ScienceScience



Become a science superstar with this handy guide to essential topics including matter, energy, and animals.

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: Pocket Eyewitness

ISBN: 0241343690

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Page: 160

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Become a science superstar with this handy guide to essential topics including matter, energy, and animals. Discover the secrets of the animal kingdom, learn the method behind chemical mixtures and absorb incredible information about energy: from electricity to electromagnetism and even light itself. From discovering what matter is to learning about the water cycle, each topic is broken down to its key element and accompanied by fantastic pictures. What is science and how does it shape the world around us? DK Pocket Eyewitness Science allows you to get these facts for kids at your fingertips and is packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about science even more exciting. With amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and genius gem facts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Science shows you how science affects everything we do in one pocket-sized book.

Pocket Eyewitness SciencePocket Eyewitness Science



Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Science, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about science even more exciting.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781409338581

Category:

Page: 160

View: 755

Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Science, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about science even more exciting. What is science? Find out! Read about scientific advances, science in everyday life and how it works in the natural world. Packed with amazing encyclopedic stats and genius gem facts to provide extra wow, DK Pocket Eyewitness Science shows you how science affects everything we do. Discover what matter is, learn about the water cycle and radioactivity. Ask, what is energy? Then learn about the different types, from electricity to electromagnetism and even light itself. Ideal for homework assignments and school projects, DK Pocket Eyewitness Science is the perfect companion for any young scientist.

Pocket Eyewitness SciencePocket Eyewitness Science



Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Science, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about science even more exciting.

Author: Kindersley Dorling

Publisher:

ISBN: 1409324850

Category:

Page: 160

View: 883

Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Science, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about science even more exciting. What is science? Find out! Read about scientific advances, science in everyday life and how it works in the natural world. Packed with amazing encyclopedic stats and genius gem facts to provide extra wow, DK Pocket Eyewitness Science shows you how science affects everything we do. Discover what matter is, learn about the water cycle and radioactivity. Ask, what is energy? Then learn about the different types, from electricity to electromagnetism and even light itself. Ideal for homework assignments and school projects, DK Pocket Eyewitness Science is the perfect companion for any young scientist.

Pocket Eyewitness SciencePocket Eyewitness Science



Become a science superstar with this e-guide to essential topics including matter, energy, and animals.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527351

Category:

Page: 160

View: 936

Become a science superstar with this e-guide to essential topics including matter, energy, and animals. Discover the secrets of the animal kingdom, learn the method behind chemical mixtures and absorb incredible information about energy: from electricity to electromagnetism and even light itself. From discovering what matter is to learning about the water cycle, each topic is broken down to its key element and accompanied by fantastic pictures. What is science and how does it shape the world around us? DK Pocket Eyewitness Science allows you to get these facts for kids at your fingertips and includes bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about science even more exciting. With amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and genius gem facts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Science shows you how science affects everything we do in one ebook.

EarthEarth



Become an Earth expert and find out all you need to know about our planet from the tallest mountain to the deepest ocean trenches in this brilliant mini-book.

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: Pocket Eyewitness

ISBN: 024134364X

Category:

Page: 160

View: 142

Become an Earth expert and find out all you need to know about our planet - from the tallest mountain to the deepest ocean trenches - in this brilliant mini-book. With Earth facts at your fingertips, Pocket Eyewitness Earth makes learning about our blue-and-green planet fun. Bite-sized chunks of information and stunning images help you explore Earth's volcanoes, mountains, rivers, forests, and seas. There are chapters, too, on weather and climate. Packed with profiles on more than 180 of Earth's major features you'll soon become a know-it-all on all things Earth. Get the facts and stats on the Nile, the world's longest river at 6,650 km (4,130 miles), see incredible pictures of giant crystals that weigh 55 tonnes each, and find out about the Mississippi tornado that tossed a train into the air. All this and more can be discovered in Pocket Eyewitness Earth, the handy pocket-sized encyclopedia of everything you need to know about our world!

Pocket Eyewitness Human BodyPocket Eyewitness Human Body



113 Science Photo Library: BSIP, Chassenet (ca, tr). 114-115 Corbis: Jens Nieth. 116 Dreamstime. com: Kamil Macniak (bl). 117 Corbis: Fabrice Lerouge / Onoky (tc). 119 Fotolia: dragon_fang (br). 120 Corbis: Ondrea Barbe (bc).

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527429

Category:

Page: 160

View: 773

Find out about bones, breathing, blood, and the brain in this brilliant mini ebook about how the human body works. Pocket Eyewitness Human Body is the perfect e-guide for curious children who want to know everything about the body and its inner-workings. Bite-sized chunks of information, amazing images, and clear, informative diagrams show you what lies underneath your skin, and make learning fun. Did you know that, weight for weight, bone is five times stronger than steel? Or that the fastest nerve signals travel up to 350 km/h (220 mph), and that laughing is good for your health? You didn't? Then you need Pocket Eyewitness Human Body to fill you in on the amazing stats and fun facts about your incredible body.

