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              Computer Coding Games for Kids: A unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games

              Computer Coding Games for Kids: A unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games (Paperback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              Scratch 3.0 has landed, so stay ahead of the curve with this fully-updated guide for beginner coders. Kids will love the step-by-step, visual approach that makes even the most difficult coding concepts fun and easy to understand. Computer Coding Games for Kids blends coding theor...y with the practical task of creating exciting games. Children will learn the fundamentals of computer programming by showing them how to build their own games. Coding theory is taught through practical tasks, so young programmers don't just learn how computer code works, but also why it's done that way. Jumpy Monkey will show them how to simulate gravity in their games, or give Dog's Dinner a go to learn about collision detection. Once they've whizzed through the book, the possibilities are endless! Previous ISBN 9781465439352
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              ISBN 9780241317747
              Released NZ 20 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              How to Be an Engineer

              How to Be an Engineer (Hardback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              Learn as you do in this hands-on engineering book for kids with Carol Vorderman.Being an engineer isn't just about wearing a hard hat and looking important while holding a clipboard! It's about looking at the world and trying to figure out how it works. As well as simple engineer...ing projects for kids to try, DK's How to be an Engineer will teach them how to think like an engineer, including materials, building, machines, getting around, and energy. You can find out how engineers use STEAM subjects and their imaginations to fix problems, and take inspiration from engineering heroes such as Leonardo da Vinci, Mae Jemison, and Elon Musk.This book encourages you to investigate, with amazing projects using things from around your home: find out about materials by crushing loo rolls, learn about jet propulsion with balloons, and build a robot arm from rulers. Fun questions, engineering experiments, and real-life scenarios come together to make engineering relevant. In How to be a Engineer the emphasis is on inspiring kids, which means less time at a computer and more time in the real world!Do you like solving problems? Are you good at making things? Have you ever dreamed of being an inventor? If so you may be an engineer in the making.
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              ISBN 9780241316672
              Released NZ 14 May 2018
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Computer Coding for Kids: A unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games

              Computer Coding for Kids: A unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games (Paperback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              Kids can take their first steps towards becoming expert computer programmers with this fully-updated guide to coding for beginners. They'll master Scratch 3.0, the brand-new version of the world's most popular coding language for beginners. This will let them discover what makes ...a computer work while learning how to build their own computer programs and games. Once they're Scratch experts, it's onto the more complex Python programming language to delve even deeper into the technology that surrounds us every day. Computer Coding for Kids uses a simple, visual layout to guide budding programmers step by step through the ins and outs of computer code, from algorithms to variables, even showing them how to find and fix bugs in their code. Before you know it, they'll be creating their own programs from scratch. It doesn't stop there, though. If Scratch and Python have got them hooked, there's a peek at binary and JavaScript to show them where their coding career could be heading next. This book also lifts the lid on computers and shows young readers the chips and processors that make technology come to life. Fully illustrated with funny and informative graphics, Computer Coding for Kids makes even the most difficult aspects of coding fun and easy to understand. Previous edition ISBN 9780241209738
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              ISBN 9780241317730
              Released NZ 20 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Computer Coding Projects for Kids: A unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games

              Computer Coding Projects for Kids: A unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games (Paperback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              Techy kids will getting to grips with Scratch 3.0 using this beginner's guide to coding. Difficult coding concepts become easy and fun to understand as budding programmers build their own projects using Scratch 3.0, the latest software from the world's most popular programming la...nguage for beginners. Make a Dino Dance Party or create your own electronic birthday cards. Build games, simulations and mind-bending graphics as you discover the awesome things computer programmers can do with Scratch 3.0. Computer Coding Projects for Kids uses a visual step-by-step approach to split complicated code into manageable, easy-to-digest chunks, so that the most impressive projects become possible. Suitable for complete beginners, this book will give young readers a solid understanding of programming, preparing them to create their very own projects from scratch, and even move on to more complex programming languages like Python. Previous edition ISBN 9780241241332
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              ISBN 9780241317761
              Released NZ 20 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              Help Your Kids With Music: A unique step-by-step visual guide

