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Science Ideas in 30 Seconds

Written by Dr. Mike Goldsmith

Illustrated by Melvyn Evans

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This striking, energetic series of which this is one of the titles, takes a rapid-fire ‘look and learn’ approach to subjects suitable for children aged 8 and over and each title makes the learning experience really fun. With fascinating topics ranging from Dinosaurs to Art, from Myths to Science, each of these books presents a key subject in a fresh and fascinating format. The subjects in each title are explained in 30-second sound-bites, supported by 3-second flash summaries. And if all that isn’t stimulating enough, the 3-minute mini-missions included will further challenge lively young minds. With colourful, original explanatory artwork on every page and text from a range of expert authors, these books are loaded with fun information and fast-track facts.


Science Ideas in 30 Seconds Synopsis

30 breakthrough theories for junior geniuses explained in half a minuteIn this perfect book for smartypants and eggheads everywhere, great science ideas from ancient Greece to the present day are clearly outlined and explained. Ideas about motion, gravity, DNA, nuclear energy, antimatter and more are concisely covered across 30 key topics.

Each idea is explained in neat 30-second soundbites and supported by 3-second flash summaries and cool, colourful artwork. The attention-grabbing format conveys these clever concepts clearly, giving an immediate grasp to readers aged from 8 up. Six themed sections cover scientific theories from Ancient Greece and the Scientific Revolution, right up to the present day.

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ISBN: 9781782404590
Publication date: 03/11/2016
Publisher: Ivy Kids an imprint of The Ivy Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782404590
Publication date: 3rd November 2016
Author: Dr. Mike Goldsmith
Illustrator: Melvyn Evans
Publisher: Ivy Kids an imprint of The Ivy Press
Format: Paperback
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Science / Technology
Other Categories: 30 Seconds

About Dr. Mike Goldsmith

Mike Goldsmith is a qualified astrophysicist and established children's science author and consultant. Twice nominated for the Junior Aventis Science Prize, he has written for Scholastic, Kingfisher and Hodder Wayland amongst others. Melvyn Evans is an illustrator and printmaker whose distinctive artwork has appeared in a range of media, from advertising to children's books.

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