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Callan, Jim

The New York Public Library Amazing Scientists: A Book of Answers for Kids

Callan, Jim - The New York Public Library Amazing Scientists: A Book of Answers for Kids, ebook

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The New York Public Library

AMAZING scientists

Discover the moons of Jupiter with Galileo. Uncover the science of radiation with Madame Curie. Travel forward in time with Einstein. Find out how scientists learned to cure diseases, how they discovered gravity, and how they determined the structure of the atom. Fact-filled and fun, this book's question-and-answer format lets you explore the discoveries of some of the world's greatest scientists.

What is the Hippocratic Oath? See page 11.

How did archimedes single-handedly hold off the entire Roman army? See page 13.

Which famous physician learned about human anatomy in a gladiator ring? See page 19.

What is natural selection? See page 36.

What was the worst disease of all time? See page 40.

Who discovered over 300 uses for peanuts? See page 48.

Which founder of chemistry lost his head in the French Revolution? See page 65.

What Nobel Prize-winning physicist escaped the Nazis in 1933? See page 109.

Also in The New York Public Library Answer Books series:

Amazing Explorers

Amazing Native American History

Amazing Hispanic American History

Incredible Earth

Amazing Space

Amazing Mythology

Amazing Women in American History

Amazing African American History

Keywords: JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology JNF007090

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2002
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New York Public Library Books for Kids
Category
General Works
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780471236573
Printed ISBN
9780471392897

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