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Today's children stand on the threshold of a new millennium that promises incredible scientific and technological advances. The need to understand basic scientific principles has never been greater and these principles are brought within the grasp of every child by The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia. All the essential subject areas, from Space and Time, Materials and Technology, to Human Biology, are covered in this one-volume encyclopedia. Accurate, approachable, and an indispensable source of information for school projects, The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia is the perfect gift for the up-and-coming Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, or Marie Curie in the family. Special Features: More than 3,500 indexed references. Thematic arrangement. Important events highlighted. Illustrated biographies of key figures. Cross-references. Comprehensive index. Glossary.

Synopsis:

Accurate, approachable, and indispensable, this illustrated science encyclopedia is arranged in such categories as "Planet Earth", "Living Things", "Chemistry and the Elements", "Materials and Technology", "Space and Time", and "Conservation and the Environment". 2,000+ full-color photos & illustrations.

About the Author

Professor Charles Taylor received the U.K.'s Bragg Medal and Prize of Institutional Physics, and the UK's Michael Faraday Award for contributions to the public understanding of science. He has presented lectures on BBC television and has written many science books for children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753452691
Editor:
Taylor, Charles
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Editor:
Taylor, Charles
Author:
Taylor, Charles
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Reference - Encyclopedias
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Juvenile
Copyright:
Edition Description:
HARDCOVER
Series Volume:
91
Publication Date:
20000915
Binding:
HC
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrated with over 2,000 full color p
Pages:
500
Dimensions:
0.0 x 0.0 x 0.0 in 4.98 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Accurate, approachable, and indispensable, this illustrated science encyclopedia is arranged in such categories as "Planet Earth", "Living Things", "Chemistry and the Elements", "Materials and Technology", "Space and Time", and "Conservation and the Environment". 2,000+ full-color photos & illustrations.
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