Make science fun with 101 exciting step-by-step experiments that are safe and easy to do at home. Science writer Neil Ardley shows how you can use everyday objects to discover the basic principles of science and understand how these apply to the world around you. If you want to make a volcano erupt, see around corners, find out how your eyes work, or build an electromagnet, this fascinating book will show you how.
Now fully revised and updated! There is a wealth of incredible facts and images online-if only we know where to look. DK's Online Encyclopedia combines the best of a traditional encyclopedia with the best of the web. Throughout the eBook, special keywords are featured, such as "astronaut" or "insects." Readers can then type these keywords into Online Encyclopedia's dedicated website, which will provide them with downloadable images, streaming video, and a continually updated list of links to supplement the information in the book. A fascinating resource children learning about today's technology-driven world!
This cookbook is full of food that is gluten-free and gorgeous. The Gluten-free Cookbook proves that eating can still be one of life's great pleasures, even when you have to cut out wheat. Living on a diet without bread, cookies, crackers, cakes, pastry, pasta, breadcrumbs, and even food cooked in batter, may appear daunting and unappealing, but it doesn't have to be that way. Like everyone who enjoys good food, individuals following a gluten-free diet deserve an inspiring, photographic, everyday recipe book that gives plenty of choice without compromising on flavor. The Gluten-free Cookbook does just this, offering more than 220 delicious recipes for healthier breakfasts, lunches, dinners, ...
The Human Brain Book is a complete guide to the one organ in the body that makes each of us what we are - unique individuals. It combines the latest findings from the field of neuroscience with expert text and state-of-the-art illustrations and imaging techniques to provide an incomparable insight into every facet of the brain. Layer by layer, it reveals the fascinating details of this remarkable structure, covering all the key anatomy and delving into the inner workings of the mind, unlocking its many mysteries, and helping you to understand what's going on in those millions of little gray and white cells. Tricky concepts are illustrated and explained with clarity and precision, as The Human Brain Book looks at how the brain sends messages to the rest of the body, how we think and feel, how we perform unconscious actions (for example, breathing), explores the nature of genius, asks why we behave the way we do, explains how we see and hear things, and how and why we dream. Physical and psychological disorders affecting the brain and nervous system are clearly illustrated and summarized in easy-to-understand terms.
The Science Book explores how scientists have sought to explain our world and the universe, and how scientific discoveries have been made. A new title in DK's successful "Big Ideas, Simply Explained" series, this book on science and the history of science looks at topics such as why Copernicus's ideas were contentious, how Galileo worked out his theories on motion and inertia, and what the discovery of DNA meant. The Science Book covers every area of science--astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, math, and physics, and brings the greatest scientific ideas to life with fascinating text, quirky graphics, and pithy quotes.
From the publisher of category-killer garden books including encyclopedias on gardening, perennials, plants and garden plans, here is the only book you will ever need to design your own garden, whether small or large. For beginners or experts and whatever the size of the garden, this reference shows the techniques step by step for tackling every aspect of garden design fromplanning and planting to simple construction projects.
Whether you're a novice or trying to bring your handicap down, Essential Golf Skills teaches the basics on grip, posture, rhythm, and ball control, as well as basics rules, types of courses, and styles of play. Essential Golf Skills covers everything from the rules of the game to mastering the basics, driving and fairway play, strokes and ball control, and improving your techniques. Essential Golf Skills is the go-to guide for anyone interested in golf and becoming a better golfer.
Change the way you see the world with a groundbreaking visual approach to the wonders of our planet. From Viking raiders and Samurai warriors to robotics and chemical reactions, amazing animals, the human body, the marvels of history, and more are visualized in incredible detail, inside and out, providing a mind-blowing introduction to every aspect of human knowledge. You'll find yourself utterly absorbed as complex subjects become clear through engaging explanations, incredible illustrations, phenomenal photographs and jaw-dropping 3D images. This fully updated edition of Knowledge Encyclopediawill continue to fascinate young readers with its microscopic detail and amazing facts on tons of topics. Explore the universe, from the inside of an atom to enormous galaxies, then discover the explosive science behind a fireworks display. Take a look at what makes the human brain so special and find out how our bodies cells make energy. Journey through history from the earliest life forms to our hairiest ancestors and then right up to our world today.
Manage your workload, delegate effectively, motivate your staff, and get the job done with Essential Managers: Project Management. Use step-by-step and "Ask yourself" features to initiate projects and manage your budgets. Learn to delegate effectively and evaluate success with the help of "In focus" panels and case studies. Define project briefs, identify stakeholders, and build effective project teams.