"We need more beautifully illustrated and involving non-fiction like this. Wade and Castrillon introduce nanoscience with perfect clarity and inviting pictures." - The Sunday Times"Beautiful ... plunges deep into the world of atoms, materials and the applications of nanoscience, with accessible text and richly shaded pictures."
Oxford Children's Maths and Science Words is the perfect introduction to science and maths words for young children starting school. With over 600 first maths and science words explained clearly with colourful illustrations and simple definitions, this book makes learning new words easy and fun.
Join a cast of entertaining bugs as they explore maths through everyday examples, from handling numbers and times tables to weighing ingredients and telling the time. Fun puzzles allow readers to practise what they've learned.
Highly illustrated flap book that explores and explains the theory of Evolution. Where did life come from? Why do animals look the way they do? How did it all happen? Find out about the incredible story of evolution, from the very first life to the amazing variety of plants and animals on Earth today. With lots of flaps to lift and a gentle, narrative style.
Meet the people who changed the world of science and technology, biology, chemistry, and physics!Read the stories of the brainiest people who ever lived and the scientific discoveries they made. Each page illustrated a famous scientist's life and what made their contribution to this fascinating field so important. Scientists is an exciting book perfect...
Introduces children to advanced topics by using simple text and delightful illustrations.
Why does popcorn pop? What makes you hiccup? Why do zebras have stripes? The answers to these and many other brain-teasing questions can be found in this fact-packed book. Set out in a Q&A format, this engaging full-colour book introduces scientific topics with accuracy, humour and fun.
Our lives have been taken over by a tiny virus we can't even see. But what IS a virus? How do viruses spread? Why should everyone keep washing their hands? How does a vaccine work? And what can we do to STAY WELL? Lift the flaps to find out.
Join popular television presenter Johnny Ball as he explores the history of maths and measuring and shows why it is still a magical way to find out how everything works today. All about Maths helps make maths magically simple, from pi, the amazing number that unlocks the secret of circles and spheres, to perfect proportions
HORRIBLE SCIENCE: DANGEROUS DISEASES coughs up all the disgusting details of the squelchiest sicknesses that mankind has suffered through. From the cruel common cold to shocking smallpox, see what happens when your body is attacked by germs!
Explore the microscopic world of bacteria, viruses and other microbes with this fascinating lift-the-flap book. Discover how germs spread, how the immune system works, the amazing vaccines and antibiotics humans have created, and much more. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites for activities and videos and up to date information about...
Have you ever wondered what makes electricity? Or what's inside an atom? Or how high the Moon really is? Or what light is made of and why you need it? The Science Squad provides all the answers in this colourful, fact-packed and informative book, explaining more than 100 key STEAM concepts in a clear way that will appeal to children aged five and above.
What is forensic science and how is it used to solve a crime? Explore the fascinating, and sometimes gory, world of forensics, where science helps crack the case. How do you know if a red stain is blood or ketchup, or whose blood it is? Can computers really recognize your face in a crowd? Why are fingerprints so important in an investigation?
This book introduces children ages 7-9 to the amazing science of DNA, genetics, and what makes you you. It's inside every living plant and animal, from the tiniest seed to the person standing next to you, but how much do you know about DNA? This book gives children an in-depth look at DNA and its role in all living things--from why we have...
With more than 30 activities and crafts that children can play their way through, this kids' book takes the fear away from maths. Children will find out that being a mathematician isn't just about scrawling numbers on a dusty chalkboard - it is part of our everyday lives!
Marvel at the mind-boggling world of atoms and molecules - the building blocks of EVERYTHING everywhere (including you). Lift over 90 flaps to learn about atoms, molecules, compounds and electrons, and chemical reactions and explore the Periodic Table. With links to specially selected websites for activities and videos.
Invent ways to reuse a plastic bag, design your own robot, discover accidental inventions and lots more in this exciting write-in activity book, filled with inventions to brainstorm, puzzles to solve and objects to design. Includes downloadable templates and links to specially selected websites to find out more about famous inventions.
Think like a mathematician by scribbling your way through this jam-packed activity book, full of maths puzzles to solve, codes to crack and patterns to draw. Activities include inventing your own currency, designing symmetrical shapes and creating maths magic tricks. Includes links to websites with even more maths facts and activities.
Why is your elbow called your funny bone? How could you escape the grip of a crocodile's jaw? Which animal can breathe through its bottom? And how do these things all link together? This brilliant book by the science expert Dr Emily Grossman will have eyebrows raised and jaws dropping as it uncovers the amazing scientific explanations behind all sorts of...
Key maths vocabulary and concepts for young children are simply explained in this friendly and informative reference book. Clear, accessible pictures and diagrams support this first introduction to numbers, calculating, measuring, geometry, and data-collecting, making basic maths skills easier to understand.