Ages 0 to 3 years Rocket Science for Babies by Chris Ferrie is an introduction to aerospace engineering (also known as rocket science). Baby will learn the principles of lift and thrust, the forces responsible for flight. This is the first in a series of books designed to stimulate your baby and introduce them to the world of science. Also coming in May are: Newtonian Physics for Babies General Relativity for Babies Quantum Physics for Babies
Help your little one learn first science concepts with Baby Robot Explains Rocket Science. Baby Robot is a brilliant scientist in the making. He wants to know how to fly to the moon, so Rose-bot tells him about rocket science. Together they show us that it's never too early (or late!) to learn about big ideas, and build confidence in science. A fun picture book to read aloud, Baby Robot Explains ... Rocket Science has bright, engaging, and humorous pictures that make the topic accessible, an entertaining story to follow, and very simple scientific explanations written with the help of leading science education consultant Lisa Burke. Based on his first-hand experience of the world, Baby Robot has lots of suggestions for how he could reach space. Rose-bot explains why he can't climb, or fly there in a hot-air balloon, a plane, or a helicopter. She knows you need a rocket to fly to space, and she tells Baby Robot all about how space rockets work. The first title in a series of science, technology, engineering, and math books for babies (and anyone else, young or old, who wants to know about these amazing subjects), Baby Robot Explains... Rocket Science perfectly combines a picture book approach that brings the subject to life and is great for sharing, with clear, easy-to-follow scientific explanations. Your little one will learn science vocabulary, develop their thinking skills and problem solving, and build their confidence in science--ready for a lifetime of fun and fascinating STEM learning, or even a cool STEM career.
Author: Ben Miller
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2012-07-12
The Top Ten Bestseller Black holes. DNA. The Large Hadron Collider. Ever had that sneaking feeling that you are missing out on some truly spectacular science? You do? Well, fear not, for help is at hand. Ben Miller was working on his Physics PhD at Cambridge when he accidentally became a comedian. But first love runs deep, and he has returned to his roots to share with you all his favourite bits of science. This is the stuff you really need to know, not only because it matters but because it will quite simply amaze and delight you. 'Let me show you another, perhaps less familiar side of Science; her beauty, her seductiveness and her passion. And let's do it quickly, while Maths isn't looking' Ben Miller 'This book makes climate change actually seem interesting. Not just important - it's obviously important - but interesting. As a result I bought lots of other books about climate change, something I now regret' David Mitchell Ben Miller is, like you, a mutant ape living through an Ice Age on a ball of molten iron, orbiting a supermassive black hole. He is also an actor, comedian and approximately one half of Armstrong & Miller. He's presented a BBC Horizon documentary on temperature and a Radio 4 series about the history of particle physics, and has written a science column for The Times. He is slowly coming to terms with the idea that he may never be an astronaut.
Author: Alice Licata
Release Date: 2009-10-14
Genre: Family & Relationships
Unlike many parent books which focus on the child's behavior, emphasis here is on parental behavior.Few things are more important than raising our children to be well-adjusted, productive people.Now in an increasingly complex, media-overloaded, maze-like world, parents need to know the essentials of truly successful parenting more than ever.Based on her specialized training and professional practice in psychology as well as her hands-on experiences as a parent, Dr. Alice Licata presents her positive approach, unique in its simplicity, eschewing formulaic for a fresh, highly readable, and widely applicable strategy.Dr. Licata emphasizes a fundamental principle which can offer answers to nearly every parenting concern and challenge.With engaging chapters such as"Be a Pachyderm,""It's Not You, It's Me,"and"You Too Can be a Supermodel,"this book is replete with practical examples and advice as well as touching anectodes--a must-read for all parents wanting to avoid the too common pitfalls of today's childrearing.
Author: Jeff A. Johnson
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Release Date: 2009-06-01
There are many ways parents and caregivers can help children thrive in their earliest years of life. Babies in the Rain explains the theories behind the best practices for infant and toddler care as well as preferred methods for doing so. In a personable, humorous voice, Jeff A. Johnson shares his own stories about the amazing ways infants and toddlers learn. He offers valuable information on how to spend quality time with young children by building strong emotional environments, nurturing meaningful relationships, and promoting child-centered, age-appropriate learning.
