Having trouble with Maths and Science at school? Here are some new books that can help.
New Non Fiction on Mathematics:
The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Maths.
Mathematics is the study of the relationship between size, space and quantity using numbers and symbols. If you are struggling with maths at school, then this is the book for you. This book contains over 500 definitions of all the key terms and concepts; more than 300 useful illustrations and diagrams; over 100 worked examples; comprehensive cross-referencing and detailed index and internet links for recommended websites. This book covers all areas including arithmetic, algebra, fractions and measurement. The book is divided into four areas which covers sections on numbers; shape, space and measures; Algebra and handling data.
Maths Dictionary by Carol Vorderman.
Stuck on sums or multiplication? Need a hand with homework? Then this is the book for you. This book takes you through everything you need to know to get ahead in primary school maths. Read all about. Also check out by Carol Voderman,
Easy Peasy Times Tables. This book takes you through basic times tables up to ten, with an owl calculator that lets you check all the answers. Good for younger children.
What is Maths by Tracey Steffora.
Want to know how you use maths in everyday life? This is the book for you. This is a fantastic picture book that introduces young children to the basic concepts in Maths and how maths is applied around the world. This book covers all basic areas of maths, including shapes, patterns, adding, subtracting and measuring. Also includes notes for parents and teachers. Recommended for a junior level.
Edgar Allan Poe’s Pie by J. Patrick Lewis
Poetry + Math = A tasty treat!
Like puzzles? Want to brush up on Maths, English and poetry at the same time? This is the book to read! Renowned poet, J. Patrick Lewis borrows themes from famous poems and flips them on their head to create humorous verses and riddles in a collection of math-based problem-solving parodies. The poems included by by famous poets including Edward Lear, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson and Edgar Allan Poe. This book do include all answers to the poem/math problem.) Information about all poets whose poems have been assembled in this book is also included.
New Non Fiction on Science from the Usbourne series:
What’s Chemistry all about by Alex Firth and Dr. Lisa Jane Gillespie.
What’s inside an atom? Which chemicals make us happy? Why does water change into steam? You will find all the answers to these questions in this new book from the Usbourne series. You will find out what chemistry is about; how it works, why chemistry is useful and a whole lot more! There is also lots of cool experiments to carry out. Recommended for a junior and intermediate level.
What’s Physics all about by Kate Davies.
Why is the sky blue? How did the universe begin? Where does electricity come from? You will find all the answers to these questions in this new book from the Usbourne series. You will find out what physics is about; how it works, why physics is useful and a whole lot more! There is also lots of cool experiments to carry out. Recommended for a junior and intermediate level.
From the Science Crackers series:
Bubbling Biology by Steve Parker.
Why do some plants have flowers? What is the largest living thing? How fast can a shark swim? You will find all the answers to these questions in this new book from the Science Crackers series. You will find out how plants, animals, and microscopic organisms live, grow and survive. There is also lots of cool experiments to carry out.
Fizzing Physics by Steve Parker.
What shape is a magnetic field? How can you see with sound? How many colors are in a rainbow? You will find all the answers to these questions in this new book from the Science Crackers series. Discover the incredible facts behind colour, sound and energy.
Awesome Astronomy by Raman Prinja.
How many stars are there? How can you talk to aliens? What happens when a start explodes? You will find all the answers to these questions in this new book from the Science Crackers series. Discover the incredible facts of how you can study the night sky and learn about its billions of stars and galaxies.