$14.95There are some fundamental mysteries of life. We think we know the answers, but do we really?
$14.95Have you ever wondered why lightning never strikes twice? And why the Empire Strikes Again, but the Postman Always Rings Twice (just kidding)? Even as adults we have so many questions in our minds where we think we know the answers, but do we really?
Prepare to blast off on an exciting math journey. Countdown to Space makes learning an out-of-this-world adventure - anywhere and any time.
This on-the-go kit includes:
We see hundreds of stars in the night sky, but there are hundreds of billions of stars in our own Galaxy. There is so much to learn about this amazing universe.
Discover Stars and Planets explains what we know about space, from the planets and moons of our solar system to galaxies vast distances away. Learn about our nearest neighbour the moon, discover the structure of the Sun and other stars, and find out what comets are made of.
Do you know what Saturn's rings are made of? Or how long it would take to get to Pluto? Now you can find out!
DK findout! Solar System is packed with surprising facts and amazing pictures that are out of this world. It's a small book filled with big ideas.
$14.95Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go to the Moon? This beautifuuly illustrated picture book will take you on a journey to find out. You can fly into outer space, walk on the Moon and take a look at our world from a very, very long way away.
Science: A Children's Encyclopedia brings all the essentials of science from elements and energy to gravity and the Periodic Table to life with astonishing pictures for kids.
Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child with interesting facts on everything from electricity and engines to sound and waves. Full of high-quality photos and innovative graphics that help to demonstrate key concepts. Science: A Children's Encyclopedia uses clear, age-appropriate text that makes even complex topics easy to understand and is ideal for homework reference.
Science: A Children's Encyclopedia is the perfect accessible encyclopedia packed with pictures and fun facts for kids that will give a comprehensive introduction of key topics including gravity and the Periodic Table which entertain and inform children.
Ages 8 - 12 years
Why not grow your very own stalactite, make baked ice-cream or even an underwater volcano? Have you ever wanted to create invisible ink? 101 Cool Science Experiments will show you how.
101 Cool science experiments will show you how to do things from everyday materials to astound and surprise your friends.
There are one hundred and one of the coolest experiments here for any budding genius.
Ages 7 - 14 up
Where does outer space begin? How do rockets work? What's a gas giant? What do astronauts do all day? Who was the first human being to leave Earth? What will spacecraft look like in the future?
This book explores the wonders and dangers of outer space, from Earth's barren moon and the red surface of Mars to the airless emptiness that is space itself. Find out all about spacecraft and the astronauts who ride them up into the void.
Get ready to blast off into space, in this exciting adventure story and model book! Build the simple, sturdy space ship, and learn a little bit about the solar system as you follow the adventure!
An exciting voyage through the incredible Solar System
Glow In The Dark Stars and Planets is an asteroid-dodging journey into the inner workings of the Solar System, revealed planet by planet. If you've ever wondered, 'Why is Neptune blue?', 'Which is the biggest planet?', or 'Is there life on Mars?', this book will have the answers for you! And the pull out poster and glow-in-the-dark stickers will make learning about planets fun!
Start at the edge of the solar system and journey all the way to the sun and beyond, learning about our galaxy and all the planets that make up the Milky Way. Traverse Saturn's rings, the ferocious storms on Jupiter and Venus' scorching volcanoes. Packed with pictures of different planets and space objects, Glow In The Dark Stars and Planets is also full of fun facts and stats, making learning about the sun and stars, planets, asteroids and comets not only interesting, but fun too! Plus, you'll get an out-of-this-world pull out poster of the solar system with glow-in-the-dark stickers to use.
Glow In The Dark Stars and Planets is perfect to explore with your child or for them to discover on their own. With colourful pictures and incredible information, their questions about the stars and planets will be answered in style.
Ages 7 - 14 years
$14.95Spent all your pocket money again? There are heaps of great things you can make with stuff that's lying round the house - and they won't cost you a cent! Ages 7-12. Check out all the toys and gizmos you can make with simple household stuff! From Mexican jumping beans to a diving octopus and a popcorn lava lamp, you'll be whizzing and spinning like crazy. Watch out you don't get dizzy! Ages 7-12.
$14.95Think you′ve got all the answers? ABC TV′s Surfing Scientist, Ruben Meerman, is back and this time he′s challenging the inner workings of your brain with 40 science and logic puzzles. How many will you solve? And how many will leave you stumped? Can you share this cake between eight friends with only three straight cuts? Can you connect the dots by drawing four straight lines without lifting your pencil? How can these four cars continue on their way at the same time without colliding? Can you fit a 50c coin through a 10c sized hole without tearing the paper? With loads of photos and fascinating facts, plus hints and solutions, you′ll stretch and test your mind with these fun and challenging puzzles. So what are you waiting for? Get into it! Ages 7+
$14.95The more you learn about the human body, the more you realize that we all possess super powers. This book is jam-packed with forty experiments to try with your own body and discover your inner superhero. Apart from yourself, everything you'll need can be found lying around the house. Along the way, you'll: - Discover the electromagnetic radiation detectors in your head - Learn what it takes to be invisible - Freak your own brain out with bizarre illusions. 40 SUPER HUMAN BODY TRICKS is packed with tricks and experiments that involve the five senses, anatomy, physiology, nutrition and physical challenges, gadgets (like a reaction timer) to make, plus optical illusions.