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    • ISBN:9781445150949
    • Publication date:11 Oct 2018
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Plants

By Angela Royston

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These investigations and experiments will get your Science Skills Sorted

Plants are brilliant things to study scientifically. They grow, reproduce, make their own food and some can even defend themselves. In Plants you'll delve into the science behind these marvels of the natural world by conducting ten investigations or experiments using the ATOM method - Ask, Test, Observe & Measure - to ensure you're working just like a professional scientist. Work out how leaves function, the strength of the acid in a nettle, and whether plants can grow in cola! At the end of the book, scientific guidelines explain why scientists do things a certain way and the things they look out for or try to avoid.

Science Skills Sorted are six topic books for children aged 8+ studying KS2 science. The ATOM method is designed to help readers work scientifically as they are taught to in the classroom, and each of the investigations is accompanied by explanatory text to uncover facts about the topic. A range of experiments in each book means that while some may need a little more equipment than others, there are plenty experiments that are cheap and accessible, using objects easily found in the classroom or at home.

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  • ISBN: 9781445150932
  • Publication date: 23 Feb 2017
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
Wayland

How to Survive in the Rainforest

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Learn about the dangers that lurk in the rainforest and how people have devised ways to survive and live there.This series examines how people can and do survive in some of the world's most hostile environments, from the desert and desert islands through to survival on the oceans or the wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctica. Feature boxes examine key survival techniques and also offer case studies of people who have survived Earth's most inhospitable landscapes.Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Wayland

How to Survive in the Desert

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Learn about the dangers that lurk in the desert and how people have devised ways to survive and live there.This series examines how people can and do survive in some of the world's most hostile environments, from the desert and desert islands through to survival on the oceans or the wildernesses of the Arctic and Antarctica. Feature boxes examine key survival techniques and also offer case studies of people who have survived Earth's most inhospitable landscapes.Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Franklin Watts

Space

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Franklin Watts

Human and Animal Bodies

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Bodies are brilliant things to study scientifically. In Bodies you'll delve into the science behind these marvels of the natural world by conducting ten investigations or experiments using the ATOM method - Ask, Test, Observe and Measure - to ensure you're working just like a professional scientist. Work out how strong bird bones are, why being blind means bats rely on other senses and how the shape of a body determines the environment it thrives in! At the end of the book, scientific guidelines explain why scientists do things a certain way and the things they look out for or try to avoid. Science Skills Sorted are six topic books for children aged 8+ studying KS2 science. The ATOM method is designed to help readers work scientifically as they are taught to in the classroom, and each of the investigations is accompanied by explanatory text to uncover facts about the topic. A range of experiments in each book means that while some may need a little more equipment than others, there are plenty experiments that are cheap and accessible, using objects easily found in the classroom or at home.

Franklin Watts

Extreme Habitats and Biomes

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Some parts of Earth are ideal for living things. Other parts are extremely difficult, and only exceptional plants, animals and microorganisms can survive there. This book looks at how plants and animals survive in some of the most extreme biomes and habitats on Earth. Find out about plants that give live in acid bogs, how plants and animals survive in the desert and what came back to life after being trapped in ice for tens of thousands of years.The Savage Nature series explores life science and life on Earth at its most extreme, from the fight for survival from birth to death through to the way that organisms have adapted to survive in extreme habitats. The series offers high-interest, engaging information, fascinating fact boxes and an in-depth exploration of the most exciting aspects of life science. A high-interest look at the natural world for children aged 9+.The Savage Nature series explores life science and life on Earth at its most extreme, from the fight for survival from birth to death through to the way that organisms have adapted to survive in extreme habitats. The series offers high-interest, engaging information, fascinating fact boxes and an in-depth exploration of the most exciting aspects of life science. A high-interest look at the natural world for children aged 9+.

Wayland

Tips for Better Planning

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Franklin Watts

Senses

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Franklin Watts

Skin Deep: The Business of Beauty

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Skin Deep digs beneath the beauty industry's glamorous surface to find out how it makes its billions. The book looks at the history of the beauty industry, from ancient cosmetics through to poisonous products, and the extraordinary lengths people have gone to in order to look good. The book examines how the beauty industry today is worth billions, exploring its latest technological developments and just how much people will pay to be beautiful.Discover the world's biggest money-making industries and the secrets of their success in Big-time Business. From the pharmaceutical industry and entertainment world through to the business of beauty, banking, social networking and energy, find out why these enterprising worlds have a grip on the global economy and are considered the biggest money-generators on the planet. A high-interest exploration of the business world for 9+ readers.

