The DK Science Encyclopedia
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The DK Science Encyclopedia

4.32 of 5 stars 4.32  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  2 reviews
A milestone in scientific learning, the acclaimed "DK Science Encyclopedia" has been rigorously updated to include new scientific advances, from the internet and CD-ROMs to fresh discoveries in space- Arranged thematically, 2,200 science topics are explained in a lively and exciting way by a brilliant team of award-winning authors- Makes science accessible to children, the...more
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published August 31st 1998 by DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The DK Science Encyclopedia, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The DK Science Encyclopedia

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 60)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Aaron
I read the 1993 edition. The book is oversize with 448 pages, so there is a lot of material, a lot of illustrations. The writing is very accessible, aimed at 5th grade to high school. It is not detailed enough in the science to be much more than a very general reference tool. The illustrations are high quality, useful and clear; if you're looking for detailed pictures, also try The Ultimate Visual Dictionary, which has probably the best pictures you can find for a reference book of this type.

Don Gubler
Good resource.
Anna
Anna added it
May 03, 2014
Baqi
Baqi marked it as to-read
Mar 26, 2014
John
John marked it as to-read
Jan 13, 2014
Natalie
Natalie marked it as to-read
Dec 25, 2013
Steve_long
Steve_long marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2013
Tumee
Tumee marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2013
Amanda Gronemeyer
Amanda Gronemeyer marked it as to-read
Aug 15, 2013
Sampathkumark
Sampathkumark marked it as to-read
Aug 07, 2013
Karim Sharaf
Karim Sharaf marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2013
Dek Bansah
Dek Bansah marked it as to-read
Jun 08, 2013
Fieldstroop
Fieldstroop marked it as to-read
Jun 04, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
46560
educated in Northern Ireland and at Leicester University where he studied physics, chemistry and astronomy. He did postgraduate work at the University of Cambridge but left to become a science writer. He has written 36 books and over 1,000 articles on astronomy and space many of them in collaboration with Heather Couper. Previously he has been Astronomy Consultant to New Scientist magazine, editor...more
More about Nigel Henbest...
The Planets: Portraits of New Worlds The Night Sky (Usborne Spotter's Guide) The Guide to the Galaxy أطلس الفضاء New Astronomy 1ed

Share This Book