Related to: 'Design & Technology'

Franklin Watts

Spacecrafts

Sally Spray
Authors:
Sally Spray

Follow the developments of spacecrafts, as they have got more advanced, have travelled further and helped us explore the universe through engineering skill, design and ambition.Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering, and find out about awe-inspiring developments in technology. These books are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand.Bright and bold artwork, alongside clear explanations and diagrams, guide you through a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world.

Franklin Watts

Tunnels

Sally Spray
Authors:
Sally Spray

Follow the developments of tunnels, as they have gone deeper underground, have travelled further and helped us transport people, energy and goods through engineering skill, design and ambition. Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering, and find out about awe-inspiring developments in technology. These books are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand. Bright and bold artwork, alongside clear explanations and diagrams, guide you through a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world.

Franklin Watts

Bridges

Sally Spray
Authors:
Sally Spray

Follow the development of bridges, as they have grown longer and bigger, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering. Find out about awe-inspiring buildings and technology. These books are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand.Presents a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world with fascinating facts about each construction

Franklin Watts

Trains, Planes and Ships

Sally Spray
Authors:
Sally Spray
Franklin Watts

How Renewable Energy Works

Geoff Barker
Authors:
Geoff Barker

Take a look at the exciting world of renewable energy and how we can use the wind, the sun or waves to create energy and power thus reducing pollution.Explore the world's most revolutionary and exciting ecological developments in Eco Works. This series for 9+ readers examines how green technology is finding inventive solutions to some of the most pressing problems facing us today. From sourcing sustainable energy and reducing our carbon footprints through to creating recycling processes and community gardens that provide our growing urban populations with green space and food, find out exactly how and why 'eco works'.

Franklin Watts

Skyscrapers

Sally Spray
Authors:
Sally Spray

Follow the development of skyscrapers, as they have grown taller and taller, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering. Find out about awe-inspiring buildings and technology. These books are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand.Presents a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world with fascinating facts about each construction

Franklin Watts

Fairground Rides

Sally Spray
Authors:
Sally Spray

Follow the development of fairground rides, as they have grown taller, scarier, and more fantastical through engineering skill, design and ambition.Get to grips with the mind-boggling advances that have been made in engineering. Find out about awe-inspiring buildings and technology. These books are filled with impactful artwork, diagrams and explanations that make the awesome feats of engineering easy to understand.Bright and bold artwork, alongside clear explanations and diagrams, guide you through a chronology of landmark engineering achievements from around the world.

Franklin Watts

How a Solar-Powered Home Works

Robyn Hardyman
Authors:
Robyn Hardyman
Franklin Watts

How Carbon Footprints Work

Nick Hunter
Authors:
Nick Hunter
Franklin Watts

Giant Meat-Eating Dinosaurs

David West
Authors:
David West

Professor Pete knows lots about all sorts of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Learn all about meat-eating dinosaurs from pronouncing their difficult names to facts about their weight, what they eat, how fast they can run and where they used to live in the world. Children will soon become dinosaur experts.Following the same style as Nora the Naturalist's Animals and Safari Sam's Wild Animals, Professor Pete's Prehistoric Animals are brilliant introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of dinosaurs.

Franklin Watts

Trains

David West
Authors:
David West

Mechanic Mike knows loads about all sorts of trains. From the fastest MAGLEV trains to early steam trains, find out how much these specialist machines weigh, where they are used, the type of engines they have and lots of other amazing bite-sized facts. Part of the series Mechanic Mike's Machines. Introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of all things mechanical.

Franklin Watts

Farm Machines

David West
Authors:
David West

Mechanic Mike knows loads about all sorts of farm machines. From tractors and trailers to huge specialist machines for harvesting, planting and spreading, and everything in between. Find out how much these specialist machines weigh, the type of engines they have and lots of other amazing bite-sized facts.Part of the series Mechanic Mike's Machines. Introductory books for young readers aged 5+ in the high-interest area of all things mechanical.

Franklin Watts

In the Home

Jon Richards
Authors:
Jon Richards
Franklin Watts

Buildings, Bridges and Tunnels

Jon Richards
Authors:
Jon Richards

Have you ever wondered what made human beings want to reach for the skies by building higher and higher? And how they did it? Learn all about the the history of construction in It'll Never Work: Buildings, Bridges and Tunnels, a book that explores the medieval castles, underwater hotels, tunnels under the sea and the successes and failures that have led to the building feats that we know today.Each title in this exciting, high-interest series looks at a different area of technology and engineering and reveals the pioneering ideas and scientific thinking that enabled its development, as well as exposing those that proved to be a dead end. Each spread examines a particular example in depth, bringing in other similar ideas where relevant, and revealing that experimentation and failure often pave the way to technology success. Beautifully designed and illustrated with infographic-style artwork, this series is an excellent technology resource for readers aged 9 and up.

Franklin Watts

Planes and Helicopters

Jon Richards
Authors:
Jon Richards
Franklin Watts

Probes to the Planets

Steve Parker
Authors:
Steve Parker

Every planet in our solar system and some of the moons and other space objects have been visited by at least one probe and in the future, more probes and craft will visit these worlds in our endeavour to learn about space and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. Some probes, such at the Verena 13 probe that landed on Venus, were designed to last just a few minutes. Others, such as the Voyager probes, are still sending data back to Earth from far out towards the edge of our Solar System. Each probe is designed to do a unique job and this book reveals the genius of their design.Six books that reveal the thrilling journeys, triumphs and disasters that men and women have experienced in the exploration of our universe. These books examine the mind-blowing technologies involved in space endeavours and tells the all too human stories of some of the key figures.

Franklin Watts

Green Technology

Mike Hobbs
Authors:
Mike Hobbs

Find out what it takes to become a successful green technology innovator, from coming up with an idea all the way to launching the next big thing. Get tips from those who have succeeded and follow our challenges to join the Young Entrepreneurs Club!

Franklin Watts

How Recycling Works

Geoff Barker
Authors:
Geoff Barker

Explore the world's most revolutionary and exciting ecological developments in Eco Works. This series for 9+ readers examines how green technology is finding inventive solutions to some of the most pressing problems facing us today. From sourcing sustainable energy and reducing our carbon footprints through to creating recycling processes and community gardens that provide our growing urban populations with green space and food, find out exactly how and why 'eco works'.

Franklin Watts

Both Sides of the Story: Cloning and Genetic Engineering

Nicola Barber
Authors:
Nicola Barber

Would you clone your favourite pet? What impact is the Human Genome Project having on scientific and medical research? For supporters of genetic engineering, this technology has opened up a world of possibilities. But its opponents voice many concerns about the moral rights and wrongs of 'tampering with nature'. It's time to consider Both Sides of the Story.The series, Both Sides of the Story, explores the major global debates of our time from two opposing viewpoints. Each book investigates the facts behind the headlines, the history behind current trends and the latest hot topics.

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