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Science Lab

Science Lab

From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run and creating a crane, Science Lab is packed with activities that young readers can do at home to explore, discover, and understand the way the world works. How are rockets fired into space? How is energy harnes... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241343494
Barcode 9780241343494
Published 19 February 2019 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Winston, Robert
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ISBN-13 9780241343494
ISBN-10 0241343496
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK Children
Publication Date 19 February 2019
International Publication Date 7 February 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Winston, Robert
Category Science
Technology & Applied Sciences
Practical Interests & Handicrafts
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 224mm
Height: 283mm
Spine: 16mm
Weight 910g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Science - Juvenile literature - Experiments
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 507.8
Catalogue Code 964223

Description of this Book

From building a bridge and crafting a catapult to making a marble run and creating a crane, Science Lab is packed with activities that young readers can do at home to explore, discover, and understand the way the world works. How are rockets fired into space? How is energy harnessed? How do buildings survive earthquakes? With fun, hands-on projects and experiments, this book reveals how science, technology, engineering, and maths are woven through the world around us. Simple steps guide readers through the stages of each project, with spotlights on the key science, technology, engineering, and maths learning involved in each project along the way. Take it further panels encourage young readers to experiment and take their projects to the next level, developing their independence, initiative, and creative thinking skills. With a focus on STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and maths) across school curricula to prepare children for the modern world, Science Lab will inspire and engage inquisitive young readers. It's perfect for school projects, homework help, and firing up imaginations. This is the latest title in the award-winning series that includes Home Lab (2016), which won the Royal Society's Young People's Science Book Prize,

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Robert Winston is a renowned doctor, scientist, television presenter, and writer, Professor Robert Winston has contributed to numerous DK books, including Home Lab (2016), which won the RNS Young People's Book Prize, and the award winning DK book Utterly Amazing Human Body (2015). Jack Challoner has written more than 30 books on science and technology, and also acts as a science consultant on books, magazines, and television, including the BBC. He is author of DK's Home Lab (2016).

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