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Science : a visual encyclopedia / authors, Chis Woodford, Steve Parker.
Title Variants:
DK Smithsonian.

Science, a visual encyclopedia.

First edition.

New edition.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2018.

Physical Description:
304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
General Note:
"First American edition 2014"--Verso.

Includes index.
Matter -- Materials -- Forces and machines -- Energy -- Light -- Electricity and magnetism -- Living organisms -- Great discoveries.
"Discusses key concepts in biology, physics, chemistry, and other scientific fields, and includes fast fact boxes, images and diagrams, and information about key scientists and their work."-- Source other than Library of Congress.
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503 WOO Book Junior Collection

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An exciting guide for today's young scientists from ages 7-12.

Science: A Visual Encyclopedia covers principles of biology, chemistry, and physics, introducing children to the fascinating world around them. In a lively and colorful way, Science: A Visual Encyclopedia covers an immense scope of subjects -- from atoms to acids, hydrogen to heat, recycling to radioactivity, single-celled organisms to sound and everything in between.

Throughout the book, fast fact boxes reveal fascinating information at a glance while stunning images bring the subject matter to life. Biographies of scientists and inventors including Galileo, Isaac Newton, and Marie Curie highlight great discoveries through time.

With content intended for children ages 7-12, Science: A Visual Encyclopedia offers a comprehensive overview of an often tricky subject, making it easy to digest.

Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Author Notes

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.