The study of the composition, structure, properties and change of matter.
Great advances in human history have often rested on and prompted progress in chemistry. The exploitation of fire, the development of pigments, and the discovery that metals could be smelted and worked laid the foundations of civilization. The search for better tools and weapons drove metallurgy, and th ...Show more
As one of the most recognizable images in science, the periodic table is ingrained in our culture. First drawn up in 1869 by Dmitri Mendeleev, its 118 elements make up not only everything on our planet but also everything in the entire universe. The Periodic Table looks at the fascinating story and surp ...Show more
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 a ...Show more
The natural world is a fascinating subject for children, with water being no exception. Children recognise the importance of water, though they may not be aware of the many different ways it impacts upon their lives. Here is a collection of amazing facts that will be sure to develop a sense of wonder in ...Show more
Category: Earth Science
The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it i ...Show more
Simple explanations of complex ideas for your future genius Written by an expert, Organic Chemistry for Babies is a colorfully simple introduction to the structure of organic, carbon-containing compounds and materials. Babies (and grownups ) be one step ahead of pre-med students. Co-written by Cara Flo ...Show more
Category: Chemistry | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
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Susan Akass lets you in on some scientific secrets, showing you how to wow and dazzle all of your friends and teachers! The first chapter, Kitchen Chemistry, will teach you how to create some gooey gloop and how to make liquids change colour! It's like magic! The second chapter, Fantastic Physics, will ...Show more
This title contains real-life application of science topics affecting our everyday world. These books use headlines from the media to capture interest and provide the answer for 'why study this?' The topics reinforce core science through the everyday application of concepts such as plate tectonics and f ...Show more
Discover the secrets of chemistry, and learn about the properties of matter and the ways in which they interact, combine and change. "Chemistry" is a compelling guide to a community of characters who make up everything around us.
More than 300 experiments are broken down into 32 chapters. The first seven chapters focus on the physics of the natural world. In the next eight chapters, kids learn about science using everyday foods. Seven chapters after that relate to time, followed by seven chapters that explain some puzzling ideas ...Show more
This is a fantastic new science book, explaining chemistry in an informal, fun and informative way. Written in a conversational style, this book offers children an approachable source of information on key subjects such as the periodic table, atom structure and radiation. Chemistry is brought home to th ...Show more