Growing Up With Science Volume 1 Author:Michael Dempsey, John Paton, Keith Wicks, Robin Kerrod, Keith Lye The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Invention Volume 1: — A-bomb - Archaeological Techniques — Introduction: — Growing Up With Science has been written and published especially for children, so that they can learn all about the fascinating and challenging world of science. It is a world that more and more over the ages, and especially in this 20th cent... more »ury, has come to affect so much of our lives. It is involved with the way we eat and the way we travel, the homes we live in and the clothes we wear, how we become ill and how medicine can make us better, and has given us fantastic means of communicating and exploring.
Because science will be around us even more in the future, tomorrow's adults must start learning today to be ready to take their places in this computerized, transistorized, antibiotic, nuclear, supersonic age!
MAchines, manufacturing and other processes, scientific discoveries and techniques, structures, devices galore...as well as the natural phenomena of our universe, from atoms to molecules to the solar system...are discussed in Volumes 1 through 22. Topics are in alphabetical order, the specially written texts accompanied on every page by dynamic, full-color photographs, drawings, and diagrams that SHOW what is being described. They make up a remarkable journey with the people and ideas that have made our modern world and ll its wonders.