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Science Dictionary for Kids.

Science Dictionary for Kids

Laura E. Westphal

Prufrock Press

5926 Balcones Drive, Suite 220, Austin, TX 78731

9781593633790, $12.95 www.prufrock.com

The "Science Dictionary for Kids: The Essential Guide To Science Terms, Concepts, and Strategies" is a 144 -page paperback resource that has been titled the #1 Science Homework Helper for students in grades 4-9. It contains, standard science definitions with illustrations, a handy reference section complete with tables, charts, and formulas in common use. A variety of data charts and formulas are presented in clear and easily understandable formats. From weather maps and symbols to elemental tables and genetics studies with Punnett squares, the "Science Dictionary for Kids" has a wealth of information easily available to students with pressing science homework assignments. There is even a part to explain how to use lab equipment and how to graph research data, as well as a complete explanation of the scientific method. Parents, teachers, and students will welcome this practical accessible resource for budding scientists.

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