Science is vital for every inhabitant of today’s world, and being scientifically informed and literate is a crucial part of any child’s education. Science can seem daunting –- especially as scientific knowledge advances so quickly –- and this volume is the perfect purchase for any family. It will bear repeated use by all the family from 10+ through the teenage years.
Fully updated for this new 4th edition with the very latest facts and data; clear text and more than 1000 photos and illustrations will inform and amaze.
About the Author
Dr. Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University in the UK, where he also obtained his PhD in astrophysics. He was formerly the Head of Acoustics at the UK's National Physical Laboratory and is now an author of non-fiction books for children. In 2016, he was made a Fellow of the British Royal Astronomical Society.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a great reference book addition to any homeschool library. We've enjoyed the concise explanations, and the interesting illustrations. The layout is easy to read through, and it has even been a great tool for teaching research, note taking and outlining.