New Children's Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756689252
  • ISBN-13: 9780756689254
  • DDC: 032
  • Grade Level Range: 1st Grade - 3rd Grade
  • 304 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

This easy-to-use, richly photographed encyclopedia puts the wider world in context and allows young readers to explore to their hearts' content. Great for visual learners and ESL students, and for any child who loves pictures and words, The NEW CHILDREN'S ENCYCLOPEDIA is sure to become a classic for home and school use.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Space.
2: The Universe.
3: Galaxies.
4: Balls of Gas.
5: The Solar System.
6: Flying Rocks.
7: Eye Spy Space.
8: The Apollo Program.
9: Exploring Space.
10: The Red Planet.
11: Earth.
12: Our Unique World.
13: Dynamic Planet.
14: Volcanoes and Earthquakes.
15: Making Mountains.
16: Rocks and Minerals.
17: Rock and Mineral Guide.
18: Riches from the Earth.
19: Erosion.
20: A Look at Time.
21: Precious Water.
22: The World’s Oceans.
23: Atmosphere and Climate.
24: Extreme Weather.
25: Environment and Ecology.
26: A Shared Planet.
27: Habitats.
28: Deserts.
29: Grasslands.
30: Forests.
31: Mountains.
32: Polar Regions.
33: Fresh Water and Wetlands.
34: Oceans and Sea Life.
35: Coral Reefs.
36: Climate Change.
37: Looking to the Future.
38: Living World.
39: Life on Earth.
40: Plant Life.
41: Types of Plant.
42: Plant Reproduction.
43: Animal Life.
44: Mammals.
45: Mammal Record Breakers.
46: Killer Carnivores.
47: Amphibians.
48: Reptiles.
49: Birds.
50: Penguins and Birds of Prey.
51: Fish.
52: Invertebrates.
53: Amazing Arthropods.
54: Incredible Insects.
55: Bugs and Beetles.
56: Marine Invertebrates.
57: What are you Doing Here?.
58: Microlife.
59: Animals of the Past.
60: Continents of the World.
61: Our World.
62: North America.
63: Life in North America.
64: South America.
65: Life in South America.
66: Africa.
67: Life in Africa.
68: Europe.
69: Life in Europe.
70: Asia.
71: Life in Asia.
72: Australasia and Oceania.
73: Life in Australasia and Oceania.
74: World Flags.
75: Culture.
76: World Religions.
77: Celebrations.
78: World Art.
79: Modern Art.
80: Writing and Printing.
81: Education.
82: Music.
83: The Orchestra.
84: Let’s Perform.
85: Sports.
86: Architecture.
87: History and Politics.
88: Tales from the Past.
89: Early People.
90: Ancient Egypt.
91: Greeks and… Romans.
92: Medieval Period.
93: China’s Dynasties.
94: Islamic Golden Age.
95: Aztecs and Incas.
96: Colonial America.
97: The Slave Trade.
98: The Age of Empire.
99: Industrial Revolution.
100: World War I.
101: World War II.
102: Revolution!.
103: In the News.
104: What is a Government?.
105: Science.
106: What is Science?.
107: Mighty Atoms.
108: Solid, Liquid, or Gas?.
109: Mixing Chemicals.
110: It’s Elementary.
111: Energy.
112: Feel the Force.
113: Gravity.
114: Electricity and Magnetism.
115: Science of Sound.
116: Light Fantastic.
117: Spectrum.
118: Evolution.
119: Genes and DNA.
120: Forensic Science.
121: Technology.
122: Inventions and discoveries.
123: Modern medicine.
124: Electric cars.
125: Through a lens.
126: Global village.
127: Is this real?.
128: Robotics.
129: Nanotechnology.
130: The Human Body.
131: Your body.
132: Bones.
133: Mighty muscles.
134: Blood flow.
135: Think! Act!.
136: Sensing the world.
137: Take a breath.
138: Food flow.
139: The start of life.
140: Stay healthy.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.