Peter Riley - Lifecycles - Hachette Children's Group

Lifecycles

By Peter Riley

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

An extensive update to a successful and very popular series, rewritten to work for the new science curriculum

A first science series that introduces young readers to basic science principles in a friendly and accessible way. Early scientific skills are taught through a combination of experiments, activities and key questions, designed to get young scientists thinking!

Ways into Science: Lifecycles explores how everything around us - from plants to birds - begins, grows and changes over time.

Biographical Notes

Peter Riley was a science teacher for 25 years, 17 of them as Head of Science. His first book was published in 1981, and he has been a full-time author since 1996, with over 200 books published for children, students and teachers. He is the winner of the prestigious Schoolbook Award for Science in 2000, as well as being shortlisted for the Aventis Science Prize 2004 and nominated for the Educational Resources Award in 2009.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445134833
  • Publication date: 10 Mar 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
A good addition to KS1 and KS2 resources for classroom or library — School Librarian
Lifecycles are part of the KS1 curriculum so this exploration of how everything around us -- including plants, animals and people -- begins, grows and changes over time will be a valuable resource ... Early scientific skills are taught through a combination of experiments, activities and key questions, designed to get young scientists thinking — Parents In Touch
A good addition to KS1 and KS2 resources for classroom or library
Lifecycles are part of the KS1 curriculum so this exploration of how everything around us -- including plants, animals and people -- begins, grows and changes over time will be a valuable resource ... Early scientific skills are taught through a combination of experiments, activities and key questions, designed to get young scientists thinking
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