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Help Your Kids with Science By Carol Vorderman

Help Your Kids with Science by Carol Vorderman

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Summary

Enables you to reduce the stress of studying science and help your children with their homework. This title covers the important areas of biology, chemistry and physics. It includes a glossary of key science terms and symbols.

Help Your Kids with Science Summary

Help Your Kids with Science: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide by Carol Vorderman

If you're left blinded by science, this ultimate home-study companion makes everything clear.

This unique visual reference guide adopts a simple step-by-step approach to give you a complete understanding of this diverse and difficult subject. Bubbling over with pictures, diagrams, and information, this book covers biology, chemistry, and physics in comprehensive depth and detail. Help Your Kids with Science encourages parents and children to work together as a team to solve even the most challenging problems on the school syllabus.

It focuses on the UK National Curriculum up to GCSE level, but proves absolutely invaluable for adult students and science fans alike. The reference section also includes a glossary of key scientific terms and symbols.

Created with home learning in mind, Help Your Kids with Science ensures children can gain a complete understanding of science, leaving them calm, confident, and exam ready.

Series Overview: DK's bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.

About Carol Vorderman

Carol Vorderman, one of Britain's best known and loved TV personalities, feels passionately about the value of education. Carol joined forces with DK in 1999 to become DK's Education Champion and has worked with them to build the bestselling Made Easy Series which includes Maths, English and Science.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Foreword by Carol Vorderman
  • 2: What is science?
  • 3: The Scientific Method
  • 4: Fields of Science
  • 5: Biology
    • 1: What is biology?
    • 2: Variety of life
    • 3: Cell structure
    • 4: Cells at work
    • 5: Fungi and single-celled life
    • 6: Respiration
    • 7: Photosynthesis
    • 8: Feeding
    • 9: Waste materials
    • 10: Transport systems
    • 11: Movement
    • 12: Sensitivity
    • 13: Reproduction I
    • 14: Reproduction II
    • 15: Life cycles
    • 16: Hormones
    • 17: Disease and immunity
    • 18: Animal relationships
    • 19: Plants
    • 20: Invertebrates
    • 21: Fish, amphibians, and reptiles
    • 22: Mammals and birds
    • 23: Body systems
    • 24: Human senses
    • 25: Human digestion
    • 26: Brain and heart
    • 27: Human health
    • 28: Human reproduction
    • 29: Ecosystems
    • 30: Food chains
    • 31: Cycles in nature
    • 32: Evolution
    • 33: Adaptations
    • 34: Genetics I
    • 35: Genetics II
    • 36: Pollution
    • 37: Human impact
  • 6: Chemistry
    • 1: What is chemistry?
    • 2: Properties of materials
    • 3: States of matter
    • 4: Changing states
    • 5: Gas laws
    • 6: Mixtures
    • 7: Separating mixtures
    • 8: Elements and atoms
    • 9: Compounds and molecules
    • 10: Ionic bonding
    • 11: Covalent bonding
    • 12: Periodic table
    • 13: Understanding the periodic table
    • 14: Alkali metals and alkali earth metals
    • 15: The halogens and noble gases
    • 16: Transition metals
    • 17: Radioactivity
    • 18: Chemical reactions
    • 19: Combustion
    • 20: Redox reactions
    • 21: Energy and reactions
    • 22: Rates of reaction
    • 23: Catalysts
    • 24: Reversible reactions
    • 25: Water
    • 26: Acids and bases
    • 27: Acid reactions
    • 28: Electrochemistry
    • 29: Lab equipment and techniques
    • 30: Refining metals
    • 31: Chemical industry
    • 32: Carbon and fossil fuels
    • 33: Hydrocarbons
    • 34: Functional groups
    • 35: polymers and plastics
  • 7: Physics
    • 1: What is physics?
    • 2: Inside atoms
    • 3: Energy
    • 4: Forces and mass
    • 5: Stretching and deforming
    • 6: Velocity and acceleration
    • 7: Gravity
    • 8: Newton's law of motion
    • 9: Understanding motion
    • 10: Pressure
    • 11: Machines
    • 12: Heat transfer
    • 13: Using heat
    • 14: Waves
    • 15: Electromagnetic waves
    • 16: Light
    • 17: Optics
    • 18: Sound
    • 19: Electricity
    • 20: Current, voltage, and resistance
    • 21: Circuits
    • 22: Electronics
    • 23: Magnets
    • 24: Electric motors
    • 25: Electricity generators
    • 26: Transformers
    • 27: Power generation
    • 28: Electricity supplies
    • 29: Energy efficiency
    • 30: Renewable energy
    • 31: The Earth
    • 32: Weather
    • 33: Astronomy
    • 34: The Sun
    • 35: The Solar System I
    • 36: The Solar System II
    • 37: Stars and galaxies
    • 38: Origins of the Universe
  • 8: Reference - Biology
  • 9: Reference - Chemistry
  • 10: Reference - Physics
  • 11: Glossary
  • 12: Index
  • 13: Acknowledgements

Additional information

GOR004702067
9781409383468
1409383466
Help Your Kids with Science: A Unique Step-by-Step Visual Guide by Carol Vorderman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Dorling Kindersley Ltd
2012-05-23
256
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