October 7, 2021

Science and Maths dictionaries

We know that teaching science and maths in a multilingual classroom can be challenging. At Witra Publishing Group, our priority is helping educators find and select resources to support their individual needs. We’d like to highlight three resources that you might find helpful as a science or maths teacher in an international environment. If you’re interested in seeing more science / maths resources or would like to place an order, just send us a message! 

The Oxford Student’s Science Dictionary 
This fully updated new edition provides comprehensive revision and exam support to secondary school students (recommended for ages 13 and up). Its clear layout and helpful diagrams make it contemporary and easy to use. 

Features:

  • Key scientific terms and concepts explained in detail and supported by diagrams, illustrations and feature panels.
  • Extra revision support with more focus on topics such as electricity, classification, metals and the periodic table.
  • Online support with downloadable games, puzzles, and activities.

The Oxford Primary Illustrated Science Dictionary
A new edition of this favourite illustrated alphabetical dictionary with terms and concepts clearly explained to support children aged 8-11. With around 1000 words and meanings and a thematic supplement on focus areas, it is the ideal quick reference tool for school and home. 

Features:

  • One thousand up-to-date science words, meanings, and technical terms clearly explained.
  • Panels and an illustrated supplement for extended subject knowledge.
  • Colourful and easy to use with simple illustrations and photographs.

Oxford Children’s Maths and Science Words
This brand-new resource includes more than 600 first science and maths words, as well as computing words, explained clearly and in alphabetical order. Aimed toward ages 6-8, it is full of colourful illustrations and simple definitions to make learning new words fun and easy. 

Features:

  • First science and maths words for young children starting school.
  • Simple definitions and child-friendly example sentences.
  • Helps prepare children for learning maths and science at school.

The Oxford Student’s Mathematics Dictionary 
The Oxford Student’s Mathematics Dictionary provides comprehensive revision and exam support to secondary school students. This fully updated new edition has more words to match the new curriculum requirements and the higher vocabulary expectations at GCSE and beyond. Its clear layout and helpful diagrams make it contemporary and easy to use. Suitable for ages 14 and up.

Features:

  • Key mathematical terms and concepts explained in detail and supported by diagrams, illustrations and feature panels.
  • Extra revision support with more focus on topics such as data, circle geometry, quadratics, matrices, vectors, and problem solving.
  • Online support with downloadable games, puzzles, and activities.

The Oxford Primary Illustrated Maths Dictionary
A new edition of this favourite illustrated alphabetical dictionary of key maths terms and concepts from the curriculum. An essential dictionary for children aged 8-12 to use at both home and school, with around 1000 words and meanings and a thematic supplement on focus areas. 

Features:

  • One thousand up-to-date maths words, meanings and technical terms clearly explained.
  • Panels and an illustrated supplement for extended subject knowledge.
  • Ideal for use alongside the Oxford Primary Illustrated Science Dictionary.
  • Colourful and easy to use with simple illustrations and photographs.

Oxford First Illustrated Maths Dictionary
This edition of the Oxford First Illustrated Maths Dictionary has been specially designed to be perfectly accessible to first readers. With colourful illustrations for every word, including some Numicon shapes and figures, this is a perfect introduction to the first maths words that children encounter in their early years at school. Suitable for ages 6-8.

Features:

  • 300 first maths words explained simply, clearly, and in alphabetical order.
  • Full-colour fun illustrations for each word including some Numicon shapes and figures.
  • Special topics extend maths vocabulary further from numbers and time to first maths equipment.
  • Ideal companion to the Oxford First Illustrated Science Dictionary.
  • Online support with downloadable games, puzzles, and activities.

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