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A fun experiment book that allows kids to follow in the footsteps of famous scientists

Everyone’ s favorite science teacher returns with an exciting new book of projects that focuses on the people behind some of the most important science discoveries of all time. Janice VanCleave’ s Scientists Through the Ages introduces children to more than 25 scientists, such as Alhazan, Archimedes, and Galileo in physics; Henrietta Leavitt and Maria Mitchell in astronomy; Louis Pasteur and Antoine Lavoisier in chemistry; and Alexander Fleming and Rachel Carson in biology. Each experiment is based on a particular scientist’ s discoveries, and the book includes brief biographies of each scientist as well as descriptions of his or her work. As with all of Janice VanCleave’ s books, the science is easy to understand and each project can be done with everyday objects from around the house.

Janice VanCleave (Riesel, TX) is a former elementary and high school science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of more than 40 children’ s science books, with sales totaling more than 2 million copies.

Synopsis:

Profiles of some of history's greatest scientists-- and fun experiments that demonstrate their theories!

Janice VanCleave's Scientists Through the Ages profiles the lives and work of more than twenty-five important thinkers in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. This exciting book includes short biographies of the scientists, descriptions of their contributions to science, and simple experiments that reveal some of their most important discoveries.

You'll meet scientists from every part of the world and every age, from Archimedes to Einstein, Galileo Galilei to Maria Mitchell, and Mary Anning to Marie Curie. Every experiment can be performed at home or in the classroom with safe, inexpensive materials. So find out how these famous scientists made life better for all of us, and start your own explorations with these fun and easy experiments!

Synopsis:

Profiles of some of history’s greatest scientists–– and fun experiments that demonstrate their theories!

Janice VanCleave’s Scientists Through the Ages profiles the lives and work of more than twenty-five important thinkers in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. This exciting book includes short biographies of the scientists, descriptions of their contributions to science, and simple experiments that reveal some of their most important discoveries.

You’ll meet scientists from every part of the world and every age, from Archimedes to Einstein, Galileo Galilei to Maria Mitchell, and Mary Anning to Marie Curie. Every experiment can be performed at home or in the classroom with safe, inexpensive materials. So find out how these famous scientists made life better for all of us, and start your own explorations with these fun and easy experiments!

About the Author

JANICE VanCLEAVE is a former science teacher who now spends her time writing and giving science workshops. She is the author of more than forty books that have sold over two million copies, and a resident science fair authority on discovery.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

PART I: TYPES OF SCIENTISTS.

1. Astronomers.

2. Biologists.

3. Chemists.

4. Earth Scientists.

5. Physicists.

PART II: SCIENTISTS.

6. Alhazen.

7. Mary Anning.

8. Archimedes.

9. Alexander Graham Bell.

10. Rachel Carson.

11. Marie and Pierre Curie.

12. Thomas Alva Edison.

13. Albert Einstein.

14. Alexander Fleming.

15. Benjamin Franklin.

16. Galileo Galilei.

17. Caroline and William Herschel.

18. Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier.

19. Henrietta Leavitt.

20. Antoni van Leeuwenhoek.

21. Maria Mitchell.

22. Sir Isaac Newton.

23. Louis Pasteur.

24. Sir Benjamin Thompson (Count Rumford).

25. Rosalyn Sussman Yalow.

Appendix: Red Cabbage Indicator.

Scientist Timeline.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471252221
Author:
Vancleave, Janice Pratt
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
VanCleave, Janice Pratt
Author:
VanCleave, Janice
Location:
Hoboken, N.J.
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Science
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Experiments
Subject:
Science & Technology - History
Subject:
Discoveries in science
Subject:
Technology -- History.
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
Childrens Science
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
108-13
Publication Date:
January 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.84x8.56x.38 in. .70 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , Profiles of some of history's greatest scientists-- and fun experiments that demonstrate their theories!

Janice VanCleave's Scientists Through the Ages profiles the lives and work of more than twenty-five important thinkers in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. This exciting book includes short biographies of the scientists, descriptions of their contributions to science, and simple experiments that reveal some of their most important discoveries.

You'll meet scientists from every part of the world and every age, from Archimedes to Einstein, Galileo Galilei to Maria Mitchell, and Mary Anning to Marie Curie. Every experiment can be performed at home or in the classroom with safe, inexpensive materials. So find out how these famous scientists made life better for all of us, and start your own explorations with these fun and easy experiments!

"Synopsis" by , Profiles of some of history’s greatest scientists–– and fun experiments that demonstrate their theories!

Janice VanCleave’s Scientists Through the Ages profiles the lives and work of more than twenty-five important thinkers in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, and physics. This exciting book includes short biographies of the scientists, descriptions of their contributions to science, and simple experiments that reveal some of their most important discoveries.

You’ll meet scientists from every part of the world and every age, from Archimedes to Einstein, Galileo Galilei to Maria Mitchell, and Mary Anning to Marie Curie. Every experiment can be performed at home or in the classroom with safe, inexpensive materials. So find out how these famous scientists made life better for all of us, and start your own explorations with these fun and easy experiments!

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