Franklin Watts

Teeth and Hair

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Your body is truly amazing - both inside and out. In this book find out all about teeth and hair and how to look after them. The book is perfect for children aged 7+ who are studying science and the human body. The book is part of the series 'Your body - inside and out' in which photographs and artwork combine to show you how your body works - both inside and out!

Franklin Watts

Planet Earth

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Explore the wonderful world we live in, from snowy mountains to deep, steamy rainforests. Discover the facts and Share the learning in these fun books.A series of differentiated text books on topics that children really want to read about. The lower level text is ideal for emerging readers and the higher level text will suit more able readers. The large, square format encourages sharing, and spectacular photos are featured on every page.

Franklin Watts

Bones and Muscles

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Franklin Watts

Seaside

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Franklin Watts

Speedy Science

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Wayland

What Happens if we Overfish the Oceans?

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

This book looks at the causes and effects of the overfishing of the oceans and asks what will happen to people, animals and the environment if the rapid depletion of fish stocks continues. It imagines scenarios at varying stages in the future and examines whether and how disaster can be averted.

Franklin Watts

Seasons

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Wayland

What Happens When an Ice Cap Melts?

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Franklin Watts

Experiments With a Ruler

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Franklin Watts

Experiments With a Lemon

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston
Wayland

Space

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Can you imagine living and working in space? It's the reality for some scientists, who inhabit laboratories in deep space, far above our planet. Research on the Edge - Space Lab is a gripping look at the daily lives of these scientists, and the vital research they carry out in extreme conditions. Discover the difficulties of setting up a space lab and the challenges of supplying equipment and necessities to the workers. Children can read about the conditions scientists live in, from where they sleep to how they get into space, and some of the dangers they must avoid. Explore how research conducted in space can expand our horizons, increase our understanding of other planets, and expand our knowledge of the universe. It can reveal untapped resources, and lead to the development of new materials and technologies. Learn about the incredible technology that enables the scientists to live and work in dangerous conditions and how they are supported by teams of people working back on Earth. See how they attempt to live with as little impact on their environment as possible. Discover how scientists manage their data, and publish it in journals around the world, and see how their findings can affect the way we do things in our everyday lives. Find out about the international science community ­- where and why cutting-edge research is carried out, how it is paid for, and who owns the results. Research on the Edge - Space Lab is ideal for children age 9+, for geography and science projects, or simply as a great leisure read. Space is not the only place where scientists work in extreme conditions. Try reading about the Ocean Lab, the Rainforest Lab and the Polar Lab.

Wayland

Oceans

Angela Royston
Authors:
Angela Royston

Can you imagine living and working under the sea? It's the reality for some scientists, who inhabit laboratories deep at the bottom of the ocean. Research on the Edge - Ocean Lab is a gripping look at the daily lives of these scientists, and the vital research they carry out in extreme conditions. Discover the difficulties of setting up an ocean lab and the challenges of supplying equipment and necessities to the workers. Children can read about the conditions scientists live in, from how they breathe to what they eat, and some of the dangerous animals and plants they must avoid. Explore how research conducted under the sea can help with conservation, increase our understanding of climate change, and expand our knowledge of marine life, biodiversity and habitats. It can reveal untapped resources, and unknown eco-systems. Learn about the incredible technology that enables the scientists to live and work in dangerous conditions and the transport they use to travel around the ocean floor. See how they attempt to live with as little impact on their environment as possible. Discover how scientists manage their data, and publish it in journals around the world, and see how their findings can affect the way we do things in our everyday lives. Find out about the international science community ­- where and why cutting-edge research is carried out, how it is paid for, and who owns the results. 'Danger' panels highlight some of the perils scientists face, while 'Cutting edge' panels detail the latest technology. Research on the Edge - Ocean Lab is ideal for children age 9+, for geography and science projects, or simply as a great leisure read. The ocean is not the only place where scientists work in extreme conditions. Try reading about the Rainforest Lab, the Space Lab and the Polar Lab.