What's in a battery? How hard is iron? What are the parts of a plant called? Is a lever the same as a fulcrum? All these and hundreds more answers are provided in this new visual presentation of essential science information. Each book concentrates on a specific area of science so that students can quickly find all the chemistry, physics, geology, technology and other answers they seek. Each book defines the main concepts and terms and explains what each science is about. And since the books are, in fact, visual encyclopedia of science, they also help students build crucial reading and vocabulary kills as well as understand how science operates and is written about. The books contain simple clear text, with hundreds of full-colour illustrations used forcefully to provide additional information and insight. Abundant cross references and other pointers help students to see how the main terms and devices fit together into larger concepts and procedures, thus helping the processes of scientific thinking, independent investigation and rigorous writing.
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Book Description Atlantic Europe, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. EX-SCHOOL LIBRARY hardback, no dustjacket, published by Atlantic Europe, 2002. Minor wear to covers, usual library marks to spine & inside. Good. book. Bookseller Inventory # 13610603