When it comes to education, we all want what’s best for our kids. Decisions about where your child goes to school are very personal and can be daunting. In Choosing a School for Your Child we aim to make this process as simple as possible. These days, choosing the right school is more than simply choosing between co-educational or single-sex, government or independent. Other factors to consider include educational options, the school’s philosophies, religious affiliation, the co-curricular programs and much more. Some schools are noted for their sporting and musical programs, while others have a strong vocational emphasis. Some make involvement in community service compulsory, while others offer an extensive range of languages and international exchange programs. Our regular features detail everything that a parent needs to know about the NSW education system and the HSC, RoSA and the IB. In order to keep you informed and up-to-date, we have compiled a series of articles that address important issues. Our comprehensive listings highlight information about government and independent schools in New South Wales, divided by location for easy reference.
This updated version is written by cycling expert Guy Andrews, this MagBook is the authoritative guide to maintaining, repairing and upgrading your bike, whatever your budget. Recommended by the Guardian Newspaper Bike Blog London Cyclist and the British Cycling Organisation, divided into 10 clear sections on maintaining road and mountain bikes, and covering maintenance essentials such as drivetrain, gears, tyres, brakes and suspension, this guide has it all! Moreover through featuring clear, step-by-step photographs demonstrating the maintenance techniques, the guides advice is accessible whatever your technical ability. Being fully indexed, locating the advice and tips you need is quick and simple - meaning you can spend more time on the road and less time in the garage. Guy Andrews is a former road and mountain bike racer, bike mechanic and magazine editor. He is currently editor of Rouleur magazine, a professional road cycling magazine.
Be fascinated by more than 100 dinosaurs – from the dumbest to the tallest to the most dangerous – in YOU Dinosaurs. With lots of colourful pictures and illustrations. Plus see 15 of these dinos in 3D. Please note that the 3D models are best viewed in the print edition. Also note that you need a device with the 3D app installed to hold over your digital edition (and whatever device you are reading it on) in order to see the 3D models.
Learn about what's inside some of the most important technological breakthroughs of the last 200 years. If you’ve ever wondered how to broadcast live sports events, what a 3D printer does, how TVs can get so slim, what’s in a nuclear reactor or even how the internet works, you’ll find all the answers you’re looking for right here. Featuring:Engineering - Incredible tech that's changed the world.Computing - The machines that make the world work.Gadgets - The coolest kit explained.Domestic - The technology behind everyday life.
The All About History Book Of The First World War explores the battles, spotlights the soldiers, and considers significant figures as well as the people back home, examining what relationships were like between all involved. The words and imagery are accompanied by historical artefacts that, combined, truly paint a picture of what life was like during the First World War. Featuring:
The First Battle of Ypres - Learn about the battles and offensives on all fronts, at land and at sea.
The Role of Women in War - Discover what life was life back home in terms of people and literary influences.
Trench Life - Find out what life was like for the soldiers of the First World War.
The Exhibits - Read letters, diary entries, official repots and more.
Young Parents Preschool Guide is the must have guide for parents who are preparing for their child's preschool years. It contains information on preschool preparation, preschool life & what is beyond preschool. Some key highlights: - How to choose the best preschool for your child - Expert answers to all your preschool problems, from separation anxiety to learning woes - Search for childcare and kindergartens by district – we’ve got the complete listings!
If you’re curious about the world we live in, then you’ve come to the right place. If you’ve ever wondered whether virtual reality is really possible, where the world’s most powerful laser is or how devastating a solar storm can be, you’ll find all the answers you’re looking for right here. Featuring:
The Environment - Find out facts and figures from across the natural world.
Science - Chemistry, Biology and Physics facts.
Space - Questions and answers that are truly out of this world.
History - Learn about how warriors of the past fought.
Take a look inside your body and discover how everything works. From your brain to your feet, this book will explain how your organs function, the role they have to play, and how your body heals itself. Packed with amazing illustrations, whether you want to know what the pancreas does, why we need hormones or how we're able to taste different flavours, this is the ideal educational resource.50 amazing body facts - Explaining what makes our bodies so fascinating. Human anatomy - Discover how our hearts beat, our brains think and our eyes see, and everything in between.
The body at work -Find out how our bodies work, from genetics and the sensory system to hormones and blood circulation.
Curious questions - Uncover amazing facts that explain some of life’s biggest questions, such as why noses run and what happens as we age.
Stunning illustrations - Explore the body like never before through high-quality anatomical illustrations and detailed photography.