Author: Balaji Rao D G
Publisher: Partridge Publishing
Release Date: 2015-04-15
Apart from being literate it is also important to be financially literate because 2/3rd of our lives is spent on earning, spending, saving and investing, for ourselves and for others. Given the uncertain times that we live in depending on bank fixed deposits, gold and/or real estate to build our wealth or reach our financial goals would be a futile attempt. It is time that we start looking beyond the obvious and start educating ourselves with the all important knowledge of managing our finances by understanding the opportunities. If we ignore or shy away from acquiring such knowledge there would be no one to blame except ourselves. There are several myths, misconceptions, prejudices and fear surrounding various asset classes that includes stocks, mutual funds and insurance which this book, stories weaved through conversational mode, endeavours to clear the haze by offering clarity over financial instruments answering several critical questions and can confidently say the content would enhance the knowledge on various financial products and services that is presented through lots of examples explained using simple language. The content can also be treated as a self-help book on simplifying the investment knowledge. The final outcome after reading the book would be the feeling of being an informed investor.
Rocket scientist, internet entrepreneur, and popular speaker Mary Spio presents practical advice for beating the odds, breaking the mold, and charting your own path to achieve true success Mary Spio went from being a barefoot girl in Ghana to a rocket scientist with major patents with Boeing. Mary is also an internet entrepreneur who speaks throughout the world about how anyone with a dream and some tools can harness the digital world for success and prosperity. In IT'S NOT ROCKET SCIENCE, she presents advice and empowering stories that will inspire readers to move beyond their comfort zones into mastery and empowerment. IT'S NOT ROCKET SCIENCE reveals the habits and traits of people who defy convention, overcome limited thinking, and crush the odds to achieve breakthrough success—and shows readers how to strike their own uncommon path. It shares the secrets to cultivating curiosity, creativity, compassion, audacity, passion, obsessive focus and tenacity to attain their dreams and change the world. It's not Rocket Science is an inspiring and entertaining read for anyone who desires to be empowered with the mindset needed to propel their life to new heights. • Learn how some of the world’s most successful people shatter boundaries. • Discover how your difference creates your relevance and your significance. • Uncover your inner spark and learn how to fuel your own flame. • Understand why a Defy-ing Moment is a defining moment. • Find your path to success –however you define it. From the Hardcover edition.
Packed with expert advice, practical strategies, nutritional information and over 80 recipes, Real Food for Babies and Toddlers offers a more natural way of introducing wholefoods to children during the all-important first 1,000 days of life. It also rescues parents from the tiresome task of making separate meals for the youngest members of the family. Using a baby-led weaning approach rather than the traditional method of spoon-feeding puree allows parents to observe and respond to their baby's natural cues and introduce a world of bright, flavourful, nutrient-rich foods from the get-go. Internationally renowned nutrition expert and mother of two Vanessa Clarkson presents predominantly plant-based, seasonal dishes that are delicious and completely adaptable for self-feeding babies, toddlers and their families. This is a modern collection of family-focused, beautiful meals that the whole family will love sitting down to enjoy, together.
Enter the lab of Professor X. Ploder as his assistant on a top-secret assignment: designing and testing a spy's pocket rocket. Then discover all about the science of rockets through practical experiments that you can try at home. Level 3 is for children able to read on their own. The stories are exciting and captivating in order to develop the child's own desire to read. More text and more complex sentence structure are presented, with information spreads to help develop the reader's general knowledge. The choice of subject widens to match the broadening of children's experiences and interests. Whether your child is learning how to read or wants to practice and improve his or her reading skills,DK Readers have the right story for developmentally appropriate reading at home. This innovative range of graded readers combines a highly visual approach with stories that children will want to read. Easy-to-read stories for beginning readers with word repetition progress to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure. There's aDK Reader for every child!
Each day across the nation, thousands of children enter into school situations for which they are not prepared. Parents have questions and concerns and are at a loss to know how to help their children achieve to their highest potential. Contained within each chapter of this book are ideas and behavior suggestions that empower parents to take the initiative to mold and monitor their child’s experience. However, when the school district does not seem to be addressing the child’s needs, sections of this book indicate the proper methods of when and how to access those special services that are, by federal law, the child’s legal right.
What could cause a mother to believe that giving away her newborn baby is her only option? Cathy Glass is about to find out. From author of Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller Damaged comes a harrowing and moving memoir about tiny Harrison, left in Cathy’s care, and the potentially fatal family secret of his beginnings.