Pocket Eyewitness InventionsPocket Eyewitness Inventions



Dorling Kindersley: The Science Museum, London (br). 67 Alamy Images: Chris Willson (bl). Dorling Kindersley: Museum of the Moving Image, London (tr). 68-69 Alamy Images: ClassicStock. 70 Dreamstime.com: Sdbower (bl).

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241270141

Category:

Page: 160

View: 846

Get fun facts for kids at your fingertips with DK's Pocket Eyewitness Inventions. Discover the fascinating inventions that changed the world, from simple everyday objects like the clock to future technologies, robots and AI. Explore the world of telescopes and medical equipment, or learn how modern computers came to exist. With amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and genius gem facts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Inventions will introduce you to the the most exciting and revolutionary gadgets ever created. Perfect for school projects and homework assignments or anyone interested in inventions.

Pocket Eyewitness SpacePocket Eyewitness Space



53 NASA: JPL (tr, c); Planetary Photo Journal Collection (cr); Solarsystem Collection (br); JPL / Space Science Institute (ca, cl). 54–55 Corbis: Steven Hobbs / Stocktrek Images. 56 ESA/Hubble: J. Garvin/NASA/ ...

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527382

Category:

Page: 160

View: 423

Become a space traveller and explore our Solar System and the Universe beyond in a cool mini encyclopedia that includes pictures. With space facts at your fingertips, Pocket Eyewitness Space makes learning about space fun. With more than 170 profiles on planets, stars, meteorites, and moons, you'll soon become an expert on all things space. Look closer at amazing planetary features, such as Jupiter's Red Spot and Mars' Olympus Mons, the tallest mountain in our Solar System. Find out, too, about the scale of the Universe, how telescopes work, see the life cycle of a star, the probes exploring other worlds, and life on the International Space Station orbiting our planet. All this and more can be discovered in Pocket Eyewitness Space, an e-guide that's out of this world!

Pocket Eyewitness DinosaursPocket Eyewitness Dinosaurs



50 Science Photo Library: Christian Darkin (b). 51 Dorling Kindersley: Jon Hughes (bl); Peter Minister, Digital Sculptor (br). 52–53 Corbis: Owen Franken (background). Dorling Kindersley: Peter Minister, Digital Sculptor.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527214

Category:

Page: 160

View: 336

Discover the world of dinosaurs in this essential e-guide to the prehistoric world. Learn about more than 150 prehistoric animals, including the sea-dwelling Plesiosaurus, the flying Pterodactylus, and the fierce Allosaurus. Creature profiles fill you in on those fascinating details needed to impress, such as which dinosaur has the thickest skull, who was the brainiest, and which dinosaur had more than 1,500 teeth. Find out how dinosaur fossils are formed and get to grips with the greatest prehistoric discoveries ever made. Giving you fast facts at your fingertips, Pocket Eyewitness Dinosaurs makes learning about dinosaurs fun. With bite-sized chunks of information and eye-catching CGI images you can see what the dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures looked like and how they behaved when they ruled the Earth. Includes amazing encyclopedic stats, stunning images for each dinosaur profile, and fun facts for kids, Pocket Eyewitness Dinosaurs will tell you everything you need to know about the prehistoric world in this e-guide.

DK Pocket Eyewitness EarthDK Pocket Eyewitness Earth



51 Science Photo Library: Marshall Space Flight Center / Nasa (br). 52 Corbis: Sean Russell/fstop (b). 53 Alamy Images: Juergen Richter (b). Getty Images: Randy Wells/Stone (tr). 54 Corbis: Kazuyoshi Nomachi (br).

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781409322382

Category:

Page: 160

View: 638

Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Earth, includes bite-sized chunks of information that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers. Learn about the geology and geography that make up our fascinating planet - from the "white thunder" of vast glaciers as they break free and fall into the sea, to earthquakes that tear ancient landscapes apart. With 160 pages of amazing encyclopedic stats and genius gem facts to provide extra wow, DK Pocket Eyewitness Earth will take you on an adventure involving volcanoes, mountain ranges and the bodies of water that take over so much of our world. Now available in ebook (pdf) format.

Pocket Eyewitness InsectsPocket Eyewitness Insects



Jean Yves Rasplus: (bl). 50 Corbis: Alex Wild / Visuals Unlimited (tl). 51 Shane Farrell: (crb). 52–53 naturepl.com: ARCO. 54 Science Photo Library: Steve Gschmeissner (r). 55 Corbis: Nigel Cattlin / Visuals Unlimited (tl).

