Plastic Exploring the Science of Everyday Materials by Nicola Edwards, Jane Harris
  

Synopsis

Plastic Exploring the Science of Everyday Materials by Nicola Edwards, Jane Harris

A study of the properties and uses of plastic, for children between the ages of five and seven. It features colour photographs of children involved in activities to make them more accessible. The content supports schemes of work for science at Key Stage 1, and there are pages of notes for parents and teachers with information about scientific principles. The volume is part of a series in which children are encouraged to ask questions about what different materials are like, formulate ideas about how a material might behave, and test out these ideas for themselves. There is an index of key words and ideas.

Reviews

'... inspiring... child-friendly photographs and text provides lots of ideas for investigations.'

'These books are informative and appealing. They are useful both for introducing properties of materials and reinforcing ideas. They provoke discussion and the desire to investigate.'

About the Author

Nicola Edwards is a writer, editor and consultant for children's non-fiction books and ha written several highly successful books for A & C Black. Jane Harris has worked as a teacher and is now a writer and editor of children's books.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5 To 7

Author

Nicola Edwards, Jane Harris
More books by Nicola Edwards, Jane Harris

Publisher

A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Publication date

31st January 2003

ISBN

9780713661941


It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

This company is amazing; not only is it is a great opportunity to get books and review them but everyone is so friendly and supportive!

Jemma Rubens, age 10

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools