Primary School Electricity Books

  • AUQAA 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AUQAB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AUVUS 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AYICD 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Robots are used for all kinds of underwater tasks. They can map the ocean floor, test water quality, and even explore shipwrecks. This book looks at the amazing science and engineering behind underwater robots. It includes real world examples and colour photographs that help readers learn about the technology behind these amazing machines.
  • AYICI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AYICJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AYICL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AUGZI 5 years +
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    5 years +
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    DKfindout! Science teaches kids everything they would want to know about the exciting world of science. With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more! For any child that can't get enough science, DKfindout! Science is packed with fun facts, quizzes, amazing photography and key curriculum text introducing all the key topics for age 6+ readers covering everything from light and electricity, to animals and parts of the body. You can discover how to make a rainbow and all about the states of matter. DKfindout! Science will spark the imagination of children while providing inspiration for science fair projects.
  • AGKNM 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • BGPDJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Take a look at how a robotic arm is designed, how engineers are devising examples that can be controlled by the human brain just like a real arm, and how the science of electronics allows the robot to interpret electrical signals and move in response. Find out about sensors, code and programming, explore fascinating robots from drones and space rovers to medical robots, and meet some of the world's most famous robots. Try activities such as designing your own rescue robot to squeeze into small spaces.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.
  • BGPDK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • BKKJL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Take a look at how aeroplanes are designed, how they take off and how engineers make sure they stay up in the sky. Find out about cars, trains, boats and helicopters, explore remarkable vehicles from self-driving cars to maglev trains and space rovers, and admire some of the world's most iconic cars. Test your understanding with fun projects such as making your own mini-maglev from plastic bricks and magnets.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.
  • BKKJK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AEWNQ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.

  • AIWQE 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • APONA 6 years +
    6 years +
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    This is a pocket-sized, bright and exciting introduction to many different aspects of the scientific world. Simple text and detailed, colourful illustrations combine to help answer children's questions about the world around them. It includes information on human biology, geology, natural science, weather, magnetism and astronomy, and much more. Safe and easy experiments help illustrate key topics.
  • AGBLN 5 years +
    5 years +
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    A brightly illustrated introduction to science which supports teaching in primary schools. Designed for use at home and in school, and perfect for parents who want to find our more about what their children are being taught. Includes a section on 'what is science?' as well information about living things, materials, forces, light, sound and electriciy, space, and scientific investigations.
  • APNSO 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Told for children who are growing in reading confidence, this is the electrifying story of one of the modern world's most valuable inventions.

    The Shocking Story of Electricity provides an exploration of the fascinating story of electricity - from the earliest experiments to the gadgets and gizmos of the modern world.
  • APVHB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From electricity to sound and from light to forces, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles. Electric Shocks and Other Energy Evils offers a look at currents, switches, batteries, lightning and much more.
  • AKRJL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    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.
  • AGSQC 7 years +
    7 years +
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    This is a lively, informative guide that shows what physics is, how it works and why it is vital to everyday life. It covers the main topics including forces, electricity, magnetism and astronomy - all illustrated with humorous drawings, cartoons and diagrams. It includes simple experiments and internet links to recommended websites to find out more.
  • ARJKL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Each book in this series follows a packet of energy along a journey. Each stage of the journey is described in a short chapter, and we learn what alternative paths the energy might have taken along the way. This book shows how the energy in falling water is turned into energy to power an electric car. It explains how hydroelectric power stations work, the science of electricity, how cars are made and how they use electricity, and how electric cars work. The topics covered are illustrated with experiments, amazing facts and scientific discoveries.
  • AGKBB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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!
  • ARIZI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Explore 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!