Get the lowdown on these sneaky, microscopic intruders, from how they infect us to how our bodies fight them off. Meet the germ detectives who have managed to track them down. And spare a thought for the zillions of other microbes who are perfectly harmless - or may even be super helpful.
Travel with mischievous cartoon guides, the Brainwaves, in this book of science through a range of mindblowing STEM topicsMeet the Brainwaves, hilarious little mischief-makers who will be your guides to a marvellous range of mindblowing science topics!
This book brings a world of teeny creatures and tiny details vividly to life. Packed with exciting facts and amazing photographs, it includes practical, hands-on activities, for those with and without a microscope at home.
This book WON'T test your mental maths or teach you countless ways to find x. It WILL show you just how fascinating maths can be. Can maths make people rich? Can formulas predict which sports teams will win more games? Can equations explain the mysteries of the universe? The short answer to all these is YES.
How can you bend water with a ruler? What makes grass green? How do machines work? What happens if you add raisins to a fizzy drink? Why don't seals freeze in icy water? Can anything stop paper clips from sinking? This book will show you how to discover the answers to these questions and more - making you think like a scientist in a few simple steps.
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths with this jam-packed collection of fun-filled experiments you can do at home. Get immersed in exciting STEM activities that will inspire every budding home scientist, technology fan, young engineer, and mathematician! Witness your very own erupting volcano blow sky high.
This enthralling children's encyclopedia answers more than 200 questions that curious kids ask about science. Why does chocolate melt? Where does wind come from? How do we know dinosaurs existed? This fully-updated, fact-packed kids' book answers all kinds of questions children have about how the world works, and some they haven't even thought of!
Do you know your Algorithms from your Brownian motion? How about your Coprolites? (That means dinosaur poo!) Discover these words and more in this illustrated STEM encyclopedia. Organised in alphabetical order and each term beautifully illustrated with humour and charm, these 100 essential concepts will fascinate scientifically minded young readers, from...
This humorous twist on the popular Q & A format takes a sideways look at all that is intriguing and fascinating about fossils. Quirky illustrations and fun text reveal the amazing answers. Discover if fossils were dragon bones, how animals turned to stone, and why a forest was petrified.
Discover an all-in-one encyclopedia that takes you on an explanatory tour of the world from your own body to outer space. Have you ever wondered how an email gets to someone on the other side of the world in just a few seconds or why it's a bad idea to stand under a tree during a thunderstorm?
Explore spectacular visual timelines that tell the story of science, from fossils to quantum physics, and discover exactly how science has changed the world - one discovery at a time. Timelines of Science takes you on an astonishing journey through history, showing how dedication, disasters, and eureka moments have brought us antibiotics, electricity,...
Discover how physics is part of our daily lives with Everyday STEM Science - Physics. Explore how physics is all around us! Learn how physics keeps a plane in the air, find out about light and dark matter, and meet the scientists who have brought physics to life, including Shohini Gose, Michael Faraday and Vera Rubin. Readers can also carry out cool...
Discover how energy is part of our daily lives with Everyday STEM Science - Energy. Energy is all around us! But where does it come from and how is it used? Explore the different types of energy, from the electromagnetic energy that keeps us connected, to the geothermal energy deep inside Earth.
We take a lot for granted about modern medicine but if you read about the grisly stuff behind the advances of medicine you couldn't help but think how lucky we are. It's fascinating often really funny and the grisly bits are unbelievable Kill or cure is a good way to describe the efforts of the early surgeons who performed operations.
This book peers through the microscope to reveal TINY unimaginable wonders. Discover bizarre minibeasts and peculiar plants, meet the millions of microbes that live around and inside you, and marvel at miniature technology. The perfect introduction to a fascinating area of science.
Reveal the hidden maths all around us! People use maths every single day in their jobs, sometimes without realising! From a football coach studying the stats to a chef making sure everyone's food is ready at the same time, the jobs and occupations at the heart of this super-creative non-fiction read will inspire all children to seek out the everyday maths...
Reveal the hidden science all around us! People use science every single day in their jobs, sometimes without realising!
Bored of biology? Crushed by chemistry? Perplexed by physics? DOES SCIENCE REALLY MATTER ANYWAY? Oh, only for... JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING!From how to stop a virus to defy gravity, and from how to predict the future to how to see the past, this book shows you where science started, why it matters now, and the jaw-dropping places it may lead us to in the future.
Help your little ones to put their worries aside following COVID-19 and Meet the Microbes! With fun, playful text by expert Dr Emily Grossman and bright, characterful illustrations help your kids to discover just how vital microbes are to life on earth. These tiny organisms - that can only be seen under a microscope - are absolutely EVERYWHERe.
Future coders will love the mix of non-fiction and activities in this educational book full of BIG ideas. Fun games and puzzles teach boys and girls about code, programming, loops, conditionals, spotting patterns and solving problems. Start a lifelong passion for STEM subjects.
Use your eyes, ears, and imagination to explore your amazing mind and sharpen your wits. Want to paint like a prodigy, experiment like a scientist, or even invent the next new technology? Put your grey matter to the brain-training test and see how you measure up to some of the greatest thinkers in history.
Part of the best-selling '...for Beginners' series that brings to life the wide world of physics. Rather than explaining details about how to do physics, this book focusses on explaining what different branches of physics are about, how we know about them, and what mysteries remain for budding physicists to uncover.
Through simple text and fun illustrations, this book makes physics approachable and easy to understand for even the smallest scientists.