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Primary School Materials Books

  • Fundamental Science Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781911341970
    FNSC 5 years +
    5 years +
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    These 10 books cover everything children will be studying during their science lessons at Key Stage 1.

    With activities, experiments and ideas for investigations, they cover senses, health, everyday materials and so much more. Highly accessible, they're full of diagrams and helpful photographs to help children understand the notoriously tricky concepts.

    The books provide fascinating explanations of natural phenomena and encourage children to observe and investigate the world around them and think critically about anything scientific.

    Format: Paperback
  • AMBVJ 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AKHRT 9 years +
    9 years +
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    The world is full of materials, and they are all different. This book explores the wide range of materials we use, looking at their properties and what makes them suitable for different applications.
  • ARJGF
    • £11.99
    Engaging experiments using simple toys and everyday stuff teach curious young minds all about material and matter. Readers can take an up-close look at the different types of matter, properties of each type, and so much more. With low-level text and step-by-step photos, connecting young readers with science concepts has never been simpler!
  • AECCO 6 years +
    6 years +
    (1)
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    Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children's imagination while laying the foundation for future learning. With clear, simple language and a compelling design, Discover Science gives young readers the answers to fundamental questions about animal homes, birds, light and sound and materials.
  • APVMP 3 years +
    3 years +
    • £11.99
    The things all around us are made from materials. Some are hard, soft, shiny or rough. Why not make paper chains, build wooden towers or use materials to make different sounds? Learning through play helps children make sense of their world. The 'Play and Discover' series is perfect for developing their natural curiosity. There is lots to talk about and great ideas for creative play. Each book includes notes for parents and teachers with further activity ideas.
  • AKZEH 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This title utilizes real-size photographs to teach young learners about different materials. Instead of explaining in words alone how materials look and function, the book conveys information about scale, proportion, and use with accurately-sized photographs.
  • AQCBA 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    Amazing Science uses the extraordinary and mind-boggling facts about science to introduce children to the core topic of materials at KS1. Each spread starts with an interesting fact about materials, supported by a dramatic picture to engage the child's interest. It then seeks to explain, in simple terms, the science behind it. 'Your Turn' boxes then challenge children to look around them for similar examples, such as what materials are used for.
  • AKHKT 4 years +
    Abby Colich
    4 years +
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    This title explores what rock it, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • AKHJT 4 years +
    Abby Colich
    4 years +
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    This title explores what glass is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • AKRHK 4 years +
    Abby Colich
    4 years +
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    This title explores what metal is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • AKRHL 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This title explores what plastic is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • AKZAQ 4 years +
    4 years +
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    This title utilizes real-size photographs to teach young learners about different types of rocks and soil. Instead of explaining in words alone to explain the appearance and composition of different types of rocks and soil, the book conveys information about scale, proportion, and use with accurately-sized photographs.
  • AKZAI 4 years +
    Abby Colich
    4 years +
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    This title explores what paper is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • APYCP 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    Why do we need materials? We need them to make everything we use. What's It Made Of? shows you how materials such as wood, metal, glass and wool are used to make nearly everything around us. Lively text, bright pictures and fun puzzles will help you learn all about materials. Part of the series Now You Know Science - 6 titles that cover fun science topics.
  • AQCIR 5 years +
    5 years +
    • £7.99
    This colourful book introduces young childre to rocks and soil. Looks at topics such as what's inside the Earth, igneous and sedimentary rocks, types of rock, rocks and minerals, life in the soil, types of soil, soil layers and erosion. Includes a quiz, a step-by-step recipe to make chocolate igneous rocks. Free downloadable worksheets available.
  • ADNKR 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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!
  • AKGTX
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    This is an engaging and entertaining reference guide about crystals and gems - perfect for younger readers. From the rarest crystal to more common gems Eyewitness Crystal & Gem explores the many stunning crystals, profiling how they formed, where to find them and follows their path to being set in jewellery. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book more engaging and educational for your child.
  • 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.
  • AJKNZ 5 years +
    5 years +
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    This title features all new activity collection with the ultimate blend of facts and fun. With Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks and Minerals, learning has never been this fun! Engaging reference notes guide you through activities, while fun challenges and interesting puzzles are designed to inspire creativity. It is packed with puzzles, games, doodles and over 500 stickers to accompany amazing facts and information. Dig up the Earth's hidden wonders, whether it's ancient rocks, glittering gems, or ancient ruins. From pharaohs and gemstones, to diamonds and golds there's something to interest everyone. You can design your own crown, match the gemstones and find out who has the most treasure. The combination of fun activities and educational information will help improve your child's social, emotional, cognitive, and language skills - and they'll have fun while doing it! Uncover your very own buried treasure with Ultimate Factivity Collection Rocks and Minerals.
  • ARKCY
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    Each book in this series focuses on a type of simple mechanism and examines how it is used to make different toys work. This book examines ramps and wedges, and uses simple language and labeled photographs to explain the scientific principles behind their use.
  • ARKJM
    Abby Colich
    • £11.99
    Metal explores what metal is, where it comes from, how it's made, what its properties are, and what it is used for.
  • ARKJT
    • £11.99
    This amazing book utilizes real-size photographs to teach young learners about different materials. Instead of explaining in words alone how materials look and function, this book conveys information about scale, proportion, and use with accurately-sized photographs. Simple, levelled text helps readers access this information and build vocabulary.
  • AEUSI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Where do our clothes come from? What's the link between gorillas and mobile phones? Does chocolate grow on trees? Answering these questions and many more, How We Make Stuff is an engaging exploration of the way we use Earth's natural resources. Featuring pop-ups, pull-tabs and booklets, it is an interactive extravaganza! The first title in the series, How The World Works, won the prestigious Royal Society Young People's Book Prize.