Peter Riley - Rocks and Soil - Hachette Children's Group

Rocks and Soil

By Peter Riley

  • Paperback
  • £8.99

Moving Up with Science is the ideal next step for learning about science.

Find out all about the science in the world around us with Moving Up with Science. Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2, each title explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments.

Moving Up with Science: Rocks and Soil looks at Earth and the rocks that make it up, from its fiery core and volcanoes to limestone cliffs and fossils. It also explores how rocks form and reform over time, and how they change the world around us.

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: 9781445135168
  • Publication date: 10 Mar 2016
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
Peter manages to bring these pages to life with simple and fluent text ... There are plenty of areas which children will want to find out more about and I can see the book acting as a springboard to further studies — School Librarian
Explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments. This combination is ideal to encourage children to make their own investigations and further their own learning through hands-on experience — Parents In Touch
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