The first encyclopedia designed for the Internet generation, this massive 448-page reference book includes a thousand recommended Web sites, providing a gateway to the vast amount of knowledge on the Internet. While the encyclopedia is a superb reference book in its own right, with hundreds of exciting photographs, detailed illustrations and colorful, labeled diagrams, the specially selected Web sites enrich the content with video, animation, sound, interactive experiments and on-line quizzes. An essential resource for every home and school, this remarkable encyclopedia safely unlocks the power of the Internet for children.
- Clear explanations of over 2,500 scientific terms
- Over 1,500 illustrations and diagrams
- Over 140 experiments, activities and observations to carry out
- A quick reference dictionary defining over 1,500 scientific terms
- test-yourself review guides
All the Web sites referred to in this book are regularly reviewed and can be visited via links on the Usborne Quicklinks Web site. A selection of free pictures from this book is also available in Usborne Quicklinks.
Please note that you do not need a computer to use this book. It works on its own as an outstanding reference book without using the internet at all.
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