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Horrible Science author, Nick Arnold, has been writing books and stories since he was a lad. Even in those days his favourite subjects for stories were horrible goings-on, the more gruesome the better! So you see, he hasn't changed a bit!
Nick's first published books appeared when he was working at the University of North London on a project teaching children about nature. This led to a magazine article and then, one day, Nick had a brilliant idea. He said to himself:
"If I can write newspaper articles, then I can write books for other publishers too!"
Doing exactly what it says on the tin, Nick Arnold’s book presents children with 88 different scientific challenges spread across brightly coloured, busy pages and grouped according to nine different themes, including air experiments, energy and sound experiments, body experiments and force experiments. Each page explains what is needed, and poses questions for children to answer after completing the experiment, testing their understanding. There are ‘what’s next’ challenges too encouraging readers to develop the experiments further. The intriguing half an experiment is a science surprise that will fascinate everyone, whatever their age! An appealing and effective hands-on information book.~ Andrea Reece
Winner of the Best Book with Facts in the 2013 Blue Peter Book Awards. House of Horrors lifts the roof on the disgusting details of domestic life as only Horrible Science. Who lives in a house like this? Just about everyone. This book will have the cleanest of neat freaks running for cover when they discover what they'll never be able to get out of the carpet.
9-12 years. For everyone who has enjoyed the many â€˜Horrible Scienceâ€™ titles, this is a packed single volume touching on everything from Bloodthirsty Bugs to the Unbelievable Universe. Knowing their audience well, Nick Arnold and Tony de Saulles revel in the gruesome details â€“ there are lots of gory pictures full of dripping blood - but not at the expense of making sure the science is accurate and comprehensible. Very much a first introduction rather than an in-depth study, this provides a useful resource to short circuit all those â€˜howâ€™ and â€˜whyâ€™ questions.
Find out all about teeth in this photographic information book - from baby teeth and adult teeth to using them and cleaning them. Pink A/Band 1A books offer emergent readers very simple text supported by illustrations. Text type: A simple non-fiction book Children can re-cap the stages of the book on pages 14-15. Curriculum links: Science: Ourselves
HORRIBLE SCIENCE: DANGEROUS DISEASES coughs up all the disgusting details of the squelchiest sicknesses that mankind has suffered through. From the cruel common cold to shocking smallpox, see what happens when your body is attacked by germs! Find out which brave nurse drank diarrhoea, which scientist used eyeballs as food for bacteria, why deadly cholera makes your skin turn blue and how munching maggots can cure flesh diseases! With sickening sick notes, dreadful disease facts, and lots of vicious viruses to make you vomit, it'll leave you bursting with the knowledge of dangerous diseases! This reloaded edition also includes a chapter on the coronavirus crisis. Redesigned in a bold, funky new look for the next generation of HORRIBLE SCIENCE fans.
Science isn't limited to the classroom - it can be found out in the garden! This photographic book of experiments and projects covers covers chemical reactions, states of matter, microbiology and much more - all with materials and equipment that can be found at home. The STEAM Ahead series shows readers that science isn't limited to the classroom - it can be found out in the garden, cooked up in the kitchen and brought to life with paper and paints! Each book features clear, step-by-step instructions and has a fresh, contemporary design, with an emphasis on fun, achievable experiments to give kids hands-on experiences. The science behind each experiment is explained, giving readers the theory behind the practical activities. Titles in the series include: STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Kitchen Science STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Outdoor Science STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Art STEAM Ahead: Experiment with Engineering
Instead of getting bored at home, why not investigate how things work and become an extraordinary engineer? This book is packed with over 30 fun and educational experiments that will engage key Stage 2 children who are stuck at home. Discover how to make paperclips float in air, design a skyscraper, construct a super submarine, experiment with gears and springs, and much more! This amazing STEM book is perfect for children aged 8 and over, who want to learn to distinguish their racks from your ratchets and their cams from your cranks. The STEM editorial consultant is Georgette Yakman, founding researcher and creator of the integrative STEAM framework.
Stuck at home and looking for fun, educational activities to keep your Key Stage 2 children entertained? With over 30 easy and fun experiments to do at home, extraordinary facts and stats and cool illustrations, this amazing STEM book will inspire children aged 8 and over to become top tech wizards! Are you ready to come up with the next big thing? Make your own stethoscope, build a speedy jet boat, concoct your own plastic, create a bio-tech yummy yoghurt, and much more! The STEM editorial consultant is Georgette Yakman, founding researcher and creator of the integrative STEAM framework.
HORRIBLE SCIENCE: SPACE, STARS AND SLIMY ALIENS is a bursting space-hopping book of stunning science. Zoom to the stars with Oddblob the alien, and take part in a spacewalk that's out of this world and learn what the moon smells like. Find out all the horrible facts about space like which astronomers killed people and why space makes your guts explode! Zoom around the planets, learn which galaxies eat each other, and see if you can spot a little green man while you're there!
Horrible Science: Shocking Electricity is packed with sizzling zap-filled facts to electrify every reader. Children can find out about the scientist who gave electric shocks to his eyeballs, that lightning can strike you with heat five times hotter than the sun and much more besides!
Get ready for a deadly dose of excitement with the petrifying Painful Poison. It's bubbling with killer substances that are strictly not for the nervous - and will have all kinds of evil effects on you. Discover how you can turn your brother into a zombie slave and why you are breathing poison right now!
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