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Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

100% Get the Whole Picture: Space and Time

100% Get the Whole Picture: Space and Time

Author: Paul Mason Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Learn about space and time through facts focused on percentages. Did you know that only 10% of the Universe's galaxies can be seen by scientists, 90% still cannot be seen by today's telescopes? Find out about the objects zooming around the Solar System. The Big Bang, the Milky Way, black holes, dark matter are some of the topics covered in this exciting new way of exploring space and time. Find out what makes the world complete by understanding the different components that make everything whole. The series combines the visual style of infographics and their striking way of presenting facts and figures, alongside in-depth explanations and diagrams. It is a fun approach to science, leaving behind long lists of facts and presenting information in a relevant and easy-to-understand way. Other topics covered in the series are the human body, our living planet, energy and fuel, people and places, forces and matter, space and time. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

First Steps in Coding: What's an Algorithm?

First Steps in Coding: What's an Algorithm?

Author: Kaitlyn Siu Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Fundamental and FUN first coding concepts for kids, and the great thing is: it's unplugged! What's an Algorithm? ... a splash park adventure! is an exciting story that leads children through the idea of algorithms in everyday life, and the super-important concept of debugging errors in their code. Jet and Bolt, the super-powered robots who star in this story, learn these fundamentals of coding as they try to make their way safely to a fun day at the splash park. In the First Steps in Coding series, children are encouraged to become super coders with the help of various colourful and friendly robots, who are all going on awesome adventures. Children as young as 3-5 years old learn code through unplugged stories with bright and cheerful illustrations. Interactive elements throughout each book encourage hands-on engagement from children, and each story finishes with a creative activity to cement their coding learning. A parent, carer and teacher's guide at the back of each book makes this a great resource for home school and classroom learning. Titles in the series include: What's an Algorithm? ... a splash park adventure! What's Branching? ... a birthday adventure! What's Decomposition? ... a rock-and-roll adventure! What's a Loop? ... a tree house adventure! What's Sequencing? ... a school-day adventure! What's a Variable? ... a story-time adventure!

100% Get the Whole Picture: Forces and Matter

100% Get the Whole Picture: Forces and Matter

Author: Paul Mason Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Learn about forces and matter through facts focused on percentages. Did you know that only 12.5% of an iceberg is above the surface and the remaining 87.5% is below water? Find out about the different states of matter and the forces that govern them. Learn about forces and matter through facts focused on percentages. Liquids, solids, gases, buoyancy are some of the topics covered in this exciting new way of exploring forces and matter. Find out what makes the world complete by understanding the different components that make everything whole. The series combines the visual style of infographics and their striking way of presenting facts and figures, alongside in-depth explanations and diagrams. It is a fun approach to science, leaving behind long lists of facts and presenting information in a relevant and easy-to-understand way. Other topics covered in the series are the human body, our living planet, energy and fuel, people and places, forces and matter, space and time. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.

Where Food Comes From: Beans to Chocolate

Where Food Comes From: Beans to Chocolate

Author: Sarah Ridley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Everyone loves chocolate, but do you know where it come from and how it ends up on the supermarket shelves? Follow the story of fair trade chocolate from bean to bar, through the farming process to manufacturing. The simple text in this book, suitable for children aged 5+, is accompanied by large, attractive photographs. For children progressing through Book Bands, it is suitable for reading at level 8: Purple. Where food comes from is a series for young children, helping them question where their food comes from. It uncovers the role of farmers and others and begins an exploration of food groups. Children studying science topics including how plants change over time and healthy eating will also find these books useful.

Get Into Science: Machines We Use

Get Into Science: Machines We Use

Author: Jane Lacey Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

This first science book exploring the science behind machines provides a great foundation for scientific knowledge. From topics such as wheels and pulleys to slopes and screws, the book has clear information, fun illustrations and plenty of interactivity from challenges to think about and activities to try. Get into Science is a series of eight books for children aged 6+ that explore the science that surrounds them in their everyday world. Each page is full of things for the reader to notice, talk about and try for themselves. The simple text is accompanied by fun illustrations. Why not discover all the titles: Light and Dark Machines We Use Forces Around Us Full of Energy Solid, Liquid or Gas? The Five Senses Time You and Your Body

Get Into Science: Light and Dark

Get Into Science: Light and Dark

Author: Jane Lacey Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

This first science book exploring the science behind light provides a great foundation for scientific knowledge. From topics such as shadows and relection to colour and rainbows, the book has clear information and fun illustrations. It also has of interactivity such as challenges to think about and activities to try. Get into Science is a series of eight books for children aged 6+ that explore the science that surrounds them in their everyday world. Each page is full of things for the reader to notice, talk about and try for themselves. The simple text is accompanied by fun illustrations. Why not discover all the titles: Light and Dark Machines We Use Forces Around Us Full of Energy Solid, Liquid or Gas? The Five Senses Time You and Your Body

Where Food Comes From: Seeds to Bread

Where Food Comes From: Seeds to Bread

Author: Sarah Ridley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Bread is an everyday food, but do you know where it come from and how it ends up on the supermarket shelves? Follow the story of a loaf of bread, through wheat farming to the manufacturing process. The simple text in this book, suitable for children aged 5+, is accompanied by large, attractive photographs. For children progressing through Book Bands, it is suitable for reading at level 8: Purple. Where food comes from is a series for young children aged 5+, helping them question where their food comes from. It uncovers the role of farmers and others and begins an exploration of food groups. Children studying science topics including how plants change over time and healthy eating will also find these books useful.

