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Educational: Sciences, general science

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What Would it Take to Build a Hoverboard?

What Would it Take to Build a Hoverboard?

Author: Anita Nahta Amin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

In science fiction, hoverboards let people defy gravity and hover from place to place. How could a vehicle such as that be created? Scientists' ideas for this involve futuristic materials and cutting-edge technology. Discover the science and technology behind what it would take to make a real-life hoverboard!

Mysteries of Black Holes and Dark Matter

Mysteries of Black Holes and Dark Matter

Author: Ellen Labrecque Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

What is a black hole? What is dark matter and what is it made of? How do scientists discover black holes and dark matter if they can't be seen? What do scientists know about these mysterious parts of the universe and what do they still hope to find out? Budding astronomers will learn the answers to these questions and more!

Life Cycles

Life Cycles

Author: Jaclyn Jaycox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

From butterflies to sunflowers, each living thing follows a life cycle. Uncover the facts about both animal and plant life cycles, and learn how people's actions can affect them.

Migration

Migration

Author: Jaclyn Jaycox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Zebras travel across the Kalahari Desert each spring in search of food. Whales swim to warmer water every winter. Take a journey to discover the wonders of migrating animals, including why they migrate and how far they travel.

Mysteries of Meteors, Asteroids and Comets

Mysteries of Meteors, Asteroids and Comets

Author: Ellen Labrecque Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

What are asteroids, comets and meteors made of? What can scientists do if an asteroid is heading towards Earth? Learn how astronomers prepare for space objects hitting Earth, from tracking them to building asteroid-hunting telescopes. Budding astronomers will learn all about meteors, asteroids and comets, including the history of asteroids hitting Earth and the differences between space rocks.

What Would it Take to Build a Time Machine?

What Would it Take to Build a Time Machine?

Author: Yvette LaPierre Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

In science fiction, time machines let people travel backwards in history and forward to the future. How could one of these time-travelling devices be created? Scientists have some ideas, which include using spaceships and black holes. Discover the science and technology behind what it would take to make a real-life time machine!

AQA A-level Chemistry Workbook 2

AQA A-level Chemistry Workbook 2

Author: Nora Henry, Alyn G. McFarland Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/01/2021

Support students through the AQA A-level Chemistry specification with this write-in workbook, providing extra guidance, practice and scaffolding to reinforce understanding and improve key skills. - Develop and consolidate understanding using the practice questions to check knowledge - Build key skills and practise the different question types with maths, practical-based and synoptic questions - Support assessment preparation using exam-style questions that get progressively more difficult - Use flexibly alongside your existing textbooks and schemes of work as homework, classwork and for intervention - Enable students to mark work independently with answers and worked solutions available online This book for AQA A-level Chemistry Year 2 covers: Physical Chemistry (Topics 8-12), Inorganic Chemistry (Topics 4-6), Organic Chemistry (Topics 7-16).

Oceans

Oceans

Author: Brandon Mattless, William Anthony Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Rocky mountains, snowy mountains and mountains covered in forest they are all home to many different animals. Let's take a hike and learn about the Eurasian lynx, yak, snow leopard, brown bear and more Animal Champions of the Mountains!

Hibernation

Hibernation

Author: Jaclyn Jaycox Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Many animals, both big and small, sleep through the long, cold winter months. Learn the process of hibernation and the different ways animals adapt to survive in harsh climates.

Mountains

Mountains

Author: Mignonne Gunasekara, Brandon Mattless Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2021

Rocky mountains, snowy mountains and mountains covered in forest they are all home to many different animals. Let's take a hike and learn about the Eurasian lynx, yak, snow leopard, brown bear and more Animal Champions of the Mountains!

Mysteries of the Constellations

Mysteries of the Constellations

Author: Lela Nargi Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/01/2021

What are constellations? Who named them? Where can they be found? Ancient peoples believed constellations held clues to the future. These groupings of stars helped farmers plant crops and sailors find their way home. Budding astronomers will learn all about constellations, including the history of studying the stars, how today's constellations were named and how constellations help today's astronomers.

What Would It Take to Build a Deflector Shield?

What Would It Take to Build a Deflector Shield?

Author: Roberta Baxter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/01/2021

In science fiction, deflector shields protect ships, bases and even planets from enemy attack. How could a protective space that absorbs energy from weapons be created? Scientists have some ideas, which include using lasers. Discover the science and technology behind what it would take to make a real-life deflector shield!