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  • - Keeping People Alive in Space
    by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £6.94 - 12.99

  • - The Lunar Gateway to Deep Space
    by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £8.99

    The Moon is more than a giant rock orbiting Earth: it could become a gateway into deeper space! Find out how NASA and other international and commercial agencies are working together to explore and build on the Moon.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £12.99

    What kind of work might be taken over by Artificial Intelligence (AI)? From doing dangerous jobs to helping to create products, the ideas are endless. Learn how the future of work might change because of AI.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £6.94 - 12.49

    People have thought about robots for a long time, but technology now exists to make it a reality. These robots come in all shapes and sizes and can do some amazing things because of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Learn how robots changed throughout time and what the future might hold for them.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £9.49

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £9.49

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £3.99

    What kind of work might be taken over by Artificial Intelligence (AI)? From doing dangerous jobs to helping to create products, the ideas are endless. Learn how the future of work might change because of AI.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £6.49

  • - With History Projects for Kids
    by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £7.99

    Who were the Renaissance explorers? How did they change the world?Being a Renaissance explorer was both exciting and rewarding. But it sure wasn't easy! Explorers in the Age of Exploration faced many challenges and dangers as their ships sailed into new and unfamiliar lands. Some explorers caught diseases, while others battled with native peoples over control of the territory. Without the efforts of the Renaissance explorers, the world as we know it might have been very different! Brave men such as Ferdinand Magellan and Niccol de Conti ventured into uncharted territory around the globe and learned much about what lay beyond Europe and brought back an incredible wealth of information about this "e;new world ."e; In The Renaissance Explorers with History Projects for Kids, readers ages 10 to 15 find out more about what it meant to be an explorer and follow the biographies of five famous Renaissance explorers, including Niccol de Conti, Bartolomeu Dias, Vasco da Gama, Pro da Covilh and Ferdinand Magellan, from their childhoods until their exhilarating days of scouting new-to-them lands. In addition to diving deep into the biographies of five Renaissance explorers, readers discover the skills and tools essential for these brave men as they crossed vast oceans and interacted with very different civilizations during the course of their journeys. Kids also find out more about the science and navigational techniques that made the Renaissance one of the most important periods for the discovery of new lands, peoples, and animals.Using the engineering design process, kids develop critical and creative thinking skills with 10 STEAM activities, such making a compass that works and building a beacon like the ones used by Bartolomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama on their journeys. Fun facts, primary source illustrations, and links to online resources spark an interest in the Renaissance that goes beyond the boundaries of Europe. Even without a time machine, learners can experience the Renaissance!The Renaissance Explorers is one of a set of four books in the Renaissance for Kids series. Books in the Renaissance for Kids series invite readers ages 10 to 15 to learn about the inventors, artists, explorers, philosophers, scientists, and politicians who lived in Europe and around the world during the Renaissance and who made contributions to the wealth of human knowledge and experience that have lasted far into the future. Primary sources, color photography, relevant quotes, and hands-on STEAM activities that promote the scientific method or engineering design process keep even the most curious kids satisfied! Titles in this series include The Renaissance Thinkers: With History Projects for Kids; The Renaissance Inventors: With History Projects for Kids; The Renaissance Artists: With History Projects for Kids; and The Renaissance Explorers: With History Projects for Kids.

  • - With History Projects for Kids
    by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £7.99

    Why was the Renaissance such an important period of time in Western history? Who were the innovators who thought of the inventions we still use today?In The Renaissance Inventors with History Projects for Kids, readers 10 through 15 explore the period of European history from the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries while focusing on the biographies of five inventors from that time and the creations they brought to the world. The lives of Leonardo da Vinci, Galileo Galilei, Leon Battista Alberti, Johannes Gutenberg, and Gerardus Mercator are brought to life as kids discover the challenges these men faced and the discoveries they made using their critical and creative thinking skills combined with their passion for science and engineering.Imagine a world without inventors and scientists. How would people understand the environment around them? What new technologies would improve people's lives? During the Renaissance, inventors and other creative thinkers designed and constructed many new things, including a more accurate map that showed the spherical Earth on a flat paper, a printing press that brought books beyond just the realm of the rich, and a machine that measured the speed of the wind. In The Renaissance Inventors, readers learn about what it is to be an inventor, both now and in the past. They also discover how brainstorming and tinkering with everyday materials can lead to the development of great problem-solving skills, not to mention the creation of new inventions.With 10 hands-on projects that use the engineer design process, kids create their own versions of many amazing inventions from the Renaissance. Activities such as making a parachute and creating a globe from an orange let middle schoolers stretch their inventive wings and learn what it's like to be an inventor. Fun facts, primary source illustrations, fun STEAM activities, and links to online resources all spark an interest in the Renaissance. Even without a time machine, learners can experience the Renaissance!The Renaissance Inventors is one of a set of four books in the Renaissance for Kids series. Books in the Renaissance for Kids series invite readers ages 10 to 15 to learn about the inventors, artists, explorers, philosophers, scientists, and politicians who lived in Europe and around the world during the Renaissance and who made contributions to the wealth of human knowledge and experience that have lasted far into the future. Primary sources, color photography, relevant quotes, and hands-on STEAM activities that promote the scientific method or engineering design process keep even the most curious kids satisfied! Titles in this series include The Renaissance Thinkers: With History Projects for Kids; The Renaissance Inventors: With History Projects for Kids; The Renaissance Artists: With History Projects for Kids; and The Renaissance Explorers: With History Projects for Kids.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £3.99

    People have thought about robots for a long time, but technology now exists to make it a reality. These robots come in all shapes and sizes and can do some amazing things because of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Learn how robots changed throughout time and what the future might hold for them.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £4.49

    Do you think you know everything there is to know about music? Think again! Get the inside scoop on some surprising music industry trivia.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £3.49

    As though cemeteries aren't creepy enough--prepare to be spooked even more by some of the most haunted cemeteries in the world!

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £4.49

    How do lions hunt? How do they interact with other lions? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about lions. From their habitat to their physical characteristics and behavior, explore the incredible lives of these top predators!

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £4.49

    Where do orcas hunt? What do they eat? Discover the answers to these questions and learn other fascinating facts about orcas. From their habitat to their physical characteristics and behavior, explore the incredible lives of these top predators!

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £3.49

    What happens when a lightning-fast praying mantis stares down a hungry giant hornet? Fascinating photos and dynamic descriptions will give young bug-lovers an up-close look at these cunning predators to learn about their natural weapons, defences and abilities. Readers can then cheer on their favourite as these bugs battle for victory.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £3.49

    What happens when a deadly assassin bug takes on a lightning-fast ogre-faced spider? Fascinating photos and dynamic descriptions will give young bug-lovers an up-close look at these cunning predators to learn about their natural weapons, defences and abilities. Readers can then cheer on their favourite as these bugs battle for victory.

  • by Alicia Z. Klepeis
    £3.49

    Stories about hungry vampires hunting for a meal of fresh blood have been around for thousands of years. Take young readers on a trip through time to learn about ancient and medieval lore about vampires. Then explore how vampire stories have changed over time until these bloodthirsty monsters became the lonesome and tortured creatures often seen in today's popular culture.

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