Usborne Internet Linked Books for Children
What is an Internet-Linked book?
In the late 1990’s, Usborne Books recognized the educational and entertainment value of the Internet and strove to link the power of the written word and the vast information available on the web together to enhance a reader’s learning experience.
In 2000, the very first Usborne Internet Linked books were launched in the United States and the number of usborne Internet Linked and Internet Referenced titles has grown each year.
How do Usborne Internet Linked books work?
Usborne Internet-Linked books serve as a gateway to knowledge for fact-hungry children. Visit Usborne links in the books to enter the book and page number you are interested in learning more about. This site will provide you web addresses of safe, content appropriate websites you can visit to research a subject in a fun and informative way.
What ages are Usborne Internet Linked books designed for?
From Usborne’s new Beginner’s Series to the Science Encyclopedia, there are Usborne Internet Linked Books that are appealing and appropriate for all age ranges – early childhood through adult!
Can an Usborne Internet Linked or Internet Referenced book help my child with
Downloadable quizzes, word searches and activity sheets make learning a challenge – Amazing photographs, illustrations and diagrams provide the child with additional information on any subject. The facts found through Quicklinks help a child to fully understand a new concept and will be very helpful with school papers, science fair projects, etc.
Will the recommended websites change?
Recommended websites will change over time as new and improved sites become available.
Is a computer necessary to own this book?
A computer serves to provide an additional learning tool however; it is not essential to fully enjoy Usborne Internet Linked books.
100 Science Experminets IL Internet Linked Book
This action-packed collection of science experiments combines hands-on fun and scientific investigation. See the results for yourself and then find out what’s really going on by discovering the science behind it all.
Big Cats or purchase Birds
Packed with information about birds from all over the world, this book looks at their amazing powers of flight, elaborate courtship displays and incredible nest-building abilities. Stunning photography gives close-up views of birds in their natural habitats, while lively illustrations provide an entertaining insight into their habits.
Usborne Internet Linked: Encyclopedia of World History IL
You will find the history of the world from the Big Bang to the year 2000, covering the major civilizations, rulers and events. The book paints vivid picture of everyday life over thousands of years.
- Clear descriptions of historical events
- Reconstructions of exciting scenes throughout history
- Fascinating illustrations
- Over 100 maps
- 12000-year illustrated timechart
This combined volume includes the individual books: Ancient World, Medieval World, Prehistoric World, and The Last 500 Years.
Usborne Internet Linked Set: History, Geography and Science Encyclopedia IL
This collection contains the following titles:
- Encyclopedia of World History (B/U) (H),
- Encyclopedia of World Geography (H) and
- Science Encyclopedia (H).
Sample description of the Science Encyclopedia: You will find the whole field of science from physics, chemistry, biology, information technology, Earth sciences and astronomy to new fields such a genetic engineering, nanotechnology, telecommunications and the preservation of planet Earth.
- Clear explanations of over 2,500 scientific terms
- Over 1,500 illustrations and diagrams
- Over 140 experiments, activities and observations to carry out
- A quick reference dictionary defining over 1,500 scientific terms
- Test-yourself revision aids.
The Science Encyclopedia is a combined volume which includes: Energy, Forces & Motion, Earth and Space, Human Body, Materials, Mixtures & Compounds, World of Plants, Animal World, and Light, Sound & Electricity.
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