This book is packed with stunning colour photographs and diagrams. Together with a detailed and expertly written text, it provides an accurate, comprehensive account of the topic of electricity and magnetism for key stage 3 students. Main text is supported by a series of fact files which provide information at a glance: history file, future file, test file and fact file. The topics covered include: cells and batteries, electromagnetism, electric motors, generating electricity, electricity in the home, and electronics.
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The author, Steve Parker, has written over 100 books, mostly for younger readers, on science, technology, machines and human biology. He regularly gives talks and workshops in schools and libraries.Review:
'filled with useful information..supported by a range of excellent photographs and diagrams, a comprehensive account. Useful as support for existing projects ...could also be used to start students off on new topics.' -- School Librarian, v.49, no.1, Spring 2001 'Develop the children's understanding of magnetism and electromagnetism with this accessible book for upper juniors. The appealing publication introduces Y6 pupils to otherwise complex scientific concepts in an accessible manner. Fact files, history files, test files and future files help to divide the pages into digestible portions and striking photography and illustrations are used throughout.' -- Junior focus, June 2002
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Book Description Raintree, 2000. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110739810103