The Hutchinson Science Library
Based on Helicon's "Dictionary of Science", this disk contains seven science reference books, "The Hutchinson Chronology of Science", "The Hutchinson Dictionary of Science", "The Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists", "The Hutchinson Natural History Dictionary", "The Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Medicine", "The Hutchinson Concise Dictionary of Computing and Multimedia" and "The Hutchinson Science Quiz Book". It provides word searches over a million words and 12,000 entries, "pop-up" newsflashes, quotations, tables, bibliographies, features and progress reports. It also has a timeline of 2500 key events and discoveries, plus interactive features which include a science quiz, periodic table and animal and plant classification. It uses key terms and concepts used in the National Curriculum project "brainstormer" function.
- 30 Sep 1997
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 450 colour line illustrations, 120 colour photographs, 180 b&w photographs