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Subjects : Primary School Science Books

  • How to Be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering

    DK

    Product Code: BTIYC
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Little scientists will understand science in seconds with this essential homework-helping guide. Learn about everything from molecules and magnetism to rockets and radio waves and find out how a hot-air balloon rises, how erosion flattens mountains, how light waves zip through space, and how the human eye sees colours! With STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects ever more important in today's technological world, How to be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering is the perfect book to inspire and educate inquisitive young minds and prepare them for the future. This is the perfect homework guide for parents and their children, with all core curriculum areas of science included. Cool illustrations show the appliance of science in the real world: see how microchips, tractors, and suspension bridges work. Hands-on projects feature fun experiments to try at home or school: try polishing old coins in vinegar, or make an erupting volcano with baking soda.
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  • Women in Science

    Rachel Ignotofsky

    Product Code: AXHIZ
    Hardback 7 years +
    A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and modern worlds. The book also contains fascinating infographics and an illustrated scientific glossary. The extraordinary women profiled include well-known figures like the physicist and chemist Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists and beyond ...
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  • 365 Science Activities

    Product Code: APNBA
    Other 5 years +
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    Explore science in a fun new way, with a different activity or experiment for every day of the year. Hands-on science to fascinate children, with often surprising results. Will inspire the scientists of the future. Further resources are available online via the Usborne Quicklinks website.
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  • Space: A Children's Encyclopedia

    Product Code: AANAW
    Hardback 9 years +
    This title offers everything you ever wanted to know about space. Take your child on a journey to space and beyond, they'll learn what space is and take a whirl around the sun, moon and stars. Packed with out-of-this-world pictures from space, kids will explore our universe as never before. Exclusive interviews, eyewitness accounts, incredible facts and more will teach them everything they need to know. It's an incredible look at the universe in which we live - perfect for space enthusiasts and budding astronomers.
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  • Encyclopedia of Animals

    Dorling Kindersley

    Product Code: AAJAV
    Paperback 7 years +
    Discover the magical world of animals, from Aardvark through to Zebra. Love animals? Come on a journey through the alphabet and find out all about the 2 million species on Earth. Discover why some birds fly, but others don't. Get close to creep crawlies you never knew existed, from meat eaters (yikes) to ones with lots of legs! Or meet the tiny things you can't see, but live closer to you than you might ever imagine! This work includes six sections on each major animal group including mammals, reptiles, creepy crawlies, birds, amphibians and fish. Stunning up-close photography reveals how all kinds of animals and plants live together. It includes fully cross-referenced topics, perfect for homework or projects.
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  • Noisy Jungle

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAHIV
    Board 3 years +

    A fantastic gift for preschool children, Noisy Jungle by Sam Taplin will fascinate little ones with its easy-to-press buttons that emit all the sounds of the jungle. Of the usual high quality that you would expect from Usborne, this board book is wonderfully colourful, featuring lovely illustrations from Lee Wildish that will help children to learn about the animals of the jungle.

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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.
    • £11.19
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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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  • A First Book of Nature

    Nicola Davies

    Product Code: AJLIF
    Paperback 5 years +
    This is an exquisite book that evokes a child's first experience of nature. From beachcombing to stargazing, from watching squirrels, ducks and worms to making berry crumble or a winter bird feast, this is a remarkable book - part poetry, part scrapbook of recipes, facts and fragments - and a glorious reminder that the natural world is on our doorstep waiting to be discovered. Mark Hearld's pictures beautifully reproduce the colours of the seasons on woodfree paper, and Nicola Davies' lyrical words capture the simple loveliness that is everywhere, if only we can look. It is the winner of the English 4-11 Award. It is exquisitely illustrated by a top contemporary illustrator and written by an award-winning non-fiction writer. It encourages children to go outdoors to explore and enjoy the natural world.
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  • Amazing Giant Dinosaurs

    Product Code: AEPFD
    Hardback 5 years +
    Open the flaps and see dinosaurs leap off the page. Enter the land of the giants, with this stunning collection of the biggest, most frightening dinosaurs that ever stalked the Earth. A positively Jurassic introduction to dinosaurs and their world - see Tyrannosaurus striding through the rainforest, Corythosaurus reaching up to feed from tree tops, and Suchomimus wading through swamp lands. Turn to the fun and colourful fact pages to find out lots of fascinating dino snippets - which animal did Pentaceratops most resemble, what did Corythosaurus sound like, did Tyrannosaurus have any enemies, and lots, lots more.
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  • Noisy Zoo

