Do you confuse boron with barium or chlorine with fluorine? Fear not! Basher Science has come to the rescue by mixing science and art to create a unique periodic table. From unassuming oxygen to devious manganese, the incredible elements show you the periodic table as you've never seen it before. Basher Science: The Periodic Table gives a face, voice and personality to the chemical elements, making learning chemistry easy and a whole lot more fun. This new expanded edition reflects the latest discoveries, and now each of the 115 elements has not just a picture but an information-packed page all to itself. Basher's highly original books make difficult concepts tangible, understandable and even lovable. With his stylish, contemporary characters he communicates science brilliantly.
Web-style "homepages" introduce to budding chemists each of the chemical elements from the periodic table, complete with witty and informative profiles written by the elements themselves. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Do you confuse boron with barium or chlorine with fluorine? Fear not! Basher Science has come to the rescue by mixing science and art to create a unique periodic table. From unassuming oxygen to devious manganese, the incredible elements show you the periodic table as you've never seen it before. Basher Science: The Periodic Table gives a face, voice and personality to the chemical elements, making learning chemistry easier and a whole lot more fun. This new expanded edition reflects the latest discoveries, and now each of the 115 elements has not just a picture but an information-packed page all to itself. Basher's highly original books make difficult concepts tangible, understandable and even lovable. With his stylish, contemporary characters he communicates science brilliantly. "a creative bombshell - will transform the way you think." Times Educational Supplement
Uses cartoon-style characters and everyday situations to explain the different layers of the ocean, the plants and animals that live there, and how pollution is affecting the world's oceans.
Basher Science: Astronomy, Out of this World! created and illustrated by Simon Basher, Written by Dan Green: Like a Facebook for the universe, Astronomy gives every important celestial body and concept its own page, where readers can learn its behaviors, likes, and dislikes up close and personal. From the flashy stars to the shadowy and strange objects that hang out like loners at the edges of the universe, no player goes unnoticed. Every profile has a hip anime-style portrait to round out the picture, but make no mistake: while the presentation is all style, the science is rock solid. The book includes a super cute poster of the solar system in the back. The universe has never been so cool.
Uses cartoon-style characters to explain the basics of algebra and geometry, discussing such concepts as numbers, shapes, equations, relations, functions, and graphs.
Basher Science: Human Body, A Book with Guts! Created & illustrated by Simon Basher, written by Dan Green From the best-selling team that brought you The Periodic Table, Physics, Biology, and Astronomy comes a topic that's close to our hearts-literally! Meet the characters and processes that that keep the human body chugging along. From the basic building blocks like Cell, DNA, and Protein, to Bones, Muscles, and all of the fun-loving Organs, readers will cozy up with the guys on the inside. Trust us-Liver has never looked better!
Designed to make learning chemistry much easier and a whole lot more fun, these elements show you the periodic table as you have never seen it before. Every element in this engaging little book is a specially created character with its own unique personality.
This brand-new addition to the Basher range of books, which include the bestselling Complete Periodic Table from the Basher Science series, offers a unique and exciting way to explore the world. Basher Geography: Countries of the World features a different take on the traditional atlas approach and will capture the imagination of readers with its quirky and highly memorable characters to visualize the world's countries (and other key territories). You'll never forget the huge and fascinating country of Brazil envisaged as a footballer! Accompanying each country character is a detailed map as well as key facts and some amazing information. Who knew that over 820 different languages are spoken in Papua New Guinea, or that Peru has more pyramids than Egypt?
An icon of science, the Periodic Table defines the fundamental chemistry of everything in the universe. In this compact yet comprehensive guide, Dan Green outlines the history, development and workings of the table, shows how its design reflects and illuminates the organisation of all matter, and even explains what it has to tell us about the chemistry of distant stars and of our own bodies. Contents include an individual entry for every known element? detailing properties, uses and key data, and sections on the patterns and groups of the famous table, as well as explanations of basic chemistry concepts such as elements and compounds, atomic structure, chemical bonds, reactions and radioactivity, amongst many others.
From Basher, the illustrator who made science too-cool-for-school, comes the Basher Science: Sticker Book, a fun and funky poster and sticker book to introduce the youngest readers to the wonderful world of Basher Science. Featuring some of the friendly and iconic superstars of the best-selling titles in the series—Rocks and Minerals, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Planet Earth, Oceans, and Physics—as well as four pages of reusable stickers and gentle, child-friendly text, this book is an appealing, interactive treat for the youngest science hounds.
Uses cartoon-style characters and everyday situations to explain the basic elements of physics.
Introduces astronomy and the things it studies through profiles in which the Solar System, the planets, stars, and the Milky Way galaxy introduce themselves.
Do you know your carbon cycle from your carbon footprint? Can you tell your greenhouse effect from your green house? And what exactly is a tipping point? If any of these questions leave you confused, then Basher Science: Climate Change is the book for you. From El Nino and hurricanes to deforestation and population growth of scale - this is a totally comprehensible guide to a fast-moving, essential topic. Subjects covered in this book include: ice caps, the greenhouse effect, global warming, the butterfly effect, atmospheric systems, acid rain, ocean systems, acidification, fossil fuels, heat waves, urbanization, carbon footprint, recycling, renewable energy, biofuels, and nuclear power.
One of Italy's leading men of letters, a chemist by profession, writes about incidents in his life in which one or another of the elements figured in such a way as to become a personal preoccupation
Discover fun facts about the greatest scientists from history through Basher's fresh and unique illustration style. Did you know that Marie Curie used to keep radioactive materials in her pockets? Or that Mendeleyev literally dreamed up his famous periodic table? Superstars of Science tells the stories behind the big ideas in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, mathematics, cosmology, earth sciences, and engineering. Read about 40 great scientists including Newton and Einstein who produced theories that explained the way in which the Universe works, Crick and Watson who uncovered the structure of DNA, and Alexander Graham Bell who had the big idea that became the telephone. Each one of these greats of science has had some vital flash of insight that has changed the way we see the world and the way we live. Come meet the superstars of science!
Uses cartoon-style characters to explain the concepts behind everyday technology, discussing gears, televisions, ceramics, microchips, wireless communication, and generators.
Discusses how the Earth was formed, its different ecosytems, its natural resources, the types of rocks found on the Earth, how water moves on Earth, and the climate and weather of the Earth.
Your Guide to the Periodic Table is an easy-to-follow introduction to the elements that make up the periodic table of elements. Each element is linked to a science story or fascinating fact, from what makes sulfur smelly to what makes hydrogen explode, and everything in between. Packed with illustrations and explanatory diagrams, prepare to be amazed by the most wacky and informative look at the periodic table ever!