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241516225

Category:

Page: 160

View: 544

Enter a world of insects in this encyclopedia of more than 200 minibeasts. With amazing stats, close-up photographs, and genius gem facts, Pocket Eyewitness Insects will let you see their true sizes, discover where and how they live and find out which deadly insects to watch out for. What do insects eat? Which ones are poisonous? From the flower chafer to the giraffe weevil, Pocket Eyewitness Insects is packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about insects even more intriguing. Many-legged millipedes, dazzling dragonflies, and beastly bed bugs all are brought to life in amazing detail. Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young enthusiasts, Pocket Eyewitness Insects uncovers everything you need to know about nature's cutest and creepiest bugs in one pocket-sized book.

Pocket Eyewitness Rocks and MineralsPocket Eyewitness Rocks and Minerals



68 Dorling Kindersley: Natural History Museum, London (br); The Science Museum, London (cl). NASA: Human Spaceflight Collection (bl). 71 Dorling Kindersley: Oxford University Museum of Natural History (tr).

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527290

Category:

Page: 160

View: 475

This companion is the perfect e-guide to nearly 200 rocks and minerals. From the igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, to sparkling minerals, this encyclopedic guide covers vital data such as where and how they form, as well as what they are used for. Get to grip with nearly 200 profiles of rocks and minerals, including basalt, marble, diamond, and rhodochrosite, with pin-sharp photographs, explaining characteristics such as hardness, colour, and lustre. This mine of information will help you to learn how to detect those rocks and minerals in no time. Take the next step in becoming an expert geologist and learn how to collect your discovered specimens, and get back to the elements with the periodic table. Includes fantastic encyclopedic stats, amazing photography, and genius gem facts, Pocket Eyewitness Rocks and Minerals will tell you everything you need to know about spotting rocks and identifying minerals in this e-guide.

Pocket Eyewitness SharksPocket Eyewitness Sharks



46–47 Corbis: Norbert Wu / Science Faction (c). 47 Alamy Images: WaterFrame (r). 48 SeaPics.com: Kubo / e-Photography (cl). 48–49 marinethemes. com: Kelvin Aitken (bc). 49 OceanwideImages. com: Rudie Kuiter (br).

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527450

Category:

Page: 160

View: 144

Dive into the world of the shark, one of the ocean's most awesome predators, in this mini encyclopedia of some of the world's most magnificent marine creatures. Pocket Eyewitness Sharks gives you fast facts at your fingertips and includes pictures to make learning about these extraordinary creatures even more fun. Did you know that the gentle whale shark has more than 300 rows of tiny teeth? Or that some hammerheads roam the seas in schools of more than 500 sharks? No? Then you need this ebook with its profiles of over 170 marine creatures, including sharks and rays, skates, and their relatives. Find out the secrets of their watery habitat - from where they swim to what they eat - and learn about the conservation efforts underway to protect them. Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young shark fans, Pocket Eyewitness Sharks will tell you everything you need to know about sharks in one ebook.

DK Pocket Eyewitness AnimalsDK Pocket Eyewitness Animals



110 Corbis: Norbert Wu / Science Faction (tl). 113 Dorling Kindersley: Linda Pitkin / lindapitkin.net (tr, br). 114–115 Alamy Images: shapencolour. 116 Dorling Kindersley: Luc Viatour (tl); Weymouth Sea Life Centre (bl).

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781409376538

Category:

Page: 160

View: 575

Get fast facts at your fingertips with this DK Pocket Eyewitness Animals, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers. Explore the animal kingdom's family tree and you'll discover the unique features that make a mammal a mammal, or a fish a fish. With 160 pages of amazing encyclopedic stats and genius gem facts to provide extra wow. There's a catalogue of species from scores of different animals to help you discover the variety of life on Earth.

Pocket Eyewitness CarsPocket Eyewitness Cars



Aerodynamics The science of designing something to have a lower air resistance so it can move smoothly through the air. This makes it more efficient because it uses less energy and so saves on fuel. Dashboard A panel inside the vehicle, ...

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527153

Category:

Page: 160

View: 134

Dive into the amazing world of cars, from the oldest classic cars to record-breaking vehicles, supercars, and the cars of the future. Get behind the wheel of 160 different types of cars, from hatchbacks and saloons to hybrids and vintage cars, and even explore the exhilarating sport of car racing. From the classic Ferrari 250 GT SWB to today's tiniest electric cars, find out how cars work and the mysteries of the car engine. With dozens of facts at your fingertips and bite-sized chunks of information, learning about cars becomes even more fun. With amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and genius gem facts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Cars will help you explore cool cars from every era. Perfect for school projects and homework assignments as well as for young car enthusiasts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Cars will tell you everything you need to know about cars in one ebook.

