Sciku: The Wonder of Science - In Haiku!

Author(s): Camden School For Girls

Poetry & Plays

Gravity: An attractive force Between all objects with mass Just like you and me Physics, Chemistry and Biology are things of magic and wonder. They reveal complex patterns - and often thrilling chaos - at the heart of nature; the strange alchemy of reactions between invisible atoms; the bewildering origins of our universe in the furthest reaches of time and the connections in our brains that create love, fear, joy - and poetry. Sciku brings together more than 400 revealing, poignant, witty haiku on scientific subjects. Written by students at Camden School for Girls - with all royalties from the sale of this book donated to the campaign to modernize their school science laboratory - these poems show that science may have given us the atom bomb, the laptop and the artificial heart but that it remains elegiac, enigmatic and often mind-bogglingly beautiful. Photosynthesis: Carbon dioxide And water combine to form Glucose thanks to light


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Camden School for Girls is a comprehensive secondary school for girls, with a co-educational sixth form, in the London Borough of Camden in North London. The girls who contributed to this book range from the ages of 11 to 18. Simon Flynn is the author of the Science Magpie ('a cornucopia of curious facts, anecdotes and quotations ... sure to entertain and surprise' New Scientist) and is a teacher of science at Camden School for Girls.

General Fields

  • : 9781848317949
  • : Icon Books Ltd
  • : Icon Books Ltd
  • : November 2014
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Camden School For Girls
  • : Paperback
  • : 821.04108036
  • : 176