The STEAM Team (Hardcover)

Simple Science Explained

By Lisa Burke, Robert Winston (Foreword by)

DK Children, 9781465468512, 80pp.

Publication Date: June 5, 2018

List Price: 16.99*
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This engaging, fact-packed book will guide curious kids ages 5-7 through the five key STEAM subjects: science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

This bright and cheery illustrated book for kids ages 5-7 breaks down STEAM subjects, such as science and technology, into fun and easily understandable chunks. Join the STEAM Team to unravel the mysteries of the world:

- Find out how robots work
- Learn what a food chain is
- See where lightning comes from
- Discover how lungs allow you to breathe
...and much more!

The zany STEAM Team characters (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) guide the reader through the book and are always on hand with tips, fun facts, and simple explanations. With pages covering living things, the human body, space, physics, geography, math, engineering, and chemistry, this book is a perfect introduction for kids starting to learn about science at school, or those who are just developing an interest in how the world works.

About the Author

Lisa Burke graduated from the University of Cambridge. She began her career at Sky News, where she covered science, weather, and the news for a decade, as well as hosted documentaries (including one in which she dived with whale sharks!). She has written and consulted on numerous science books, including DK's How to be a Scientist and Mini Scientist series.

Lord Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College London. He is one of a kind—a world-renowned scientist who has combined ground-breaking academic work with an ability to communicate ideas and understanding to the general public. Recently he has demonstrated amazing science experiments on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Robert Winston's previous DK books for children include My Amazing Body Machine and Utterly Amazing Science.