A simple introduction to essential science concepts, perfect for both children and parents as a dip-in dictionary or to work through subject by subject. With clear definitions of over 350 key terms and concepts, and hundreds of bright illustrations and useful examples, as well as internet links to recommended interactive websites offering science puzzles, games and experiments. Includes a section on 'What is science?', as well information about living things, materials, forces, light, sound and electricity, space, and scientific investigations.
“The Usborne First Illustrated Maths Dictionary and it’s Science counterpart are every parent/carer’s best friend! No more tricky homework explanations- these books are easy to use and have fantastic illustrated examples throughout. The science dictionary explains terms and gives ideas for experiments and projects and the maths dictionary uses plain everyday language to explain and illustrate maths concepts to children (and the grown ups scratching their heads next to them).”
For links to specially selected websites with video clips and activities or a pronunciation guide for this book, visit the Usborne Quicklinks website.