Electricity Books for Kids
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.
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.
OTDE 7 years +7 years +
The Discovery Express is arriving at your destination... all aboard!
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It's 1937 and a professor on the verge of an important discovery has disappeared. Can your children solve the clues and track down this missing scientist? Along the way, they'll learn about the history of transport, meet incredible engineers and even unveil the design of the world's first jet engine.
With plenty of flaps to lift and graphic novel-style illustrations, this adventure will spark the imagination of aspiring scientists and engineers! It also provides an enticing introduction to the history of transport.
AHQ2 6 years +6 years +
This accessible science book explains how electricity gets from power stations into your home and how this charges up so many devices.
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It also looks at the role of the community workers who make this all possible. It's a brilliant book for budding scientists.
AGKNM 5 years +5 years +
This series encourages science inquiry with an interactive, investigative, and visual approach to a wide range of core curriculum topics. The format allows students to use scientific processes such as prediction, hypothesis, and inference in answering a series of questions on important topics throughout the book.
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AUVUS 7 years +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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APVHB 7 years +7 years +
Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From electricity to sound and from light to forces, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles. Electric Shocks and Other Energy Evils offers a look at currents, switches, batteries, lightning and much more.
AQCHC 7 years +7 years +
Each title in this series addresses an environmental topic and illustrates its aspects with the help of maps. This title presents energy resources, and explains key ideas, concepts and vocabulary. Twelve spreads each introduce an area of the world, including a map locating relevant sites, graphs offering comparative data and photography. A spread at the back of the book provides further study and comparison exercises.
APZAH 9 years +9 years +
Fully updated in 2015, this book examines the debates surrounding nuclear power, an important non-renewable energy resource. It looks at why it is central to the debate about future power supplies because of its much smaller impact on global warming than fossil fuel power. Are the benefits of nuclear power outweighed by its environmental impacts? How does it compare with renewables as an economic alternative to fossil fuel power? Find out in this in Let's Discuss Nuclear Power! Let's Discuss Energy is an innovative series of books that examines the issues and changing technologies that surround the use of renewable and non-renewable resources for world power needs. An excellent study tool for children at Key Stage 2.
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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