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Topics : Primary School Forces & Motion Books

  • 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.
  • 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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  • Great Car Designs 1900 - Today

    Richard Spilsbury

    Product Code: AUQAB
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover the most amazing car designs since 1900. From the Mini Cooper to the gull-wing doors of the Mercedes 300SL, this book charts the story of design that led to some amazing machines. 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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  • Forces and Movement

    Carol Ballard

    Product Code: AQCGB
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover what forces do, and how they affect us. Learn about gravity, friction and pressure, and how to measure different forces. The topic of forces and movement is approached in a simple and clear way. The concepts are complemented by new artwork and specially-commissioned photography featuring children. Each step-by-step experiment has been tried in the classroom and is illustrated with photography which encourages children's understanding. Each book is bright, colourful and simple in its design.
  • Exploring Science: What is Flight?: Birds * Planes * Kites * Balloons

    Peter Mellett

    Product Code: AJLER
    Hardback 7 years +
    This title comes with 18 easy-to-do experiments and 240 exciting pictures. You can uncover the flight techniques of insects, birds and other flying creatures. You can explore the science that humans have developed to enable them to fly. You can find out how a jumbo jet carrying 500 passengers can stay in the air, and how a hummingbird can hover over a flower with pinpoint precision. Exciting experiments and inside-view diagrams explain the mechanics of drag, lift and thrust. Dramatic photographs and expert text capture the power and mystery of flight. It is an ideal reference source, for use at home or at school. You can follow the history of flying, from the first (disastrous) human attempts to soar like birds, to the creation of a supersonic airliner that flies faster than a bullet. You can explore the techniques of nature's most skilled flyers - from the prehistoric pterosaur to the long-distance albatross. You can share the excitement of the first human flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright, and the challenge of flying a round-the-world hot-air balloon. Step-by-step experiments and projects - including making a balloon jet, a kite and a rocket - will help you to understand how flight works.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Incredible Robots in Space

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: AYICI
    Hardback 7 years +
    This book looks at space probes and other kinds of robots used in space. Space probes have explored the planet Mars, flown to the asteroid belt and even travelled to the outer planets of our solar system, sending pictures and information back to Earth. With the help of colour photographs and real examples, readers will learn about space technology, robot astronauts, and how important robots have become to space exploration.
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  • Experiments in Forces and Motion with Toys and Everyday Stuff

    Emily Sohn

    Product Code: ARJGD
    Hardback
    Engaging experiments using simple toys and everyday stuff teach curious young minds all about forces and motion. Readers can take an up-close look at how gravity works, what centripetal force is, how mass and motion are related, and so much more. With low-level text and step-by-step photos, connecting young readers with science concepts has never been simpler!
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Great Aircraft Designs 1900 - Today

    Richard Spilsbury

    Product Code: AUQAA
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover the most amazing aircraft designs since 1900. From the Wright brothers' Flyer to supersonic jets, this book charts the story of design that led to some amazing machines. 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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  • Super Cool Forces and Motion Activities with Max Axiom

    Agnieszka Biskup

    Product Code: ARJLU
    Paperback 6 years +
    From catapults to balloon cars to soda rockets, Super Scientist Max Axiom makes hands on science experiments super cool! From the secret files of Axiom Laboratories comes a collection of kid friendly forces and motion experiments and activities. With clear step by step, photo illustrated instructions, these projects will not only teach core curriculum science concepts, but also amaze aspiring young scientists.
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  • Experiments with Magnets

    Isabel Thomas

    Product Code: ARJDB
    Hardback
    Read and Experiment is an engaging series that uses fun experiments to introduce children to analytical thinking, scientific concepts and experimental procedures. Through fun, carefully designed experiments, it encourages children to get hands-on with science, asking questions and seeking their own answers by following the illustrated step-by-step instructions. The title gets them familiar with the science of magnets.
  • Ride That Rollercoaster

    Louise Spilsbury

    Product Code: ARJCB
    Hardback
    How does a rollercoaster work? Why don't I fly off a scrambler or octopus ride? How do bumper cars work? Covering lots of different rides, including traditional, more tame rides such as rollercoasters, helter-skelters and bumper cars, to more white-knuckle screamers such as scramblers, loop-the-loops, gondolas and corkscrews, Race that Bike! takes a fun look at forces in an amusement park. While learning about forces you will find that you also find out the answers to many questions that you have asked yourself about how amusement park rides work, and more. This Feel the Force series shows how forces and motion work in the world around us, in a set of high-interest situations. Each book includes three simple activities or investigations for readers to try. Overlays over large photos, plus diagrams, show how forces are acting in a given situation. Topics covered in the series include basic pushes, pulls and friction, air resistance, gravity, mass, weight and springs.
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