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Women in science

Author: Miriam Coleman
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, [2016]
Series: Women groundbreakers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Advances in science have changed our world, all thanks to the scientists behind important discoveries. Some of the most important discoveries have come from female scientists, who were as unique for their work as they were for being trailblazers in a male-dominated industry. This text offers a biographical treatment of such important scientists as Marie Curie, Rachel Carson, and Jane Goodall, as well as others who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Coleman
ISBN: 9781499410471 1499410476 9781499410860 1499410867 9781499410778 1499410778
OCLC Number: 903873757
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Breaking through --
The fossil hunter --
A brilliant partnership --
The first lady of physics --
Breaking barriers --
Battling disease --
A way with words --
Living with chimps --
A woman of firsts --
Passing the torch.
Series Title: Women groundbreakers.
Responsibility: Miriam Coleman.

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"Advances in science have changed our world, all thanks to the scientists behind important discoveries. Some of the most important discoveries have come from female scientists, who were as unique for their work as they were for being trailblazers in a male-dominated industry. This text offers a biographical treatment of such important scientists as Marie Curie, Rachel Carson, and Jane Goodall, as well as others who have made it possible for women of the future to have a career in science. Age-appropriate text, fact boxes, historical and modern images, and a comprehensive timeline complete the learning experience"--Provided by the publisher.

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