Find out all about the science in the world around us with Moving Up with Science. Written to support the National Curriculum at Key Stage 2, each title explores key scientific topics through a combination of concise information and fun experiments.
Find out about forest and water homes; the importance of food chains and why humans are changing habitats. Explore different plant and animal groups and discover how a woodland changes with the seasons.
Peter Riley was a science teacher for 25 years, 17 of them as Head of Science. His first book was published in 1981, and he has been a full-time author since 1996, with over 200 books published for children, students and teachers. He is the winner of the prestigious Schoolbook Award for Science in 2000, as well as being shortlisted for the Aventis Science Prize 2004 and nominated for the Educational Resources Award in 2009.
1: What is a habitat? 2: Plant groups 3: Identifying living things 4: Animal groups 5: Habitats in spring 6: Habitats in summer 7: Habitats in autumn 8: Habitats in winter 9: Water habitats 10: Habitats across the world 11: Humans and habitats 12: Saving habitats 13: Glossary 14: Answers to the activities and questions 15: Index