Everything you ever wanted to know about space in e-book format Take your child on a journey to space and beyond, they'll learn what space is and take a whirl around the sun, moon and stars. Packed with never-seen-before images from the International Space Archive and out-of-this-world pictures from NASA missions, they'll explore our universe as never before. Exclusive interviews, eyewitness accounts, incredible facts and more will teach them everything they need to know. It's an incredible look at the universe in which we live - perfect for space enthusiasts and budding astronomers.
Now in PDF. Jam-packed with over 100 body parts with a journey involving your head, shoulders, knees, toes and a whole lot more, this definitive guide includes exciting pictures that encourage your child to learn about their remarkable bodies. From the top of your head to the tip of your toes, Human Body A Children's Encyclopedia is a book to excite and educate a child's inquisitive mind. They'll meet the engine room of the body, the beating heart; the brilliant brain; the amazing lungs and the super skeleton. With 10 sections that explore the main systems of the body, let your child learn what makes the body tick with Human Body A Children's Encyclopedia.
Explore the geographical wonders of Earth, from weather, to water to climates and ecosystems Geography A Children's Encyclopedia is the ultimate children's guide to our planet, covering the geological and environmental processes that (literally) shape our world, from ice ages to global warming, earthquakes to tsunamis. Explore the wonders of the natural world, from the peak of Everest to the very bottom of the Mariana Trench, learning the whole way. Full of beautiful pictures bringing the natural world to life, this encyclopedia shows Earth at its most amazing. Colourful diagrams describe geological processes while the water cycle and the structure of a rainforest canopy are fully explained. Physical and political maps will bring school projects extra wow, and fact files describe each continent and country, revealing everyday life around the globe. Children can carry the world wherever they go with Geography A Children's Encyclopedia - from the deserts of Africa to the low countries of Europe, the lush forests of Brazil to the coral reefs of Indonesia and Australia, this book expands horizons and creates a fantastic grounding in the sciences of geography, geology and sociology.
"No one has yet visited Mars - at least, no humans have. Robot rovers have explored the surface of the Red Planet, and it's the job of people on Earth to control their every movement. Find out what's involved in being a rover driver, the tools and skills you need, and the difficulties of controlling something that's millions of miles away"--Provided by publisher.
Takes the reader on an imaginary trip through the solar system and beyond. From Earth to the farthest galaxies readers will learn about the science and history of the worlds that make up the universe. Includes information and photos from recent missions beyond Earth.
From giant galaxies to microscopic bacteria, an encyclopedia that explores and explains the world we live in and beyond. In eBook format Bring key school subjects to life for your child with this encyclopedia packed with hundreds of topics, thousands of fantastic pictures and countless ways to find out more about everything. Open up a whole universe of knowledge and wonder for your child. Starting with an exciting voyage through outer space, they'll explore the living world, people and places and even have an under-the-skin encounter with the workings of the human body. Perfect for dipping in and out of, or for reading through, your child will learn from special features including maps, charts, timelines and thousands of facts on key curriculum topics. Perfect for homework, projects or just for fun!
Education is a field sometimes beset by theories-of-the-day and with easy panaceas that overpromise the degree to which they can alleviate pressing educational problems. The two-volume Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy introduces readers to theories that have stood the test of time and those that have provided the historical foundation for the best of contemporary educational theory and practice. Drawing together a team of international scholars, this invaluable reference examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them and presents them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. In addition to interpretations of long-established theories, this work offers essays on cutting-edge research and concise, to-the-point definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures. Features: Over 300 signed entries by trusted experts in the field are organized into two volumes and overseen by a distinguished General Editor and an international Editorial Board. Entries are followed by cross references and further reading suggestions. A Chronology of Theory within the field of education highlights developments over the centuries; a Reader’s Guide groups entries thematically, and a master Bibliography facilitates further study. The Reader’s Guide, detailed index, and cross references combine for strong search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic version. Available in a choice of print or electronic formats, Encyclopedia of Educational Theory and Philosophy is an ideal reference for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary educational theory.
In the tradition of DK's acclaimed Children's Encyclopedia series, the DK Space Encyclopedia is a comprehensive school, library, and home reference to the fascinating world of space, from strange phenomena like black holes to the latest stunning images from the Hubble Telescope. Covering cosmology, astrophysics, astronomy, and space exploration, the book's clear, informative text and thousands of photos, graphics, cross sections, maps, and charts give children age 8 and up absorbing, unparalleled view of our universe.