100 Greatest Science Discoveries of All Time by Kendall Haven

By Kendall Haven

Brimming with attention-grabbing and enjoyable proof approximately a hundred clinical breakthroughs, this assortment provides the genuine tales at the back of the background of technological know-how, while providing a breathtaking evaluate of the historical past of technological know-how and an advent to a couple of crucial scientists in history.
Grades 6 and up.
Throughout background, technological know-how has replaced lives and dramatically altered the best way the universe is perceived. concentrating on the a hundred most vital medical occasions of all time—from Archimedes' discovery of the 2 basic ideas underlying physics and engineering (levers and buoyancy) in 260 B.C.E. to human anatomy, Jupiter's moons, electrons, black holes, the human genome, and more—storyteller Kendall Haven has created a prepared reference for these looking details on technology discoveries.

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