Discover and Do: Human Body

Discover and Do: Human Body

Author: Jane Lacey Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

DISCOVER the facts and DO the activities in this fun science series Discover and Do: Science is the perfect introduction to science for readers aged 7 and up who enjoy getting creative! Each book looks at core science topics and brings them to life through a lively combination of experiments, craft activities and quizzes. Discover & Do: Forces takes an up-close look at our amazing bodies, exploring essential scientific topics such as our senses, breathing and the circulatory system, alongside how to keep your body healthy and what a life cycle is. Along the way, readers will build a model bone, take fingerprints and design a leaflet on how to stay healthy. Titles in the series: Forces Electricity Human Body Light Materials Plants Sound

First Steps in Coding: What's Sequencing?

First Steps in Coding: What's Sequencing?

Author: Kaitlyn Siu Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Fundamental and FUN first coding concepts for kids, and the great thing is: it's unplugged! What's Sequencing? ... a school-day adventure! is an exciting story that leads children through the idea of sequencing in everyday life, and the super-important concept of ordering a sequence properly, and debugging errors in their code. Zeb and Astro, the super-powered sibling robots who star in this story, demonstrate these fundamentals of coding as Zeb teaches Astro how to get ready for her very first day of robot school. In the First Steps in Coding series, children are encouraged to become super coders with the help of various colourful and friendly robots, who are all going on awesome adventures. Children as young as 3-5 years old learn code through unplugged stories with bright and cheerful illustrations. Interactive elements throughout each book encourage hands-on engagement from children, and each story finishes with a creative activity to cement their coding learning. A parent, carer and teacher's guide at the back of each book makes this a great resource for home school and classroom learning. Titles in the series include: What's an Algorithm? ... a splash park adventure! What's Branching? ... a birthday adventure! What's Decomposition? ... a rock-and-roll adventure! What's a Loop? ... a tree house adventure! What's Sequencing? ... a school-day adventure! What's a Variable? ... a story-time adventure!

Discover and Do: Forces

Discover and Do: Forces

Author: Jane Lacey Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/2021

DISCOVER the facts and DO the activities in this fun science series Discover and Do: Science is the perfect introduction to science for readers aged 7 and up who enjoy getting creative! Each book looks at core science topics and brings them to life through a lively combination of experiments, craft activities and quizzes. Discover & Do: Forces takes an up-close look at forces, exploring essential scientific topics such as gravity, magnetism and friction, alongside how forces keep our world moving. Along the way, readers will discover how to make a balloon rocket, build a hovercraft and test how different objects float or sink. Titles in the series: Forces Electricity Human Body Light Materials Plants Sound

Find, Fix, Go!

Find, Fix, Go!

Author: Chris Oxlade Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Become an engineer for the day in this interactive vehicles book for children aged 3+ years. Find out what's gone wrong with the vehicles using the clues and cross-sections to help you, Fix them by spotting the right tools to do the job, and then they can Go! Perfect for exploring STEAM and other high-interest topics. Bite-sized text and hands-on learning make this a really fun introduction to things that go. The engaging characters bring each vehicle to life and the book features all of the vehicles that little ones love: trains, diggers, cement mixers, helicopters, aeroplanes and spacecraft. With so much to spot and problems to solve, this great value book will keep littles ones busy for hours and they won't even realise how much they are learning along the way. It is a perfect gift for children who love machines and inspiring the next generation of engineers.

Rise Up and Write It

Rise Up and Write It

Author: Nandini Ahuja Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Rise Up and Write It combines a celebration of civic engagement with the hands-on fun of real pull-out examples of activism tools and is sure to encourage young readers to want to get up and get involved. The book comes complete with a pull-out letter to the mayor, a ready-to-sign petition, a community meeting poster, a protest sign-and more! When Farah Patel realizes that the butterflies have disappeared from her neighborhood, she discovers that it's likely because there aren't enough flowers to attract them. She can't help but think, This isn't right. Luckily enough, Grove Hills is looking for ideas on what to do with the empty lot next door. And Farah has the perfect one-make it into a community garden to bring back a little green to their block! But when Farah finds out that she isn't the only one with a plan for the future of Grove Hills, she'll have to turn to her community for help. Open the six envelopes inside to follow along with the story Farah as she rises up and brings her neighborhood together.