e.encyclopedia From the book to the net and back again There is a wealth of incredible facts and images online-if only we know where to look. DK's e.encyclopedia combines the best of a traditional encyclopedia with a dedicated Web site created with GoogleTM, the world's leading search engine. Together they guide the reader to the most amazing sites the Web has to offer.
* Actively managed and updated companion Web site * Safe, age-appropriate, and expertly selected links * Real-time reports, databases, satellite images, virtual tours * Hundreds of incredible downloadable images * Everything you need for homework and projects.When you see this sign, it's time to go online... All e.encyclopedia entries feature this sign. It highlights any subject where you can get extra information on the Web-from real-time reports, video footage, and sound recordings to virtual tours. Simply type the keyword (such as "astronaut" in the example above) into e.encyclopedia's dedicated Web site to discover more. Don't just read about Neil Armstrong, watch him land on the Moon! An outstanding resource for homework and school projects The e.encyclopedia Web site generates a hand-picked list of fascinating links for each keyword-just click on the topic that you want, and let e.encyclopedia do the research for you. As an additional bonus, you'll also find an extensive selection of downloadable images from DK Publishing's unrivaled collection. Combined with the actively updated Web links, e.encyclopedia will help take your schoolwork to an entirely new level. Consultants Educational Consultant Linda B. Gambrell is Professor at and Director of the Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University. She is the author of several books and over 100 journal articles on reading instruction. Specialized Consultants Space: Dr. Jacqueline Mitton is dedicated to promoting astronomy through her writing for both adults and children. Earth: Professor Robert Spicer has published numerous articles and his research has taken him to some of the Earth's remotest regions. Nature: Dr. Roger Few specializes in books and articles on the natural world. Dr. Richard Walker has written or contributed to more than 70 books and multimedia titles. Human Body: Dr. Sue Davidson was a doctor for more than 10 years before becoming a medical writer. Science: Alison Porter is a lecturer and author on science and technology issues. She works extensively in children's education and for museums. People and Places: Elaine Jackson, formerly a head teacher, now works as a senior adviser on elementary education. She is also the author of several books on geographical education in elementary schools. Society and Beliefs: Peggy Morgan is a lecturer and authority on world religions. David Goldblatt, who also consulted on sports for e.encyclopedia, has enjoyed a varied career including 10 years' teaching politics and writing DK's World Football Yearbook. Arts and Entertainment: Ian Chilvers is an author specializing in the arts and literature and editor of the Oxford Dictionary of Art. Keith Shadwick is a writer and broadcaster on a wide range of musical genres. Andrew Catling is a lecturer in animation who has worked both on PC games and for television. History: Dr. John Haywood has written and edited many books on ancient and medieval history. Dr. Tim Shakesby combines lecturing with a successful writing career.In partnership with Google, the most extensive and respected search engine on the Web, DK presents the e.encyclopedia, a revolutionary approach to children's reference publishing. A superbly illustrated general encyclopedia on the subjects children most want and need to learn about, the e-encyclopedia is classic DK quality publishing paired with cutting-edge design. Use it as you would any encyclopedia, and then take it to the next level. Nine thematic sections in the encyclopedia including space, earth, history and human body with coverage of over 600 subjects and links to over 1,000 approved sites plus sound buttons, virtual tours and live footage online. There's no need to be stuck with homework ever again.nbsp;In partnership with Google*, the most extensive and respected search engine on the Web, DK presents this superbly illustrated general encyclopedia on the subjects children most want and need to learn about. Full color.
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