inspire and encourage a love of learning about science and space. Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
Great British Inventions looks at inventions that have become iconic parts of British culture and history. From the steam engine to the chocolate bar and the World Wide Web to the lawnmower and many more, this book shows the very best of British inventions and how they were discovered and achieved.
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