The World of Scientists Set

  • Age Range: 10-16
  • Grade: 6-8
  • Lexile: 550L-720L
  • Guided Reading Level: R-Y
  • Interest Level: 5-10
  • Reading Level: 2.9
  • Item: 13967
  • ISBN: 9781433329678
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 500

Retrace the steps of notable scientists and their important contributions to science! This set of 14, 32-page books feature biographies of women contributed by Sally Ride Science and is perfect for students in grades 6-8. Each book features easy-to-read layouts, high-interest nonfiction text, hands-on lab activity, supporting graphics, highlighted content-area vocabulary, sidebars, photographs, graphs, glossary, and index. Reader titles include (titles may vary):

  • Rachel Carson: Nature's Guardian
  • George Washington Carver: Agriculture Pioneer
  • Marie Curie: Pioneering Physicist
  • Thomas Edison and the Pioneers of Electromagnetism
  • Albert Einstein: Gentle Genius
  • Making It Go: The Life and Work of Robert Fulton
  • Jane Goodall: Animal Scientist and Friend
  • Hippocrates: Making the Way for Medicine
  • Antoine Lavoisier: Founder of Modern Chemistry
  • Gregor Mendel: Genetics Pioneer
  • Isaac Newton and the Laws of the Universe
  • Louis Pasteur and the Fight Against Germs
  • Max Planck: Uncovering the World of Matter
  • Alfred Wegener: Uncovering Plate Tectonics