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
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It's never too early to get a little one hooked on reading. These fun, personalized storybooks for kids combine entertainment with education, making your budding bookworm the hero of their own story. Whether it's a Disney story or a bedtime story, get your birthday and Christmas gift shopping done early and order one of these unique page-turners from Amazon, Etsy or Uncommon Goods now!
Shy eleven-year-old Beetle Beane is sent to spend a week in Maine. She, reluctantly finds herself under the care of Murtha Bellwet...her, a mysterious hunting guide and owner of an old, ramshackle inn. There Beetle discovers something she shouldn't have and is determined to find the truth behind Murtha's secret. Beetle must use all of her wits and strength as she travels a challenging path to find the answers she seeks. read more
Excerpt from The Lady of the Manor, Being a Series of Conversations on the Subject of Confirmation, Vol. 5: Intended for the Use o...f the Middle and Higher Ranks of Young FemalesAS the commandments have already engaged our attention for a considerable time, said the lady of the manor to her young people, on the evening chosen for the consideration of the tenth commandment, I hope to close the subject this day with a narrative which I happen to have by me relative to the matter in hand. And, as most of What may be said on this subject is introduced in different parts of this story, I think it the less needful to make any remarks of my own on the question.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
LA PRINCESA PERDIDA CUENTOS PARA NIÑOS DEL REBE NAJMÁN Los Cuentos Para Niños del Rebe Najmán es un proyecto que recopila las hist...orias memorables del Rebe poniéndolas al alcance de los niños. Con ilustraciones vivaces y atractivas, cada cuento, ya sea una pequeña parábola o una historia más larga, revela con un estilo simple el sentido del mensaje que el Rebe Najmán buscó transmitir. Estamos seguros de que todos los libros de esta serie deleitarán a nuestros lectores cautivando a los niños y a los jóvenes de corazón. 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
From atoms, to lightning, from android robots of the future right back to the start of life on earth, you’ll learn all about the s...ecrets of science. Be astounded. This brightly illustrated and engaging book will give hours of pleasure as well as help with schoolwork and projects. read more
Discusses major scientists as well as scientific knowledge and discoveries from ancient times through the seventeenth century.
100 Facts Inventions book for kids is bursting with exactly 100 fascinating facts, awesome images and fun activities to help child...ren aged 7+ learn everything they need to know about discoveries, developments and creations. 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 Inventions book for kids covers key topics about the history of inventions in simple numbered facts. Every page is covered in fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Inventions: Inventions through the ages such as fire in the Stone Age and smartphones in the Modern Age Progression in communication, transport, weapons and household appliances The technology of the future Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: The earliest steam engine was totally useless. Around 2000 years ago a Greek engineer invented a steam machine with a spinning metal ball. Unfortunately no one could think of any use for it. A 15th-century Chinaman, Wan Hu, tried to make a flying machine out of 47 rockets and two kites. His servants lit all the rockets at the same time, and Wan Hu disappeared forever! Some Stone Age people invented the first fridges! They buried spare food in pits dug in ground that was always frozen. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Quiz question: Were early refrigerators dangerous because (a) they blew up or (b) they leaked poison gas? Make a shadow clock using a garden cane stuck in a flat piece of ground. Measure the shadow every hour using a marker, from 9am to 4pm, and note which hour casts the shortest shadow Rub your hands together really fast to feel how they become warmer. Rubbing things together is called friction, and friction causes heat 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 - 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 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 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
100 Facts Animal Life is bursting with exactly 100 mind-blowing facts, awesome images and fun activities to help children aged 7+ ...years learn everything they need to know about the extraordinary lives of wild animals. Labeled diagrams showing inside the anatomies of key animal groups. Covers survival skills, predators and prey, and eggs and babies. Numbered facts enable kids to work methodically through the book, and allow you to see their progress. 100 Facts Animal Life covers key information for kids in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page features detailed illustrations and colorful photographs that bring the text to life, making this title the perfect children's animal book for ages 7+ years. Topics covered in 100 Facts Animal Life: Learn how to define an animal group and spot individual features. Survival skills and habitats of animals such as skunks and armadillos. How animals became endangered through natural and manmade causes. 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: The peregrine falcon is the fastest animal in the world. It dives down to catch its prey at speeds of up to 200 miles an hour! One colony of honeybees contains up to 50,000 bees in summer. To make one jar of honey, the bees have to travel the same distance as three times around the world! A great white shark has about 300 razor-sharp teeth in its mouth. Its jaws open wide enough to swallow a whole seal in one big gulp! Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: Make a food chain with paper and ribbons. Quiz question: How soon can a baby giraffe stand up after it is born? Make a monkey mask by decorating a paper plate with paper scraps and colored pencils. 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
