Author: Belinda Gallagher
Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing
Release Date: 2013-05-01
Genre: Marine ecology
Children's Encyclopedia Ocean is packed with amazing facts about the world's oceans and beyond! Children aged 7+ will dive into this highly visual encyclopedia, which includes detailed information about coral reefs, seashores and marine life. With captivating images, fun illustrations and expert information, Children's Encyclopedia Ocean is the ultimate guide to ocean life. Children can discover how coral reefs grow, which whale can sing and what are the most famous shipwrecks found at the bottom of the ocean. Learning is encouraged through quizzes, fun cartoons and simple projects that can be done at home. This is a great ocean encyclopedia for kids aged 7+. Essential topics covered in Children's Encyclopedia Ocean: Seashore: Land meets sea, Estuaries and lagoons, and Seaside adventures Coral Reefs: Coral animals, The Great Barrier Reef, and Underwater explorers Deep Ocean: In deep water, Monsters of the deep, and Glow in the dark Whales and Dolphins: Inside whales and dolphins, Fast and sleek, and Getting together Shipwrecks: Diving discoveries, Pirate wrecks, and Shipwreck mysteries Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Coral reefs are very slow growers. A reef can grow about 10 centimetres a year if conditions are just right how much have you grown in the last year? The seabed of the Antarctic Ocean had some mega-sized animals. Scientists found giant spiders and worms, and fish with huge eyes and body parts that scientists described as 'dangly bits'. The sperm whale has the biggest brain in the world. It weighs about 8 kilograms - that's over five times the size of a human brain. But its large brain does not mean that it is the cleverest anima
Explore the hidden depths of the ocean with this stunning visual encyclopedia for kids Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia reveals the secrets of the seas through stunning images and beautiful photography to engage and educate kids. From the Arctic to the Caribbean, tiny plankton to giant whales, sandy beaches to the deepest depths, Ocean: A Children's Encyclopedia let's your child discover the mysterious world beneath the waves. Packed with fun facts for kids, this encyclopedia will dazzle your child covering everything from sea creatures and ocean birds to the Great Barrier Reef.
From dinosaurs to digital technology, DK's Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is a must-have knowledge compendium exploring more than 380 topics. Help your child find out everything they need to know about anything with this fact-packed encyclopedia. Arranged from A-Z on subjects they need to know about, all illustrated with dramatic photos, cut-aways, charts and maps. DK's Children's Illustrated Encyclopedia is written in a clear and child-friendly style and has been fully updated to include recent space missions, scientific breakthroughs and the latest political, social and cultural events, so your child can keep fully up-to-date with what has been happening in the world. Perfect for projects or just for fun, this is the ultimate illustrated children's encyclopedia.
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!
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.
Includes information and amazing images, this is the ultimate book of knowledge for kids aged 7 to 9. This thorough children's encyclopedia contains all the homework answers your kids will need, explained clearly and checked by experts. Covering all the key subjects including Arts, People, History, Earth, Nature, Science, Technology, Space, and Human Body in alphabetical order. DK Children's Encyclopedia is a classic reference book covering over 240 topics, essential for any child who wants to discover as much as possible about the world around them.
An A-Z of the fiercest, friendliest and fastest animals in the world From aadvarks to zebras, there are billions of animals around the world. Bring your child face to face with the best of them. They'll meet the deadliest, largest, friendliest, fastest and downright strangest animals known to man, and discover what they look like, where they live, what they do, what they eat and what life is like for their young. There are thousands of facts to find, maps, fantastic photographs and a 'tree of life' that shows you how animals are related to each other - including us! Bats and beetles, lions and lemurs, frogs and falcons, fish, flies, whales and snails: they're all here in the ultimate animal encyclopedia.
Children's Encyclopedia (Interest range 10+years) is available in one volume. A wonderful cross -curriculum book providing thousands of facts about the world around us and people who live in it. This is 'A new range of Encyclopedia' from a popular focus o
Author: A. H. Hashmi
Publisher: V&S Publishers
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Let your child learn about The Earth he lives on The Air he breathes in, The Light he reads in, The Light he reads in, The Body he has The Transport he travels by, The energy he works with, The Animals he is fascinated with, The Plants that he needs for food and innumerable reasons, The use of Mineral and Metals which form an essential part of his daily routine, The magic of Chemistry, The great Scientists and their Inventions.
Marine tourism has become one of the fastest growing areas within the tourism industry. With the increased use of marine environments comes the need for informed planning and sustainable management as well as for the education and training of planners, managers and operators. Combining the disciplines of marine scientists and tourism researchers, this encyclopedia will bring together the terms, concepts and theories related to recreational and tourism activities in marine settings. Entries range from short definitions to medium and long articles.
Author: Irving Epstein
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Release Date: 2008
From the skyrocketing AIDS rate in Haiti to the oppressive pollution in industrial China, from the violent street culture of Nigeria to the crippling poverty in Nicaragua, from child trafficking in Thailand to child marriages in India, this jam-packed six-volume set explores all these issues and more in an unprecedented look at the world's children at the dawn of the 21st century. In recent years, while many countries have enjoyed a higher standard of living and improved working conditions, others have been torn apart by war and incapacitated by famine, and are struggling to improve life for their children and their future. Recent concern over the world's children has resulted in a global attempt to define what constitutes an acceptable childhood. New attention has been paid, not only to healthcare and secondary education, but also to the right to play and increased access to technology. The UN's codification of children's rights has done much to expand our understanding of what is needed for healthy growth and development of children and youth. Organized by region, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Children's Issues Worldwide is the first globally focused set of this magnitude, offering extensive, up-to-date coverage of these critical issues. Original chapters accessibly synthesize current data on key topics, including education, play and recreation, child labor, family, health, laws and legal status, religious life, abuse and neglect, and growing up in the 21st century.--Provided by publisher.
This CD-ROM and encylopedia make a perfect f irst reference set for both home and school use. Both cover a vast scope of information, from Earth, its plants and anim als, to its people and their discoveries '