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Topics : Primary School Forces & Motion Books

We have books based on force and motion for all KS1 and KS2 lessons. They explain these scientific concepts in an appealing and accessible way.

  • Curious Pearl, Science Girl Collection - 8 Books

    Product Code: CPRL
    Collection 6 years +
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    Curious Pearl is seriously into science! In a series that defies stereotypes, Pearl is a strong female character who wants to introduce everyone to the important STEM topics.

    Each book has an easy-to-follow narrative style that will help enhance a child's understanding of the topic discussed as Pearl learns all about science topics through play e.g. forces and motion while playing football.

    These books cover the concepts of matter, seasons, migration, light and more in great detail - and are sure to help inspire your little scientist to make their own discoveries.
    Format: paperback
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  • I Wonder Why Collection - 20 Books

    Product Code: IWDR
    Collection 5 years +
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    Inquisitive children will love this set of 20 fact-filled books which explore a variety of topics ranging from pirates and planes to penguins and pyramids.

    Written in a child-friendly and conversational style, these books are educational in an amusing and imaginative way and are sure to delight readers who want to know more about the world around them.

    Among the intriguing questions they provide answers to are 'why does the wind blow?', 'why does soap make bubbles?' and 'why did the Romans wear togas?'
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  • Forces

    Abbie Dunne

    Product Code: AFQ2
    Hardback 5 years +
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    Learn all about the concept of forces with this bright and engaging science book. It's packed with simple activities to help children learn more and is targeted at those scientists who are just starting to read independently.
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  • Usborne First Encyclopedia of Science

    Rachel Firth

    Product Code: AAYZW
    Hardback 5 years +
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    This is an excellent reference for school projects. All major topics are explored. It includes free downloadable pictures. Why do things float? What happens to the food you eat? Find out the answers to these and many more questions in this lively book that introduces young readers to the wonders of science. It comes with simple text, amazing photographs and illustrations, fun science activities and exciting recommended Web sites.
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  • 101 Great Science Experiments

    Product Code: AMBVJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Make science fun with 101 amazing step-by-step science experiments for kids that are safe and easy to do at home. Be the next Albert Einstein with these cool science experiments for kids and discover how to bend light, weigh air and even make a rainbow! 101 Great Science Experiments is bursting with fun experiments for you to try out at home revealing the secrets of science through practical and exciting projects. Find out how to use everyday objects to discover the principles of science. With 101 science experiments for kids inside covering topics such as colour, magnets, senses, electricity and much more you'll be discovering the laws of science before your eyes. See sound, build a buzzer and even make an underwater volcano! Each science project is explained simply and clearly plus specially commissioned photography shows how each project should look making the experiments clear and easy-to-follow for kids.
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  • Science

    DK

    Product Code: AUGZI
    Paperback 5 years +
    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.
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  • Forces and Magnets

    Peter Riley

    Product Code: APVXS
    Paperback 7 years +
    Find out all about the science in the world around us with Moving Up with Science. Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2, each title explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments. Moving Up With Science: Forces and Magnets takes you on a journey of scientific discovery. Find out how we use forces everyday; which force pulls objects down holes and why Earth acts like a huge magnet. Explore which materials are magnetic and discover how to test them.
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  • Forces

    Mary Colson

    Product Code: BMAYQ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Forces move everything around us. This book explores the science of forces such as friction and gravity in a fascinating and fun way. Innovative flowcharts, colourful photographs and fact boxes bring these abstract concepts to life. Readers will find out how the moon affects tides on Earth, how magnetic forces act on matter throughout the universe and many more amazing facts about forces in this informative book.
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  • Light

    Mary Colson

    Product Code: BMAYP
    Paperback 7 years +
    Light is an amazing thing. It is essential to life on Earth, but how is it made? This book looks at the science of light in a fun, informative way. Informative flowcharts, bright photographs and fact boxes help to explain how light is created and how fast it travels. Readers will find out how the human eye works and how some animals can even see in the dark!
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  • Magnetism

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: BMUAK
    Paperback 7 years +
    Magnets are all around us, but how do they work? This book explores the concept of magnetism, showing readers how magnetic force affects both our planet and everyday lives. Informative flowcharts bring the science of magnetism to life with bright colours and fact boxes. Readers will find out about magnetic materials, how magnets are used in motors, and much more.
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  • Great Electronic Gadget Designs 1900 - Today

    Ian Graham

    Product Code: AUVUS
    Paperback 7 years +
    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.
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  • First Science Library: Magnets & Sparks

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIWQE
    Hardback 5 years +
    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.
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  • Building Bridges

    Tammy Enz

    Product Code: BMCYN
    Paperback 7 years +
    Uses engaging nonfiction text and hands-on projects to help young readers explore real-life bridge engineering projects, including the science behind how these structures are planned and built.
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  • Electricity

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: BMAYO
    Paperback 7 years +
    Modern living wouldn't be possible without electricity. This book looks at how electricity travels, how it is stored in batteries, and how power plants produce the electricity we need to light our homes, schools and businesses. Flowcharts with bright photographs and fascinating fact boxes help explain the concepts of electricity.
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  • Balance Beam

    Heather E. Schwartz

    Product Code: BLZWN
    Paperback 9 years +
    Leaps, turns and handsprings are hard enough, but when you add a beam, difficulty is maximized. Learn the best tips and tricks to conquering the balance beam.
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  • Vaulting

    Tracy Nelson Maurer

    Product Code: BLZWM
    Paperback 9 years +
    Vaulting takes a lot more than just a run and jump onto a springboard. It requires preparation, practice and understanding of this unique event. A gymnast who dedicates her time and effort could one day see her name next to the greats. Are you ready to give it your all on the vault?
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  • Sound

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: BMUAL
    Paperback 7 years +
    Sound surrounds us all the time, but what is it and why is it so important in our everyday lives? This book explains in a fun, innovative way how sound is made, how it travels and how we hear and interpret it. Flowcharts, colourful photos and fact boxes help bring the science of sound to life.
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  • Adventures in STEAM: Vehicles

    Georgia Amson-Bradshaw

    Product Code: BKKJL
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
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  • Adventures in STEAM: Computers

    Claudia Martin

    Product Code: BKKJK
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
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  • Adventures in STEAM: Buildings

    Izzi Howell

    Product Code: BGPDK
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
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  • Adventures in STEAM: Robots

    Izzi Howell

    Product Code: BGPDJ
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
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  • Incredible Robots in Industry

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AYICL
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
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  • Incredible Robots in Medicine

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AYICJ
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
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  • Incredible Robots Underwater

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AYICD
    Hardback 7 years +
    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.
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