We depend on electricity in nearly every facet of our daily lives. But what exactly is electricity, how do we generate it, and how can we use it? This book explores the phenomenon that keeps the modern world up and running.
Energy comes in many forms, and we depend on it in many ways. This book explores the different forms of energy, looking at how it can be transferred and used.
All movement depends on forces, and forces hold the universe in balance. This book explores forces, from simple pushes and pulls to the force of gravity that keeps our feet on the ground.
We learn about the world by seeing and hearing, but how do light and sound actually work? This book explores the ways that light and sound travel, how we sense them, and how they affect our daily life.
"Everyone is familiar with magnets, but how much do we know about how they actually work? This book explores the basics of magnets, looking at topics such as poles, electromagnets, and how we use the Earth's magnetic field to find our way."--
The world is full of materials, and they are all different. This book explores the wide range of materials we use, looking at their properties and what makes them suitable for different applications.
"The Earth's rocks and minerals are incredibly varied, but they have many features in common. This book explores the main types of rocks, looking at their characteristics, properties, and uses"--Provided by publisher.
"Find out how nearly all matter exists as one of three main states: solid, liquid, or gas. What is the difference between them, and how can materials change from one state to another? ... Includes three simple activities or experiments to try."--Page 4 of cover.