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About Steve Mould
He tours the UK with a sell out science comedy show called Festival Of The Spoken Nerd (available on DVD!).
His science books make complex ideas easy to understand in a fun and engaging way.
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In this fun, fact-packed science book for kids, young readers will discover the bacteria, viruses, and other germs and microbes that keep our bodies and our world running, as well as how and when they can be harmful and the precautions we can take to prevent them from becoming so.
Meet a glowing squid, traveling fungus spores, and much more. The Bacteria Book walks the line between "ew, gross!" and "oh, cool!," exploring why we need bacteria and introducing readers to its microbial mates-viruses, fungi, algae, archaea, and protozoa.
The Bacteria Book is a fun and informative introduction to a STEM subject that brings kids up-close to the big world of tiny science. With remarkable photography, kooky character illustrations, and lots of fun facts, this book uses real-life examples of microbiology in action to show how tiny microbes affect us in big ways.
Packed with over 40 magical science tricks for kids using simple experiments!
Join comedian and author Steve Mould, #1 bestselling author of How to be a Scientist, and learn the secrets behind some of the most famous magic tricks and illusions (and learn some of your own).
Learn how to bend water with a balloon, turn water into juice, make a glass beaker disappear in oil, and wow your friends with levitating tinsel! Packed with optical illusions, pranks, and fun facts, this book is a must-have for any aspiring scientist or magician (the two aren't as different as you might think)!
Each trick is explained using step-by-step photographs, and the science behind each one is showcased clearly and simply. Sprinkled throughout the book are profiles of famous magicians and illusionists, such as Harry Houdini and David Blaine, and stories of how they used science to create their most famous tricks.
Science is Magic is the perfect addition to any family bookshelf or classroom, putting a fresh spin on science for kids. What's fantastic about this kids' activity book is that many of the magic tricks or experiments are something you learn to perform on a friend and require practice. Thus, (the genius bit) it's not something kids will just do once and then turn the page.
Think Magic Is Just An Illusion?
Think again! Discover science - REAL magic at your fingertips.
Learn some amazing experiments to wow your friends, find out how magicians use science in their most famous tricks, and discover the magic of the world around you.
Packed with activities for kids from magic tricks to optical illusions, and peppered with fascinating facts, this educational book is a must-have for scientists and magicians alike. Added bonus, each 'trick' or experiment in the book uses simple items that can be grabbed from home or a hardware store.
Get ready to wow your friends with some cool science-backed magic like:
- Magnetic fingers
- Reading minds
- Color changing potion
- Guess the coin
- Floating ping pong ball and much more!
Add other fun-filled Steve Mould titles in the DK collection to your bookshelves, like How To Be A Scientist and The Bacteria Book.
Steve Mould and Helen Arney, aka Festival of the Spoken Nerd, have a combined 35 million YouTube views, their own Radio 4 programme, Domestic Science, appeared in three consecutive slots of the latest series of QI and toured their stand-up science show to over 15,000 people in the UK.
This free e-sampler of The Element in the Room will take you on a rib-tickling, experiment-fuelled adventure to explain the everyday science that is staring you right in the face.
Have you ever wanted to perform sonic experiments with your morning coffee? Predict the exact second your unborn child will be born? Spice up your love life with inspiration from the animal kingdom? Well now you can, with this sneak peek inside the The Element in the Room before its official publication in October. This hilarious and informative book is designed for anyone who is sci-curious and wants to know more about the world around them, especially the elements of everyday science that other books ignore.
A look at animals and plants from the point of view of their amazing scientific adaptations.
Join bestselling author Steve Mould to uncover nature's greatest scientists, engineers, and mathematicians from plants that can count to architect insects. If you thought all scientists wear white coats and work in labs, think again!
Meet amazing engineers, such as the spiders who build immense webs from different kinds of silk; funky physicists, like the bats that can see with sound; and surprising chemists, such as the corpse flower that smells like smelly socks to attract insects to pollinate it! The science behind each genius adaptation is explained clearly in Steve Mould's trademark humorous style and you'll be amazed by nature's solutions to some of the world's trickiest problems.
Clever Creatures is a brilliant introduction to some of nature's cleverest animals and plants. You'll never look at nature the same way again!
Bacterias, virus y otros organismos microscópicos explicados para los más pequeños
Covid-19, inmunidad, bacterias buenas y malas, diferencia entre resfriado y gripe... Más que nunca los microbios son protagonistas de la actualidad y con este libro padres y niños podrán asomarse juntos a su mundo y responder a las preguntas más frecuentes.
Increíbles ilustraciones, datos curiosos y explicaciones sencillas complementan la original personalidad del científico Steve Mould (¡cuyo apellido significa 'moho' en inglés!) y hacen que conceptos abstractos como las bacterias, los virus, los hongos y los protozoos sean fáciles de entender y recordar.
La manera perfecta de abordar conversaciones como el coronavirus o las vacunas con los niños, además este libro pone los microorganismos en perspectiva ya que no todos son dañinos y sin ellos no tendríamos pan, queso o yogur.
El libro de las bacterias es además el regalo perfecto para pequeños científicos y biólogos, para que sigan alimentando su vocación en casa e inspirarles para sus proyectos escolares.
Learn how to think like a scientist, look at the world in a brand-new way and have tons of fun with science comedian Steve Mould's bold and playful kids science book.
Supporting STEM and STEAM education initiatives, How to be a Scientist will inspire kids to ask questions, do activities, think creatively, and discover amazing fun facts!
A firm favorite in classrooms and homes alike, this science book for kids has earned itself a permanent spot on many family bookshelves. With more than 40 fun questions, experiments, games, and real-life scenarios that make scientific concepts fun and relevant, it's not hard to see why!
Simple activities with undetermined answers encourage curious young readers to find new ways to test ideas. The stories of the great scientists and their discoveries (and failures) are told in an entertaining way to provide even further inspiration for budding young scientists.
This educational book has the amazing ability to cover a wide range of ages, so if your children have an age gap this is a fantastic way to get them to engage with each other in a fun and educational way. It is informative, colorful, well written and draws you into its pages with an insatiable appetite for the simpler facts of science.
Most of the home science experiments for kids are easy to do with items most people already have around the house, making it super easy to go from idea to execution.
Explore, Investigate And Test Your Ideas!
Discover the skills it takes to become a scientist.
Being a scientist isn't just about wearing a white coat and doing experiments in a lab. It's about exploring, investigating, testing and figuring out how things work. How To Be A Scientist is packed with fun activities and projects that let you answer lots of tricky questions and help to explain the world around you.
This kid's educational book challenges children to think for themselves and covers topics like:
- Weather, making a tornado, the water cycle, how to make a compass
- Energy, hot air balloons, electricity, Newton and Einstein
- The solar system, making a sundial, creating your own sunrise, phases of the moon
How to be a Scientist (Careers for Kids) is one of four fantastic books in the How to... educational books series, including How To Be A Math Genius, How to Be Good at Math, andHow to Make a Better World.
Official reviews include:
International Literacy Association's Children's Choices 2018 Reading List
"Readers will be inspired to learn more about how to think and act like these famous scientists while uncovering deep scientific knowledge they can apply through fun-filled science projects."
"This mix of classic and unusual science anecdotes and experiments is just the thing for budding STEM/STEAM fans, including tips for learning how to think and act like a scientist with fun activities and simple scientific explanations of biology, anatomy, physics, astronomy, chemistry and more."