More than 2,600 clear, complete and easy-to-follow definitions in all science topics
350 detailed, full-color photographs and illustrations
More than 150 biographies of noteworthy scientists
Special notes highlight interesting and unusual facts
Tables, charts, and full-page features provide in-depth learning
The American Heritage® Children's Science Dictionary introduces students in grades 4-6 to the fascinating language of science. The carefully worded definitions, colorful art, and lively feature notes will appeal to young learners as they explore the wonders of the natural world. From the environment, computers, weather, and outer space to basic biology, chemistry, physics, and earth science, students will learn the key concepts of science and lay the foundation for a lifetime of ongoing learning about the marvels of science.