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.
Inside History is for people passionate about Australian and New Zealand genealogy, history and heritage. Published bi-monthly, Inside History provides insightful, interesting and practical features to its readers. Its 76 pages are packed with advice, articles and expert tips on genealogy, and stories on our varied history.
The World of Animals Book of Predators is the story of the most fascinating predators on Earth. Learn how a cheetah stalks and takes down its prey; discover the deadly pack-hunting behaviour of the killer whale; and find out how the orb-weaver spider paralyses and devours its quarry. Featuring:
All about the African lion
- Learn the secrets of one of Africa’s most notorious predators
- The prehistoric creatures still walking the Earth
Inside the mind of a killer whale
- Discover the hunting habits of the fearsome orca
Birds of prey
- The most lethal aerial assassins
With the cutting edge technology being developed daily by the world’s space agencies, we’re starting to understand space in unprecedented detail. This new revised edition of the How It Works Book of Space has been brought right up to date with the latest discoveries, the latest missions and some absolutely stunning space photography from the most advanced telescopes on the planet. Taking you from the heart of our solar system through to the edge of the Oort Cloud, and then beyond into deep space itself, this book explains solar storms and supernovas, moonbows and black holes – even a sombrero shaped galaxy. Get ready for lift off.
- Find out all there is to know about our own solar system, from planet Earth to deadly asteroids
- Discover the advances made by mankind's desire to understand space
- The secrets behind the big bang, the birth of a star, black holes and much more
- The art of stargazing and its apparatus explained
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
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.
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.
In-depth articles, columns and assessment tools from award-winning writers and researchers in the addiction treatment field for psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, criminal justice personnel, nurses, clinical supervisors, social workers, and mental health counselors. Readers can also earn continuing education credits by completing the quizzes included in each issue.
Introducing the Instant Guide to Creating a Website. This guide will help you build a web presence and discover the benefits of having your own website in minutes. We tackle the basics including how to get some webspace and an address, so if it’s planning or putting down foundations for your site – we’ve got it covered. We advise you how to monetise your new website and make it pay, showing you how to earn cash from advertising and boost visitors. We help you choose the right host by reviewing and rating web-hosting services and web-design software to help you make the right choice. With expert tips and step-by-step tutorials, this is the only guide you need to build a great site for FREE.
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.
Once upon a time, a man named Neil Armstrong stepped onto the surface of the Moon claiming it to be “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Join us as we take you further than ever imagined across our Solar System and into deep space. Featuring:
Explore the Galaxies - Learn about what it takes to get up into space
Discover the Solar System - Journey from the Sun at the centre to the very edges of our Solar System
Sights of the Universe - Space Junk, mega storms, stars and so much more to see on your tour
Into Deep Space - Watch galaxies collide, stars turn supernova and much more in the deepest depths of the galaxy
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Practical Parenting & Pregnancy magazine has been loved and trusted by mums and mums-to-be for 25 years. Each month the magazine is packed with the latest advice on pregnancy, caring for your newborn, your baby and your toddler and preschooler. Inside every issue you’ll find all your burning questions answered by our midwife and health visitor, the latest best buys as rated by mums on everything from buggies to bottles and bucketloads of inspiration for bringing up your growing family.
Studio Classroom is the second most popular English-teaching magazine in Taiwan. The magazine and accompanying radio and TV programs have won numerous awards over the years, including Taiwan's famous Golden Bell and Golden Tripod Awards. Studio Classroom is distributed and broadcast in Mainland China, the U.S. Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.