The World of Scientists Set
Guided Rd. Level R-Y
Interest Level 5-10
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
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