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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!

I Can Be an Awesome Inventor

I Can Be an Awesome Inventor

Author: Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2019

I Can Be a Science Detective

I Can Be a Science Detective

Author: Anna Claybourne, Claudia Martin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2019

Future Humans

Future Humans

Author: Tom Jackson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2019

What is transhumanism? What is AI? Are these good developments or bad ones? How might immortality be possible? And should we even want to live forever? Get the facts and make up your own mind on these and more questions related to enhanced human potential with Future Humans, part of the new What's the Issue? series. What does it really mean to be human? In the future, might we be forced to rethink the answer? In this fascinating book, explore these questions through topics like: Prosthetics and implants Plastic surgery Performance drugs External memory Genetic modifications Nanotechnology Smart drugs (cognitive enhancers) Cyborgs Bioprinting The What's the Issue? series tackles engaging, thought-provoking subjects chosen from the headlines and public debates. What's the Issue? asks `what's all the fuss about?', presents the key facts, reviews what's at stake in each case and weighs the pros and cons. The goal of the series is to help young people understand difficult concepts, provide them with the tools to inform their own opinions and help them to see and influence changes within our society.

Science is Everywhere: Forces in Action Balance, Motion and Levers

Science is Everywhere: Forces in Action Balance, Motion and Levers

Author: Rob Colson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019

This visually led guide reveals how science can be found in every part of our daily lives! How does gravity make Earth spin around the Sun? How do racing cars slow down? What can reduce friction? This book explores mass, machines and forces. See how they govern what we do and how they can make our lives easier. Jam-packed with incredible facts and activities to try for yourself, the vibrant visuals make the science behind core concepts really easy to understand. This book is part of the Science is Everywhere series, which demystifies the key science topics and shows how they relate to the world around us with fun, colourful graphics. These books are ideal for children aged 9 plus who are studying science, or for young readers who want to get to grips with science in a fun way. Also in the series: Fuelling Up: Energy, global warming and renewables Our Living Planet: Life and evolution on Earth Amazing Materials: Solids, liquids and gases Out of This World: The planets and the Universe Super Senses: Sight, taste, touch, smell and hearing

Be a Scientist: Investigating Forces

Be a Scientist: Investigating Forces

Author: Jacqui Bailey Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/10/2019

Discover the world of science through easy-to-follow experiments What is a force? How do forces make things move - or stop? How does the force of gravity affect life on Earth? Find out the answers to these questions and much more in Be a Scientist: Investigating Forces. This friendly, illustrated series shows how young scientists can use investigation to find out about science for themselves and is the perfect introduction to science for readers aged 7 and up.

Building the World: Engineering

Building the World: Engineering

Author: Paul Mason Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/10/2019

See the world from a whole new angle! This innovative series, illustrated with amazing isometric artwork, reveals the technology, science and engineering behind our world's infrastructure. Discover how engineering has shaped the world around us. Find out how we cross rivers, construct roads, build skyscrapers and dig valuable minerals out of the ground. Perfect reading for the next generation of engineers, scientists and innovators aged 9 and up.

Science Skills Sorted!: Rocks and Fossils

Science Skills Sorted!: Rocks and Fossils

Author: Anna Claybourne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019

Rocks and fossils are brilliant things to study scientifically. They can tell us a huge amount of interesting information about our rocky planet - Earth. In Rocks and Fossils you'll delve into the science behind these marvels of the natural world by conducting ten investigations and experiments using the ATOM method - Ask, Test, Observe and Measure - to ensure you're working just like a professional scientist. Find out about the three main types of rock and what happens to rocks during a volcanic eruption and in processes like weathering and erosion. Discover how and why fossils form and how hard or soft some rocks can be! At the end of the book, scientific guidelines explain why scientists do things a certain way and the things they look out for or try to avoid. Science Skills Sorted are six topic books for children aged 8+ studying KS2 science. The ATOM method is designed to help readers work scientifically as they are taught to in the classroom, and each of the investigations is accompanied by explanatory text to uncover facts about the topic. A range of experiments in each book means that while some may need a little more equipment than others, there are plenty experiments that are cheap and accessible, using objects easily found in the classroom or at home.

