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A child dreams of inventing a new marble and having the recipe appear in the Book of Marbles. In a chaotic lab, with a sheep as an assistant, the child lights up the stoves and, with a bang, marbles that have never been seen before rain down.
Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way. One plastic bag became two. Then ten. Then a hundred.
Nikki Tesla is a genius, so mostly she finds school boring, and amuses herself by inventing things, like her mysterious missing father. When her death ray disappears, she needs to find out who took it and what they are planning to do.
Perfect for every inquisitive child, this excellent books lifts the flap on all kinds of gadgets, systems and ideas. It answers questions such as: How does electricity get into our walls? Why do waves go up and down? and Where does money come from?
Text and numerous detailed illustrations introduce and explain the scientific principles and workings of hundreds of machines. Includes new material about digital technology.
An imaginative field guide to the fantasy world of Mechanica creatures, with amazing and beautiful steampunk-inspired illustrations.
The cold is coming and Scout is on a daring flight in search of the last flowers of autumn. Scout's mission is very dangerous, but it is also vital, because the flowers provide the precious nectar the hive needs to make honey.
Discover the life of Alan Turing, the genius code cracker and father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence.
With his brilliant mind, Nikola Tesla imagined inventions in his head and brought them to life. After studying electricity, he invented technology that could harness the power of alternating current, which today powers many things in our world.
Be inspired by the life stories of women pioneers in the fields of science and technology from around the world, including computer programmer Ada Lovelace, physicist and chemist Marie Curie, mathematician Katherine Johnson and many more.
Kid Innovators tells the stories of a diverse group of brilliant thinkers in fields like technology, education, business, science, art, and entertainment, reminding us that every innovator started out as a kid.
With her spectacular vision and belief in the power of architecture, Zaha Hadid founded her own firm and designed some of the most outstanding buildings in the world - including the London 2012 Olympic Aquatic Centre.
Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African American women mathematicians to America's space program, describing how Jim Crow laws segregated them despite their groundbreaking successes.
Get to grips with circuits, motors and more as you create your own tech projects. This DK children's book for ages 9-15 years is brimming with exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics and technology.
Learn about chemistry, physics, biology and more while performing fun and hilarious pranks with this unique book.
Build your way through thirty fantastic STEM experiments, brick by brick! Fun projects that are perfect for fans of LEGO Masters and science subjects!
In this book you will meet the animal inventors who have shared their super inventing powers to make amazing things for humans.
Zeina Starborn has BIG dreams. Dreams that lie beyond the suffocating limits of the smog-line. Dreams that float alongside the magnificent whale hotels that hover far beyond the reach of the Willoughby Towers airship platform.
Ever since her father was lost at sea, Sophia has been moping around Aqualand, a marine theme park. But Sophia's world is turned upside-down when an 'aquanaut' breaks into the park's research lab.
Discovered picking pockets at Coxford's Corn Market, 14-year-old Sin is hunted across the city. Caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons, Sin is offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Covert Operations Group (COG) and train to become a spy.
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