The American Heritage Children's Science Dictionary (Hardcover)

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The newly updated American Heritage® Children's Science Dictionary introduces students in grades 4-6 (ages 9-12) to the language and ideas of science. Over 2,600 entries, written in clear language and accompanied by stunning color art, cover the full range of scientific subjects, from biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics to the environment, technology, and medicine. Key figures in the sciences are showcased in biographical entries and sidebars. Tables and charts include the periodic table, a chart of geologic time, and a timeline of scientific discovery. Detailed, illustrated feature notes provide in-depth information on basic concepts, and brief notes relate interesting facts on dozens of additional topics.

About the Author

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 our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780547857527
ISBN-10: 0547857527
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: December 3rd, 2013
Pages: 288
Language: English