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Encouraging and Educational Box Sets for Young Learners. A complete Guide to fantastic Dinosaurs for children containing reference books, guides, sticker books, jigsaw puzzles and novelty toys.
Can one person-you-really make a difference? The answer is YES, you just need to know how. In this interactive guide, you'll learn which of your actions make a positive impact on the environment, as well as those that have negative consequences. Find out precisely how your carbon footprint (measured in CO2) changes when you: Take shorter showers...
Examine the fascinating body of a Triceratops, one layer at a time, with See Inside the Dinosaur. The innovative and interactive 3-D format allows kids to discover the inner workings of a dinosaur's body with a transparent model that includes removable bones and organs. The detailed text and full-color illustrations in the 48-page book provide r...
Learn physics, chemistry and biology in your own backyard! At-home science provides an environment of freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. It's simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of amazing science experiments in your own backyard. Science can be found all around in nature. Outdoor Scie...
From asteroids to auroras and moons to the Milky Way, this jam-packed encyclopedia contains everything you need to know about space! Perfect for budding astronauts aged 8 and up.
Following the successful pattern of The Story of Maths, The Story of Physics, and The Story of Philosophy, The Story of Psychology traces the development of psychology from its origins as a branch of philosophy to the present day, when it is a discipline in its own right, closely allied with neurology and physiology. Taking in aspects of religio...
Beautifully illustrated in full color, this book traces the strands of thought in Western philosophy from the ancient Greeks to the present day. The main body of text runs through the key questions in philosophy explored over the past 2,500 years. Within each question, approaches are considered in chronological order, showing how each philosophe...
Long ago, the earliest human civilizations discovered the strange and fascinating quality of particular numbers and wove them into their superstitions and religions. Numbers have entranced people ever since. This book tells the story of mankind through mathematics from cave dwelling to modern life--
The importance of the end in view prompted me to undertake all this work, which seemed to me destined to bring about a revolution in physics and chemistry.' Antoine Lavoisier, 1773 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...
The Story of Biology will trace the development of biology from its origins in myths invented to explain the wonders and perils of the natural world, through the first attempts at empirical investigation, to the highly structured and technical discipline it has become today. The book will focus on the personalities, studies and theories that hav...
See the Solar System like never before!
The Planets is an awe-inspiring and informative journey through the Solar System, with all-new 3D globes and models built using the latest data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency that can be viewed from any angle and layer by layer.
You can even move in for a closer look with 3D t...
Explaining the what, where and how of the human body, this book is the insider guide to your insides! 'The Human Body is Awesome' is packed full of 101 eye-opening and extraordinary facts about the human body that kids will love to discover and share.
15-Minute Scientist takes a look at some fascinating and topical questions in science. Ranging across biology, physics, astronomy, chemistry, and geology. 15-Minute Scientist asks questions that are serious, and questions that are quirky, some that will have an impact on how you live now, and some that will change how you view the world and the ...
The 15-Minute Psychologist introduces the reader to universal aspects of psychology that affect our day-to-day lives and relationships and offers insight into many of life's dilemmas. Written in a style that's amusing and easy to understand, The 15-Minute Psychologist lets you in on the secrets of your own and other people's minds and helps you ...
The 15-Minute Philosopher introduces the reader to the main ideas of philosophy, showing how the subject has a clear practical purpose vital to our day-to-day lives and thinking. The subjects discussed here have been chosen to show that philosophy is by no means arid and academic, but rather that it's useful, fun, and necessary in getting to gri...
Mathematics underlies all areas of life, whether it's working out how much interest to charge on a loan or solving world hunger. The 15-minute mathematician explores some of the questions that have preoccupied the world's great minds for centuries.
Part of the Arcturus series, Ideas to Save Your Life, The 15-Minute Einstein takes a look at the Einstein's theories and how they impacted the world he lived in and beyond. A fun and fascinating introduction explaining the importance of this incredible theoretical physicist.
Have you ever built a lava lamp, baked cookies in a solar oven, or taken DNA from strawberries?: No? Then dig out your lab coat and dive into Supercool Science Experiments! This book is brimming with over 100 exciting and easy-to-follow experiments that young scientists can perform at home. Covering a range of curriculum topics, from sound and f...
