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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!

Anatomicum Activity Book

Anatomicum Activity Book

Author: Jennifer Z Paxton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Using the incredible Anatomicum as inspiration, this activity book is bursting with fascinating facts and puzzles, perfect for budding artists and science enthusiasts. Activities include amazing mazes, mix-and-match brain-teasers, colouring, drawing and much, much more. With pull-out pages, readers can easily tear out their creative masterpieces to proudly display.

Stinking Sewers! What happens to our waste?

Stinking Sewers! What happens to our waste?

Author: Riley Flynn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Have you ever wondered how the sewer system works? Look no further! Discover the story behind the pipes beneath our feet. From facts on the first plumbing systems to information about how waste water gets treated and cleaned, readers will learn about why we need sanitation and the journey our waste and used water takes through the pipes.

Advances in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Advances in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence

Author: Tom Jackson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

The reality of autonomous machines with artificial intelligence is becoming more real every day. The ability of machines to think and learn fascinates everyone, but now even the most reluctant readers have a chance to engage in learning about the history and future of robotics. This book covers everything from the 18th century French automatons to Ada Lovelace and Alan Turing, from self-driving cars and smart homes to assembly and military robots. Each spread is complimented with vivid artwork that further illuminates the accessible, exciting text.

What a Load of Rubbish! What happens to the things we throw away?

What a Load of Rubbish! What happens to the things we throw away?

Author: Riley Flynn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Rubbish looks disgusting and smells worse, but what happens to it after the bin lorry takes it away? Discover where our rubbish travels after we throw it away. From facts on landfills to information about how our litter habits affect the world around us, readers will learn about why we need sanitation and the dirty truth about what happens to our rubbish.

All About Light

All About Light

Author: Leon Gray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/03/2020

From light waves to ultraviolet light, find out all about light and what it does in this fascinating book, including how technology uses light to further science and travel. Super Science fact boxes give interesting stats and lesser-known facts so you can impress your friends with your science knowledge!

What Do Scientists Do All Day?

What Do Scientists Do All Day?

Author: Jane Wilsher Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/03/2020

What do scientists do all day? Find out in this fully illustrated book that features more than 100 scientists at work. Little ones can explore fourteen scenes of scientists at work in different environments - discover dinosaur bones with the paleontologist on a dig, meet zoologists at the nature reserve, see a doctor doing experiments on the International Space Station, collect seeds with a plant biologist at the botanical gardens, build a robot with a robotics scientist in the testing centre - turn the page to find out what each scientist is doing and how

The Story of Inventions

The Story of Inventions

Author: Catherine Barr Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/03/2020

The world is brimming full of incredible inventions - but where did it all begin? How did these incredible inventions come about? Journey back in time, travel across the world and discover incredible inventions from throughout history. Take a ride on the very first wheel, find your way and ensure you'll never get lost again with the compass, let the lights come on with electricity, watch as the world puffs into life with the steam engine and many more astounding inventions. Written with bitesized pieces of text and illustrated with bright and engaging artwork, this is the perfect introduction to some of the most amazing inventions that have helped make history. Learn fascinating facts about the people behind these inventions and how their discoveries changed the world forever. So what are you waiting for? Let's uncover The Story of Inventions! Inventions featured: The wheel, the compass, paper, clocks, gunpowder, steam engines, vaccinations, computers, electricity, the telephone, the car, planes, plastic, nuclear weapons and the internet.

Science Arts Discovering Science Through Art Experiences

Science Arts Discovering Science Through Art Experiences

Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl, Jean Potter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/02/2020

Plastic Planet How Plastic Came to Rule the World (and What You Can Do to Change It)

Plastic Planet How Plastic Came to Rule the World (and What You Can Do to Change It)

Author: Georgia Amson-Bradshaw Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/02/2020

Plastic Planet offers young readers the perfect, non-alarmist introduction to Earth's plastic crisis Plastic pollution is now found in every environment on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the driest deserts and the most remote ice sheets. Plastic Planet offers readers aged 8 and up a look at plastic through the ages, exploring what it is, how it's made and how we have become so dependent on it in a single-use, disposable world. It highlights the social inequality of plastic pollution and explores how plastic has become a widespread and dangerous pollutant that is inextricably linked to climate change. The book looks ahead to possible solutions to our plastic crisis, from global changes such as changing people's mindsets, to innovations such as compostable plastics, to practical solutions such as recycling and bottle return schemes.

Experiment with Kitchen Science Fun projects to try at home

Experiment with Kitchen Science Fun projects to try at home

Author: Nick Arnold Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/02/2020

Science isn't limited to the classroom - it can be cooked up in the kitchen! This photographic book of experiments and projects covers covers chemical reactions, states of matter, microbiology and much more - all with ingredients and equipment that can be found in the kitchen. The STEAM Ahead series shows readers that science isn't limited to the classroom - it can be found out in the garden, cooked up in the kitchen and brought to life with paper and paints! Each book features clear, step-by-step instructions and has a fresh, contemporary design, with an emphasis on fun, achievable experiments to give kids hands-on experiences. The science behind each experiment is explained, giving readers the theory behind the practical activities. Titles in the series include: STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Kitchen Science STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Outdoor Science STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Art STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Engineering

Discover Forensics 2 More Ways to Use Science for Investigations

Discover Forensics 2 More Ways to Use Science for Investigations

Author: The Forensic Experts Group Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2020

Every crime scene has clues if you know where to look, and with the correct techniques, you might just uncover the truth of what happened. Moments like this are perfect for forensics to come in and save the day! In this book, experts will guide you to explore how everyday objects can provide vital clues to investigative questions. You will learn to debunk myths commonly depicted on television, immerse in Singapore stories that made headlines in newspapers and challenge yourself with fun activities. Go behind the scenes and see how forensic scientists work to solve crimes. You will realise that the science learnt in school is a useful foundation for unravelling mysteries. So, let's look at fingerprints, ropes and knots, gases, unknown substances, fire, etc., and analyse them to gather clues and find out who the culprit is. Remember - every contact leaves a trace!

100% Get the Whole Picture: People and Places

100% Get the Whole Picture: People and Places

Author: Paul Mason Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/02/2020

Learn about people and places through facts focused on percentages. Did you know that 66% of the world population lives in cities and just 34% lives in the countryside? Find out about the biggest cities on the planet. Cities, habitats, coastal areas are some of the topics covered in this exciting new way of exploring people and places. 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.