WorldCat Identities

Symes, Bob 1924-

Overview
Works: 58 works in 68 publications in 1 language and 554 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Narrator
Classifications: TF197, 625.19
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bob Symes
Eureka! : the book of inventing by Bob Symes ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How to build a model railway ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Watching something being done is often the best way of learning. In around 45 minutes you'll learn many of the arts of building a model railway layout, from a baseboard construction for running trains at three levels right through to the detailing of scenic dressing and coverings. Bob Symes presents a stage-by-stage guide as Dave Lowry constructs his own design of 'N' guage layout, from off the shelf track, scenic materials and ready-to-run locos and stock
British rail journeys Southwest England ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the cathedral city of Exeter to the rugged cliffs of Land's End, this program takes you to one of Britain's most outstanding scenic journeys, visiting the many tourist attractions along the way. Historic towns and cities, small fishing villages, countless beaches and quite a few surprises too, all framed by the beautiful backdrop of sea and moor. Carried along by Intercity and steam railway, this is a journey through the ancient heart of England's South West that you will never forget
A line-side look at model railways ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Symes provides guided tours around detailed model railway layouts including: Borchester Market Bromford and High Peak, Chiltern Green and others while Shirley Rowe describes her method of making realistic looking trees. Provides helpful hints on how to make lineside furniture and scenic dressings
British rail journeys central highlands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the rolling hills of Perthshire to the jagged mountains of Skye, this program takes you on one of Great Britain's most outstanding scenic railway journeys, visiting the various tourist attractions along the way. On this spectacular journey you'll see expert glass-blowing, whiskey distilling, the Highland Games, beautiful towns and villages, all amidst the splendor of the Beautiful Scottish Highlands. Finally British Rail's famous Class 37 diesels carry you along the final stage from Inverness to the Kyle of Lochalsh
British rail journeys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Traveling by rail is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Britain's rural countryside. Combining picturesque historic towns, unforgetable landscapes, and spectacular coastlines, this is a journey you don't want to miss!--Container
British rail journeys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Traveling by rail is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Britain's rural countryside. Combining picturesque historic towns, unforgetable landscapes, and spectacular coastlines, this is a journey you don't want to miss!"--Container
How batteries work ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Symes demonstrates the basic components of a battery with a lemon and two dissimilar metal rods
How light changes color ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Symes demonstrates how light, shone through different colored lenses, affects color
What magnets do ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates magnets, how they work, and their uses
Crikey! It works : technology for young inventamaniacs by Bob Symes ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
How a photograph is made ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using everyday examples (such as sunburn) and demonstrations with ordinary materials, Bob explains the principle of photosensitivity. He points out the different reactions substances have to light, and then continues with a look at the chemistry of photography
British rail journeys ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Traveling by rail is one of the best ways to experience the natural beauty of Britain's rural countryside. Combining picturesque historic towns, unforgettable landscapes, and spectacular coastlines, this is a journey you don't want to miss!--Container
How television works ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A short, straightforward explanation of television operation
How levers work ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates the function and importance of the lever
Young engineers' handbook by Bob Symes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is a wedge? ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob Symes demonstrates the difference in action between a thin wedge and a thick wedge
How telephones work ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A brief and straightforward explanation of telephone operation
Feast of steam ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An immense variety of live steam is featured in this incredible and unique tribute to the preserved British steam locomotive. Included are the Great Western Railway, the London, Midland, & Scottish Railway, the London & North Eastern Railway, and the Southern Railway
Why it rains ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bob makes it rain in his kitchen. The experiment makes clear the roles of water vapor and temperature in making rain
 
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Alternative Names
Schutzmann von Schutzmansdorff, Robert Alexander 1924- Baron
Schutzmann von Schutzmansdorff, Robert Alexander, Baron, 1924-
Symes, Robert 1924-
Symes-Shutzmann, Bob 1924-
Symes-Shutzmann, Robert 1924-
Languages
English (27)