A book jam-packed with eight creative activities to make beautiful objects from recycled everyday materials, each requiring just three simple steps and including variations that offer ideas for additional projects.
A wicked way to get started in the weird and wonderful world of electricity! Have some inspired electrical fun with these simple experiments using all kinds of household equipment. Set up a cool circuit using salty water and kitchen towel. Use pencils to create circuits.Make a home-made battery that really works. Fascinate your friends with a...
This children's book explores the innermost workings of some extraordinary buildings and machines. From helicopters to submarines, skyscrapers to coal mines, open up a fascinating world packed with unique and detailed cutaway drawings. Whether it's a Spanish galleon or a medieval castle, each cross-section slice or exploded view reveals what's going on...
Find out about the incredible invention of the flying machine, discover how people have spread the word throughout history and learn all about the solar system! Explore outer space and discover amazing inventions in this fascinating collection of five Read with Oxford non-fiction texts, ideal for children who are beginning to read independently.
Lift the flaps to reveal the mechanics and engineering of amazing bridges, towers and tunnels including the Channel Tunnel, the Burj Khalifa, Golden Gate Bridge and more. With detailed illustrations and links to websites to see views from the top of the Shard and CN tower, travel through tunnels and see the enormous machines used to create them.
Do you have a love for computers? Are you the person your parents go to when they can't work something out on their devices? Then computer programming might just be the career path for you! Learn the basics from a real-life expert and get some hands-on experience. The world of computer programming is at your fingertips.
Ever wonder what goes on inside your computer? Take a look into how processors, networks and more are all connected.
From huge industrial robots to robotic arms in space, our world is filled with robots. Give readers an up-close look at the history of robots, robot competitions, and how robots work. Fact boxes and full-colour images of robots in action will engage young robot enthusiasts.
Have you always been fascinated with robots? Do you want to know how to build one yourself? Learn the basics from a real-life expert and get some hands-on experience. The world of robotics engineering is at your fingertips.
An introductory primer for kids focusing on the “T” portion of “STEAM”: the ever-changing area of Technology. With original Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci as inspiration, this fascinating new volume in the Little Leonardo series introduces kids to the wonders of technology and the people who create it. Learn how nine fields of technology are present in...
An introductory primer for kids focusing on the “E” portion of “STEAM” : engineering. With original Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci as inspiration, this exciting new volume in the Little Leonardo series introduces kids to many of the different types of engineering they can aspire to.
This exciting children's book of things to make and do is full of arts and crafts and facts about school subjects. Covering everything from the Solar System to Ancient Egypt, you'll never be stuck for an activity, craft, or project idea again. With clear step-by-step instructions and photos, children will learn about a subject interactively.
Kids get an up-close look at all kinds of cool robots, from humanoids to drones, and discover how robots use AI (Artificial Intelligence). With amazing images and mind-blowing facts DKfindout! Robots will satisfy any child who is eager to learn - and keep them coming back for more!Find out why and how robots are made, how they help humans and what they...
This playful preschool activity book will unleash your child's curiosity and creativity as they play their way through amazing STEM projects. Perfect for kids ages 3-6, this early learning children's book will excite little ones by revealing the everyday ways they can be an engineer.
Create amazing videos and animations to upload to YouTube and share with your friends!Dreaming of becoming the next Youtube sensation? Just love creating videos? Need to create a video journal for school? Discover the video-making process from script to screen, with tips and tricks to produce your own exciting projects at home.
From mechanical automata to modern-day androids and animal robots, this children's book for ages 9-11 covers artificial intelligence (AI) throughout history. Robotics is experiencing an explosion - with more than 45 million robots estimated to be in operation by 2019.
Shortlisted for the Primary Teacher Update Award 2018Learn as you do in this hands-on engineering book for kids with Carol Vorderman. Being an engineer isn't just about wearing a hard hat and looking important while holding a clipboard! It's about looking at the world and trying to figure out how it works.
Learn to design and code games using Scratch, inspired by the Star Wars™ universe! Star Wars Coding Projects is a step-by-step visual guide to designing and coding in Scratch. The setting is as big as your imagination. Your favoriteStar Wars characters will guide you through fun projects, animations, and games as you learn how to create and code.
Valorie Fisher takes infographics to a new level with bright, colorful visuals that are perfect for young, inquisitive minds. Her eye-catching mix of photographs and illustrations compels readers to dive in and explore how things work -- from paper airplanes to straws, crayons to kites, pencils to boats.
Discover how engineers solve problems in this innovative activity book, filled with inventions to brainstorm, puzzles to solve and objects to design. Create an earthquake detector, design a moon base and lots more, all using only the book and your pencil case. Includes downloadable templates and links to websites with more engineering experiments.
Did you know there's a single spot on your brain that recognizes numbers? Or that the first computer bugs were actual insects and that most of the internet is under water? This fascinating book is filled with 100 fascinating facts, bright, infographic illustrations, a glossary and index and links to specially selected websites to find out more.
Engineering helps shape the world around us, from the houses and cities we live in, to the way we travel, and even the sound of the music we listen to. Lift the flaps in this fascinating book to discover how engineering works and the many things engineers do. Includes internet links to find out more.
Make science accessible with this essential series that will capture children's imagination while laying the foundation for future learning. With age-appropriate language and an eye-catching design, Discover Science gives young readers the answers to fundamental questions about the human body, animals, planet Earth, the Solar System and much more.