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Topics : Primary School Electricity Books

  • Hands-on Science: Electricity and Magnets

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: AGKBB
    Paperback 7 years +
    There are four books in the series: Electricity and Magnets, Sound and Light, Forces and Motion and Matter and Materials. Each title contains 20 tried and tested experiments. The experiments are all safe to do, use household materials, are manageable but absorbing, and offer rewarding results. Readers are told how long each experiment lasts, what materials are needed and what the results mean. Eye-catching illustrations and engaging text make this the perfect book for the budding scientist!
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  • Electricity

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AKRJL
    Paperback 9 years +
    We depend on electricity in nearly every facet of our daily lives. But what exactely is electricity, how do we generate it, and how can we use it? This book explores the phenomenon that keeps the modern world up and running.
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  • Great Car Designs 1900 - Today

    Richard Spilsbury

    Product Code: AUQAB
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover the most amazing car designs since 1900. From the Mini Cooper to the gull-wing doors of the Mercedes 300SL, this book charts the story of design that led to some amazing machines. We look at the needs that prompted their design, the designers responsible for breaking boundaries and the technology that made them possible.
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  • Incredible Robots in Space

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AYICI
    Hardback 7 years +
    This book looks at space probes and other kinds of robots used in space. Space probes have explored the planet Mars, flown to the asteroid belt and even travelled to the outer planets of our solar system, sending pictures and information back to Earth. With the help of colour photographs and real examples, readers will learn about space technology, robot astronauts, and how important robots have become to space exploration.
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  • Energy

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AKIFC
    Paperback 9 years +
    Energy comes in many forms, and we depend on it in many ways. This book explores the different forms of energy, looking at how it can be transferred and used.
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  • First Science Library: Magnets & Sparks

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIWQE
    Hardback 5 years +
    This title features 16 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out how electricity and magnetism works! You can play a magnetic fishing game, make fancy patterns in iron filings, create a flashing lighthouse, and much more. Lively photographs and illustrations show children carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and fun. A detailed glossary explains all the science terms used. It is perfect for school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It includes safety instructions for children and guidance notes for grown-ups using this book to teach at home. What do magnets attract? How does electricity travel? Can you see a magnetic field? How does a torch work? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the different aspects of magnetism and electricity. Use magnets to move toy boats, and have a hair-raising time with static electricity. This series introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Each book in the range explores a different field of science. Fun activities encourage young children to explore and learn about the world around them, and complement the scientific points outlined in the simple introductory text.
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  • Staying Safe Online

    Ben Hubbard

    Product Code: BMAZX
    Paperback 6 years +
    Are you ever overwhelmed with the amount of information online? Find out how to navigate the online world easily and safely.
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  • How Computers Work

    Ben Hubbard

    Product Code: BMAZV
    Paperback
    Ever wonder what goes on inside your computer? Take a look into how processors, networks and more are all connected.
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  • Adventures in STEAM: Computers

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BKKJK
    Hardback 7 years +
    Take a look at how computers are designed, how engineers program them and how all the data in computers is held. Find out about memory, outputs and inputs, explore amazing feats of computing such as the web, artificial intelligence and virtual reality and imagine what computers might be able to do in the future. Test your understanding with fun activities, such as writing your own program using a programming language such as Scratch.Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful new series aims to inspire children with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.
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  • Adventures in STEAM: Buildings

    Izzi Howell

    Product Code: BGPDK
    Hardback 7 years +
    Take a look at how skyscrapers were designed, how engineers make sure they stay upright and how the science of gravity means they don't fall down. Find out about scale, plans and perspective, explore interesting architecture from bridges and tunnels to cathedrals and stadiums, and admire the work of some of the world's most famous architects. Try activities such as designing your own skyscraper using marshmallows and spaghetti.Inject some fun into STEAM topics, with these lively examinations of buildings, robots, computers, vehicles, materials and space! This bright, colourful new series aims to inspire children aged 8 and up with a lifelong love of STEAM subjects.
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  • Incredible Robots in Industry

