Primary School Environment Books

  • GWIW 7 years +
    7 years +
    (2)
    • £3.99
    • RRP £7.99
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    Young adventurers can embrace the great outdoors by following the tips in this pocket-sized adventure book from the National Trust.

    It tells them what to pack, how to build a shelter, how to craft tools and even how they can get drinking water from wee! With plenty of wit, this book also offers instructions on what not to do - from avoiding poisonous mushrooms to starting forest fires.

    It has advice on tracking animals, ideas for fun games to play in the woods and a handy chapter on first aid.
  • GWOR 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
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    Learn what to pack, how to build your own raft and how to spot river animals and wildlife with this pocked-sized adventure guide from the experts at The National Trust.

    Also revealing how to catch a fish, this book is packed with fun games to play on and around a river and provides essential tips on staying safe. It also tells children what they should do if an emergency was to occur.
  • Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164137 - Pat Jacobs
    WLDW 7 years +
    7 years +
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    • Just £1.17 per book
    Have your children ever asked you why birds have feathers or why fish have gills? This collection of six science books will give them all the answers they need, while also providing an overview of the wonderful diversity of the natural world.

    Covering birds, fish, insects, mammals, plants and reptiles, each book explores the key characteristics of each species and looks at how their characteristics have evolved over time. This is all backed by easy-to-follow text, 3D artwork and eye-catching photographs.

    Perfect for nature lovers, all of these books are closely linked to the new National Science Curriculum and will boost understanding of wildlife classification and evolution.
    Format: paperback
  • ARIZP
    • £13.89
    • RRP £13.99
    How do we end up eating plastic bags? What is 'e-waste'? How do we recycle plastics? This book discusses recycling in a world that has an increasing amount of waste, looking at how effective we are globally at recycling and highlighting issues such as the dangers of recycling toxic or hazardous waste, the potential of 'blackwater' treatment and the use of new building materials that are sustainable, such as guadua bamboo.
  • ARJKV 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    What turns a flood event into a flood disaster? What can be done to protect crops from pests and fire? How do scientists detect likely tornado formation inside a thunderstorm? This book discusses natural disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, floods and droughts and looks into how scientists use their technology to try and protect people from them, such as seismology to detect earthquakes and sensors on buoys at sea to detect water pressure changes in the lookout for tsunamis, and whether these measures that are taken are effective or proactive enough.
  • ARJKX 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Is burning coal still harmful today? What is fracking? What do we do when fossil fuels run out? This book looks at the potentially harmful implications on the state of our planet from the use of fossil fuels, discussing in depth the various techniques of fossil fuel extraction such as longwall mining for coal, the major effects of oil leaks and spills on the ocean and the reason for the heated debate about fracking. The book also looks at alternative energy sources such as biofuels, hydroelectric power and even a new type of rocket fuel.
  • AQCJF 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Who makes the technology we use every day in school and at home? What are the working conditions like for people who form part of the supply chain for the world's technology industry? This book looks at the impact our use of technology has on our lives and on the environment and asks how we can improve our lives and those of others with the things we buy.
  • AKIFC 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    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.
  • 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.
  • APVPT 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £12.99
    This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and fair trade context, featuring information on both good and bad working environments around the world, and highlighting the work of Fairtrade and similar organisations. Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by the people who produce and assemble our furniture, and shows how fair trade projects are helping them.
  • ARJSO 10 years +
    10 years +
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    • RRP £13.99
    This title enables you to discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of climate change and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why things such as the greenhouse and methane effects contribute to climate change and how this affects our planet. It then explores how solutions such as cutting emissions, using alternative energy sources and even changing transportation shows that science is fighting back.
  • ARJSS 10 years +
    10 years +
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    • RRP £13.99
    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against a possible energy crisis and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why an energy crisis might happen - from the depletion of fossil fuels through to the crisis of a polluted planet due to the overuse of certain energy sources. There is also discussion of what scientists are doing to educate people and find alternative ways that science can fight back.
  • ARJSN 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £13.89
    • RRP £13.99
    This title enables you to discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of animal extinction and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why destroying habitats, pollution, overfishing and over hunting, and climate change all affect the lives of animals. But solutions such as protecting and restoring habitats and cutting pollution show that science is fighting back.
  • ARJSR 10 years +
    10 years +
    • £13.99
    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against the threat of natural disaster and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why, how and when these natural disasters happen, and discusses how scientists are working at planning ahead for these events. Readers will learn how these scientists can detect them earlier and what we can do to protect ourselves from the damage they cause.
  • AQCKS 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    This book looks at the causes and effects of the overfishing of the oceans and asks what will happen to people, animals and the environment if the rapid depletion of fish stocks continues. It imagines scenarios at varying stages in the future and examines whether and how disaster can be averted.
  • ARJKW 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    How do we end up eating plastic bags? What is 'e-waste'? How do we recycle plastics? This book discusses recycling in a world that has an increasing amount of waste, looking at how effective we are globally at recycling and highlighting issues such as the dangers of recycling toxic or hazardous waste, the potential of 'blackwater' treatment and the use of new building materials that are sustainable, such as guadua bamboo.
  • AQCKJ 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    This book looks at the effects of global warming and asks what will happen to people, animals and the environment if the Earth's thick masses of ice melt. It imagines scenarios at varying stages in the future and examines whether and how disaster can be averted.
  • BMADP 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Overturned cars. Destroyed houses. Snapped power lines. The powerful winds of a tornado can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how tornadoes form and learn about some of history's worst twisters.
  • BLZYW 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Dangerous winds. Torrential rains. Toppled trees. The roaring winds and sheets of rain brought on by a hurricane can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how these swirling storms form and learn about some of history's worst hurricanes.
  • BMAZY 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Dangerous landslides. Collapsed buildings. Blazing fires. The violent shaking of earthquakes can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how these catastrophes form and learn about some of history's worst earthquakes.
  • BMAZZ 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.89
    • RRP £8.99
    Hazardous sinkholes. Major mudslides. Uprooted trees. The heavy rains during a flood can cause a devastating amount of damage in a short time. Get an up-close look at how these disasters form and learn about some of history's worst floods.
  • AQCKY 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £8.99
    From algae producing oil and driverless cars to tsunami-proof towns and farmer-bots, welcome to how our environment may look in the near future! Find out all about the mind-blowing science and technology that could soon be part of everyday life for us. Ideal for helping students consolidate their knowledge of Science at Key Stage 2 and 3. Read all about how today's scientists are making amazing discoveries and developing extraordinary new materials and technologies in the Future Science Now! series. Each title delves into the world of labs and experiments in order to find out which exciting inventions and out-of-this-world gadgets could change the way we live.
  • AQCHC 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    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.
  • APWGK 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £12.99
    Planet Under Pressure examines the growing issue of the world's expanding population. It looks at where in the world population growth may be out of control, what governments and scientists are doing to help curb growth and what the future long-term implications for the planet could be if we cannot control human birth rates. Expert opinions about overpopulation are offered, along with the solutions science may hold. Is our planet's population out of control? What is the future of the global economy? Are we playing God with genetic modification? How secure is the global positioning system and who is tracking you? In Ask the Experts discover some of the most topical issues facing people today and read expert opinions on each subject. Once you have 'asked the experts', become an expert yourself and use the knowledge you have learned to make up your own mind about our future. An investigative series for children aged 9+.