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  • Strange Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171262
    SGSC 8 years +
    8 years +
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    The Strange Science and Explosive Experiments series of books explores the grim, gruesome and grizzly side of science.

    Exploring the brutal elements of the body, the evil side of the ecosystem and sounds that shatter, these books are refreshing and explore a whole new ? gross, grizzly and gruesome ? side to science.

    Some of the books' observations are marvellously messy, too.
    Format: paperback
  • APXEK 7 years +
    Sally Hewitt
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Full of homework help, activities and crafts to further aid a child's learning, this title introduces the key science concept of electricity in an extremely accessible way.
  • AGKNM 5 years +
    Chris Oxlade
    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.
  • AEWNQ 5 years +
    Chris Oxlade
    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.

  • 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.
  • ARIYP 9 years +
    Ian Graham
    9 years +
    • £13.99
    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.
  • AGBLN 5 years +
    Kirsteen Robson
    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 +
    Anna Claybourne
    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.
  • APOKW 6 years +
    6 years +
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    A pocket-sized, bright and exciting introduction to many different aspects of the natural and scientific world with a wealth of fascinating information. The 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, electricity, and recycling. Safe and easy experiments help clarify explanations.
  • ARJQH 5 years +
    Megan Cooley Peterson
    5 years +
    • £11.99
    Curious readers want to know how things work. This title includes easy-to-understand text that explains how electricity travels from power plants to homes and describes the role of the community workers who make it all possible.
  • APVHB 7 years +
    Anna Claybourne
    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 +
    Louise Spilsbury
    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 +
    Kate Davies
    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 +
    Ian Graham
    9 years +
    • £7.19
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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 +
    Isabel Thomas
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    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!
  • APWHG 9 years +
    Louise Spilsbury
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Children can take a look at the world's most inventive hybrid cars in How Electric and Hybrid Cars Work.

    They can discover how a hybrid engine is structured and how its different parts work, the different types of hybrid car available, how hybrid cars provide a green alternative to gas and oil-powered cars and the revolutionary new hybrid cars that we could be driving in the future.
  • APVYE 7 years +
    Peter D. Riley
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    Straight Forward with Science offers a straightforward, but fun, approach to key science learning. Each book explores basic scientific principles and shows them in action, while simple activities and experiments bring the science to life. Electricity looks at what is electricity is, how it is generated and how it makes the world around us work, both at home and in nature. Electrical circuits, electromagnets and motors are all also explored.
  • ARGQF 7 years +
    Isabel Thomas
    7 years +
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    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!
  • ANMNN 7 years +
    Kay Barnham
    7 years +
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    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.--
  • AQBSL 7 years +
    Ade Deane-Pratt
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Combining Science and Design and Technology, this title examines the technology of the electrical gadgets we use every day. A scientific explanation with the help of annotated diagrams and illustrations is followed by examples of gadgets that make use of the technology. Gadgets and technologies examined and explained include touch screens, remote controls, DVD players and photo copiers.
  • APWAF 7 years +
    Jillian Powell
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AQCHC 7 years +
    Jack Gillett
    7 years +
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    Each title in this series addresses an environmental topic and illustrates its aspects with the help of maps. This title presents energy resources, and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography. A spread at the back of the book provides further study and comparison exercises.
  • APZAH 9 years +
    Richard Spilsbury
    9 years +
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    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.