WorldCat Identities

Torok, Simon

Overview
Works: 38 works in 56 publications in 2 languages and 1,331 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Miscellanea  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Simon Torok
Securing Australia's future : harnessing interdisciplinary research for innovation and prosperity by Simon Torok( )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Climate change : what you can do about it by Paul Holper( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Climate change, brought on by global warming, is the most vital issue on the planet. It will profoundly affect our lives, the lives of our children and our childrens children. This book tells you everything you need to know about the causes and mechanisms of climate change and global warming and, vitally, what YOU can do about it as an individual."--Provided by publisher
Imagining the future : invisibility, immortality and 40 other incredible ideas by Simon Torok( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying through time and flying in cars. Living underwater and living forever. Robot servants. 3D-printed food. Wouldn't it be amazing if science fiction became science fact? We're living in a rapidly changing world. Hardly a week passes without an exciting technological breakthrough. That's the power of human innovation - it never stops happening. Inventors keep inventing. Get prepared for the fantastic future with this guide to the unbelievable and incredible inventions just over the horizon. Invisibility, instant transportation, holograms and lots of gadgets were once the dreams of science fiction ... now they might become science fact! Imagining the future is the first step in arriving there. If you can dream it, perhaps one day you can invent it. Strap yourself in and get ready for the future
101 great Australian inventions by Paul Holper( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Read all about the madcap Australian inventors who have influenced the world - from their invention of the world's first feature-length film to ultra-sound technology, from the detection of quasars and supernova to much, much more! Learn about indigenous and enduring Australian inventions, high-tech inventions such as Sarich orbital engine and gene technology and inventions that were snapped up by other countries, such as penicillin and Hargraves' flight designs. Read about spectacular failures such as Clement Wragge's crazy idea to create rain-bearing clouds. Take a look at what's on the drawing board, inventions that are still to make their mark and the inventions of tomorrow. This step-by-step guide to inventing will encourage readers to brainstorm their own experiments
Inventing millions : 25 inventions that changed the world (and made millions for their inventors) by Simon Torok( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great things can be achieved by each of us if we think, persevere and follow our dreams. Innovation, discovery, science and technology have transformed millions of people's lives for the better. Join CSIRO's Simon Torok and Paul Holper and discover the amazing stories behind some of those little (and big) things we just can't imagine not having in our modern lives - from the revolution of the mobile phone to the limitless possibilities of nanotechnology. Be inspired by the authors of Inventing Millions and the perspicacity of the amazing inventors whose ideas, accidents and even failures have changed the world we live in. Their stories are sure to inspire you to invent your own gadget, thingamajig or doodad - that might also make you a million, or two!
Famous horse snatched! by Paul Holper( Book )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a famous racehorse is stolen from Zac's uncle, Zac and Hannah join in the hunt for the thieves. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Wow! : amazing science facts & trivia by Paul Holper( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of brave, bizarre and simply baffling facts from the annals of science. The authors, from the CSIRO, have compiled a range of statistics, scientific oddities, astonishing records and quirky reverse multiple choice answers covering some of science's most fascinating facts!
Weird! : amazing inventions and wacky science by Simon Torok( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's about weird, wonderful, mad and bizarre science, crazy inventions, incredible ideas and experiments that went terribly wrong
Zap! Amazing science experiments by Paul Holper( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with experiments that can be performed using simple household ingredients and equipment. Fun activities are suggested for just about every room inside (and outside) the house. This educational and informative book explains the science behind each experiment
101 great killer creatures by Paul Holper( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 great solar system facts and trivia by Paul Holper( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Priceless painting pinched! by Simon Torok( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspicious new art teacher starts at Zac and Hannah's school just as the newspaper headlines announce that a priceless painting has been stolen. But is this more than just a coincidence? Includes brief factual information on forensic science to solve fictional mysteries. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Whiz! : amazing maths and science puzzles by Simon Torok( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of brainteasers, word puzzles, simple (yet exciting!) science experiments that kids can do at home, mathematical puzzles and oddities, illusions and traditional riddles. For ages 10-14+
The rockstar robbery by Simon Torok( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting new series that uses real forensics to solve fictional mysteries
Ciencia fascinante by Simon Torok( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of science experiments that can be done at home
The mystery of the mummy's mask by Paul Holper( Book )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exciting new series that uses real forensics to solve fictional mysteries
Ciencia extravagante by Simon Torok( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An assortment of unusual scientific theories, preposterous experiments, and accidental inventions are highlighted in the pages of this book
Ciencia alucinante by Simon Torok( Book )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazing science! : weird! inventions & wacky science, whiz! maths & science puzzles, zap! science experiments, wow! science facts & trivia by Simon Torok( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las 101 maravillas del sistema solar by Simon Torok( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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