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              How to Be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering
               

              How to Be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $40.00
              • $32.00
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              Little scientists will understand science in seconds with this essential homework-helping guide. Learn about everything from molecules and magnetism to rockets and radio waves and find out how a hot-air balloon rises, how erosion flattens mountains, how light waves zip through sp...ace, and how the human eye sees colours! With STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) subjects ever more important in today's technological world, How to be Good at Science, Technology, and Engineering is the perfect book to inspire and educate inquisitive young minds and prepare them for the future. This is the perfect homework guide for parents and their children, with all core curriculum areas of science included.Cool illustrations show the appliance of science in the real world: see how microchips, tractors, and suspension bridges work. Hands-on projects feature fun experiments to try at home or school: try polishing old coins in vinegar, or make an erupting volcano with baking soda.
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              ISBN 9780241227862
              Released NZ 28 May 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              3D Printing Projects

              3D Printing Projects (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $30.00
              • $22.50
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              Over 20 exciting 3D printing projects for kids to design and print their own toys, gadgets, models, and ornaments. Using freely available 3D modelling software and without the need for your own 3D printer, 3D Printing Projects has inspiration and instructions for a wide range of ...thrilling projects, from simple models you can print and assemble at home to more elaborate builds you can design on screen and then order online. Taking children 9 years old+ through how a 3D printer works and what type of 3D printers there are to 3D scanning and preparing files, this is the perfect introduction to this exciting and ever-expanding technology. Each projects consists of numbered steps that walk you through the 3D design process, from digital modelling and sculpting to slicing, printing, and painting so that children can make their own shark-shaped phone stand or a monster chess set! Join the 3D printing revolution today with DK's 3D Printing Projects book.
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              ISBN 9780241302217
              Released NZ 2 Oct 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              LEGO (R) Awesome Ideas

              LEGO (R) Awesome Ideas (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              From beginners to accomplished builders, this book contains model ideas and visual tips and techniques that will inspire anyone to get building.

              ISBN 9780241182987
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2015
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Periodic Table

              Periodic Table (Paperback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $13.49
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              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 Table begins with a concise history of chemistry, scientific pioneers, and the creation of the fi...rst periodic table, then launches into a visual tour of each individual element. Along the way, you'll find out where each element comes from and what it is used for, explained clearly and simply for young readers. Explore elements such as carbon and oxygen and learn why they are essential to our survival. See how precious gold protects astronauts in space, and why the metal mercury can be both a solid and a liquid. Find out about man-made elements, which the smartest chemists are still busy figuring out how to use. Eyewitness Period Table also includes a pull-out poster to hang on your wall. This detailed, accessible book will inspire young, inquisitive minds - the scientists of tomorrow who will shape our future.
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              ISBN 9780241299883
              Released NZ 28 May 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series DK Eyewitness
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              Timelines of Everything

              Timelines of Everything (Hardback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              Explore an illustrated history of the world through over 140 timelines for kids. From dinosaurs and Vikings to the history of cinema and espionage, discover incredible world history in this lavish collection of timelines.Jam-packed with surprising facts and amazing details, such ...as the most bloodthirsty pirate of all time and the first crime to be solved by studying fingerprints, Timelines of Everything will take you on a whirlwind journey through an illustrated history of time, from the Big Bang to the modern world.More than 140 timelines give you all the general knowledge you need - and even some surprising trivia you don't! Must-know topics and alternative history are showcased with beautiful, detailed illustrations and straightforward, easy-to-read text. Whether you want to know key breakthroughs that set the Industrial Revolution in motion or defining moments in the history of fashion, you'll find it all here. With timelines on a diverse range of subjects, Timelines of Everything is the ultimate guide to history for kids.
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              ISBN 9780241302323
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              What's Weird on Earth: Our strange world as you've never seen it before!

