The American Heritage Children's Science Dictionary by Editors Of The Editors Of The American Heritage DictionariesThe American Heritage Children's Science Dictionary by Editors Of The Editors Of The American Heritage Dictionaries

The American Heritage Children's Science Dictionary

EditorEditors Of The Editors Of The American Heritage Dictionaries

Hardcover | December 3, 2013

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The newly updated American Heritage® Children's Science Dictionary contains&nbspmore than&nbsp2,600 entries covering the full range of scientific subjects, from biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics to the environment, technology, and medicine. The&nbspentries are written in clear language and accompanied by stunning color art.&nbspTables and charts include the periodic table, a chart of geologic time, and a 5-page timeline of scientific discovery. Detailed, illustrated feature notes provide in-depth information on basic concepts such as cells and stars. A hundred brief notes relate interesting facts on topics from enzymes to hurricanes to relativity. For this copyright update, over 100 images have been replaced; the periodic table, table of the solar system, and dozens of definitions have been brought up to date; and several new words have been added. Key features include: - Easy-to-read definitions arranged in A-Z order - 350 full-color photographs and illustrations - More than 150 biographies of scientists, with sidebars on 26 of the most notable figures - One hundred informative notes on key scientific concepts - Full-page tables and charts, including the periodic table, planets, geologic time, rock types, taxonomy, vitamins, abbreviations, measurement, and a timeline of discoveries - Simple cross-referencing system
The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of ...
Title:The American Heritage Children's Science DictionaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.81 inPublished:December 3, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0547857527

ISBN - 13:9780547857527