The American heritage children's science dictionary

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Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin,
Pub. Date:
c2003.
Language:
English
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The American Heritage® Children's Science Dictionary introduces students in grades 4 to 6 to the language and ideas of science. Clear definitions, stunning color art, and an array of special notes and tables cover the full range of scientific subjects, from earth science, computers, weather, and outer space to basic biology, chemistry, physics, medicine, and mathematics. Key figures in the sciences are showcased in biographical entries and sidebars. "Did You Know?" notes present amazing facts on topics from earthworms to gravity to tornadoes. Delightful to browse in, the book uses a simple cross-referencing system that makes it easy to find and compare information in each subject area. Together with expert science consultants, the editors of the American Heritage® dictionaries have produced the reference work that parents and educators have been waiting for -- one that is sure to spark kids' natural curiosity and inspire a long-lasting interest in science. * More than 2,600 clear, easy-to-read definitions in all science topics * 350 full-color photographs and drawings * More than 150 biographies of notable scientists * More than 100 notes on key scientific concepts * In-depth graphic treatment of selected topics * Easy-to-follow tables and charts, including Planets of the Solar System and Rock Types * Simple cross-referencing system
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