To celebrate Science Week 2019 we’re running a competition with John Adams, to win one of these cool science kits! To enter simply tell us which type of science, or STEM topic your child loves most, enter your answer in the box below.
Competition closes at midnight on Sunday 17th March. Three lucky winners will receive one of these science kits: Mission to Mars, Thinking Time or Beating Heart. Winners will be chosen at random, and prizes will be sent out buy John Adams.
To celebrate the official launch of 150 years of the Periodic Table we’re giving away this brilliant brand new game FReNeTiC
FReNeTiC is the word game frenzy that pits players againt the clock – and the elements! Racing to make words from symbols of the Periodic Table, you score by adding together the atomic numbers of the elements you use… perfect for science, maths and word lovers!
To enter simply answer the question below by midnight on 10th February. Full terms and conditions on our website.
One of the elements in the periodic table is named after a famous female scientist, is it…
a) Margaret Curry
b) Mary Carey
c) Marie Curie
The good, the bad and the ugly, bacteria are everywhere! Learn all about gross germs, vile viruses and funky fungi in this fascinating book written by the aptly named Steve Mould, published by Dorling Kindersley.
To be in with a chance of winning one of these books simply answer this question:
When it comes to brains, there’s one brain in particular that we associate with brilliance… and that’s scientist Albert Einstein’s. To accompany the Brilliant Brains issue of Whizz Pop Bang, we’ve got five copies of this brand new book ‘Max Einstein The Genius Experiment’ to give away!
To enter simply answer this question in the comments box below:
Where are bits of Albert Einstein’s brain?
a) In a secret safe
b) In space
c) In a US museum
Hint: find the answer in the Brilliant Brains, issue 38 of Whizz Pop Bang science magazine for kids! Deadline to enter is 30/9/18
Notes from the publisher:
James Patterson has teamed up with the world’s most famous genius to entertain and inspire a generation of children – with the ﬁrst and only kids’ book series ofﬁcially approved by the Albert Einstein Archives.
Twelve-year-old orphan Max Einstein is not your typical genius. Max hacks the computer system at NYU in order to attend college courses (even though she hates tests), builds homemade inventions to help the homeless, and plays speed chess in the park. Her not-so-normal life is crazy but predictable until…
Max is recruited by a mysterious organisation! Their mission: solve some of the world’s toughest problems using science. She’s helped by a diverse group of young geniuses from around the globe as they invent new ways to power the farthest reaches of the planet. But that’s only if the sinister outﬁt known only as The Corporation doesn’t get to her ﬁrst…
Our pals over at Quarto Kids have kindly given us 3 copies of Wild World to give away!
Wild World is a beautiful tribute to the last wildernesses of our world. Poetic texts bring the habitats to life, while factual information at the back details the danger facing these incredible places. It’s a really brilliant book to introduce kids to nature and to start a conversation about the future of the planet.
For a chance to win, simply comment below with your answer to the following question:
How long did Jane Goodall live in the jungle?
a) Almost 4 months
b) Almost 40 months
c) Almost 40 years
Enter by midnight on 31st August. By entering this competition, you agree to the terms and conditions on our website.
To celebrate #MothNight2018 we’ve got a copy of this beautiful book, MOTH, by Isabel Thomas (one of our Whizz Pop Bang writers). Written for younger children, this is the retelling of the story of the peppered moth. A true tale, and ideal introduction to natural selection and evolution for children.
“This is the story of light and dark…”
Enter by answering this question in the comment box below:
What sort of moth is this story about?
A. Salted moth
B. Sugared moth
C. Peppered moth
Enter by midnight on Sunday 17th June. By entering this competition you agree to the terms and conditions on our website. Thanks to Bloomsbury Publishing for this book.