William Shakespeare has undeniably left behind him a legacy of plays and poems that have not only been enjoyed by millions, but shaped the English language into what we know today. This book delves into the works of this legendary playwright, from his histories, comedies and tragedies to his thought-provoking sonnets. Featuring:
His life - From birth to death, learn about his life in Stratford and London
His loves - Explore his love of his wife and children and the questions that spur form his sonnets
His works - The histories, the tragedies and the comedies and his late plays are discussed
His legacy - What has Shakespeare done for us? Find out inside.
Packed with fascinating facts, and covering over 200 million years of history, this book is the perfect guide to the world around us. From the dinosaurs to the Romans and the Battle of Hastings to the Battle of Britain, you'll discover the key moments that shaped the world into what it is today. Whether you want to see how the Taj Mahal was built, how the Titanic sunk, or take a look inside a Spitfire, this is the perfect book to educate and entertain:
Ancient History - Learn about the Romans and Egyptians
Prehistoric - Take a look at some of the dinosaurs that roamed the Earth
Buildings, Places & Landmarks - From Venice and Petra to the Eiffel Tower and Mount Rushmore
Weapons & War - The weapons and events that changed the face of warfare
Industry & Invention - Discover the stories behind some of the world's greatest inventions
Have you ever wondered why we sneeze? How about how pearls are formed? If you want to know more about the world we live in, you’ve come to the right place. This book contains facts from six subject areas: the environment, technology, science, space, transport and history – and each section is packed with questions and answers that will feed even the hungriest of minds. Featuring:
Environment - Find out why the coast is eroding and how seahorses reproduce.
Technology - Learn about fracking and roller coasters.
Space - Discover who can lay claim to the moon and what’s inside our Sun.
Transport - See what makes planes fly and how it’s possible to drift.
The How It Works Book Of The Elements covers all known elements on the planet in the order in which they appear in the periodic table. From lanthanoids to actinoids, alkali metals to transition metals, halogens to noble gases – you can find all you need to know about the universe’s building blocks right here. Featuring:
An introduction to the elements - Electrons. atoms, compounds and much more explained
Elements – a history - Key discoveries and people from the past 400 years
All elements covered - All 118 discovered elements appear.
Element information - Atomic numbers, oxidation states, electron configurations and more for each element.
From the journey of the Arctic tern to the relationship between tigers and man, this book is packed with guides to some of the world's most amazing animals. Learn about the make-up of the animal kingdom, and read about the creatures that roam the land, soar through the sky, live underground and make the oceans their home. From the great white shark to the termite, and penguins to grizzly bears, this is the perfect book – and educational tool – for all animal lovers. Featuring:
Land animals - The incredible animals that roam the Earth, from lions to meerkats
Amphibians & Reptiles - Deadly creatures that can kill in an instant
Sea creatures - Dive down into the oceans to see what lies underwater
Birds & Insects - Read about the life of the emperor penguin, and discover how ants build anthills
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This bookazine gathers together some of the most amazing creatures on the planet and gets right under their skins (or exoskeletons!) so we can show you exactly how they work. Birds, sea life, reptiles & amphibians, spiders & insects, the mammals Ð all are explored and their natural talents explained. Beautifully illustrated diagrams detail everything from the tactics of a lion attack to the anatomy of a crocodile, while high impact photography puts you face to face with these living wonders. Packed full of facts and tackling some of the greatest animal mysteries, this guide to life on Earth will show you just how amazing our cousins in the animal kingdom are.
Doctor Who Adventures is the ultimate magazine for those that are crazy about monsters, aliens and that top Time Lord, the Doctor! Each weekly issue is bursting with beasts, brain-teasers and big Who news. If you can’t get enough of the Doctor’s adventures, then subscribe to this awesome magazine to ensure you never miss an issue. Geronimo!
Featuring the latest in thought leadership from industry professionals and top academics, Rotman Management is a 'kick in the cortex'. The magazine, published by the Rotman School of Management, offers new ways to think about complex problems and enables readers to shape their organizations-and the world-for the better.
How It Works is the science and technology magazine that feeds eager minds and inspires a sense of awe and wonder in the world around us. The first copies of the How it Works Annual sold out in record time, but we have now reprinted this popular bookazine so it is available to buy once again. Find the solution to hundreds of life’s little mysteries with the How It Works Annual, a beautiful compilation of the finest articles from your favourite new science magazine. Packed with a combination of in-depth features and bite-sized articles, volume one of the Annual brings you the highlights from a year of How It Works, including articles from the highly sought-after early editions.