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Primary School Environment Books

  • Wildlife Wonders Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164137 - Pat Jacobs
    WLDW 7 years +
    Pat Jacobs
    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
  • The World in Infographics Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781526300034
    WINF 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £11.99
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    • Just £1.20 per book
    You may be wondering what infographics are... well, they're a brilliantly visual way to present bite-sized scientific facts in style. Using icons, pictograms and graphics, infographics make complex information accessible to all kinds of readers.

    In this 10-book collection, your children can learn all about the science behind the planet Earth, explore space and learn about the world's most impressive machines and vehicles. With facts presented in a way that mimics the media, these books are perfect children who are fascinated by facts.

    Other subjects children can explore throughout the collection include countries, technology, the human world, the natural world and sport.
    Format: paperback
  • Strange Science Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781912171262
    SGSC 8 years +
    8 years +
    • £7.99
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    • Just £1.33 per book
    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
  • The Animal Box Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241329856
    ANLB 7 years +
    7 years +
    (1)
    • £14.99
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    • Just £1.50 per book
    Covering living things ranging from invertebrates, fungi and plants to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals, this 10-book collection from DK will delight young nature lovers.

    These books are bursting with full-colour photographs of their subjects and easy-to-follow explanations about what each one is and their traits. There are even double-page photographs that highlight the species in their natural habitats.

    Related species are shown in proportion across the page that show children their varying sizes.
    Format: hardback
  • APPAD 7 years +
    Susan Meredith
    7 years +
    • £9.89
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    An informative guide to one of the hottest subjects around at the moment; mankind's effects on the planet and how we can reverse them. Written in a conversational style, this book is an approachable source of information on key subjects such climate change, recycling, energy sources and the small differences we can all make to save our planet.
  • AQCJG 7 years +
    Katie Dicker
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    Where does the food we eat come from? What are the working conditions like for people who form part of the supply chain for the world's food industry? This book looks at the impact our food choices have on our lives and on the environment - both in terms of what we eat and the food we waste. It asks how we can improve our lives and those of others with the things we buy.
  • AOYCR 7 years +
    Susan Meredith
    7 years +
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    An informative guide to the 'hows' and 'whys' of recycling. Written in a conversational style, this book offers children an approachable source of information on key subjects such as what materials can and cannot be recycled and why, how to make a compost heap and why it is essential to recycle.
  • APVJA 7 years +
    Jillian Powell
    7 years +
    • £8.99
    This series takes readers on the journey a material takes when it is recycled, tracing its step-by-step route from when we finish with it, through the recycling process, to the new, recycled product. What Happens When We Recycle: Glass explains how glass is made and looks at the very many ways in which we use it. It then explores how it is collected, broken down and recycled and what new products are made with it. The book also includes tips on what readers can do to help recycle glass.
  • ARIZP
    Catherine Chambers
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    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.
  • ARJKY 9 years +
    Catherine Chambers
    9 years +
    • £8.89
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    Car, train, ship or aeroplane - which form of transport is most harmful to the atmosphere? What do farming techniques such as agrochemicals do? What is 'acid rain' and what are effects of it? This book takes a look at the impact that our modern world is having on our surrounding environment, from our use of fossil fuels and our increase in global food production and building work, to the rise in our transport production. Discover what steps scientists and engineers, and even ordinary people, are taking to develop sustainable solutions to these problems, from replastering festivals to buildings bound together using horse hair!
  • ARKIV 5 years +
    Richard Spilsbury
    5 years +
    • £12.89
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    This book introduces readers to a range of endangered animals found in South America. Readers learn basic facts about each animal, and also why the animal's habitat is threatened. The book also considers what people can do to help, both at an international level and at the level of the readers themselves. Habitat maps, fact boxes, labels, and captions all combine to aid understanding.
  • ARJKV 9 years +
    Catherine Chambers
    9 years +
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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 +
    Catherine Chambers
    9 years +
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    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 +
    Mary Colson
    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 +
    Louise Spilsbury
    9 years +
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    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 +
    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.
  • APVPT 7 years +
    Helen Greathead
    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 +
    Nick Hunter
    10 years +
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    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 +
    Nick Hunter
    10 years +
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    You can 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.
  • ARJSN 10 years +
    Nick Hunter
    10 years +
    • £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 +
    Angela Royston
    10 years +
    • £13.99
    This title enable discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of natural disaster, from hurricanes to tornadoes and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. This 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.
  • AQCKS 7 years +
    Angela Royston
    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 +
    Catherine Chambers
    9 years +
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    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 +
    Angela Royston
    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.