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Robert Winston Science Squad Explains

Author: Robert Winston, Steve Setford and Trent Kirkpatrick  

  • Hardcover
PUBLISHED: 28th May 2020
ISBN: 9780241413876
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  • Hardcover
PUBLISHED: 28th May 2020
ISBN: 9780241413876

Publisher Description

Have you ever wondered what makes electricity? Or what's inside an atom? Or how high the Moon really is? Or what light is made of and why you need it? The Science Squad provides all the answers in this colourful, fact-packed and informative book, explaining more than 100 key STEAM concepts in a clear way that will appeal to children aged five and above.

This is the perfect visual introduction to the key concepts children need to know about all things STEAM. Each topic is explained using illustrated characters that represent science, technology, engineering, art, and maths. The second book in the Science Squad series, Science Squad Explains is an essential read for young STEAM fans.

Author Biography

Trent Kirkpatrick is an elementary science teacher who has been working in New York City public schools for more than a decade. In that time, he has received specialised training in STEM education, science pedagogy, Maker Space, Phenomenon-Based Science Inquiry and the Next Generation Science Standards. He was an educational consultant on DK's Science Squad/The STEAM Team.

Lord Robert Winston (foreword writer) is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London. Robert is one of a kind - a world-renowned scientist, television presenter, and writer, who has combined groundbreaking academic work with an ability to communicate ideas and understanding to the general public. He has used his unique expertise to contribute towards numerous successful DK books including Ask a Scientist, Science Squad, Home Lab, and Utterly Amazing Human Body.

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