              Help Your Kids With Music: A unique step-by-step visual guide (Paperback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              Are your kids struggling with music theory? Do you wish you could help them learn how to read music? Help Your Kids With Music is what every frustrated parent needs. This invaluable guide covers all the core subjects needed to pass up to grade 5 music exams around the world, incl...uding melody, rhythm, chords and harmony, intervals, scales, and keys, styles and genres, and the instruments of the orchestra. Its unique visual approach, which uses simple, colourful illustrations and diagrams alongside a wide range of musical examples, allows parents and children to work together to understand even the trickiest concepts of music theory. Feature boxes on composers and musicians across a variety of styles and genres help children and parents learn and discover more about music, while guides to writing your own melody and harmonizing a song melody encourage budding composers to have a go at writing their own music. This book is also packed with musical examples, which you can listen to on the accompanying free audio app. Perfect for exam preparation, homework help, or learning to read music as part of learning an instrument, Help Your Kids With Music is a clear, accessible guide that will help parents and children understand even complex music theory and put it into practice with confidence.
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              ISBN 9780241385609
              Released NZ 18 Jun 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children
              Series Help Your Kids with
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              Computer Coding Python Projects for Kids: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide
               

              Computer Coding Python Projects for Kids: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide (Paperback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              Computer Coding Python for Kids has all you need to master Python - one of the world's most popular computer programming languages. Python is easier than other professional coding languages yet no less powerful. Computer Coding Python for Kids uses a hands-on approach to show it ...how works, with step-by-step projects that build knowledge gradually, from simple functions to building a space treasure game, kids will not only learn essential coding skills but have fun as they learn. Plus there are tips to personalise and adapt each project to encourage creative thinking. Just by following the steps and kids will be building crazy games and handy apps in no time.
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              ISBN 9780241286869
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2017
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              How to be Good at Maths: The Simplest-Ever Visual Guide
               

              How to be Good at Maths: The Simplest-Ever Visual Guide (Hardback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              Are you baffled by negative numbers? Need help rounding up or down? Or how to add fractions? This book helps you find out how many million times we blink each year, calculate the mean average of your family and even use pizza to understand pesky fractions. It introduces each topi...c with colourful pictures, real-life examples and fascinating facts.
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              ISBN 9780241185988
              Released NZ 18 Jul 2016
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Computer Coding Projects For Kids: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Creating Your Own Scratch Projects
               

              Computer Coding Projects For Kids: A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Creating Your Own Scratch Projects (Paperback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              An introduction to coding for children. It shows kids how to build a range of amazing projects, from birthday cards to music and games, using the programming language Scratch. It also includes activities such as creating a virtual firework display, simulated snowflakes, and mind-...bending optical illusions that teach essential coding skills.
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              ISBN 9780241241332
              Released NZ 27 Jun 2016
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Help Your Kids With Study Skills: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide
               

              Help Your Kids With Study Skills: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide (Paperback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              A unique step-by-step visual guide to help your kids study with Carol Vorderman. Reduce the stress of studying and help your child get the most out of school with Help Your Kids with Study Skills. This unique guide is designed to enhance curriculum learning and build confidence i...n gathering knowledge, recalling from memory, creating study plans, and managing stress. This colourfully illustrated book helps guide you and your child through revision techniques, online study, and handling anxiety, all the way to the big exam questions. Clear, accessible guidelines ensure that homework is no longer a struggle, helping to develop real world skills for lifelong learning. Help Your Kids with Study Skills is the perfect guide for frustrated children and confused adults to unlock your child's academic achievement.
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              ISBN 9780241225981
              Released NZ 13 Jun 2016
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Help Your Kids with
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              Computer Coding with Scratch 3.0 Made Easy

              Computer Coding with Scratch 3.0 Made Easy (Paperback)

              By Vorderman, Carol

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              Kids can easily learn to code games and projects using Scratch 3.0, in this fantastic workbook from Carol Vorderman, perfect for school projects or just for fun! Download Scratch, a simple and free programming language and get programming quickly with Scratch 3.0 Made Easy. It's ...the perfect coding book for beginners or Scratch enthusiasts who want to find out how to use all the exciting new features of Scratch 3.0. These include new sprites, backgrounds, sound effects, paint editor, and sound-editing tool to make music or sound affects. This new version of Scratch will also let you code and play games on tablets, and play the games you create on smart phones. In Scratch 3.0 Made Easy, programming for kids is broken down clearly and simply, so children will easily learn how to create their own games, projects, and much more on the screen.
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              ISBN 9780241358634
              Released NZ 20 Aug 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 5-11 years
              Series Made Easy Workbooks
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