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From the global authority in record-breaking comes the 11th edition of the world's best-selling videogames annual. Packed with the latest records, coolest stars and the biggest games, the Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition is the go-to bible for every gaming fan. Just ask the five million readers who've made it an international sensation!
Inside you'll find amazing stats, thrilling facts, inspirational tales, lightning-quick speed-runs and dazzling photos. Read about the records behind your favourite games including Mario, Overwatch, FIFA, WWE and Rocket League, plus recap on a year of crazy Pokemon GO stories. Go behind the scenes of the world's longest-running eSports organizer. Spook yourself silly with real-life videogame mysteries. Check out the fastest videogame completions. And gaze in envy at the world's largest Zelda and Tomb Raider collections!
You'll also meet gaming heroes such as the world's oldest games YouTuber at 81, a man with a real-life cyborg arm that was inspired by Deus Ex, and the kingpin of eSports fighting games. But the videogame stars don't get much bigger than DanTDM, whose Minecraft channel has been watched nearly 10 billion times! So we're thrilled he's written a special intro just for the Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition.
Speaking of heroes...grab your cape and turn to this year's special chapter featuring superhero games. It hard to believe it's been nearly 40 years since Superman first exploded onto our consoles! So, we're celebrating with your favourite costumed crime-battlers. From Spider-Man's web-crawling to Batman's gadgetry, they're just as powerful in pixels as they are in the movies.
So, whether you want to know who scored the fastest goal in FIFA or achieved the fastest speed-run of Final Fantasy XV, or just want to see the world's biggest Game Boy, this is the book for you!
STEM Activity: Sensational Science will inspire you with super-fun activities and puzzles related to atoms, genes, gravity, acids, magnets, and more! Bite-size factoids explain the scientific theories, scientists and discoveries behind them. Complete the electrical circuits, unscramble the renewable energy sources, spot the differences in the space station, test your magnet knowledge, colour in the shapes to reveal the awesome x-ray! These are just some of the write-in activities featured in STEM Activity: Sensational Science. Also available: STEM Activity: Amazing Maths, STEM Activity: Extreme Engineering and STEM Activity: Terrific Technology
The Illustrated Multilingual Science and Technology Dictionary is one of the first English-Afrikaans-Xhosa reference resources for Intermediate Phase learners. It was compiled by people who are familiar with the needs of science and technology learners. It therefore includes curriculum entries needed in Natural Sciences and Technology Learning Areas.
The book is an easy-to-use, learner-friendly resource. To improve readability and access it has the following unique features:
One of the aims of this resource material is to develop learners' knowledge and skills so that they are able to master science, technology and related areas with ease. Although it is meant mainly for learners in the Intermediate Phase level, senior learners, educators and adults will also find it useful.
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing approaches in July, children can now experience the mind-blowing technology and trailblazing science that took humans into space and discover everything there is to know about space exploration today and in the future. Space Race is a comprehensive and richly illustrated guide to the story of space exploration, from the time of the fi rst satellites to future missions to Mars. Annotated photographic feature spreads highlight key spacecraft such as Vostok 1, the International Space Station, the Space Shuttle and the Hubble Space Telescope. Detailed step-by-step features explain the science behind each mission clearly and simply.
In addition, the book is accompanied by an augmented reality (AR) free, downloadable high-tech interactive app that lets you watch NASA videos on the page and explore 360-degree models of groundbreaking spacecraft in high defi nition. AR is easy to use and doesn’t require special equipment. The app is accessible via both Apple (iOS 9.0 minimum) and Android devices with front and back cameras (using Android 4.0 and above).
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
Thanks to the digital magic of Augmented Reality, you can trigger and explode or create chemical chaos in your own room without ruining a single thing. Download the free APP, place your tablet or smartphone near the visual trigger on the page, then hold it up to see metal explode in water or split an atom in the palm of your hand. iScience is packed with educational facts on basic scientific principles. From elements and atoms to sound waves and gravity, read up on the fascinating natural world and discover the wonders of science.
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!
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.
This workbook is suitable for use in class or for homework and is designed to complement, revise and extend the skills covered in the Oxford Information Technology for CSEC textbook or CXC Study Guide. It can also be used as a standalone support for any student studying the subject at CSEC level. The workbook provides additional practice through a series of questions, exercises and activities, giving students the opportunity to develop the skills required by the Information Technology for CSEC programme of study.
