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A fantastic addition to the popular "Beginners" series, providing an informative introduction to the fascinating world of trains for young readers. Terrific reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction, this is an exciting introduction to trains, covering everything from the first steam and ...Show more
Category: Technology | Reading Level: very good
A 'how-to' book of Wearable Art. The annual World of WearableArt show has become a NZ institution, famous the world over. Veteran WOW designer Fifi Colston shares the joys of creating wearable art from recycled materials in this fascinating 'how-to' book.
This simple step-by-step guide teaches young readers how to construct their very own toolbox while teaching basic building skills ranging from collecting necessary materials to learning important safety precautions. Full-color illustrations.
$22.95 (34% off)
A series of books that introduces simple machines and how they work. Full-colour photographs illustrate how we use these machines in our everyday lives. Each spread comprises a descriptive photograph plus clear, easy-to-understand text to interest the young reader in basic physics. New words are set in ...Show more
A series concentrating on the advances in science and technology in the 20th century, this title looks at the nuclear age. It explains the how technologies developed and puts each invention or discovery in its historical and social context with a discussion of how it affected peoples' lives.
A study of bridges. It is part of a series which explores large structures, and the materials and technology behind their construction. Drawing on examples from around the world, it provides material supporting Key Stage 2 requirements for design and technology, science and geography.
"Log on to Computers" introduces early readers to the exciting world of computers and considers the role of technology in their everyday lives.
An exploration of the role of energy transfer in the world today. It covers its uses, how fuels were formed, how they were discovered, and how their use is changing. It also examines how energy can be transformed from one state to another and the conservation of energy.
Closely following the GCSE syllabus for Textiles Technology and Art, this volume covers the manufacture, uses and care of different fibre and fabric types. It features case studies, interviews, fact boxes and numerous photographs and diagrams.
A look at key inventions in the area of communications. It follows the development and progression of inventions in this area, and discusses life before the inventions, their impact, key players, and their mistakes and successes. There are biographies of key people and "how it works" diagrams.