Student Discovery

This encyclopedia is ideal for younger students and visual learners of all ages who need a highly illustrated resource to help draw and hold their interest. Designed to meet the science information needs of both visual and younger learners, the set features easy-to-understand language, fun facts, and thousands of colorful illustrations and diagrams. Activities and experiments reinforce the information presented in the articles. This encyclopedia is ideal for introducing important research skills to even the earliest learners.

• More than 2,100 entries, 3,300 illustrations, and over 60 experiments and activities.
• Such elements as see references, cross references, guide words, and pronunciation guides to help promote familiarity with reference sources and develop research skills.
• High-interest, age-appropriate content to engage and inspire early learners.
• A cumulative index in volume 13
• Biographies of important scientists from the past and present.
• The set serves as a reliable resource in adult education and ESL programs.

Awards & Reviews:

Editor’s Pick — Library Talk

Golden Lamp Award — The Association of Educational Publishers

Distinguished Achievement Award — The Association of Educational Publishers

Parent’s Choice Recommended Award — Parent’s Choice Foundation

Teacher’s Choice Award — Teacher’s Choice, Learning

“These volumes are packed with activities, ideas, and answers that will foster student discovery. Highly recommended.” Library Talk

“This is an attractive resource that should appeal even to children who don’t generally turn to a printed encyclopedia for fun and useful information.” Booklist

“This set of encyclopedias, written for children to enjoy and beautifully illustrated, would be an excellent addition to any educational library for children, at home or in school.” American Reference Book Association