Publication Date: November 7, 2023
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Ages 8 to 12
Children can discover the wonders of computing, from early developments to the latest technologies, in this inspirational and accessible hardback guide, beautifully illustrated in full-color.
Our world is full of computers, from simple calculators to the smartphones that keep the internet at our fingertips. This entertaining guide traces the history of these scientific developments and how modern computer systems function today, covering AI, coding, robotics and much more! Big new concepts pop off the page, thanks to vibrant diagrams and an engaging, energetic prose style. Kids will relish sharing them with friends and family!
• Famous figures such as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing and Bill Gates
• Computer programming and coding principles
• How computing technologies affect healthcare, gaming, space exploration and more
• A glossary of key terms
Supporting STEM learning, this inspiring guide will appeal to any child aged 8+ who wants to take their interest in computing further.
ABOUT THE SERIES: The Curious Kids series draws together a collection of beautifully illustrated fact books that bring STEM subjects to life with a smart, modern style.Give young readers the gift of knowledge, with this beautifully illustrated, inspirational, and accessible book.
Discover how scientific ideas can be harnessed to create computer programs that make our lives easier, help us to work more efficiently, and fill our leisure time with fun. Explore key ideas in computer science such as algorithms, graphics, networking, and intelligent systems. See how software has developed from its earliest days, and what computer scientists of the future may achieve.
In this series, big new concepts pop off the page, thanks to vibrant diagrams and an engaging, energetic prose style. Kids will relish sharing them with friends and family!
Discover a new way of looking at the world with this wide-ranging celebration of the subject of computer science. A great gift for readers aged 8-12.
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