Correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8, the Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 18 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics—more than 1,000 per volume—that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index. Great volumes to circulate!
Vivid, Detailed Illustrations Make This Set Unique
Students will be captivated by more than 18,000 amazing illustrations that make each subject come to life.
Comprehensive Coverage of Important Science Topics
The set includes the key science subjects that students need to know about, such as Weather and Climate, the Human Body, Space, Technology, and other essential topics. Young learners will gain a confident and solid understanding of science.
Clear Organization Makes Learning Easy
Each topic includes a brief, informative overview and then immerses students in the details with the help of stunning visual diagrams.
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Rocks and Minerals
Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Weather and Climate
Evolution and Genetics
Plants, Algae, and Fungi
Fish and Amphibians
Reptiles and Dinosaurs
Human Body I
Human Body II
Energy and Movement
NEW! The Environment
"One of 20 Best Bets for Student Researchers"
—Booklist, September 1, 2009
"This beautifully color illustrated
16-volume science encyclopedia will stimulate the interest of any middle school or high school student...This set would make a superb addition to any school or public library."
—Library Journal, April 2008
2009 Teachers' Choice Award