Science is Everywhere: Fuelling Up Energy, global warming and renewables

Science is Everywhere: Fuelling Up Energy, global warming and renewables

Author: Rob Colson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/10/2019

This visually led guide reveals how science can be found in every part of our daily lives! How does the greenhouse effect warm our planet? What happens inside a nuclear reactor? How can magnets help generate electricity? This book explores energy and power - and how they affect our everyday lives - with engaging visuals. This book is part of the Science is Everywhere series, which demystifies the key science topics and shows how they relate to the world around us with fun, colourful graphics. These books are ideal for children aged 9 plus who are studying science, or for young readers who want to get to grips with science in a fun way.

Be a Scientist: Investigating Light

Be a Scientist: Investigating Light

Author: Jacqui Bailey Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/10/2019

Discover the world of science through easy-to-follow experiments What is light and how does it help us to see? What is reflection? How does light form shadows? Find out the answers to these questions and much more in Be a Scientist: Investigating Light. This friendly, illustrated series shows how young scientists can use investigation to find out about science for themselves and is the perfect introduction to science for readers aged 7 and up.

Building the World: Power Stations and Electricity

Building the World: Power Stations and Electricity

Author: Paul Mason Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/10/2019

See the world from a whole new angle! This innovative series, illustrated with amazing isometric artwork, reveals the technology, science and engineering behind our world's infrastructure. Discover how fossil fuels generate electricity, what reusables are and what goes on inside a nuclear power station. Perfect reading for the next generation of engineers, scientists and innovators aged 9 and up.

The Book of Big Science Ideas From Atoms to AI and from Gravity to Genes... How Science Shapes our World

The Book of Big Science Ideas From Atoms to AI and from Gravity to Genes... How Science Shapes our World

Author: Freya Hardy Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2019

A beautifully illustrated celebration of science from the clever people who bring you AQUILA magazine. Ideas are important. They change things. A single idea can start a war, save billions of lives, even rearrange whole planetary systems, or simply make a person giggle until they pee a little bit. They can be totally wrong but widely believed, or undoubtedly right and completely ignored. What's more, they're free, and anyone can have one - including you! The Book of Big Science Ideas looks at 15 brilliant science ideas and more than 50 ingenious thinkers who have helped shape our understanding of the world - whether they were right or wrong! Thinkers include, Wang Zhenyi, Louis Pasteur, Marie Curie, James Joule, Rosalind Franklin, Charles Darwin, Aristotle, Edith Clarke, Isaac Newton, Grace Hopper, Alan Turing, Ada Lovelace and many, many more! From established ideas like atoms, electricity and the solar system, and ideas that are still evolving such as gravity, energy and classification, right up to recent discoveries like AI and genetics - this jam-packed book takes a fresh approach to science.

Making YouTube Videos

Making YouTube Videos

Author: Nick Willoughby, Will Eagle, Tee Morris Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2019

Everything kids need to create and star in their own video! YouTube has won the hearts, minds, and eyes of kids around the globe. Young people everywhere are making their mark on this popular platform--some of them even gaining massive followings, worldwide recognition, and the paychecks that come along with it. While lots of youngsters are happy to be spectators, others are hungry to create and star in YouTube content of their own--and this book shows them how. Written for kids in a language they can understand, this book helps budding filmmakers and producers create their own videos--no matter the subject. It offers creators the insight on how to plan and shoot quality videos, install and use video editing tools, and post the final product to YouTube. Apply tricks that pro filmmakers use for better shots, lighting, and sound Edit your video, add transitions, insert a soundtrack, and spice things up with effects Shoot and share your video gaming exploits Share finished videos with family, friends, and the world For any kid interested in joining the YouTube revolution, this book is the perfect place to start!