• Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      August 2016

      Birds

      The Technology of Nature

      by Tom Jackson

      Animals have developed like remarkable machines, adapted to cope with highly specialist demands. The tiger’s claws, the snake’s dislocating jaws, the humming bird’s wings, the shark’s renewing teeth: this series explain how and

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      August 2016

      Reptiles

      The Technology of Nature

      by Tom Jackson

      Animals have developed like remarkable machines, adapted to cope with highly specialist demands. The tiger’s claws, the snake’s dislocating jaws, the humming bird’s wings, the shark’s renewing teeth: this series explain how and

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      August 2016

      Amphibians

      The Technology of Nature

      by Tom Jackson

      Animals have developed like remarkable machines, adapted to cope with highly specialist demands. The tiger’s claws, the snake’s dislocating jaws, the humming bird’s wings, the shark’s renewing teeth: this series explain how and

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      August 2016

      Insects and Spiders

      The Technology of Nature

      by Tom Jackson

      Animals have developed like remarkable machines, adapted to cope with highly specialist demands. The tiger’s claws, the snake’s dislocating jaws, the humming bird’s wings, the shark’s renewing teeth: this series explain how and

    • Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)
      August 2016

      Fish and Other Sea Creatures

      The Technology of Nature

      by Tom Jackson

      Animals have developed like remarkable machines, adapted to cope with highly specialist demands. The tiger’s claws, the snake’s dislocating jaws, the humming bird’s wings, the shark’s renewing teeth: this series explain how and

    • Children's & young adult reference material
      August 2015

      Aircraft

      by Tom Jackson

      From the first hot air balloons to military supercraft, trace the evolution of technology's hottest topic - man's never ending quest to fly. A host of famous flying machines throughout history show how inventors and engineers have developed and improve

    • Children's & young adult reference material
      August 2015

      Car

      by Tom Jackson

      From ancient Egyptian chariots to sleek modern supercars, trace the evolution of our never ending quest for speed. A host of famous vehicles throughout history show how inventors and engineers have developed and improved on technology to make the car such

    • Children's & young adult reference material
      August 2015

      Digital Technology

      by Tom Jackson

      From simple abacuses to today's supercomputers, trace the evolution of technology's developments in all things digital and computer-related. A host of famous (and not so famous) computing machines throughout history, from early steam-powered computing mac

    • Children's & young adult reference material
      August 2015

      Music Technology

      by Tom Jackson

      From early music players such as the gramophone to today's digital music platforms and players, trace the evolution of technology's developments in all things music-related. A host of famous musical inventions show how music has become more portable over

    • Children's & young adult reference material
      August 2015

      Spacecraft

      by Tom Jackson

      From early rockets to missions to Mars, trace the evolution of technology's most adventurous topic - man's never-ending fascination with outer space. A host of famous spacecraft throughout history show how inventors and engineers have developed and improv

    • Children's & young adult reference material
      August 2015

      Telephones and Mobiles

      by Tom Jackson

      From early forms of communication, such as the telegraph, and morse code to today's super-fast communications through the internet, trace the evolution of technology's developments in all things telephone-related. A host of communication devices and telep

    • Air and Space

      Invention and Technology

      by Tom Jackson

    • Building and Structures

      Invention and Technology

      by Tom Jackson

    • Land and Water Transportation

      Invention and Technology

      by Tom Jackson

    • Medicine and Health

      Invention and Technology

      by Tom Jackson

    • Military and Security

      Invention and Technology

      by Tom Jackson

    • Power and Energy

      Invention and Technology

      by Tom Jackson

    • January 2016

      Tracking Animal Behavior

      by Tom Jackson

      It is hard enough getting a complete picture of how the most common animals (domestic pets, for example) behave. However, this is tougher still for creatures that are active at night, such as many species of cats, live in remote regions, or live in the to

    • January 2016

      Tracking Animal Identity

      by Tom Jackson

      Identity is vital to any scientific research—but it is not always easy to establish, especially with groups of species that look very similar, or those with secretive lifestyles. A number of fascinating techniques are used to establish species’ identities

    • January 2016

      Tracking Animal Movement

      by Tom Jackson

      It is hard enough getting a complete picture of how the most common animals (domestic pets, for example) behave. However, this is tougher still for creatures that are active at night, such as many species of cats, live in remote regions, or live in the to

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