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Dictionary of Scientific Literacy

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In the dynamic, rapidly changing world of science and technology, this easy-to-understand reference will provide the reader with the essential vocabulary and core knowledge in all key subjects. Entries are arranged alphabetically without regard to subject classification and consist of a precise definition, followed by a sentence or two relating the technical term to someth ...more
Paperback, 334 pages
Published March 7th 1999 by John Wiley & Sons (first published November 1991)
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Stuart Elliott
Oct 06, 2014 Stuart Elliott rated it really liked it
A valuable reference book. It would be nice to have an updated version or an on-line website.
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I’d always enjoyed science until I reached seventh grade where the teaching methods totally turned me off. A few years back, I started reading books like this and watching science television programs such as NOVA and listening to radio programs such as Science Friday that helped me begin enjoying science again. Dictionary of Scientific Literacy is a great book for all ages as it defines terms in a language that even elementary students can appreciate.
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