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 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
100 FACTS - BIRDS OF PREY is a popular bird book for kids aged 7+ years who love to learn about eagles, kites and falcons. Burstin...g with exactly 100 awesome facts, detailed images and fun activities, children will learn everything they need to know about these feathered predators. Numbered facts encourage your child to read further and track their progress. Fascinating facts throughout add humor and amazement, making information easier to remember. Amazing photographs throughout of birds of prey in action. 100 Facts Birds of Prey covers key topics on these magnificent hunters of the sky in mind-blowing numbered facts. Each fact is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for kids aged 7+ years. Topics covered in 100 Facts Birds of Prey: Big and small birds of prey such as the little black-thighed falconet and the huge Andean condor. How birds of prey hover, soar and go in for the kill. Raptors in peril and how to protect them from extinction. 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Lesser spotted eagles can fly up to 290 kilometers a day, as they journey from Europe to southern Africa. At breeding time, female gyrfalcons often store food near their nests. They are able to break off frozen bits of food with their bills. Eurasian eagle owls have been known to kill birds as large as roe deer. They have even attacked people walking their dogs near a nest. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: Visit a nature reserve or wildlife park to watch birds of prey fly. Make a note of any birds you do not recognize and try to match them to them to bird species in this book. Quiz question: Which buzzards eat wasps and bees? read more
Pages: 48, Paperback, Gareth Stevens Pub
Facts and Figures, the Basis of Economic Science
This title is filled with fun and interesting science facts that may surprise your little readers! A colorful, full-bleed photogra...ph accompanies each fun fact to attract those reluctant readers. Complete with a table of contents, glossary, index, and even more facts! read more
How do you know you have the right answer to a problem? Prove it! Simple, yet engaging text and colorful images introduce readers ...to the importance of finding patterns, recording facts, making observations, and more. read more
What is the fifth dimension? How does tessering work? What's the connection between science and daily life? Now, young adventurers... can bring the science of A Wrinkle in Time into their own lives! This activity book is complete with quizzes, puzzles, games, and background about the world of the movie. Write on the pages and learn as you go!A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle is one of the most beloved children's books of our time, and Disney is bringing it to life as a major motion picture event! The all-star cast―directed by the award-winning Ava DuVernay―includes Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, and newcomer Storm Reid. read more
There are many reasons why bears are among the most popular exhibits in zoos. These powerful mammals can seem simultaneously adora...ble and dangerous. This fact-filled volume offers much more knowledge than a bear lover could find in a zoo. Besides valuable scientific information about the eight species of bears remaining in the world, their habitats, life cycles, diet, and more, readers will also find out about species that are now extinct such as Arctodus, a towering bear that measured over 10 feet (3 m) in height! Colorful photographs, illustrations, and diagrams supplement this impressive collection of bear facts. read more
Uncover some truly fascinating scientific facts and encourage an early interest in science with three fully-illustrated, interacti...ve, non-fiction booksâ€”Dinosaurs, Sharks, and Space. Also includes the Hot DotsÂ® Talking Pen with a cool, translucent look! Psst, They're Learning! â€¢ Features truly fascinating facts about dinosaurs, sharks, and space â€¢ Encourages an early interest in science â€¢ Introduces non-fiction text, including elements such as captions, charts, and diagrams â€¢ Encourages independent, self-paced learning Cut to the Chase â€¢ Three 24-page, full-color, illustrated non-fiction books with 11 early learning activities that prepare children for school success â€¢ Includes translucent Hot Dots Talking Pen that lights up and has 17 speech and sound-effect responses â€¢ Pen requires 2 AAA batteries (not included) â€¢ Ages 3-6 read more
Introduce your little one to the fascinating world of science with the Hot Dots Jr. Ultimate Science Facts Interactive Book Set. T...his fun and exciting set includes 3 interactive books and a Hot Dots Talking Pen for an enhanced learning experience. read more