Usborne Science Activities and Dictionaries

Informative books from Usborne are excellent resource books for unit, science, or history studies.  Reasonably priced for the amount of useful information.  They can save you a trip to the library.

The illustrated science dictionaries from Usborne have colorful and well labeled diagrams along with clear definitions of science terms. They have a heavier paper cover and make a great supplement your study of science.

Usborne Book of Science Activities Volumes 1-3

Usborne Book of Science Activities 1
The Usborne Book of Science Activities Volume 1

By Helen Edom et al, Publisher: Usborne

ISBN-13: 9780794527525

Science Activities, Volume 1, has scientific activities that are designed to help children investigate the properties of water, light mirrors and magnets. Using ordinary household equipment, all the activities are safe and easy to do.

"The text and illustrations are simple and clear. Children can carry out the experiments by themselves and understand the results. Extra notes give fuller scientific explanations for adults who wish to work with their children."

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Price $12.99

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Usborne Book of Science Activities 2
Science Activities Volume 2

By Helen Edom et al, Publisher: Usborne

ISBN-13: 9780794524210

Science Activities, Volume 2 is set up in a similar manner to the first volume.

"This colorful, exciting book responds to the growing emphasis on scientific exploration for young children. All the activities are safe and easy to do, using ordinary household equipment."

Like Volume 1, children can do experiments by themselves.

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Usborne Book of Science Activities 3
The Usborne Book of Science Activities Volume 3

By Rebecca Heddle et al, Publisher: Usborne

ISBN-13: 9780794524227

Science Activities, Volume 3, similar in format to the first two volumes in this series, is designed to help children to investigate the scientific fields of electricity, the weather and the human body. Children can work independently.

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The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Science

Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Science 9780794518479
The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Science

Publisher: Usborne

ISBN-13: 9780794518479

The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Science has combines the information found in the separate illustrated dictionaries below (biology, chemistry, and physics.)

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.

Grade: Multi-level

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Price $26.95

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The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Biology

Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Biology
The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Biology

By Corinne Stockley, Illustrated by Kuo Kang Chen, Publisher: Usborne

ISBN-13: 9780794515591

The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Biology has color coded page numbers to match the six sections: ecology, botany, zoology (animals), zoology (human), reproduction and genetics, and general biology.

It features:

  • Clear definitions of the key terms and concepts
  • Colorful illustrations and diagrams
  • Detailed index
  • Internet links to recommended websites

 It also has internet links to recommended websites.

Ages recommended by publisher are 9 to 12; however; note that the illustrations in the zoology (human), and reproduction & genetics sections are detailed and anatomically correct.  Parental discretion is advised.

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Price $11.95

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The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Chemistry

Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Chemistry
The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Chemistry

By Jane Wertheim, Illustrated by Fiona Johnson, Publisher: Usborne

ISBN-13: 9780794515607

The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Chemistry has color coded page numbers to match the five sections: physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, environmental chemistry, and general chemistry.

It features:

  • Clear definitions of the key terms and concepts
  • Colorful illustrations and diagrams
  • Detailed index
  • Internet links to recommended websites

It also has internet links to recommended websites.

Ages recommended by publisher are 9 to 12.

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Price $11.95

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The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Physics

Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Physics
The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Physics

By Corinne Stockley, Illustrated by Fiona Johnson, Publisher: Usborne

ISBN-13: 9780794515614

The Usborne Illustrated Dictionary of Physics has color coded page numbers to match the six sections: mechanics and general physics, heat, waves, electricity and magnetism, atomic and nuclear physics and general physics.

It features:

  • Clear definitions of the key terms and concepts
  • Colorful illustrations and diagrams
  • Detailed index
  • Internet links to recommended websites

 It also has internet links to recommended websites.

Ages recommended by publisher are 9 to 12.

List $12.99

Price $11.95

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