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About this book

Internet-linked encyclopedias
Usborne science encyclopedia

  • Superb reference book with downloadable pictures and links to over 1000 websites for homework help.
  • Covers physics, chemistry, biology, IT, Earth sciences and astronomy.
  • Fabulously illustrated with photographs, cut-away illustrations and step-by-step diagrams.
  • With a glossary of 1,500 scientific terms, key dates, biographies of scientists and inventors, 140 experiments to do at home and test-yourself quizzes.
“a 400-page encyclopedia with more than 1,000 websites - that's some added value”
Times Educational Supplement

Press Reviews

I can't praise Usborne enough for introducing [internet links] to many of their non-fiction books as it really helps children retain information.
Adventures in Home Schooling blog
"If you have room for only one scientific reference book, this is it. As a support for independent study or homework, it is as good as many textbooks, providing information and interest for the enthusiast at KS2 right through to GCSE."
Helen Pollard, Physics Department, Oakham School
"If you have room for only one scientific reference book, this is it. As a support for independent study or homework, it is as good as many textbooks, providing information and interest for the enthusiast at KS2 right through to GCSE."
Helen Pollard, Physics Department, Oakham School
What a marvellous present! Links to over 1000 web sites and each recommended web site is accompanied by a brief description of what you will find there and why it is worth visiting, from dissecting a frog to designing your own rollercoaster. It covers the whole field of science, including physics, chemistry, biology, information technology, earth sciences and astronomy, with up-to-date information on new fields such as genetic engineering, nanotechnology and the safeguarding of the environment.
Warwick Books Newsletter

Reader Reviews

usborne science encyclopedia
Amazing book! got to get it, it has everything you need.

james, 19th September 2010

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