Find Out About Machines With 19 Projects and More Than 260 Pictures by Chris Oxlade
  

Find Out About Machines With 19 Projects and More Than 260 Pictures

Written by Chris Oxlade
Illustrated by

RRP £5.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Find Out About Machines With 19 Projects and More Than 260 Pictures by Chris Oxlade

Discover what machines are, how they work, and how they have developed through history, in this fascinating fact file and learn-it-yourself project book. You can find out about levers, pulleys, wheels and axles, gears, hydraulics, wind power and much more. It includes 19 practical experiments - make a windmill, a hydraulic lifter and even a vacuum cleaner! Over 260 images include step-by-step photographs and explanatory illustrations. It is an accessible and lively introduction to machines, ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. From sophisticated computers to a simple pair of scissors, we are surrounded by machines. This engaging science book looks at the enormous variety of machines in our world and how they function. Fascinating hands-on projects, such as making your own gears and belt drives, a pulley, a block and tackle, a can crusher, a water wheel, and an Archimedean screw, will help you to fully understand the principles behind them. Find Out About is a series for young readers who would like to explore the exciting world of science. Each book covers a different topic, bringing the subject to life with vibrant photographs, detailed drawings and clear diagrams, making it really fun to learn. There are easy-to-do experiments using everyday objects and equipment so that young scientists can enjoy finding out all the fantastic facts for themselves.

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of information books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Chris Oxlade
More books by Chris Oxlade

Publisher

Armadillo Books an imprint of Anness Publishing

Publication date

1st June 2013

ISBN

9781843229735


We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

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

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

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 love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools