Materials

Materials

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"KFYK" is a highly visual, accessible and inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite science subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning full-colour photographs."KFYK Materials" answers the fundamental questions about the matter and materials that make up the physical world: What are rocks made of? Where do plastics come from? Why can I see through glass? Here, readers are introduced to the most common natural and manufactured materials and shown why some are soft, others runny, some stretchy, and others which snap.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 194 x 255 x 5mm | 1,000g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • photographs & artwork
  • 0753411725
  • 9780753411728
  • 2,122,573

Table of contents

6 What are materials?; 8 Liquids and solids; 10 Floating and sinking; 12 Stretchy and bendy; 14 Rocky world; 16 Building blocks; 18 Clay and ceramics; 20 Using glass; 22 Mighty metals; 24 Mixing metals; 26 Wonderful wood; 28 Woodwork; 30 Paper; 32 Natural fabrics; 34 Synthetic fabrics; 36 Making plastics; 38 Plastics around us; 40 Recycling; 42 Projects; 48 Index.show more

About Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford lives in Manchester, UK. He is an award-winning author who has written hundreds of articles and over 80 books, including Football: The Ultimate Guide to the Beautiful Game for Kingfisher, which has been published in over 20 languages.show more

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"'Highly visual and inspirational for young readers.' Teaching & Learning 'This is a coherent, lucid series... pure gold.' The Observer"show more

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