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Books by Wendy Madgwick

  • First Science Library: Up in the Air

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIWQF
    Hardback 5 years +
    This title features 17 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out about flight and how weather works! You can test whether air weighs anything, see how the shape of a dart helps it to fly, make a parachute, and much more. Fun photographs and illustrations show youngsters carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and enjoyable. It is perfect for school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It contains guidance notes for grown-up helpers using the book to teach children at home. A full glossary explains all the scientific terms used. Does hot air rise? Can air be used to lift things? Can it keep things warm? How do wings work? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the wonders of our atmosphere. Make a miniature windmill, see bubbles of air in water, and create your own weather vane to test the wind's direction. This series introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Each book explores a different aspect of science. 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.
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  • First Science Library: Magnets & Sparks

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIWQE
    Hardback 5 years +
    This title features 16 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out how electricity and magnetism works! You can play a magnetic fishing game, make fancy patterns in iron filings, create a flashing lighthouse, 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 school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It includes safety instructions for children and guidance notes for grown-ups using this book to teach at home. What do magnets attract? How does electricity travel? Can you see a magnetic field? How does a torch work? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the different aspects of magnetism and electricity. Use magnets to move toy boats, and have a hair-raising time with static electricity. This series introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Each book in the range explores a different field of science. 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.
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  • First Science Library: Water Play

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIWQD
    Hardback 5 years +
    This title features 18 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out about rain, ice and how water works! You can make your own rain gauge, see how heat dries things out, create condensation, and much more. Fun photographs and illustrations show youngsters carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and enjoyable. A glossary at the back of the book explains all the science terms used in the main text. It is ideal for school use by 5- to 7-year-olds, and also contains guidance notes for grown-up helpers using this book to teach children at home. Are bubbles always round? How can you measure rainfall? Why do some things float? What are frost and dew? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the wonderful properties of water. Watch how water expands when it freezes and turns into ice. See the magic skin known as surface tension. This series introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Each book in the range explores a different aspect of science. Fun activities encourage children to explore and learn about the natural world, and complement the scientific points outlined in the simple introductory text.
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  • First Science Library: Animals & Plants

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIWPY
    Hardback 5 years +
    This title features 10 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out about nature and how things live! You can see how worms and snails move about, whether plants eat and drink, how frogs jump, and much more. Lively photographs and illustrations show children carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and fun. It is ideal for school use by 5- to 7-year-olds, supplementing studies on life processes in the natural world. It contains guidance notes for grown-up helpers using the book to teach children at home. What does an ant's home look like? Why do flowers smell nice? How do birds fly? All these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the amazing properties of animals and plants. Germinate seeds to find out what they need in order to grow. Turn off the lights to see which creatures like to come out at night. This series introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Each book explores a different aspect of science. 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.
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  • First Science Library: On the Move

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIUPI
    Hardback 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.
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  • First Science Library: Super Materials

    Wendy Madgwick

    Product Code: AIUPF
    Hardback 5 years +
    This title features 13 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. It is all about the amazing substances in the world! It introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. You can discover which materials are hard or soft, smooth or rough, strong or stretchy, and much more. It contains lively photographs and illustrations that show youngsters carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and enjoyable. It is perfect for home or school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It includes a full glossary that explains all the scientific terms used. Where does metal come from? How are crystals formed? Do all materials melt when you heat them? Why does sugar seem to disappear in water? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores all the super materials there are in the world. Test which substances float or sink in water, and create your own crystals. Draw an invisible picture that appears as if by magic, and transform chocolate from a solid into a liquid and back again. The enjoyable activities encourage young children to explore and learn about the world around them, and complement the scientific points outlined in the simple introductory text.
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