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Feb 06, 2018
| ISBN 9781465468895
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Feb 06, 2018 | ISBN 9781465468895 | Middle Grade (8-12)
From brainy biologists and clever chemists to magnificent mathematicians and phenomenal physicists. Discover 100 remarkable scientists who shaped our world.Containing a universe of knowledge, this amazing kids’ educational book tells the story of the extraordinary people who revolutionized our understanding of the world. A stunning way for children to meet science’s most important people.Read through information-packed mini-biographies of 100 brilliant scientists and innovators who have shaped our society and how we see the world around us. A perfect “everything you want to know in one place” about the history of science for children aged 8-12.Readers learn about discoveries that laid the groundwork for some of the most impressive innovations in history. Biologists, chemists, physicists, doctors, coders, and astronauts are all featured including Hippocrates, Da Vinci, Alan Turing, Stephen Hawking, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and more. An attractive and engaging kids book that may inspire the next Einstein or Curie! Made for those always curious children and those who need encouragement to aspire to greatness and see the marvels of science. Put children inside the minds of scientific heroes through clever speech bubbles alongside portraits with first-person fun facts about their lives. It’s a cool way to personalize these incredible people and engage children while giving them a solid base in science. Did you know that Marie Curie’s notebooks are still radioactive? They’re too dangerous to touch and even glow! And Louis Pasteur, who furthered the development of vaccinations and more, liked to paint in his spare time? Who knew!Learn About The Minds Who Shaped The World!Dive into the world of theories and experiments, reactions, and equations, as we meet the figures who have helped us understand our universe and our place in it. Find out why Copernicus shook the world, what elements Marie Curie discovered, and how Franklin, Crick, and Watson unlocked the secrets of our DNA. It’s divided into Pioneers, Biologists, Chemists, Physicists, and Innovators, whose innovations have changed the world and continue to change it now. Discover amazing facts about the world and the people behind some of humanity’s most impressive advancements. Some of the amazing trailblazers you’ll meet:– Alan Turing– Marie Curie– Barbara McClintock– Leonardo da Vinci– And so many more! This fabulous title is one of five children’s books in the 100 In History series. Add 100 Women Who Made History, 100 People Who Made History, 100 Events That Made History, and 100 Inventions That Made History to your bookshelf and learn more about the significant people, events, and inventions that shaped the world we live in today.
Andrea Mills has written a variety of children’s books for DK, from readers to books in the DK Findout! series. Some of her books include Mythical Beasts, Findout! Bugs, and The Everything Book of Cats and Kittens.
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