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              SuperSimple Biology: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide
               

              SuperSimple Biology: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide (Paperback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

              • RRP: $30.00
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              From reproduction to respiration and enzymes to ecosystems, this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Each topic is fully illustrated to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, and bring ...the science to life. For key ideas, How it Works and Look Closer boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics. And for revision, a handy Key Facts box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core biology topics, Super Simple Biology is the perfect accessible guide to biology for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it's ever been.
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              ISBN 9780241390467
              Released NZ 19 May 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series SuperSimple
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              SuperSimple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide
               

              SuperSimple Chemistry: The Ultimate Bitesize Study Guide (Paperback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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              From acids to alloys and equations to evaporation, ?this guide makes complex topics easy to grasp at a glance. ?Perfect support for coursework, homework, and exam revision. Each topic is fully illustrated, to support the information, make the facts crystal clear, bring the scienc...e to life and make studying a breeze. A large central image explains the idea visually and each topic is summed up on a single page, helping children to quickly get up to speed and really understand how chemistry works. For key ideas, How it Works and Look Closer boxes explain the theory with the help of simple graphics. And for revision, a handy Key Facts box provides a simple summary you can check back on later. With clear, concise coverage of all the core topics, Super Simple Chemistry is the perfect accessible guide to chemistry for children, supporting classwork, and making studying for exams the easiest it's ever been.
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              ISBN 9780241390450
              Released NZ 19 May 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series SuperSimple
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              Knowledge Encyclopedia History!: The Past as You've Never Seen it Before

              Knowledge Encyclopedia History!: The Past as You've Never Seen it Before (Hardback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

              • RRP: $48.00
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              Transform your view of history with this groundbreaking visual encyclopedia of the events of the past. From the disciplined armies of ancient Rome and the lives of ferocious samurai warriors to World War II and the rise of modern robotics, historical events are visualized in incr...edible detail, providing a fascinating introduction to the world through time. You'll find yourself transported into the past through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs, and jaw-dropping computer-generated images. This new book in the Knowledge Encyclopedia series will inspire young readers with its vivid depictions of history and its comprehensive and authoritative information on a huge range of topics. Highly detailed CGI images bring subjects to life, allowing readers to peer inside ancient buildings, marvel at elaborate outfits, and become transported into the battles of history. Journey through history from our earliest ancestors right up to the world we live in today.
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              ISBN 9780241363379
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Knowledge Encyclopedia
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              Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds: A visual encyclopedia of the plant kingdom

              Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds: A visual encyclopedia of the plant kingdom (Hardback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

              • RRP: $37.00
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              A unique and beautiful children's guide to the extraordinary world of plants, from the smallest seeds to the tallest trees. We couldn't live without plants. We need them for food, shelter, even the air we breathe, yet we know surprisingly little about them. Why do thistles bristl...e with spines? How do some plants trap and eat insects? Did you know there are trees more than 5,000 years old? Trees, Leaves, Flowers & Seeds explores the mysterious world of plants to find the answers to these and many more questions. Each type of plant - such as a flowering plant, a tree, a grass, or cactus - is examined close-up, with an example shown from all angles and even in cross-section. Then picture-packed galleries show the wonderful variety of plants on different themes, perhaps the habitat they grow in, a flower family, or the plants that supply us with our staple foods. But the book also takes a fun, more sideways look at some truly weird and wonderful plants, including trees with fruits like a giant's fingers, orchids that look like monkey faces, seeds that spin like helicopters, and trees that drip poison. So open this fascinating book and find out more about the amazing world of trees, leaves, flowers, and seeds.
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              ISBN 9780241339923
              Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Timelines of Everything: From woolly mammoths to world wars

              Timelines of Everything: From woolly mammoths to world wars (Hardback)

              By DK; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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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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              1000 Inventions and Discoveries
               

              1000 Inventions and Discoveries (Paperback)

              By Bridgman, Roger; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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              • Pub Date
                2 Jul 20

              Dip into this illustrated account of key inventions and discoveries, listed year by year, with intriguing facts about each invention and the person (or people) who invented it. From the prehistoric hunting tools our early ancestors used to the modern-day smartphones and social me...dia that connect the entire planet, this book provides a fascinating tour through the history of humankind's inventions and discoveries. Fully revised and updated for 2020, 1000 Inventions & Discoveries explores recent inventions like the Amazon Echo as well as showcasing revolutionary historical inventions such as the wheel. Whether you're a budding inventor, a history buff, or both, this amazing guide is packed with the inventions and discoveries in science, technology, transport, medicine, and mathematics that changed the course of human existence. Find out who came up with the idea, how they were influenced, and key events that formed the backdrop of the discovery. Packed with stunning pictures and features you'll relive the most amazing discoveries ever made. Feature boxes and spreads highlight the most important inventions and discoveries, delving into new depths of detail to uncover the stories behind the most important and remarkable inventions and discoveries in history.
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              ISBN 9780241412800
              Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Stem Lab
               

              Stem Lab (Hardback)

              By Challoner, Jack; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

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              Presents over two dozen science activities demonstrating such scientific properties as forces and motion, chemical reactions, shapes and structures, and light and sound.

              ISBN 9781465475619
              Released NZ 29 Jan 2019
              Publisher DK PUBLISHING (DORLING KINDERS
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series Maker Lab
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              Awesome Adventures At The Smithsonian
                

              Awesome Adventures At The Smithsonian (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Korrell, Emily B.; Institution, Smithsonian

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              Kid-friendly guidebook to three major Smithsonian Museums: The National Air and Space Museum, The National Museum of Natural History, and the National Museum of American History --

              ISBN 9781588343499
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2013
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children
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              Smithsonian National Air And Space Museum Photographic Card Deck: 100 Treasures from the World's Largest Collection of Aircraft and Spacecraft

              Smithsonian National Air And Space Museum Photographic Card Deck: 100 Treasures from the World's Largest Collection of Aircraft and Spacecraft (Cards / Learning Resources)

              By Zimmerman, Dwight Jon; Compiled by Institution, Smithsonian

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              Created in partnership with the world-renowned Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, this beautifully packaged, informative card deck captures, in words and stunning photographs, 100 of the museum's most important artifacts.

              ISBN 9781631910098
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2015
              Publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Publishe
              Interest Age 0-0 years
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              Spaceflight: The Complete Story from Sputnik to Curiosity
               

              Spaceflight: The Complete Story from Sputnik to Curiosity (Hardback)

              By Sparrow, Giles; Foreword by Aldrin, Buzz; Contributions by Institution, Smithsonian

              • RRP: $55.00
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              This compelling story of exploration charts and celebrates humankind in space, from Sputnik's launch in 1957 through the Apollo Moon landings and the International Space Station to future missions to Mars and beyond. Spaceflight chronicles how, in the six decades that followed Sp...utnik, the world was revolutionized by space travel and exploration. The opening up of Earth's orbit to satellites led to a revolution in communications, monitoring of the environment, and materials science. For the human imagination, the impact has been even greater - the voyages of robotic space probes have transformed our view of the Solar System, while Earth-orbiting satellites and missions to the Moon have forever changed our view of ourselves. This book is a celebration of human ingenuity and imagination. From the work of pioneers like Wernher von Braun, Yuri Gagarin, and Neil Armstrong to the triumphs and tragedies that followed, it reveals the people, science, and technology that have propelled us into the Space Age.
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              ISBN 9780241346792
              Released NZ 7 May 2019
              Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
              Interest Age 16+ years
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