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Why you should wash your dishes in the loo......

Advantages: Incredible photos, make science very easy to understand.
Disadvantages: I'm still itching after reading this!

Warning : this review may turn your stomach or leave you very itchy. I love science. I think it is so much fun, especially life sciences. My sons are also very interested in the creatures with the most extremes in terms of size - dinosaurs and ...

Marge3781 24.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Micro Mania - Jordan D. Brown

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Showing children the way to learn

Advantages: A useful memory tool
Disadvantages: Main concept is repeated through the book

I first came across this book in the Primary School where I work as a Learning Support Assistant. About the author I am ashamed to say that I had never heard of this chap despite him being the worlds leading author on the brain and learning. Appa ...

gardenguru1 10.07.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction - Tony Buzan

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Nothing is better than teaching children logical thinking

Advantages: A transformation way for children to use thought and information
Disadvantages: Requires parents to understand the principles of mind maps.

...INTRODUCTION Most adults will be familiar with the concept of Mind Maps. The logical planning of thought processes usually considering various pathways or outcomes. For children, this is a practical and significant skill to use in planning or decision ...

Nothing-But-The-Truth 09.11.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction - Tony Buzan

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Rats, plague and conquerors . . . couldn't have been much fun!

Advantages: packs in a lot of elements of Middle Age life, child-friendly text
Disadvantages: none really for the age group it's aimed at

Because the illustration of the two ladies in the stereotypical pointy hats looking in horror at an ill-looking peasant is on the left side, my eye has always been drawn towards that side of the cover but actually, behind the wall they are all standing ne ...

KateHurst 03.02.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories) - Terry Deary

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Wahing clothes in Urine ? You taking the pee?

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I've really gotten into the Horrible Histories series lately - ever since picking up my first book from the series at a charity shop- mainly for my daughter, but I had to read it with her, and I got really into them. I've been lucky enough recently to vi ...

Thehonesttruth 03.09.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Measly Middle Ages (Horrible Histories) - Terry Deary

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