The incomparable Bill Bryson travels through time and space to introduce us to the world, the universe and everything in this groundbreaking book, the best selling popular science book of the 21st century.
Get a taste for scientific discovery with this exciting collection of experiments! Use easy-to-find materials to set up your own investigations, practise observing phenomena, record data and apply what you have learnt to new situations.
Smart Starter activities change “extra” moments in a classroom into teachable moments They are designed to take short amounts of time. However, Smart Starters are NOT short on substance. The Smart Starters in this book are packed full of important skills to practise and polish or to reinforce and extend.
Turn rubbish into invention and sharpen your engineering eye with these 10 hands-on engineering projects. Using recycled and easy-to-find materials, engineer your own motor car, catapult, glider and other completely functional machines. Explore amazing scientific concepts, such as potential, kinetic and electrical energy; principles of flight; weights and balances; pulleys and levers; laws of motion; and more.
The fun-packed, mind-boggling, illustrated story of human evolution * How did human beings evolve? * How did life on Earth begin? * What are fossils? * What are genes? * Why do creatures become extinct?
Fascinating Science Projects to Challenge and Extend Students Independent Science Challenges are stand-alone, long-term, in-depth, open-ended science research projects designed to challenge and extend students.