    Sam Taplin

    Product Code: AAHIW
    Board 3 years +

    Usborne's Noisy Zoo by Sam Taplin is a riot of hooting, roaring and cawing, thanks to fun noisy buttons for your little one to press. With colourful and appealing illustrations and lots of exciting noisy button to press, Noisy Zoo is ideal for engaging the attention of busy toddlers. It also features picture tabs that allow scenes to be located quickly and easily. Lots of fun!

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  • Muscles and Movement

    Izzi Howell

    Product Code: BKPTG
    Hardback 5 years +
    Learn all about animal and human movements and muscles and their similarities and differences. From muscles, bones and exoskeletons to running, jumping swimming and flying, explore how humans and animals move and use their muscles.The Human Body, Animal Bodies series looks at the features and function of the human body in isolation and also in comparison to those of different animals, looking at similarities and differences. The end of each book will look at sorting the featured creatures into their animal groups, using the classification information learnt throughout. Perfect for readers aged 5 and up.
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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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  • Wilderness

    Hannah Pang

    Product Code: AUNWQ
    Other 5 years +
    From ants to whales and orang-utans to octopuses, get the lowdown on amazing animals from around the world. Including a range of habitats and packed with facts, flaps and interactive elements, Wilderness will open up the animal kingdom to every curious explorer.
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  • In Focus

    Libby Walden

    Product Code: AUIFX
    Hardback 7 years +
    Ten illustrators place ten subjects under the microscope to uncover what lies beneath the surface...From famous landmarks to fruit and veg and from the natural world to everyday inventions, In Focus investigates a fresh perspective by looking at 101 wonders of the world from the outside, in.
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  • Tyrannosaurus Rex and its Relatives

    Product Code: ARJUP
    Hardback 6 years +
    Tyrannosaurus rex and its relatives were fearsome meat eaters and deadly predators. Their strong teeth and jaws could crush bone. Bold images, colourful maps, and interesting facts take readers back to a time when these mighty carnivores walked the earth.
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  • Ankylosaurus and Other Armored Dinosaurs

    Product Code: ARJUL
    Hardback 6 years +
    Ankylosaurus and other armored dinosaurs were the tanks of the prehistoric world. Sharp spikes and rock-hard plates protected these plant eaters from dangerous predators. Bold images, colourful maps, and interesting facts take readers back to a time when armored dinosaurs walked the earth.
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  • Pigs

    Sheri Doyle

    Product Code: ARJUK
    Hardback 5 years +
    Snort and grunt. Roll in mud. Pigs are at home on the farm.
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  • Horses

    Sheri Doyle

    Product Code: ARJUJ
    Hardback 5 years +
    Whinny and neigh. Gallop and trot. Horses are at home on the farm.
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  • Science vs The Energy Crisis

    Nick Hunter

    Product Code: ARJSS
    Hardback 10 years +
    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against a possible energy crisis and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why an energy crisis might happen - from the depletion of fossil fuels through to the crisis of a polluted planet due to the overuse of certain energy sources. There is also discussion of what scientists are doing to educate people and find alternative ways that science can fight back.
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  • Science vs Natural Disasters

    Angela Royston

    Product Code: ARJSR
    Hardback 10 years +
    This fascinating book looks at how scientists are fighting back against the threat of natural disaster and explores the incredible weapons they are deploying.

    It allows readers to discover why, how and when these natural disasters happen, and discusses how scientists are working at planning ahead for these events. Readers will learn how these scientists can detect them earlier and what we can do to protect ourselves from the damage they cause.
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  • Science vs Crime

    Angela Royston

    Product Code: ARJSP
    Hardback 10 years +
    This book enables you to discover how scientists are fighting back against the threat of crime, from murder to theft, and explore the incredible weapons they are deploying. The book looks at crime scene evidence, from fingerprints to DNA samples, and explains why these leave the police and scientists important clues. It then explores how the police use this science, along with technology such as CCTV and crime databases, to track down the criminal.
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  • Science vs Climate Change

    Nick Hunter

    Product Code: ARJSO
    Hardback 10 years +
    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.
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