Science doesn't have to just be about periodic tables and test tubes. For those kids (and adults) who are put off reading or learning about science because they think it's too hard, too boring, or just has nothing to do with them, think again...50 Amazing Things Kids Need to Know About Science will help to explain science and technology in clear and interesting ways that reinforce what children are learning at school. Packed with hundreds of amazing facts, hands on activities and 50 extraordinary (and some downright bizarre) scenarios - including How to Make Yourself Invisible, How to Survive a Lightning Strike and How to Grow Another Body - this book will entertain as much as it informs and is the perfect companion for curious minds.
Penny Johnson has been an engineer, a science teacher and a full-time publisher of school textbooks. She is now a full time freelance writer, consultant and editor, who has co-written a number of science courses for use at home and in school, from Key Stage 1 to A level, all closely matched to the National Curriculum.