Boring nonfiction: how to «make friends» of children with science and explain the complex simply


Accessible science for children is a new trend in the developing environment. What previously seemed inaccessible to children’s understanding, now adapts to the perception of 8-12 year olds. We’ve selected a few books that will really grab a child’s attention and get them excited about science. Choose:

1. Physics: sound light and space

This is an informative and fascinating journey through the expanses of the Universe in the company of the famous popularizer of science Colin Stewart. He has written numerous hit books for children, is a regular contributor to leading scientific publications such as The Scientist, and is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. His books have been translated into 19 languages ​​for a reason — Stuart writes very simply and easily, and magnificent illustrations will not leave anyone indifferent to the wonders of physics. For readers ages 7 and up.

2. Space

A beautiful and entertaining guide to the galaxy for children. The book contains many interesting scientific facts, descriptions of cosmic phenomena, celestial bodies and laws that work in a vacuum. Young readers will literally discover a new world outside the globe and see how connected we are with our mysterious and vast universe. The book is richly and, most importantly, clearly illustrated — the child will be happy to spend more than one hour behind it. For children from 7 years.

3. Theory of relativity

Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity is one of the cornerstones of modern physics. In it, everything works differently than we are used to: time expands, space contracts, and body weight increases as you move. It doesn’t take much effort to introduce children to this amazing area of ​​physics — this book will tell everything for you with colorful illustrations, clear explanations and illustrative examples. For children from 8 years old.

4. How does everything work?

From the power of the wind to nuclear fusion, the book contains a wealth of amazing facts about energy and the laws of its transformation. The forces of the earth’s interior, water or electricity will be revealed to young readers in all details. Children will see how man conquered and tamed the elements, discovered the secrets of magnetism, learned how to use what surrounds us. Bright pictures and simple descriptions of complex phenomena will appeal even to children who are far from science. For readers aged 8 and over.


Добавить комментарий