Primary School Forces & Motion Books
SGSC 8 years +8 years +
The Strange Science and Explosive Experiments series of books explores the grim, gruesome and grizzly side of science.
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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.
STMK 8 years +8 years +
STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - has become a very important concept for children to study and learn from while they're at school. This collection of six books covers each subject (as well as art) and is packed with activities to help children learn in a fun and interactive fashion.
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From how pumps and hinges work to the differences between renewable and non-renewable energy, these books are packed with clear and easy-to-understand facts. There are also practical, hands-on activities to help children learn about the likes of coding and motors.
Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these books are sure to inspire children to learn and discover more about the world around them and perhaps inspire them to come up with their own inventions.
BACB 7 years +7 years +
Learn all about the world of microbiology with this fun and fascinating guide to bacteria, viruses, germs and microbes.
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It explains how all of these organisms (among the most important ones on Earth) keep our world running and how they're so important that without them we wouldn't have bread or cheese.
It's packed with real-life examples of how bacteria works and introduces children to the big world of tiny science. It has photography, kooky cartoon characters and fun facts that are disgusting but deeply fascinating.
SSQD 5 years +5 years +
Robert Winston and the Science Squad are here to provide your children with an engaging and fact-packed introduction to all the STEAM subjects: science, technology, engineering, art and maths.
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Brightly illustrated with zany characters, this book breaks down scientific elements into accessible and understandable chunks and explains everything from how robots work to what a food chain is and how lungs help us breathe.
Covering living things, the human body, space, physics, geography, maths, engineering and chemistry, this book will help would-be scientists learn how the world works.
EPT2 7 years +7 years +
Readers aged 9 and over will love these exciting experiments devised by Professor Robert Winston, presenter of the popular television series The Human Body.
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Science Experiments has projects for all abilities, from creating balloon rockets and glow-in-the dark jelly to making a metal detector. Clear step-by-step instructions and well-written text make this book a treat to dip into.
IWDR 5 years +5 years +
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.
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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?'
ITAA 5 years +5 years +
This collection of 16 fact-filled books looks at a huge range of fascinating topics including the natural world, the animal kingdom, science vehicles and transport.
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Each book is packed with facts and stats and comes with eight collectable cards to tear out and keep. Free extra content such as downloadable audio to accompany the books is available by logging into a special URL disclosed in the books.
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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AMBVJ 7 years +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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APVXS 7 years +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.
BGPDJ 7 years +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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BGPDK 7 years +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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BKKJL 7 years +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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BKKJK 7 years +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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BLOSK 7 years +7 years +
Discover the skills it takes to become a scientist in DK's new science book for kids with science presenter and comedian Steve Mould. Being a scientist isn't just about wearing a lab coat and performing science experiments in test tubes. It's about looking at the world and trying to figure out how it works. As well as simple science experiments for kids to try, How to Be a Scientist will teach them how to think like a scientist and ask questions including: why doesn't pineapple jelly set, how do you grow your own crystals, and how does a black and white image turn to colour?For every scientific concept the child learns they will be encouraged to find new ways to test it further. Fun questions, science games, and real-life scenarios make science relevant to children. In How to be a Scientist the emphasis is on inspiring kids, which means less time spent in stuffy labs and more time in the real world!
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AUGZI 5 years +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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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!
AGKAZ 7 years +7 years +
There are four books in the series: Electricity and Magnets, Sound and Light, Forces and Motion and Matter and Materials. Each title contains 20 tried and tested experiments. The experiments are all safe to do, use household materials, are manageable but absorbing, and offer rewarding results. Readers are told how long each experiment lasts, what materials are needed and what the results mean. Eye-catching illustrations and engaging text make this the perfect book for the budding scientist!
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APYCI 7 years +7 years +
Ben are his friends are enjoying snowboarding but noisy snowmobiles trigger an avalanche. Amelie is hurt. Can the children get off the mountain safely? How will their use their knowledge of forces and other science to survive? Science has never been more exciting with this attention-grabbing approach which delivers true scietific learning through an action-packed story and spectacular graphic illustrations. The science is the story is backed up through simple experiments that readers can try for themselves.
ARJLU 6 years +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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AGBLN 5 years +5 years +
A brightly illustrated introduction to science which supports teaching in primary schools. Designed for use at home and in school, and perfect for parents who want to find our more about what their children are being taught. Includes a section on 'what is science?' as well information about living things, materials, forces, light, sound and electriciy, space, and scientific investigations.
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AIUPI 5 years +5 years +
This title features 15 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out about things that go - including you! You can test the power of gravity, make a pulley, construct your own water wheel, 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 home or school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It includes safety instructions for children and guidance notes for grown-ups. Why is ice slippery? What are gears? How do running shoes help you to sprint faster? How do you keep your balance? What is wind power? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the different aspects of forces and movement. Use pulling and pushing power to move toy trucks, make a lever, and use sandpaper to demonstrate friction. This book introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. 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.
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 forces.
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.
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