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 +
    • £6.99
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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
  • When Disaster Strikes Collection - 4 Books - Collection - 9781912108831
    WHDS 8 years +
    8 years +
    (1)
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    • Just £1.25 per book
    This collection focuses on natural phenomenons including fires, floods, volcanoes, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and tsunamis.

    These accessible books explain the science behind these disasters and the destruction they tend to leave behind. Using modern-day case studies, they focus on geological and geographical causes, the changing patterns and also explain the environmental effects of them.

    They also look at the human interest side of things and reveal the latest technology being used to provide warnings of impending disasters.
  • Physical & Human Geography Collection - 8 Books - Collection - 9781912502547
    PAHG 9 years +
    9 years +
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Explore planet Earth's most impressive natural processes with this fact-filled collection and discover how these shape our world.

    With clear illustrations and informative text, each book provides an intriguing insight into natural disasters by looking in detail at their causes and effects.

    Ranging from volcanoes and earthquakes to landslides and avalanches, young science-obsessed readers will be able to examine our planet's most destructive geographical events and answer important questions surrounding each process.
    Format: paperback
  • ITBT 9 years +
    9 years +
    (1)
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    All the electricity powering the internet weighs the same as an apricot; the world's biggest truck could carry 90 elephants; and the average person walks up to a distance of more than 64,000 miles in their lifetime.
    DK's It Can't Be True 2 is full of facts that are strange but true - and many of them are backed up by awe-inspiring visual comparisons.

    Mind-boggling from start to finish, this fascinating non-fiction book reveals how all of the world's continents can fit into the pacific ocean; the world's trees could fill North and South America; and a hippo's mouth can open wide enough to swallow a car whole.

    Ideal for those who prefer non-fiction, this is a book that will delight adults just as much as children with its jaw-dropping visuals and incredible facts.
  • AYHZW 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against the threat of animal extinction and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why destroying habitats, pollution, overfishing, overhunting, 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.
  • AYHZX 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against the threat of climate change and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why greenhouse and methane contribute to climate change and how this affects our planet. But solutions such as cutting emissions, using alternative energy sources and even charging transportation shows that science is fighting back.
  • BGLDR 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of natural disaster, from hurricanes to tornadoes and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why, how and when these natural disasters happen. It then explores how scientists are working at planning ahead for these events, how we can detect them earlier and what we can do to protect ourselves from the damage they cause to us, our homes and our environment.
  • BGLDU 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Discover how scientists are fighting back against a possible energy crisis and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at why an energy crisis might happen - from the depletion of fossil fuels through to the crisis of a polluted planet due to overuse of certain energy sources. The book also looks at what scientists are doing to educate people and find alternatives way that science can fight back.
  • 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 +
    • £8.39
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    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 +
    • £13.89
    • 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 +
    • £13.89
    • 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.
  • ATPGC 7 years +
    7 years +
    • £5.59
    • RRP £6.99
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    This fascinating book is a great introduction to the topic of earthquakes and volcanoes.

    Where do they occur? Why do they happen? What effects do they have? These and many more questions are answered, explained and illustrated in this introduction to the forces of nature. With endless facts and figures, this engaging book offers hours of reading pleasure and will help with schoolwork or projects.