eBook Knowledge Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465421246
  • ISBN-13: 9781465421241
  • DDC: 031
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 9th Grade
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

DK Knowledge Encyclopedia offers a fascinating and ground-breaking visual approach to learning about the wonders of our world. An encyclopedia like no other, Knowledge Encyclopedia uses the latest CGI technology to help you explore, covering space, Earth, nature, the human body, history and culture, and science and technology in incredible detail. From 3D images of the sun and the inside of a shark to a 3D DNA strand and a model of Shakespeare's globe, this is an amazing visual introduction to every aspect of human knowledge. Knowledge Encyclopedia makes tough subjects not only easy to follow, but utterly absorbing, making this an incredible reference book the whole family will return to time and again.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Space.
2: The Universe.
3: The Big Bang.
4: Galaxies.
5: Star Birth.
6: Star Death.
7: The Sun.
8: The Solar System.
9: Inner Planets.
10: Outer Planets.
11: The Moon.
12: Space Exploration.
13: Astronomy.
14: Mission to the Moon.
15: Exploring the planets.
16: Earth.
17: Planet Earth.
18: Inside the Earth.
19: Earth's Climate.
20: Tectonic Earth.
21: Plate Tectonics.
22: Volcanoes.
23: Earthquakes.
24: Earth's Resources.
25: Rocks and Minerals.
26: Weather.
27: Hurricanes.
28: The Water Cycle.
29: Shaping the Land.
30: Caves.
31: Glaciers.
32: Earth's Oceans.
33: The Ocean Floor.
34: Nature.
35: How Life Began.
36: Timeline of Life.
37: The Dinosaurs.
38: Tyrannosaurus Rex.
39: How Fossils Form.
40: The Living World.
41: Plant Life.
42: Green Energy.
43: Invertebrates.
44: Insects.
45: Butterfly Life Cycle.
46: Vertebrates.
47: Fish.
48: Great White Shark.
49: Amphibians.
50: Frog Lifecycle.
51: Reptiles.
52: Crocodile.
53: Birds.
54: How Birds Fly.
55: Mammals.
56: African Elephant.
57: Survival Secrets.
58: Habitats.
59: American Desert.
60: Amazon Rainforest.
61: African Savanna.
62: Coral Reef.
63: Animal Architects.
64: Predators and Prey.
65: Human Body.
66: Body Basics.
67: Building Blocks.
68: The Skeleton.
69: Muscle Power.
70: The Skin.
71: Fueling the Body.
72: From Mouth to Stomach.
73: The Intestines.
74: In the Blood.
75: The Heart.
76: Fighting Germs.
77: Cleaning the Blood.
78: Air Supply.
79: In Control.
80: Nervous System.
81: Brainpower.
82: How Vision Works.
83: Inside the Ear.
84: Taste and Smell.
85: Control Chemicals.
86: Life Cycle.
87: A New Life.
88: Life in the Womb.
89: Growing Up.
90: Genes and DNA.
91: Science.
92: Matter.
93: Atoms and Molecules.
94: Atom Smasher.
95: Solids, Liquids, and Gases.
96: The Elements.
97: Chemical Reactions.
98: Material World.
99: Forces.
100: Laws of Motion.
101: Engines.
102: Simple Machines.
103: Flotation.
104: Magnetism.
105: Gravity.
106: Flight.
107: Energy.
108: Electromagnetic Spectrum.
109: Signals from Space.
110: Light.
111: Telescopes.
112: Sound.
113: Heat.
114: Electricity.
115: Power Network.
116: Radioactivity.
117: Electronics.
118: Digital World.
119: Robotics.
120: History.
121: The Ancient World.
122: The First Humans.
123: The First Towns.
124: Early Empires.
125: Ancient Egypt.
126: The Pharaohs.
127: Ancient Greece.
128: Ancient Athens.
129: The Roman Empire.
130: Roman society.
131: The Medieval World.
132: Viking Raiders.
133: Fortresses.
134: Wars of Faith.
135: World Religions.
136: The Ottoman Empire.
137: The Silk Road.
138: Samurai warriors.
139: The Age of Discovery.
140: Voyage to the Americas.
141: Ancient Americas.
142: The Renaissance.
143: Shakespeare's Theater.
144: Imperial China.
145: Rulers of India.
146: The Modern World.
147: The Slave Trade.
148: The Enlightenment.
149: The American Revolutionary War.
150: French Revolution.
151: The Industrial Revolution.
152: The Age of Steam.
153: The Civil War.
154: World War I.
155: Trench warfare.
156: World War II.
157: Modern warfare.
158: The Cold War.
159: The 1960s.
160: The 21st century.
Reference.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.