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Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought)

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Synopsis:

Scientists have a reputation for being focused on their work – and maybe even dull. But take another look. Did you know that its believed Galileo was scolded by the Roman Inquisition for sassing his mom? That Isaac Newton loved to examine soap bubbles? That Albert Einstein loved to collect joke books, and that geneticist Barbara McClintock wore a Groucho Marx disguise in public? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, the subjects of Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitts Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought) are revealed as creative, bold, sometimes eccentric – and anything but dull.

About the Author

Kathleen Krull has written much innovative nonfiction for young people, including all of the books in the Lives of . . . series, and has made a chatty, accessible approach to biography her hallmark. She lives in San Diego, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781482100952
Publisher:
Audiogo
Subject:
Science & Technology
Author:
Krull, Kathleen
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Compact Disk
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
from 3
Language:
English
Age Level:
from 9

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » Biographies
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

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Scientists have a reputation for being focused on their work – and maybe even dull. But take another look. Did you know that its believed Galileo was scolded by the Roman Inquisition for sassing his mom? That Isaac Newton loved to examine soap bubbles? That Albert Einstein loved to collect joke books, and that geneticist Barbara McClintock wore a Groucho Marx disguise in public? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, the subjects of Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitts Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought) are revealed as creative, bold, sometimes eccentric – and anything but dull.
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