The Concise Science Encyclopedia

The Concise Science Encyclopedia

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Description

This encyclopaedia introduces children to the basic principles of science. Arranged thematically with a comprehensive index, it aims to help readers to think for themselves, develop an enquiring mind, pose challenging questions, discover how to collect and use evidence, and explore new topics. Critical scientific events and discoveries are highlighted, and there are illustrated biographies of important scientific figures, as well as details of the work they undertook.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 166 x 206mm | 960g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour illustrations, glossary, index
  • 0753406403
  • 9780753406403

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Planet Earth; Chapter 2: Living Things; Chapter 3: Human Biology; Chapter 4: Chemistry and The Elements; Chapter 5: Materials and Technology; Chapter 6: Light and Energy; Chapter 7: Forces and Movement; Chapter 8: Electricity and Electronics; Chapter 9: Space and Time; Ready Reference; Glossary; Index; Acknowledgementsshow more