Extreme Science: Fried! When Lightning Strikes by Douglas McTavish

Extreme Science: Fried! When Lightning Strikes

Written by Douglas McTavish
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Part of the Extreme! Series


Extreme Science: Fried! When Lightning Strikes by Douglas McTavish

From Surfing to the Secret Life of Rats, Extreme Science will excite and inspire 8-11 year olds. High-interest topics grab the reader and introduce some key science concepts in an accessible and innovative way. The action-packed pages are designed to motivate struggling and reluctant readers, and a reading age of 7 makes the content super-accessible. Extreme titles are ideal for supporting creative classroom teaching and for spicing up topic libraries.

About the Author

Consultant: Jane Turner is the deputy Director of one of the UK's nine Science Learning Centres. Jane has 18 years' experience in primary education as a teacher, researcher and author. She has developed award-winning curriculum projects in science, literacy and technology and appears regularly on Teachers' TV as a primary science consultant.

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32 pages


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

Publication date

1st September 2009



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