The study of the composition, structure, properties and change of matter.
Great advances in human history have often rested on and prompted progress in chemistry. The exploitation of fire, the development of pigments, and the discovery that metals could be smelted and worked laid the foundations of civilization. The search for better tools and weapons drove metallurgy, and th ...Show more
The Elements has become an international sensation, with over one million copies in-print worldwide. The highly-anticipated paperback edition of The Elements is finally available. An eye-opening, original collection of gorgeous, never-before-seen photographic representations of the 118 ...Show more
This fact-filled book is the perfect guide to all 118 elements in the periodic table, the ingredients that make up our world. Packed with stunning new photography, Eyewitness Periodic Tablebegins with a concise history of chemistry, scientific pioneers, and the creation of the first periodic table, then ...Show more
This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect f ...Show more
Find out what makes ice melt and which materials are the strongest plus much, much more in this fascinating first introduction to the basics of physics. Packed with fun activities that will get children thinking about the everyday science around them, this guide uses scientific experiments to show how ...Show more
This companion to the category best-selling book The Elements is a beautiful card deck featuring all 118 elements in the periodic table. One element per card appears as a full-size image on the front and fascinating information about the element on the back. This is the most detailed and beautiful set o ...Show more
NEW EDITION includes a 12-page removable fold-out Timeline History of the Periodic Table that's been updated through 2017, as well as an updated chart of the elements which includes the four latest additions to the Periodic Table (Tennessine, Nihonium, Moscovium, and Oganesson).
Category: Science | Reading Level: Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Did you ever wonder why some insects can walk on water? Or how the Ancient Egyptians made mummies? Are you curious about why a guitar sounds different from a flute? Gather some everyday materials from around your home and find out the answers with these 50 kid-approved science activities from CSIRO. The ...Show more
It is hard to imagine that diamonds and coal are both made from the same element - carbon. Take a closer look at this amazing substance,and the many ways it is used. Discover how it makes our lives possible, and how our use of it could threaten Earth.
A brand new science book for kids joins this hugely successful mini-encyclopedia series that packs a whole lot of information into your pocket. Discover all the major elements of the periodic table, arranged in chapters according to their group, including alkaline earth metals, lanthanides, and noble ga ...Show more
What is hot and what is cold? The sun is hot, an ice lolly is cold. Hot and Cold looks at how we use hot and cold things every day, how we keep warm and how we keep cool. Lively text, colourful pictures and fun puzzles help you to learn all about hot and cold. Part of the series Now You Know Science - 6 ...Show more