Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241247039

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 360

View: 1287

Explore the wonders of history, space, the natural world and more with Picturepedia. it's a mini-encyclopedia for kids on every page! From astonishing insects and outer-space to musical instruments and fascinating animals, Picturepedia explains every topic under (and including) the Sun. Uncover the secrets of prehistoric life using photographs, explore the human body through graphics and discover galleries of musical instruments in Picturepedia. Ideal for homework, projects or young curious minds, Picturepedia is a must-have encyclopedia for kids.


Author: Dk Publishing

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465438287

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 360

View: 8830

"10,000 stunning photographs and illustrations catalog the wonders of history, space, the natural world, and more in Picturepedia. Bringing together an amazing array of images to explain every topic under the sun - and beyond, Picturepedia is the ultimate resource for kids ages 9- 12. Chapters on science and technology, nature, geography, culture, sports and hobbies, and history cover insects, musical instruments, spacecraft, world maps, famous discoveries, prehistoric life, and more."--Publisher's website.

Teaching Problem-Solving and Thinking Skills through Science

Exciting Cross-Curricular Challenges for Foundation Phase, Key Stage One and Key Stage Two

Author: Belle Wallace,Andrew Berry,Diana Cave

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136606955

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 6071

This highly practical resource book presents ways in which teachers can help to develop children's problem-solving and thinking skills through a range of exciting science topics. The book contains classroom-based activities which have been trialled and evaluated by teachers and children, and helpfully shows how the skills developed through rigorous scientific investigations can be used across all areas of the curriculum. The scientific curriculum requirements are extended with exciting and inspiring problem-solving activities that use scientific skills, for example: fair-testing pattern-seeking surveying classifying and identifying investigations over time designing testing and adapting an artefact open-ended exploration The book contains learning objectives for each activity, step by step guidelines for carrying out each problem-solving activity, basic equipment that's needed, examples of learner's work and guidelines for assessment. This book is a must-buy for all early years and primary school teachers keen to encourage an inclusive but differentiated approach to the development of problem-solving and thinking skills in their pupils.


Author: Caroline Bingham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831010516

Category: Dinosaurs

Page: 127

View: 3420


Author: Richard Walker,Dorling Kindersley, Inc

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781564583833

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 399

Provides a wide variety of information about plants, covering such topics as photosynthesis, life cycles, the formation of flowers and fruit, and plants as sources of food.


Author: Diana Maine

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9781564582485

Category: Physics

Page: 48

View: 1978

Discusses the realm of science, with an emphasis on the physical world around us.


Author: John Farndon

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Family Library

ISBN: 9781564583840

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 48

View: 4373

"Probe the workings of the world's most interesting, useful, and complex machines"--Back cover.

People and Places

Author: DK Direct Limited,Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781564586391

Category: Civilization

Page: 48

View: 2567

Meet an amazing variety of people from all around the world.


Author: Martyn Bramwell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780751350883

Category: Mammals

Page: 49

View: 1883

Text and illustrations present information about the physical characteristics and habits of all kinds of mammals.

Energy and Industry

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated,Roger Bridgman

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781564586384

Category: Force and energy

Page: 48

View: 4529

Provides a fact-finding tour of the world's factories, mills, and mines ezplaining how such items as cars, windows, and plastic bowls are made.