Science

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An exciting and original thematic encyclopedia ideal for home, school, or library use, Science vividly explains over 2,000 key words in physics, chemistry, and technology. Thematic arrangement allows readers to access information by subject and explore related topics. Specially commissioned full-color illustrations reveal the structure and function of living things. Full explanations make understanding science easier than ever. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, Science was prepared in consultation with leading ...
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Overview

An exciting and original thematic encyclopedia ideal for home, school, or library use, Science vividly explains over 2,000 key words in physics, chemistry, and technology. Thematic arrangement allows readers to access information by subject and explore related topics. Specially commissioned full-color illustrations reveal the structure and function of living things. Full explanations make understanding science easier than ever. Fully indexed and cross-referenced, Science was prepared in consultation with leading educational experts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789461070
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: Concise Encyclopedias Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Age range: 10 - 14 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.84 (w) x 5.36 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

How to Use this Book 8
What is Science? 10
Scientific Investigation 12
The practice of science 12
Measurement 14
Data collection 16
Scientific method 18
Physics 20
Chemistry 21
Formulas 22
Matter 23
Matter 23
States of matter 24
Mixtures 27
Solutions & colloids 28
Air & water 30
Properties of matter 32
Atoms 34
Atoms 34
Radioactivity 36
Nuclear physics 38
Nuclear power 40
Particle physics 42
Quantum theory 44
Discovery of atoms 45
Time & Space 46
Force, Motion, & Machines 48
Force 48
Pressure 52
Motion 54
Machines 58
Automatic machines 61
Transportation 62
Flight 62
Water transportation 65
Cars 66
Energy 68
Energy 68
Waves 71
Electromagnetic radiation 74
Light 76
Light 76
Color 80
Lasers 82
Lighting 83
Optics 84
Optical instruments 86
Heat 90
Fire 90
Heat 91
Thermodynamics 94
Heating & cooling systems 95
Heat engines 96
Sound 98
Magnetism & Electricity 100
Magnetism 100
Static electricity 102
Current electricity 104
Pioneers of electricity 107
Electricity production 108
Electrical machines 112
Electronics & Computing 114
Electronics 114
Computers 117
Computer software 118
Computer hardware 120
Communications 124
Printing & photography 124
Sound recording 126
Telecommunications 128
Elements & Molecules 132
Elements 132
Discovery of elements 135
Periodic table 136
Molecules 138
Crystals 142
Chemical Changes 144
Chemical reactions 144
Electrochemistry 148
Acids & bases 149
Chemical Compounds 150
Inorganic chemistry 150
Organic chemistry 152
Chemical analysis 156
Chemical Industry 157
Chemical industry 157
Natural products 158
Textiles 160
Synthetic products 161
Plastics 162
Coal & oil 164
Metals 166
Iron & steel 168
Mathematics 169
Mathematics 169
Numbers 170
Arithmetic & algebra 171
Trigonometry 172
Geometry 173
Abbreviations 177
Pioneers of Science, Technology, & Maths 178
Index 182
Acknowledgments 192
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