Science : Science Around Us

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This title offers a hands-on approach to helping children to explore, learn and understand about the world around them. Containing a range of safe, easy-to-do experiments, it aims to stimulate children's curiousity and challenge them to find out more through their own observations and discoveries.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 215 x 240mm | 345g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations and photographs, index
  • 0753406373
  • 9780753406373

Table of contents

About this Book; Flying and Floating; Air and Water; the Weight of Air; Hot Air; the Push of the Wind; Gliding Through the Air; Planes and Helicopters; A Watery World; Floating and Sinking; A Stretchy Skin; Puddles and Clouds; Water Power; Crashing and Flashing; Thunder and Lightning; Sound Waves; Feeling Sound; Making Music; How Do You Hear? Light Waves; Look in the Mirror; How Lenses Work; How Do You See?; Light of Many Colours; Bending Light; Batteries, Bulbs and Wires; An Electric World; A First Look at Magnets; Pull and Push; the Pull of the Earth; Getting Started; Simple Circuits; An Electric Test; Three Circuit Projects; Light at Night; Magnetic Links; Making Currents; Making and Breaking; What's it Made of?; Materials All Around; Melting and Mixing; Mixing Things Together; Making Tools; Metal Magic; Useful Plastics; Flexible Fibres; Strong But Brittle; Making it Strong; Using it Again; Index; Acknowledgements
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