Everything You Need to Know About Science (Paperback)

By Dr. Mike Goldsmith

Kingfisher, 9780753469453, 160pp.

Publication Date: February 19, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (7/21/2009)

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Young researchers will dive into the fantastic world of science with this authoritative one-stop reference book. Available for the first time in paperback, Everything You Need to Know About Science By Dr. Mike Goldsmith is packed with all the information kids want to explore. Grouped into five clear sections—Numbers, Energy and Matter, Materials, Living Things, and Space—this encyclopedia includes activities, key vocabulary, web links, and tons of fascinating trivia that will keep kids coming back for study and for pleasure. This is a trusty reference for the home or classroom.

About the Author

Dr. Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University in the U.K., where he received a PhD in astrophysics. Formerly the head of the U.K.’s National Physical Laboratory, he has written many nonfiction books for children, including Kingfisher’s Voyages: Space, and Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Solar System.

Praise For Everything You Need to Know About Science

“This broad, accessible encyclopedia will appeal to browsers because of the 500-plus highly realistic computer-generated illustrations, large fonts, and short paragraphs. . . . [S]cience enthusiasts will enjoy browsing this smorgasbord of information.” —School Library Journal

“A fine introduction to science for early elementary students; will pique their interest as they ask "why" and "what" questions.” —Library Media Connection