Author: Laurie E. Westphal, Ed.D.
Product Code: 793
ISBN: 9781593633790
Pages: 144
Availability: In stock.

Science Dictionary for Kids provides hundreds of science terms with kid-friendly definitions and illustrations, perfect for any teacher of science or parent helping a child with science homework. From the basic science equipment, to the physical sciences, to the Earth sciences, kids can flip to one of eight science categories to find the definitions they need.

The perfect reference for kids and their parents and teachers, the easy-to-follow definitions in this guide will help with any science assignment, project, or experiment. Most definitions include an illustrated version to increase comprehension.

The book also includes a handy reference section, complete with:
  • commonly used formulas,
  • measurement conversions,
  • charts detailing household chemicals and acids and bases,
  • instructions for using science equipment safely,
  • tips on following the scientific process, and
  • information on graphing results and data.
This book needs to be on every child's desk!

Grades 4–9


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Review: Today's Books - August 26, 2009
Named to the A-List, Today's Books Daily Book Register
Review by: James Cox, Midwest Book Review - August 21, 2009
The Science Dictionary for Kids: The Essential Guide To Science Terms, Concepts, and Strategies is a 144 -page paperback resource that has been titled the #1 Science Homework Helper for students in grades 4–9. It contains standard science definitions with illustrations and a handy reference section complete with tables, charts, and formulas in common use. A variety of data charts and formulas are presented in clear and easily understandable formats. From weather maps and symbols to elemental tables and genetics studies with Punnett squares, the Science Dictionary for Kids has a wealth of information easily available to students with pressing science homework assignments. There is even a part to explain how to use lab equipment and how to graph research data, as well as a complete explanation of the scientific method. Parents, teachers, and students will welcome this practical accessible resource for budding scientists.

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