Download the free app to bring space exploration to life like no other book. See the Apollo 11 lunar module, the ISS Space Station and the Curiosity Mars rover in close-up 3D, and watch the book come to life when video clips of NASA footage play 'on the page' when viewed through your smartphone or tablet. This richly illustrated, immersive experience tells the awe-inspiring story of space exploration, looking back in time to the first satellites that were sent into orbit and forward to future missions to Mars. Photographic features highlight key spacecraft such as Vostock 1, the International Space Station, the Space Shuttle and the Hubble Space Telescope.
The second pulse-pounding original story based on the hit video game HELLO NEIGHBOR. Unwind the mystery at the heart of the game! It's been four months since Nicky Roth has seen his best friend and neighbour, Aaron Peterson. Aaron's father, a reclusive theme park designer, told the town that Aaron and his sister Mya are living with a relative far away, but Nicky can't seem to accept it. Plagued by terrifying nightmares of robotic mannequins, rotting theme parks, and a dark basement, Nicky teams up with his friends from school to find out what really happened to Aaron and Mya. Together, they start piecing together a picture more disturbing than they could have imagined. The screams coming from the neighbor's house can't be nothing, and Nicky is determined to get to the bottom of where his friends went, and what-if anything-can be done to save them. Includes black-and-white illustrations throughout.
Wanneer ’n mens na die naghemel opkyk, sien jy nie net sterre nie. Die swart leegte van die ruimte is deurspek met voorwerpe van elke denkbare vorm en grootte – van enorme brandende sterre tot piepklein stofvlekkies. Hierdie boek verken die geheimenisse van sterre en planete en ontsluit die raaisels van astronomie: die wetenskap van die buitenste ruimte.
Over 100 fun wordsearches about stars and planets, astronauts and aliens.
The second hilarious book for curious kids from the UK and Ireland's best-loved comedian, Dara O Briain! So you think everyday life is boring?! WHAT?! Hoo-ee, are you wrong! No, seriously. There's so much EXTRAORDINARY science going on right from the minute you wake up to when you go to sleep.Actually, while you're asleep, too. Science is a non-stop EVERYWHERE, everything adventure with some incredibly cool stuff going on, too. You've got your incredible brain, which has worked out how to read these words and make playing a video game feel as EXCITING as real life; you've got aeroplanes that can somehow get from the ground into the sky with all those people AND their luggage on board; you've got electricity and artificial intelligence and GPS and buses coming in threes (that's science too) and LOADS more. In Secret Science, Dara O Briain takes you on a journey from the comfort of your favourite chair to the incredible science behind your everyday life and on into the future!
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.
Find out what's inside your body and how it all works in this fascinating book, full of bright pictures and facts that grown-ups and children can talk about together. A delightful introduction to muscles and how we move, our brain and senses, eating, growing up and more. Includes links to carefully selected websites with videos and activities.
Summer, 1941. For Peter, the war is a long way away, being fought by a faceless enemy, marching across places he's never seen. Until the night it comes to him. A German plane is shot down over the woods that his Dad looked after, before he went off to fight. Peter rushes to the crash site to find something exciting to keep. But what he finds instead is someone: a young and injured German airman. The enemy. Here. And in trouble. Suddenly, helping him seems like the right thing to do ... An exciting and thought-provoking World War 2 adventure from acclaimed author Dan Smith.
Young children are full of questions about how the world works; the processes and machinations behind the scenes. Why does a light come on when you flick a switch? How can cheese from the supermarket have come out of a cow? What happens when you send a text? Where does your poo go when you flush?(!) All very good questions, and all explained-along with many more-in The Everyday Journey of Ordinary Things. With graphic, flowing illustrations and clear, colloquial chunks of text, each process is explained from its early beginnings to a satisfying conclusion. Alongside physical processes, readers are also introduced to the journeys of more abstract concepts such as information and money, as well as ecologically important processes including recycling and the water cycle. Visually arresting, informative and accessible, this is the book for every child who ever wondered, "How?"
Discover the origins of the mysterious and unique Legendary and Mythical Pokemon! This book is a must-have for Pokemon Trainers on the Go. You'll get the inside scoop on Legendary and Mythical Pokemon Kanto all the way through Alola. This updated edition of the 2016 bestseller includes the latest information about the new Alola Legendary and Mythical Pokemon,including Tapu Koko, Tapu Lele, Solgaleo, Lunala and many more.
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.
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