The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Physics

Author: Corinne Stockley
ISBN: 143959306X
Release Date: 2009-01-23
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Illustrations portray theories, experiments, and instruments related to all areas of physics, including energy, machines, waves, electricity, magnetism, and nuclear reactions.

Illustrated Dictionary of Science

Author: Corinne Stockley
Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 1409539105
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre: Science

This great study aid has topics arranged thematically so that words are explained in context, with a fully integrated system of cross-referencing plus a comprehensive index.

The Usborne Illustrated Dictonary of Math

Author: Tori Large
Publisher: Usborne
ISBN: 1601300131
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

- Great Study Aids! - Topics arranged thematically so that words are explained in context - Fully integrated system of cross referencing plus a comprehensive index.

The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Biology

Author: Corinne Stockley
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 0794515592
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An encyclopedic dictionary of the life sciences offers sections on general biology, botany, zoology, and human biology.

The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Chemistry

Author: Jane Wertheim
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 0794515606
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Defines terms dealing with states of matter, compounds, radioactivity, bonding, solutions, reactions, oxidation, reduction, polymers, combustion, and pollution.

What s Maths All About

Author: Alex Frith
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781409585268
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A fascinating book about maths and its role in our lives. Discover what numbers are, how they help describe the world around us, and find out how brilliant mathematicians have changed the world. This book covers a wide range of maths topics, including algebra, geometry, charts and statistics, and feature humorous illustrations that bring the history of mathematics to life. Full colour ebook best viewed on a tablet. "An excellent resource to help parents help children with tricky maths topics." - Parents in Touch

Illustrated Dictionary of Chemistry

Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 1409539113
Release Date: 2013-01-22
Genre: Chemistry

Defines terms dealing with states of matter, compounds, radioactivity, bonding, solutions, reactions, oxidation, reduction, polymers, combustion, and pollution.

Dictionary of Youth Justice

Author: Barry Goldson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134011063
Release Date: 2013-06-17
Genre: Social Science

This Dictionary explicitly addresses the historical, legal, theoretical, organisational, policy, practice, research and evidential contexts within which 'modern' youth justice in the UK and beyond is located. The entries cover a spectrum of theoretical orientations and conceptual perspectives and engage explicitly with the key statutory provisions and policy and practice imperatives within each of the three UK jurisdictions. This book is a key resource for those teaching and studying under-graduate and post-graduate courses in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, social policy, law, socio-legal studies, community justice, social work, youth and community work and police studies, together with policy-makers, managers and practitioners working within the youth justice sphere (including staff training officers, youth justice officers, social workers, probation officers, police officers, teachers and education workers, health professionals, youth workers, drug and alcohol workers and juvenile secure estate staff). The Dictionary of Youth Justice: is designed to meet the needs of researchers, policy-makers, managers, practitioners and students; begins with an introductory chapter that maps the key shifts in contemporary national and international youth justice systems; contains over 300 alphabetically arranged entries - written by almost 100 experts in the respective fields - that explicitly address the core components of youth justice in England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland; Provides specifically tailored recommended key texts and sources in respect of each entry; is closely cross-referenced and contains a detailed index to assist readers to make connections between and across entries; includes a detailed 'Directory of Agencies' that relate to youth justice in each of the three UK jurisdictions; is compiled and edited by one of the UK's leading authorities in youth justice.

Physics in Minutes

Author: Giles Sparrow
Publisher: Quercus
ISBN: 9781623653408
Release Date: 2014-08-05
Genre: Science

Physics in Minutes covers everything you need to know about physics, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language, building from the basics, such as mechanics, waves, and particles, to more complex topics, including neutrinos, string theory, and dark matter. Following the latest scientific research proving that the brain best absorbs information visually, each description is accompanied by an illustration to aid quick comprehension and easy recollection. This convenient and compact reference book is ideal for anyone interested in how our world works. Chapters include: Newton's Laws of Motion, Schrodinger's cat, Magnetism, Superconductivity, Fission and fusion, Higgs Boson, Entropy, Dark matter.

Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary

Author: Tori Large
Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 1409555321
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Mathematics

A maths dictionary full of clear explanations of the key terms and concepts from Key Stage 2 and up. Each concept is explained alongside worked examples of alternative methods as well as hints, tips, shortcuts and strategies.

Freak the Mighty

Author: Rodman Philbrick
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781409591054
Release Date: 2015-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Max is used to being called Stupid. And he is used to everyone being scared of him. On account of his size and looking like his dad. Kevin is used to being called Dwarf. On account of his size and being some cripple kid. But greatness comes in all sizes, and together Max and Kevin become Freak The Mighty and walk high above the world. An inspiring, heartbreaking, multi-award winning international bestseller.

Junior Illustrated Science Dictionary

Author: Sarah Khan
ISBN: 1409565734
Release Date: 2012-07-31

A new science dictionary ideal for students and parents alike. Full of clear, straightforward explanations of the key terms and concepts from KS2 and up, with hundreds of useful examples and illustrations. Follows the success of the Junior Illustrated Maths Dictionary.

The Usborne Illustrated Thesaurus

Author: Jane Bingham
ISBN: 0746046111
Release Date: 2001
Genre: English language

Designed to make it fun and easy to find the perfect word, this illustrated thesaurus features labelled pictures and over 50 illustrated panels add extra vocabulary.

A Dictionary of Science

Author: Jonathan Law
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198738374
Release Date: 2017-03-15

This bestselling dictionary contains more than 9,500 entries on all aspects of chemistry, physics, biology (including human biology), earth sciences, computer science, and astronomy. This fully revised edition includes hundreds of new entries, such as bone morphogenetic protein, Convention on Biological Diversity, genome editing, Ice Cube experiment, multi-core processor, PhyloCode, quarkonium, and World Wide Telescope, bringing it fully up to date in areas such as nanotechnology, quantum physics, molecular biology, genomics, and the science of climate change. Supported by more than 200 diagrams and illustrations the dictionary features recommended web links for many entries, accessed and kept up-to-date via the Dictionary of Science companion website. Other features include short biographies of leading scientists, full page illustrated features on subjects such as the Solar System and Genetically Modified Organisms, and chronologies of specific scientific subjects including plastics, electronics, and cell biology. With concise entries on an extensive list of topics, this dictionary is both an ideal reference work for students and a great introduction for non-scientists.