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Lives of the scientists : experiments, explosions (and what the neighbors thought)

Lives of Scientists

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

p.96 (2013)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr Q141 .K698 2013

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/10257513

Keywords:

Science--History--Juvenile literature, Scientists--Biography--Juvenile literature

Abstract:

Contents: Dragons and frogs : Zhang Heng -- Writing on horseback : Ibn Sīnā -- Full of stars--and himself : Galileo -- The importance of an apple : Isaac Newton -- "Promise not to call me a lunatic" : William and Caroline Herschel -- Throwing up at the sight of blood : Charles Darwin -- Caterpillars in the lab : Louis Pasteur -- Very famous dogs : Ivan Pavlov -- Science can be delicious : George Washington Carver -- A blue-green glow : Marie Curie -- Fooling around for eight hours a day : Albert Einstein -- Cowboy songs in the dark : Edwin Hubble -- Watering corn with her tears : Barbara McClintock -- "Computers were more fun" : Grace Murray Hopper -- Imagining surf : Rachel Carson -- "A dear old friend" : Chien-Shiung Wu -- "Two people are better than one" : James D. Watson and Francis Crick -- From waitress to world expert : Jane Goodall.; Summary: Profiles 18 of history's most noteworthy scientists, from Zhang Heng and Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein and Barbara McClintock, sharing lesser-known facts about their favorite activities, relationships, and eccentricities.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Lexile measure NC1120, Ages 9-12