The Kingfisher Science EncyclopediaBook - 2011
The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia, 3rd edition is the one reference that includes all of the information students need to know in a concise and trustworthy package. With clear, accessible writing by scientific experts and plenty of illustration for visual learners, this volume provides in-depth insight and succinct authoritative answers to all areas of scientific inquiry-avoiding the need to hunt and peck for information across multiple sources. An impressive supplementary section at the end of the book includes mini-biographies of famous scientists, and an illustrated time line of key inventions and discoveries. Arranged thematically into ten subjects, with reference summaries for each chapter and a full index, this encyclopedia does more than merely provide facts-it helps the reader develop an integrated, hands-on understanding of the science which drives everything around us.
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, 2011.
Edition: Third edition, fully revised and updated.
Branch Call Number: 503 K548s 2011
Characteristics: vii, 488 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color), col. maps ;,29 cm.
Alternative Title: Science encyclopedia