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Discovery Encyclopedia

  • $715.00 (AUD)
Discovery Encyclopedia
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Volumes: 13


Discovery is ideal for introducing important research skills to young learners and visual learners. More than 3,300 colourful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles relevant to the curriculum.

  • 60 revised maps reward visual learners with striking details and engaging content
  • Revisions to more than 600 pages update the work of the original team of subject specialists, authenticators, and reviewers, and help to ensure readability, accuracy, and currency

Key features:

  • Elements found in adult reference works, such as cross references, guide words, pronunciation guides, and an index, help develop necessary research skills.

  • Entries chosen with the advice and assistance of teachers, school librarians, readability specialists, and other educators.

  • A cumulative index and an atlas of world maps in volume 13.

  • Articles that engage students of all ages, including those in adult education and ESL programs.

  • Alphabetical arrangement and bold, clean design help students find topics easily.

  • Maps, tables, charts, and diagrams are clear and easy to understand.

  • Dozens of beautifully illustrated special articles on such high-interest topics as dinosaurs, human body, endangered species, Internet, moon, rain forests, and ancient Rome.


Learning Through Exploration
. 24-page, blackline booklet to be used with Discovery Encyclopedia.
. Designed to help students develop basic research skills at an early age.
. The activity questions refer students to maps, cross-references, guide words, phonetic spelling, and more!
. Perforated pages for easy photocopying.

Awards & Reviews:

Critical responses to previous editions:
"If you serve beginning readers or older students with reading difficulties, this set belongs on your shelves." -- School and Library Journal

ISBN: 978-0-7166-7418-4

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