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Derek - Series 1 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Ricky Gervais
Derek - Series 1 [DVD] DVD ~ Ricky Gervais
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The best thing ever., 27 Jan 2014
This is unbelievably good television. Hats off to the man. Should be shown in schools. The world would be a better place.
Sciencia: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology&hellip by Burkard Polster
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I've just been going through this book and I am blown away with excitement about the nature of the world, cosmos, matter again! It's so inspiring to find a book that can go into such depth on the science side of things and match it all, almost page for page, with stunning prints and illustrations.

You can get a wonderful understanding of the science just from going through the pictures!

I'm sure there are some insights that I haven't seen written in print before anywhere outside the Wooden Books Series. Particularly in the astronomy section.

From my point of view, as a teacher who wanted broad general understanding of science, this has been great.
The Mystery of the Prime Numbers: Secrets of Creat&hellip by Matthew Watkins
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
I teach maths, so the process of explaining prime numbers and why we 'have to learn about them' is something I face several times a year. With the understanding within this book and the brilliance of the wit of the illustrations I have found it easy to make teaching this topic one of the most exciting on the curriculum.

The book takes you gently, yet quickly, through a well constructed ladder of mathematical concepts regarding primes. You could start with a pre-GCSE level of maths (as my students do). Due to the collaboration between the artist and the mathematician, the illustrations really do explain the ideas as they develop. In no time you can understand some of the… Read more

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