Paperback Books by Neil Ardley

Neil Ardley is the author of The Way Things Work Now (2016), 101 Great Science Experiments (2015), DK Eyewitness Books: Music (2004), Dictionary of Science (2000) and other 121 books.

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The Way Things Work Now

release date: Jul 01, 2016
The Way Things Work Now
This revised edition of David Macaulay''s classic The Way Things Work takes you into the inner workings of hundreds of machines and explains the science behind their technologies. From the simple lever to the modern microprocessor, this bestseller has been completely updated with the latest technologies and explains every machine you''ve ever wanted to understand, and some you''ve probably never thought about. From clocks and watches, to jet engines and the internet, David Macaulay''s beautiful illustrations represent the inner workings of each machine. With David Macaulay''s inspired illustrations and humorous approach, The Way Things Work makes even the most complex technology fun, fascinating and accessible for children of all ages.

101 Great Science Experiments

release date: Jan 16, 2015
101 Great Science Experiments
Forget about mad scientists and messy laboratories! This incredible, interactive guide for children showcases 101 absolutely awesome experiments you can do at home. Find out how to make a rainbow, build a buzzer, see sound, construct a circuit, bend light, play with shadows, measure the wind, weigh air, and create an underwater volcano. The astonishing variety of experiments are all very easy and entirely safe, with step-by-step text and everyday ingredients. Biology, chemistry, and physics are brought to life, showing budding young scientists that science is all around us all the time. As you have fun trying out experiments with friends and family, core scientific principles are presented in the most memorable way. With chapters covering important topics such as color, magnets, light, senses, electricity, and motion, the laws of science are introduced in crystal-clear text alongside specially commissioned full-color photography for children to understand. Follow in the footsteps of Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and all the other great minds with 101 Great Science Experiments and learn the secrets of science you''ll never forget.

DK Eyewitness Books: Music

release date: Aug 02, 2004
DK Eyewitness Books: Music
Here is an original and exciting look at the fascinating world of sound and music. Superb real-life photographs of instruments ranging from zithers and panpipes to electric guitars and synthesizers offer a unique "eyewitness" view of ancient and contemporary music. See how strings vibrate to make a note sound, how aninvisible "column" of air sounds a pipe, which instrument resembles a peacock, how sousaphone players wear their instruments. Learn who invented an important new key system, how to master the bagpipes, why pipe organs have "ears" and "mouths", and why French horns are "doubled up". Discover how a vegetable gourd charms snakes, why tangled fingers led to the invention of the piano, why spiders add a "buzz" to xylophones, where reindeer toe-bones were used as whistles, and much, much more! Discover music in all its forms and the amazing variety of instruments from zithers to synthesizers.

Dictionary of Science

release date: Jun 01, 2000
Dictionary of Science
A cross-referenced volume provides concise definitions of more than two thousand words and concepts while offering examples of how each word is used in context, enabling young readers to become familiar with the fundamental principles of science

Concise Encyclopedia Science

release date: Jan 01, 1998
Concise Encyclopedia Science
Thematic arrangement with over 2,000 key topics in physics, chemistry and technology.

Science Fun Colour

release date: Jan 01, 1998
Science Fun Colour
This practical activity book on colour features tricks and puzzles, toys and models to make, and simple experiments using everyday items. Instructions are accompanied by photographs showing each stage of the project. Suggestions for trying out new ideas are also offered.

The Oxford Children's A to Z of the Human Body

release date: Jan 01, 1996
The Oxford Children's A to Z of the Human Body
Oxford Children''s A to Zs are a new series of large format, illustrated dictionaries for children of 8 upwards. Entries are alphabetical, allowing for quick word searches, and all terms relating to each subject that children need to know and also find interesting are included. Full National Curriculum coverage for Key Stage 1 and 2, simple presentation, and use of colourful artwork, diagrams, and photographs will make these books instantly accessible and provide children, parents, and teachers with the most comprehensive easy reference available today.

The Science Book of Color

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Science Book of Color
Explains the principles of color and gives instructions for a variety of simple experiments.

Bridges

release date: Jan 01, 1990
Bridges
Describes various types of bridges and how they are built and maintained.

My Science Book of Magnets

release date: Oct 01, 1995
My Science Book of Magnets
This is a fun and educational kit comprising a book entitled My Science Book of Magnets, and a horseshoe magnet, bar magnet, iron filings, petri dish, compass and bagged paperclips.

Heat

release date: Jan 01, 1992
Heat
Defines heat and discusses its properties, origins, and uses.
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