Editorial Reviews for this title:
From abdomen to zygote, this alphabetical, easy-to-follow, science dictionary will help kids with even the most difficult concepts as it literally tells the stories and draws the pictures that make science so fascinating! Indeed, author Melvin Berger has incorporated all that kids need to know for school, plus all of the fun stuff they want to know. The Scholastic Science Dictionary makes science, a difficult subject for most kids, into a fun learning experience. Mel Berger writes with an engaging and instructive tone that is easy to understand. Plus, Hannah Bonner's marvelous artwork provides kids with the invaluable visual learning tools they will use throughout their education.
Not sure how to explain arthroscopy to your curious kids? Do you want to let them learn (and maybe teach you) on their own? The Scholastic Science Dictionary is a fantastic reference tool for science- and nature-oriented kids in elementary and middle school. More than 2,400 terms from biology, astronomy, chemistry, physics, psychology, geology, and other fields are defined with pronunciation guides, cross-references, and clear full-color illustrations by Hannah Bonner. There might not be enough information included to write a report on a given subject, but the definitions are a great help to young researchers and can get the writing process flowing when other sources use unfamiliar words. When you need to know which way a stalagmite points, the Scholastic Science Dictionary is there for you. --Rob Lightner
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