Pocket Eyewitness MammalsPocket Eyewitness Mammals



61 Corbis: Steven Kazlowski / Science Faction (br). Dreamstime.com: Martha Marks (bl). 63 Corbis: Joe McDonald (t). 64 Getty Images: Michael & Patricia Fogden / Minden Pictures (bl). 68-69 Alamy Images: David Chapman.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9781409338598

Category:

Page: 160

View: 573

Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Mammals, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about animals even more fun. Find out what makes a mammal a mammal, what diet they follow, their habitats and read about conservation too. Packed with amazing encyclopedic stats and genius gem facts about this animal family, DK Pocket Eyewitness Mammals will help you explore an amazing part of the animal world. Read about armadillos and elephants, egg-laying mammals like the platypus and marsupials like the kangaroo. Perfect for school projects and homework assignments, DK Pocket Eyewitness Mammals tells you all about these amazing animals and how they live.

Pocket Eyewitness Ancient RomePocket Eyewitness Ancient Rome



Thinkers The Romans were great achievers and left behind a rich heritage in literature, science, and other fields. Poets, writers, historians, philosophers, and many others helped to shape the empire's culture and thought.

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241010525

Category:

Page: 160

View: 745

The series that packs a world of knowledge into your pocket Get fast facts at your fingertips with DK Pocket Eyewitness Ancient Rome, packed with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about the Roman Empire even more fun. Find out what Romans ate at their banquets and what bloody spectacles they watched at the arena. Read about cruel emperors and brave gladiators and about how Romans built their roads, aqueducts, palaces and the Colosseum. Use the catalogue entries to find out fast facts about everything to do with the Romans from their gods and goddesses to their toys, games and musical instruments. Packed with amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and genius gem facts, DK Pocket Eyewitness Ancient Rome will help you explore the empire that dominated Europe and the Middle East for more than 500 years. Now available with text that lights up as you read along and playful images and sounds. Perfect for school projects and homework assignments, DK Pocket Eyewitness Ancient Rome tells you all about the Romans and how they lived.

Pocket Genius ElementsPocket Genius Elements



The style of the Pocket Genius series is perfect for all children, from reluctant readers who can easily digest the key points to budding Marie Curies and Louis Pasteurs who want to know everything about the most essential particles on the ...

Author: Tom Jackson

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 146549099X

Category:

Page: 160

View: 900

Find out about all 118 elements, the building blocks of matter that make up our entire universe, in this pocket-sized encyclopedia. Discover all the major elements of the periodic table, arranged in chapters according to their group, including alkaline earth metals, lanthanides, and noble gases. Every important element - from hydrogen via carbon, oxygen, and gold to oganesson (that's element number 118) - is presented here. Every entry includes a photo of the element in its raw state or in use, as well as its date of discovery and atomic information as found on the periodic table. Plus here are stunning full-page photos showing elements as you have never seen them before - perhaps inside machinery that you can't normally delve into; or in stunning macro photography that reveals microscopic details invisible to the human eye. The Pocket Eyewitness series is perfect for all children, from reluctant readers who can easily digest the key points through to budding Marie Curies and Louis Pasteurs who want to know more about the most essential particles on the planet.

Pocket Eyewitness EarthPocket Eyewitness Earth



All this and more can be discovered in Pocket Eyewitness Earth, the encyclopedia of everything you need to know about our world!

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241527245

Category:

Page: 160

View: 100

Become an Earth expert and find out all you need to know about our planet - from the tallest mountain to the deepest ocean trenches - in this brilliant mini ebook. With Earth facts at your fingertips, Pocket Eyewitness Earth makes learning about our blue-and-green planet fun. Bite-sized chunks of information and stunning images help you explore Earth's volcanoes, mountains, rivers, forests, and seas. There are chapters, too, on weather and climate. Includes profiles on more than 180 of Earth's major features you'll soon become a know-it-all on all things Earth. Get the facts and stats on the Nile, the world's longest river at 6,650 km (4,130 miles), see incredible pictures of giant crystals that weigh 55 tonnes each, and find out about the Mississippi tornado that tossed a train into the air. All this and more can be discovered in Pocket Eyewitness Earth, the encyclopedia of everything you need to know about our world!

Insects in 30 SecondsInsects in 30 Seconds



... 2014 Ugly Bugs (Horrible Science series) by Nick Arnold Scholastic, 2008 Butterflies and Moths (Really Weird Animals ... 2008 DVDS Insects (Pocket Eyewitness series) DK, 2012 Ants (Backyard Science) Phoenix Learning Group, Inc., ...

Author: Anna Claybourne

Publisher: Ivy Kids

ISBN: 9781782408352

Category:

Page: 96

View: 624

This is the perfect introduction to the largest animal group on Earth for all budding entomologists. Each topic is presented in a neat 30-second soundbite, supported by a 3-second flash summary and a full-page colourful artwork. Fun active missions support the topics and encourage kids to find out more. With stunning artwork, the attention-grabbing format is engaging and immediate, introducing readers aged from 8 up to the wonderful world of bugs.