100 Facts SCIENCE is bursting with fascinating images, fun activities and exactly 100 amazing facts. Children aged 7+ will learn everything they need to know about the world of science and technology. - Kids learn more easily with bite-sized information. Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through visual prompts. Activities allow children to put what they have learned into practice. 100 Facts Science contains key topics about scientific discoveries and iwhat they have learned into practice. 100 Facts Science contains key topics about scientific discoveries and inventions with incredible numbered facts. Each fact is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for children. Up-to-date science books for children are an important foundation for learning throughout school life. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Science: Experiments, vital discoveries and inventions Scientists at work in the laboratory Computer science phenomena and what the future holds Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Light is the fastest thing in the Universe, travelling at 300,000 kilometers per second. That's seven times around the world in less than one second! Science explains how animals such as birds or whales find their way across the world. Some detect Earth's magnetism, and which way is north or south; others follow changes in gravity. You could send and receive radio signals on the Moon, but not in the sea. Radio waves travel easily through space, but only a few meters in water. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Make a box guitar with a shoebox and some elastic bands. Cut a hole in the box, stretch the elastic bands across the hole and pluck them like the strings on a guitar Quiz question: What powers the supports that move jet ways? Create an electrical circuit using a light bulb, battery, wire, a plastic ruler, a metal spoon and card… read more
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
Back-to-school shopping is fun with these outfit ideas that parents and kids will love. These outfits will show off their personality and give them the confidence to tackle the upcoming school year.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
Selecting the coolest (and most durable) kids' shoes for fall and beyond can be quite the ordeal — no pressure, Mom and Dad! Thankfully, Pediped has an incredible inventory of shoes and sandals that will have your little one stepping out in style at school, the playground and beyond. Plus, now until September 30, 2018, you can enjoy 20 percent off your Pediped purchase by using code PARENTING20!
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
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Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
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Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
Alberto is a young angel who longs to sing for the world. He travels all over trying to find a captive audience. He finally realiz...es his "world" is right at home. This "Expanded Edition" includes two scenes not included in the original edition. read more
Penned by New York Times best-selling author Roland Smith and Michael Spradlin, the I,Q mystery series keeps young readers on the ...edge of their seats. Q (Quest) and his stepsister, Angela, try to thwart the activities of the terrorist ghost cell that is following them across the country. Available in paper and eBook. read more
Comparing and contrasting are essential reading comprehension skills for all subject areas. Help students understand compare and c...ontrast using Spotlight on Reading: Compare and Contrast for grades 5â 6. This 48-page book includes a variety of high-interest lessons and activities that make learning fun! The exercises increase in difficulty as the book progresses, so students practice more-advanced skills as they work. With a variety of formats, teachers can provide direct instruction, reinforcement, and independent practice throughout the year. This book is perfect for practice at home and school and includes an answer key. It aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards. read more
Daredevil Army brat Grace, the granddaughter of the world's most powerful ambassador, returns to the Embassy Row of her childhood ...summers to solve the mystery of her mother's death. By the best-selling author of the Gallagher Girls series. Simultaneous eBook. read more
Destined to be toted in school backpacks everywhere, DK's new encyclopedia series for young readers contains on-the-spot informati...on in children's favorite subject areas. Kids love facts: they want to know about the biggest, fastest, tallest, and oldest everything. Full of instant information, these books feature a fresh and striking design that is sure to appeal to the middle-grade audience. These single-subject guides offer a unique catalog-style presentation, which clearly lays out individual subcategories with concise and punchy text covering all of the essential information on whatever topic is at hand. From the basic principles of science including matter and materials, to energy and forces, to the living world, "Pocket Genius: Science" is a junior look at science and its roles in our world. read more
Covering the basic principles of science, including matter and materials, energy and forces, and the living world, Pocket Genius: ...Science is a junior look at science, teaching young readers what things are made of, how things move, and how life works. Touching on biology, chemistry, physics, and more, Pocket Genius: Science answers questions such as Why do lemons taste sour? Where does electricity come from? How do plants make their own food? and more to help explain everyday science in our world. Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers. read more