Presents unusual scientific facts on such topics as human muscles, cars, bees, wood frogs, and jellyfish
What is the endocrine system? How does blood travel around the body? What makes arms and legs move? This book shows how the body works and what lies under the skin. It explains how our senses work, what holds our bodies together and how we produce the energy we neeed to move and grow. Hang up the giant-sized poster to see the Human Body, and get...
Hold on to your lab goggles and get ready for Science Experiments to Blow Your Mind!
From microwave soap monsters to make-your-own lava lamps, this book is bursting with brilliant experiments that will teach you everything you need to know about the appliance of science.
All of the projects can easily be performed at home, and clea...
A mind-blowing adventure into the world of optical illusions, this fascinating kit is a terrific way to get children excited about the brain and neuroscience. "Scientriffic: Optical Illusions" introduces amazing facts and astonishing examples of how the brain works with the sense of sight to create phenomena like blind spots, filling in the blan...
A seminal historical work that has never been out of print, this title containts the text of the sixth edition - the last edition published during Darwin's lifetime and the last to include his own amendments.
Learn about magnetism with a magnet maze, discover how tall you are using your own feet, and find out about color mixing with jelly! Jam-packed with fun and exciting experiments, which can easily be performed at home, this book is the perfect introduction to science for inquisitive readers age 5 and up. The book attempts to reinforce school lear...
Ever since man first raised his eyes heavenwards, we have been fascinated with the skies, stars and what might lie beyond. Unlocking the mysteries of the universe was a preoccupation of astronomers such as Ptolemy, Galileo and Copernicus. Some of these early thinkers risked their lives and reputations by suggesting shockingly that God and the Ea...
Hold on to your lab goggles! From a homemade lava lamp to a potato-powered battery, this book ... with fantastic experiments to impress your friends and bring science to life. The fun projects have easy-to-follow instructions, and clear explanations of why each one works. Science has never been so much fun!
This is an exciting, beautifully illustrated and accessible guide to psychology.
After a brief, but illuminating introduction there are eight chapters titled: 'The Ghost in the Machine: What and Where is the Mind?'; 'A Body of Evidence:Measuring the Mind'; 'Mind and Method: How and Why Do We Think?'; 'How Do We Know: Is Knowledge Innate or Ac...
What is reality? How do we know what exists? What is the nature of truth? How can we live a good life? For 2,500 years, questions such as these have been pondered by philosophers from Parmenides and Plato to Dennett and Derrida. Each great thinker has influenced subsequent generations and philosophical theory has evolved and diversified. Should ...
Written in the 1850s by a young doctor, Henry Gray, Gray's Anatomy was the most comprehensive and accessible anatomy of its time. This beautifully produced slipcased volume contains the historic text of the second edition and all of Henry Vandyke Carter's masterly drawings. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the history of me...
Warning: This science book is dangerously AWESOME! From fizzing rockets to parachuting eggs, it's full of experiments that will amaze everyone around you. • Every project features easy-to-follow instructions, and clear, step-by-step diagrams. • The only "apparatus" you need should be easy to find around your home. • All the big science ideas are...
Encouraging and Educational Box Sets for Young Learners. A complete Guide to Human Anatomy for children containing reference books, guides, sticker books, jigsaw puzzles and novelty toys.
Awesome Experiments for Curious Kids is packed with more than fifty exciting experiments that kids can perform at home. Kids will love this book because it's entertaining and hands-on, and parents will love it because it's educational. Each experiment is followed by a brief and easy-to-understand explanation of the science principles involved. T...
Have you ever made a balloon kebab, written a secret message with invisible ink, or grown crystals in a jar? Find out how to perform lots of amazing experiments at home and learn all about the super-cool science behind them! Brimming with exciting, easy-to-perform experiments, a giant double-sided poster and over 100 science-themed stickers, thi...
15 Minutes Scientific Theories offers an accessible approach to some of the most important sets of principles developed by our greatest scientific minds - from evolution and plate tectonics to cell, information and quantum theories and describes how they gave contributed to our understanding of the universe and our existence within it.