An easy-to-use illustrated dictionary that includes over 1000 words and meanings to help young learners understand key science terms and concepts at school and at home. The layout is fresh and child-friendly. The words are explained in a simple and clear way and there are examples, diagrams, illustrations and photographs to help children understand the concepts. It includes words from the National Curriculum such asnature reserve, suspension, variable and
voltage. More detail has been added to existing words such asdifferent types of teeth or bones (canine, molar, incisor, ribs, tibia, fibula, radius, ulna). Related words are listed in helpful 'Word build' panels to develop vocabulary in key areas.
This book supports parents and teachers as well as children with the terminology and concepts children encounter at school. It builds scientific understanding and vocabulary using cross references, and the thematic supplement on key topics gives more in-depth understanding.
This dictionary is part of the new primary illustrated reference series, the perfect set of cross-curricular vocabulary builders. The Oxford Primary Illustrated Dictionary, Oxford Primary Illustrated Thesaurus, Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary and the brand new Oxford Illustrated Computing Dictionary can also be used to support transition and lower secondary.
For free downloadable activity worksheets, go to www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com