Did you know? The average person accidentally eats 430 bugs each year of his life If you could drive your car straight up, you wou...ld arrive in space in just over an hour Giraffes often sleep for only 20 minutes in 24 hours The worlds smallest winged insect, the Tanzanian parasitic wasp, is smaller than the eye of a housefly. These and many such informative and fascinating facts fill up the pages of Terry Obriens Fun Facts: Science. The book covers a wide range of scientific information, which is presented lucidly in order to make learning a fun exercise for children. With edutainment as its motto, this collection hopes to lay the foundation for creativity, problem-solving and the quest for knowledge in the minds of young readers. read more
Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts about the world of science, including outer space, physics, elements, numbers, and sc...ientists. read more
The Notebook Reference "Science Fact Book" offers students everything they need for success in science right at their fingertips F...rom scientific terms to the scientific method, this convenient, 144 page fact book is filled with information, illustrations, definitions, and charts that students can use to review key topics and concepts. The topics covered include life, earth, and physical science, as well as investigation and experimentation. An essential section of science fair basics is also easily located to help guide them through the process of selecting a topic to making a presentation. The 3-hole punched format allows students to carry this book in a 3-ring binder for quick reference at school, at home, or on the go read more
Offers one hundred strange and interesting facts covering a wide range of topics.
100 Facts Ancient Greece invites children aged 7+ to take an in-depth look at this fascinating civilization in stunning detail. Di...scover everything you need to know about the history of this influential civilization, including how the Greeks lived and how their ideas have inspired modern sports, entertainments and politics. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by revealing photographs and detailed artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, amazing facts and cartoons add an extra element of fun. Add a detailed index, and 100 Facts is a perfect introduction to this intriguing topic. read more
Discusses major scientists as well as scientific knowledge and discoveries from ancient times through the seventeenth century.
Paperback, Parkwest Pubns, 2015, ISBN13 9781848105331, ISBN10 1848105339
100 Facts Gladiators: Projects, Quizzes, Fun Facts, Cartoons
This title takes a detailed look at the world of spiders. Discover why these eight-legged mini beasts inspire fear in many people,... and learn how many of them are actually harmless to humans. read more
Discover everything you need to know about bears. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by photographs and detailed artwork will challenge... children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, hilarious facts and carto read more
The; 100 Facts; series takes an in-depth look at the underwater world of sharks, from the seven metre-long whale shark to the camo...uflaged wobbegong. Children can discover how sharks breathe underwater, how they ruthlessly hunt prey and why they are becoming endangered. read more
Discover everything you need to know about the extremities of our planet. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by photographs and detaile...d artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, h read more
Discover everything you need to know about the dramatic reality of shipwrecks. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by photographs and de...tailed artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and read more
Paperback, Gareth Stevens Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781482424461, ISBN10 1482424460
100 Facts Dogs & Puppies presents a detailed look at the world of dogs for children aged 7+ - from caring for a newborn puppy to t...he history of dogs and the habits of wolves. Exactly 100 facts accompanied by detailed photographs and beautiful artwork will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, hilarious facts and brilliantly drawn cartoons bring an extra element of fun. Add a detailed index, and 100 Facts has all the ingredients for a perfect introduction to this truly fascinating topic. read more
100 FACTS - DEADLY CREATURES is bursting with exactly 100 fantastic facts, incredible images and fun activities to help children a...ged 7+ years learn everything they need to know about the world of fearsome animals. Covers predators in all the animal groups and the tools they use to hunt. Short quizzes throughout to help kids test what they have learned. Dramatic action images of deadly creatures with their prey. 100 Facts Deadly Creatures covers key topics about these lethal beasts in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page showcases amazing illustrations and photographs that clarify difficult points for children. This deadliest animals book is a key addition to every nature lover's bookcase. Topics covered in 100 Facts Deadly Creatures: Deadly land and sea animals, such as the box jellyfish Methods of attack and defence strategies The animal food chain and survival of the fittest 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Crocodiles and alligators store their uneaten food underwater for several weeks. The remains rot, making it easier for reptiles to swallow. One elephant is strong enough to flip over a car on its side. Electric eels have an unusual way of staying safe they zap prey and predators with electricity! Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: Find your fangs: Look in the mirror and use the guide to identify types of teeth Quiz question: Which bear would you find in the Arctic? Draw or paint your own deadly creature. What weapons does it have? read more
