Discover what an electric circuit is and why static electricity makes your hair stand on end, plus much, much more in this fascinating first introduction to the basics of physics. Packed with fun activities that will get children thinking about the everyday science around them, this guide uses scientific experiments to show how electricity works and how we use it. An ideal first introduction to core Key Stage 1 science topics, combining clear and simple explanations with hand-on activities to encourage children to think about how the things around them work. Also includes a glossary to explain tricky terms plus parents and teachers' notes to help take the learning further.
Anna Claybourne is a widely published children’s non-fiction writer, and the author of Where’s Will? (Ivy Kids, 2015). She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her two children.