Readers' Digest Science Encyclopedia
More than 3,500 indexed references, 2,000 full-colour illustrations, key dates and biographies.
This exciting, fully updated encyclopedia brings scientific principles within the grasp of every child. Clear, authoritative text and well-researched, detailed artworks and photographs make the Reader's Digest Science Encyclopedia the perfect research tool as well as a great source of information. Children will browse through this encyclopedia simply for the please of scientific discovery.
* Up-to-the-minute science explained clearly and concisely by experts
* Stunning scientific artwork and cutaways with clear annotation
* Works on two levels, providing quick reference and in-depth information
* Highlighted features encourage children to explore specific topics
* Illustrated mini-biographies of famous scientists and inventors
* Includes important scientific events, inventions and discoveries, tables of units and conversions, and a wealth of other facts and figures
* Ready reference section, comprehensive glossary and index
Science is a key subject for all children, and the need to understand its basic principles has never been greater. The Reader's Digest Science Encyclopedia gives children access to the knowledge of science that they need to build their lives in today's world. Arranged by theme, with a comprehensive index, the encyclopedia provides more than mere facts about science and technology - it helps the reader to think for him or herself, develop an enquiring mind, pose challenging questions, discover how to collect and use evidence, and explore new topics.
The text is arranged so that all the information is easily accessible. Critical scientific events and discoveries are highlighted, and there are illustrated biographies of important scientific figures, as well as details of the ground-breaking work that they undertook. Experts have written each subject area in a lively, vivid way so that the child's interest is engaged and reading the encyclopedia is a real pleasure. Packed with scintillating facts, lavish illustrations and superb photographs, the Reader's Digest Science Encyclopedia is a wonderful reference source for both home and school, and the definitive information book to enthuse any budding scientist.
Format: Hardcover with jacket
Publisher: Reader's Digest
Publication Date: 2005
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