              What's Weird on Earth: Our strange world as you've never seen it before! (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $37.00
              • $27.75
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              Fact-hungry kids will love poring over these warped world maps full of unique and weird data. See how many lightning strikes hit parts of our planet, the wind patterns of the whole world, and even how the world map would look if global warming melted the ice caps! Covering everyt...hing from Pangea to the world's weirdest natural wonders, this is Earth in all its strange glory. What's Weird on Earth is an entirely new atlas adventure, with maps of UFO sightings, popular foods, every country resized according to population density, and their popularity as holiday destinations. Kids can spot the strangest features on every corner of Earth; from ancient patterns carved in the desert sand to the 29,000 bath toys that sailed the world's ocean currents after a shipwreck. Travel back in time to discover maps from previous centuries or turn the globe upside down - literally. Planet Earth will never seem the same again!
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              ISBN 9780241317624
              Released NZ 26 Feb 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Explanatorium of Nature

              Explanatorium of Nature (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $50.00
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              Using jaw-dropping, up-close photography, explore the natural world in stunning detail and find out how everything in nature works and why. From fruit to flowers, from shells to sharks, from ants to elephants, this extraordinary new encyclopedia will keep animal and nature enthus...iasts aged 9 and over, utterly absorbed by amazing, close-up images. Explanatorium of Nature is the perfect way to find out about everything in nature works and why fungi, plants, animals, arthropods, fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and ecosystems exist and what they mean for our world. Discover how spiders spin webs, how fur works, how flying works, how snakes kill, and , much more. Children will spend hours pouring over the incredible details in nature, from the spines on a stinging nettle and lichen growing on a tree to the suckers on an iguana's feet. Using never-before-seen cross sections, macro, time lapse, x-ray, infrared and ultraviolet close-up pictures, this is nature as you've never seen it before.
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              ISBN 9780241286845
              Released NZ 30 Oct 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia

              Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              This stunning visual guide explores and explains the greatest inventions, ideas, and discoveries throughout the ages, and introduces their inventors.Discover the first inventions, from fire, stone tools, and the wheel to ploughs and paper, that shaped societies and grew mighty ci...vilizations and empires such as those in ancient Greece, ancient Rome, and ancient China. In the centuries that followed, Eureka moments abounded, with James Watt's steam engine during the Industrial Revolution, Henry Ford's car assembly line at the start of the 20th century, the Wright brothers' flying machines, Thomas Edison's light bulb, John Logie Baird's television, and so much more. Read about more recent, era-defining moments during the Digital Revolution, such as the first website developed by Tim Berners-Lee, and the growth in the use of robotics in industry and at home.Inventions A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the stories behind both crucial and quirky contraptions, products of the world's most brilliant minds.
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              ISBN 9780241317822
              Released NZ 30 Jul 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Knowledge Encyclopedia Science!

              Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! (Hardback)

              By DK

              • RRP: $48.00
              • $36.00
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              An amazing encyclopedia with a ground-breaking new visual approach to science, illustrated with jaw-dropping details of the natural world and the wonders of the Universe.Stunning computer-generated images pack the pages of this encyclopedia to reveal and explain spectacular aspec...ts of the scientific world. Bursting with astonishing 3D images, Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! shows core science in stunning detail, from atomic particles and universal forces to life in all its diversity.Illustrated in colour throughout, this book is packed with essential information and quirky facts that will appeal to both curious children and interested adults. Easy-to-read, informative text encourages reading, and stunning artworks created with the latest CGI technology make it fun for families to learn something new on every page.Adopting an inventive approach to science that goes beyond the basic school curriculum, Knowledge Encyclopedia Science! interweaves core physics, chemistry, and biology topics with space exploration, life on Earth, and amazing views inside the human body, while chapters on materials and machines bring fundamental forces and chemical reactions to life.A perfect gift book for children aged 9 +, this science encyclopedia will become an indispensable homework aid for every household.
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              ISBN 9780241317815
              Released NZ 30 Jul 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Knowledge Encyclopedia
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              Record Breakers!: More than 500 Fantastic Feats
               

              Record Breakers!: More than 500 Fantastic Feats (Hardback)

              By DK

              • Imp. $48.50
              • $38.80
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              Amazing facts about people, animals, Earth, and space pack this fantastic kids' book of world records. It's the perfect gift book for children aged 9-11.Record Breakers brings you the first, fastest, longest, largest, biggest, and best records in the world. Track the longest shar...k migration (20,000 km/12,400 miles); visit the coolest place on the planet (Vostok Station, Antarctica: a chilling -89.2C/-128.6F); see how plane pioneer Chuck Yeager first broke the sound barrier, and much more. The greatest human achievements are showcased, from pioneering inventors to modern feats of engineering, technology, transport, and sport. But there's far more than just people power in the book, there are also records about animals, plants, and our amazing natural world, Earth, and space.Find out all about the best of everything in Record Breakers - an entertaining and educational book for all the family.
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              ISBN 9780241296967
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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