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Science A Visual Encyclopedia

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Published: 21 Jul 2014

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In the bestselling tradition of HUMAN BODY: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA comes the next installment in this series: SCIENCE: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA. This is the first substantial science encyclopedia aimed at young children, and it entertains and excites, while putting all key information at the reader's fingertips. Employing a dynamic visual approach, SCIENCE: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA explains how science works through pictures, making the subject matter accessible and intuitive to readers of all ages. The accompanying text is simple and lively and packed with amazing facts and surprising stories that appeal to curious minds.

All new material.

WIP TOC:
Prelims
Matter
Solids
Liquids
Gases
Changing states
Mix it up
Elements
Atoms
Molecules
Water world
Nitrogen
Carbon
Materials
Plastic fantastic
Glass
Ceramics
Synthetic fabrics
Composites
Recycling
Forces
What are forces?
Causing friction
Relativity
The world in motion
The gravity of the situation
Elasticity
Under pressure
Floating and sinking
The Periodic Table
Incredible reactions
Acids and bases
Metals
Transition metals
Non-metals
Air Hydrogen
Oxygen

Machines
Engines Motor vehicles
Boats and submarines
Flight
Aircraft
Rockets
Energy
What is energy?
Heat
Heat transfer
Radioactivity
Nuclear power
Where do we get energy from?
Waves
Sound
Music
Light
Light and shadows
Laser show
Reflection
Refraction
Lenses
In and out
Telescopes and microscopes
Say cheese!
At the movies
Electricity and magnetism
Electricity
Electricity supply network
Conductors
Magnetism
Electromagnetism
Electronics
Radio
Television
Mobile phones
Computers
Computer networks
The Internet
Robots and artificial intelligence
Nanotechnology

Living organisms
Plants
Photosynthesis
Food
Fungi
Bacteria
Single-celled organisms
Animal kingdom
Human anatomy
Body systems
Great discoveries
Eureka!
Galileo
Isaac Newton
Charles Darwin
Marie Curie
Einstein's theory of relativity
DNA
The Higg's boson
Reference section
Science timelines
Glossary
Index
Acknowledgments

ISBN: 9781465420466 Pages: 304
Size: 215.9 x 276.225mm Age: From 7 To 12 years

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In the bestselling tradition of HUMAN BODY: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA comes the next installment in this series: SCIENCE: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA. This is the first substantial science encyclopedia aimed at young children, and it entertains and excites, while putting all key information at the reader's fingertips. Employing a dynamic visual approach, SCIENCE: A VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA explains how science works through pictures, making the subject matter accessible and intuitive to readers of all ages. The accompanying text is simple and lively and packed with amazing facts and surprising stories that appeal to curious minds.

All new material.

WIP TOC:
Prelims
Matter
Solids
Liquids
Gases
Changing states
Mix it up
Elements
Atoms
Molecules
Water world
Nitrogen
Carbon
Materials
Plastic fantastic
Glass
Ceramics
Synthetic fabrics
Composites
Recycling
Forces
What are forces?
Causing friction
Relativity
The world in motion
The gravity of the situation
Elasticity
Under pressure
Floating and sinking
The Periodic Table
Incredible reactions
Acids and bases
Metals
Transition metals
Non-metals
Air Hydrogen
Oxygen

Machines
Engines Motor vehicles
Boats and submarines
Flight
Aircraft
Rockets
Energy
What is energy?
Heat
Heat transfer
Radioactivity
Nuclear power
Where do we get energy from?
Waves
Sound
Music
Light
Light and shadows
Laser show
Reflection
Refraction
Lenses
In and out
Telescopes and microscopes
Say cheese!
At the movies
Electricity and magnetism
Electricity
Electricity supply network
Conductors
Magnetism
Electromagnetism
Electronics
Radio
Television
Mobile phones
Computers
Computer networks
The Internet
Robots and artificial intelligence
Nanotechnology

Living organisms
Plants
Photosynthesis
Food
Fungi
Bacteria
Single-celled organisms
Animal kingdom
Human anatomy
Body systems
Great discoveries
Eureka!
Galileo
Isaac Newton
Charles Darwin
Marie Curie
Einstein's theory of relativity
DNA
The Higg's boson
Reference section
Science timelines
Glossary
Index
Acknowledgments

ISBN: 9781465420466 Pages: 304
Size: 215.9 x 276.225mm From 7 To 12 years

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