"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."--
A sumptuously illustrated reference created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution explores every aspect of the Earth from the North and South Poles to the planet's fiery core and outer atmosphere, providing additional coverage of such topics as weather, natural disasters and world cultures. Simultaneous.
Presents scientific information on everything from chemistry and physics to weather and the living world.
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.
From the top of your head to the tip of your toes, Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia is a book to excite and educate a child's inquisitive mind. This definitive guide includes exciting pictures and facts on over 100 body parts that encourage your child to learn about their remarkable bodies. They'll meet the engine room of the body, the beating heart; the brilliant brain; the amazing lungs and the super skeleton. Let your child learn what makes the body tick with Human Body: A Visual Encyclopedia. Supports Common Core State Standards.
Inside is a stunning, comprehensive visual encyclopedia featuring gorgeous photography that not only illustrates, but educates. This encyclopedia is driven by its striking imagery that brings more than one million things to light. It is a crucial addition to homes and classrooms alike. In true DK fashion, the photography in this book does all the talking. The encyclopedia features more than one million things!Rather than string together multiple photos of objects, the Visual Encyclopedia features sweeping single-shots that encompass a multitude of objects, making for a seamless and striking presentation.
Illustrations, photographs, star charts, moon maps, and scientific diagrams are compiled in a reference tool that explores the new solar system, the birth and death of stars, black holes, and space engineering.
Space: A Visual Encyclopedia builds on the enormous success of DK's best-selling encyclopedias. It is a comprehensive exploration of space from our nearest planets and stars to far-off galaxies. For this title, NASA has given DK unprecedented access to a wealth of images that have never been published before and are not available to the public. Featuring photographs, charts, stories, and contributions by NASA astronauts and experts, this encyclopedia brings children face-to-face with the wonders of space like never before! Supports Common Core State Standards.
Explore the planets, stars, and galaxy in Space Visual Encyclopedia. See everything there is to know about space. Find out what Pluto is really classified as, time how long it takes Neptune to travel around the sun, and jump into Jupiter's big red spot. Kids can see Saturn's rings, astronaut spacesuits, and more in highly visual spreads that use cutting-edge CGI photography. See the different planets, moons, and technologies of space, and find key information at glance with data boxes, facts, and figures laid out in DK's signature style. Joining DK's award-winning Visual Encyclopedia format, Space Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate one-stop reference book for everything space.
The most visual and comprehensive encyclopedia for children that charts the evolution of the world's greatest cultural achievements in painting, music, photography, and dance, supporting the arts in STEAM education. Kids can trace the development of painting, from prehistoric cave drawings to the Mona Lisa to contemporary street art; read the story of music, from classical and jazz to rock and roll; find out about photography, from the early pinhole camera to digital imagery; and put on their dancing shoes for some ballroom, ballet, modern dance, and more. Stunning full-page images bring each subject to life, and clear text and annotations provide comprehensive, age-appropriate coverage. Full of amazing facts, clear explanations, and stunning photography, The Arts: A Visual Encyclopedia is the essential introduction to the cultural world for children. Series Overview: DK's Visual Encyclopedias are the first substantial series of encyclopedias aimed at young children, designed to excite and entertain, while offering a comprehensive overview of core subjects. From science and the human body to animals, the ocean, space, and more, each book combines fun facts, amazing pictures, and crystal-clear explanations to take kids into the wonders of our world.
The Animal Book is the complete guide to the natural world for curious children and budding naturalists. From the tiny toadstool to the giant oak, the smallest spider to the largest elephant, the wonders of life are here to see in stunning photo galleries. With over 1,500 species of animals and plants to learn about, The Animal Book is perfect for school projects and homework. The 'Tree of Life' at the start of the book will show you how species are connected, as well as guiding you through everything from microscopic life to fish, birds, reptiles and mammals. Ever wondered how a polar bear looks when trying to catch fish? Amazing full page pictures show you animals in their natural habitats, going about their lives. Fact boxes and amazing galleries take you on a complete learning journey. The Animal Book is the ultimate book on the natural world, from A(moeba) to Z(ebra).
An exclusive close-up at Dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. Dinosaurs's a childrens Encyclopedia is a complete visual encyclopedia covering the entire range of prehistoric animal life for younger readers. It's jam-packed with over 100 dinosaurs and entries on all the best known prehistoric animals from giant dragonflies to the Velociraptor. This definitive guide includes exclusive, newly commissioned photos of the world's best and most complete dinosaur fossils, on location in North America and Europe. Dinosaurs's is not just a catalogue of facts and photos, but the book every budding fossil hunter and dinosaur enthusiast will want to own.
Published 2015 in Great Britain under the title: Ocean: a children's encyclopedia.
Includes information on science-fiction writers, illustrators, and publishers, developments in comics, movies, radio, and television, and the psychology and philosophy of the genre
"Explores the greatest inventions and inventors through the ages"--Back cover.
Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia is a complete encyclopedia of prehistoric animal life for younger readers. It's jam-packed with over 100 dinosaurs and entries on all the best known prehistoric animals from giant dragonflies to the Velociraptor. This definitive guide includes exclusive, newly-commissioned photos of the world's best and most complete dinosaur fossils, on location in North America and Europe. Supports Common Core State Standards.
Catchtheir eyes and their minds will follow. WOW: The Visual Encyclopedia ofEverything is a spectacular show-and-tell experience. Every spread inthis incredible book explores an encyclopedic subject in a unique way,through a thought-provoking collection of stunning photographic images.Meet the family in a photo album of our mammal relatives. A drawer fullof prosthetic eyes brings to life the science of genetics. An icesculpture is used to illustrate states of matter. Architectural marvelsare displayed on a house of cards. Space exploration is commemoratedthrough a collection of world stamps. There is something new todiscover on every page. The visual “wow” of the photographicgalleries is complemented by lively informative text, making it adelightful reference tool for children and adults alike. The book isorganized into classic encyclopedic subjects – nature, human body,science and technology, space, earth, people and places, history, andart and culture – with chapter branding for easy navigation. Everychapter has been researched and verified by a team of specialistconsultants and writers to deliver fascinating facts and figuresalongside essential information. This comprehensive compendium is packed with the wow factor for the ultimate reference experience.
Profiles every element on the periodic table and describes their properties, when they were discovered, and how they're used in household materials.
A highly illustrated visual reference provides detailed charts, lists, diagrams, maps, photographs, and illustrations that highlight significant facts about everything from natural science to history.
"This 10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world emphasized modern issues and the presentation of potential opportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field of information science and technology"--Provided by publisher.