The study of the composition, structure, properties and change of matter.
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 ...Show more
Ages 9 to 12 years. Most of the materials around us contain blends of more than one substance. These are mixtures and solutions. Seawater, for example, is a solution of salt and water.
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
This book is suitable for readers of ages 10-14. From its origins in China through to the development of major medieval cities as centres of its production, silk has for centuries been highly valued and considered among the most important of trade goods. Vibrant photographs and text also tell how silk i ...Show more
This book is suitable for readers of ages 10-14. Coffee beans are the second most valuable commodity traded in the world. Young readers will be fascinated to learn how this popular product is grown, harvested, processed, and sold. Find out where coffee plants originated from and how coffee was spread ar ...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.
Children will be excited to learn that you can change materials into something else by mixing two together or by separating the pieces of one material. This colorful new book helps explain this concept in a simple way for kids using illustrated examples, such as mixing paint to create new colors and dra ...Show more
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
The definitive visual catalogue of the building blocks of the universe. Looking at the periodic table can be a bit daunting... how can you possibly remember what 118 different elements do? The Periodic Table takes a new approach to this important science topic by offering a fully visual guide to the e ...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
This fact-filled book is the perfect guide to all 118 elements in the periodic table, the ingredients that make up our world. Packed with stunning new photography, Eyewitness Periodic Tablebegins with a concise history of chemistry, scientific pioneers, and the creation of the first periodic table, then ...Show more