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 stunning visual encyclopedia for kids, covering every aspect of science Science: A Children's Encyclopedia brings all the essentials of science from elements and energy to gravity and the Periodic Table to life with astonishing pictures for kids. Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child with interesting facts on everything from electricity and engines to sound and waves. Full of high-quality photos and innovative graphics that help to demonstrate key concepts. Science: A Children's Encyclopedia uses clear, age-appropriate text that makes even complex topics easy to understand and is ideal for homework reference. Science: A Children's Encyclopedia is the perfect accessible encyclopedia packed with pictures and fun facts for kids that will give a comprehensive introduction of key topics including gravity and the Periodic Table which entertain and inform children.
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.
Presents scientific information on everything from chemistry and physics to weather and the living world.
The Periodic Table Book is the perfect visual guide to the chemical elements that make up our world. This eye-catching encyclopedia takes children on a visual tour of the 118 chemical elements of the periodic table, from argon to zinc. It explores the naturally occurring elements, as well as the man-made ones, and explains their properties and atomic structures. Using more than 1,000 full-colour photographs, The Periodic Table Book shows the many natural forms of each element, as well as a wide range of both everyday and unexpected objects in which it is found, making each element relevant for the child's world.
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.
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.
"Explores the greatest inventions and inventors through the ages"--Back cover.
Presents comprehensive information on the human body, covering such topics as the musculoskeletal system, immunology, digestion and nutrition, the human life cycle, the nervous system, and the respiratory system.
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.
Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia explores every aspect of our world, from the North to the South Pole, and from the outer atmosphere to the fiery core and from natural processes to human impact. Discover terrifying earthquakes, priceless gemstones, and storms that can destroy buildings. Understand how weather works, what causes the seasons, and the power of water to shape the landscape. Explore life on Earth, and countries and cultures from all around the world. Packed with facts, maps, explanations, illustrations, and photographs, Geography: A Visual Encyclopedia is the ultimate guide to our planet.
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.
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.