Electricity Books for Kids
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.
DKFD 7 years +7 years +
From the experts at DK, these 10 books offer incredible facts about everything from dinosaurs to outer space.
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Brightly presented with plenty of images and photographs, these are perfect for dipping in and out of and the bite-sized facts are sure to delight your children. Other topics covered include the Stone Age (a key curriculum title), science, the solar system and animals.
As well as the facts that will help children learn about the subjects and assist them in their school work, there are also fun ones that they will love to recall and tell to everyone they meet.
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.
YWWL 7 years +7 years +
With colourful and witty illustrations throughout, the 12 books in this collection will help children understand what life would be like without toilets (ewww!); gravity (fun and floaty?); and the internet (gasp, horror!).
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There's also a book that shows what life would be like without books... horrible, we're sure you will agree. Perfect for budding historians, these books tell the fascinating and world-changing stories of technological innovations, professions and natural phenomena that most of us take for granted.
The artwork makes them wonderfully accessible and there are also explanatory diagrams to showcase the scientific and historical developments.
AQBSL 7 years +7 years +
Combining Science and Design and Technology, this title examines the technology of the electrical gadgets we use every day. A scientific explanation with the help of annotated diagrams and illustrations is followed by examples of gadgets that make use of the technology. Gadgets and technologies examined and explained include touch screens, remote controls, DVD players and photo copiers.
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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AGKBB 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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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.
APVYE 7 years +7 years +
Straight Forward with Science offers a straightforward, but fun, approach to key science learning. Each book explores basic scientific principles and shows them in action, while simple activities and experiments bring the science to life. Electricity looks at what is electricity is, how it is generated and how it makes the world around us work, both at home and in nature. Electrical circuits, electromagnets and motors are all also explored.
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.