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AYICL
    Hardback 7 years +
    Unlike people, robots can do repetitive tasks perfectly every time, without getting tired or needing breaks for food or sleep! Robots have become essential in many parts of industry. This book looks at the applications of robotic technology in factories and other areas. Real-life examples of robots at work are illustrated with colour photographs and understandable explanations of the technology behind these fascinating machines.
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  • Incredible Robots in Medicine

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AYICJ
    Hardback 7 years +
    Robots such as the Da Vinci surgical robotic system are increasingly used in medicine to carry out delicate and technical surgery. This book introduces readers to cutting-edge medical technology and how it helps surgeons, doctors, pharmacists and other medical professionals. With colour photographs and real examples of robots used in hospitals today, readers will learn about the science behind these impressive machines.
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  • Alexander Graham Bell

    Emily James

    Product Code: BMADU
    Paperback 5 years +
    Explore the life and achievements of Alexander Graham Bell. Photographs, a timeline, and easy-to-read text tell the story of this famous inventor of the telephone.
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  • Great Electronic Gadget Designs 1900 - Today

    Ian Graham

    Product Code: AUVUS
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover the most amazing gadget designs since 1900. From the Japanese Tamagotchi to the iPhone, this book charts the story of design that led to some amazing games and gadgets. We look at the needs that prompted their design, the designers responsible for breaking boundaries and the technology that made them possible.
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  • Great Aircraft Designs 1900 - Today

    Richard Spilsbury

    Product Code: AUQAA
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover the most amazing aircraft designs since 1900. From the Wright brothers' Flyer to supersonic jets, this book charts the story of design that led to some amazing machines. We look at the needs that prompted their design, the designers responsible for breaking boundaries and the technology that made them possible.
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  • Experiments with Electricity

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: ARGQF
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book explores the world of electricity with engaging text, real life examples and fun, safe step-by-step experiments. This book brings the science of electricity to life, explaining the concepts then getting kids to be hands-on scientists!
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  • Nuclear Power

    Richard Spilsbury

    Product Code: APZAH
    Paperback 9 years +
    Fully updated in 2015, this book examines the debates surrounding nuclear power, an important non-renewable energy resource. It looks at why it is central to the debate about future power supplies because of its much smaller impact on global warming than fossil fuel power. Are the benefits of nuclear power outweighed by its environmental impacts? How does it compare with renewables as an economic alternative to fossil fuel power? Find out in this in Let's Discuss Nuclear Power! Let's Discuss Energy is an innovative series of books that examines the issues and changing technologies that surround the use of renewable and non-renewable resources for world power needs. An excellent study tool for children at Key Stage 2.
  • Energy

    Jillian Powell

    Product Code: APWAF
    Paperback 7 years +
    Energy looks at the ways that we create energy from many different sources, such as wind, water, fossil fuels, electricity, the Sun and food. It also explores why we need to save energy and how this is being done.
  • Thomas Edison

    Kay Barnham

    Product Code: ANMNN
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book traces the life of Thomas Edison, from his early childhood and education through his sources of inspiration and challenges faced, early successes, and the many inventions for which he is best known. A timeline at the end of the book summarizes key milestones and achievements of Edison's life.--
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  • Electricity

    Chris Oxlade

    Product Code: AGKNM
    Paperback 5 years +
    This series encourages science inquiry with an interactive, investigative, and visual approach to a wide range of core curriculum topics. The format allows students to use scientific processes such as prediction, hypothesis, and inference in answering a series of questions on important topics throughout the book.
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  • Inventions

    Chris Oxlade

    Product Code: AEWNQ
    Hardback 5 years +

    Written by Christopher Oxlade and illustrated by Peter Bull, Pop-Up Facts: Inventions takes young readers on a whistle-stop tour through some of the most inspiring inventions in human history. From the wheel to the rocket, readers will be able to discover the world's most groundbreaking inventions. The hardback book is rammed with paper novelties and fascinating facts that will enthrall readers of all ages. A truly inspiring read.

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