100 Facts SPEED is bursting with exactly 100 fantastic facts, incredible images and fun activities to help children learn everythi...ng they need to know about the fastest things on the planet. Kids learn more easily with bite-sized information. Photographs and artworks aid children who learn through visual prompts. Activities allow children to put what they have learned into practice. 100 Facts Speed covers key topics about high-speed machines, animals and people in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page features amazing illustrations and photographs that clarify difficult points for children. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Speed: Units of measure, the concept of relativity and the idea of velocity Naturally fast movers and man-made speed machines The fastest speed the speed that light travels Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: If sprinters have a wind faster than 2 metres per second blowing them along, their times cannot count as record-breakers. Otherwise they could gain 0.2 seconds over 100 meters! Tornadoes on Earth have wind speeds of over 350 kilometers per hour. On planet Neptune, storm winds blow over six times faster, at 2200 kilometers per hour! Head-to-toe swimsuits covered with thousands of tiny 'teeth', like real shark skin, increase swimming speed but are banned in official races. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Host a worm Olympics by rolling up sheets of paper into tubes and placing some worms at the 'start' line see who wins the race! Quiz question: Which are faster radio waves, microwaves or X-rays? Measure how important distance is for an object to gain more energy by dropping a tennis ball down a ramp made of card at different heights. Does it roll further from higher up? read more
100 FACTS - BEARS is bursting with exactly 100 fascinating facts, unbelievable images and fun activities to help children aged 7+ ...years learn everything they need to know about these grizzly mammals. Covers bear species, homes, feeding and behaviour. Close-up photos of bears in their natural habitats. Illustrations and diagrams of bear anatomy to help kids to understand key concepts. 100 Facts Bears contains key bear facts for kids in simple numbered facts. Every page features fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text. This is a great bear book for kids aged 6 10 years. Topics covered in 100 Facts Bears: The definition of a bear and a close look at the bear family. Bears from different climates such as brown bears and polar bears. Bears that are most under threat in the their natural habitats and what is being done to help them. 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Pandas use all four limbs to grip onto tree trunks as they climb up or down. The word 'Arctic' comes from the Greek word 'Arkitos', which means 'country of the Great Bear'. While female polar bears are in their den looking after their cubs, they don't eat or drink at all. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: Make a panda face mask using a paper plate, black paper and string. Quiz question: Black bears live in Europe. True or false? Measure your height every month for a year to see how fast you grow compared to a bear. read more
100 Facts Endangered Animals is bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children a...ged 7+ years learn everything they need to know about the most threatened animals on our planet. Concise text explains the key facts to children in a clear way. Numbered facts help your child to track their progress and feel a sense of achievement. Comprehensive index allows children at key stage to practice locating the information they are searching for. 100 Facts Endangered Animals covers key endangered animals facts in easily-digestible, numbered paragraphs. Every page features detailed illustrations and colorful photographs that bring the text to life for kids aged 7+ years. Topics covered in 100 Facts Endangered Animals: Animal species that are already extinct and those that were too late to save Natural and human causes of endangering animals Conservation campaigns for animals under the most threat 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: The Bermuda petrel was thought to be extinct for over 300 years until a breeding group was discovered on some coastal rocks in 1951. About 100 years ago there were more than 100,000 tigers. Now there are fewer than 5000 in the wild. In 2005, a new kind of monkey, the highland mangabey, was discovered in Africa. At the same time it became one of the rarest, most threatened of all animal species. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: Quiz time: What died out when? Put these animal extinctions in order, from most long ago to most recent Make a condor puppet with an old sock and paints Match up the animals with the products they are killed or captured for read more