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Magnets & Sparks: 16 Easy-to-follow Experiments for Learning Fun (First Science Library)

Magnets & Sparks: 16 Easy-to-follow Experiments for Learning Fun (First Science Library)

Author: Wendy Madgwick
Series: First Science Library
$16.95(AUD)  inc GST
Available Stock: 66

This title features 16 easy-to-follow experiments for learning fun. You can find out how electricity and magnetism works! You can play a magnetic fishing game, make fancy patterns in iron filings, create a flashing lighthouse, and much more. Lively photographs and illustrations show children carrying out the practical projects in simple stages, making learning accessible and fun. A detailed glossary explains all the science terms used. It is perfect for school use by 5- to 7-year-olds. It includes safety instructions for children and guidance notes for grown-ups using this book to teach at home. What do magnets attract? How does electricity travel? Can you see a magnetic field? How does a torch work? All of these questions and many others are answered in this exciting book, which explores the different aspects of magnetism and electricity. Use magnets to move toy boats, and have a hair-raising time with static electricity. This series introduces younger readers to science in a structured but interesting way. Each book in the range explores a different field of science. Fun activities encourage young children to explore and learn about the world around them, and complement the scientific points outlined in the simple introductory text.

Author description

Wendy Madgwick's other titles include Animaze and Questions & Answers: Inventions.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781861473523
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : December 2014
  • : 270mm X 220mm X 10mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Wendy Madgwick
  • : Hardback
  • : 537.078
  • : Y
  • : illustrations throughout