First Science Library: Magnets & Sparks by Wendy Madgwick

First Science Library: Magnets & Sparks

Written by Wendy Madgwick
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First Science Library: Magnets & Sparks by Wendy Madgwick

This title features 16 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out how electricity and magnetism works! You can play a magnetic fishing game, make fancy patterns in iron filings, create a flashing lighthouse, and much more. Lively photographs and illustrations show children carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and fun. A detailed glossary explains all the science terms used. It is perfect for school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It includes safety instructions for children and guidance notes for grown-ups using this book to teach at home. What do magnets attract? How does electricity travel? Can you see a magnetic field? How does a torch work? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the different aspects of magnetism and electricity. Use magnets to move toy boats, and have a hair-raising time with static electricity. This series introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Each book in the range explores a different field of science. Fun activities encourage young children to explore and learn about the world around them, and complement the scientific points outlined in the simple introductory text.

About the Author

Wendy Madgwick's other titles include Animaze and Questions & Answers: Inventions.

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32 pages


Wendy Madgwick
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Armadillo Books an imprint of Anness Publishing

Publication date

30th September 2014



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