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To the young scientist : reflections on doing and living science

Author: Fred Bortz
Publisher: New York : F. Watts, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Well-known scientists from a variety of fields tell how they developed an interest in science, how they got where they are today, and things to think about when considering a career in science.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Bortz
ISBN: 0531113256 9780531113257
OCLC Number: 34933713
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 127 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Personal reflections on doing and living science --
Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker : preparing for the unexpected --
Frank Asaro and Helen Michel : what killed the dinosaurs? --
Richard Smalley and his bucky-stuff --
Mapping what makes us human : the human genome project --
Patricia Wattenmaker : piecing together the history of civilization --
Roberta Nichols : racing to find the engine of the future --
Indira Nair : ethics, controversy, and living the question.
Other Titles: Scientist
Responsibility: Alfred B. Bortz.

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Well-known scientists from a variety of fields tell how they developed an interest in science, how they got where they are today, and things to think about when considering a career in science.

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