How Things Work: Pushes and Pulls by Anna Claybourne

How Things Work: Pushes and Pulls

Written by Anna Claybourne
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Part of the Science in Action Series


How Things Work: Pushes and Pulls by Anna Claybourne

Find out what stops us floating away and how friction slows us down, plus much, much more in this fascinating first introduction to the basics of physics. Packed with fun activities that will get children thinking about forces and motion in the world around them, this guide uses scientific experiments to show how the different forces work. An ideal first introduction to core Key Stage 1 science topics, combining clear and simple explanations with hand-on activities to encourage children to think about how the things around them work. Also includes a glossary to explain tricky terms plus parents and teachers' notes to help take the learning further.

About the Author

Anna Claybourne

Anna Claybourne is the author of numerous books on the natural world for young readers, including the Usborne Internet-Linked Encyclopedia of Planet Earth, the Survival Skills Handbook and many more. She is also the winner of the Times Educational Supplement Senior Information Book Award for her title The World of Shakespeare which summarised the plays in attractive and digestible synopses. She is also the author of a picture called Where's Will.

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24 pages


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QED Publishing

Publication date

22nd July 2016



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