Marie Curie

By: Alix Wood

Two-time winner of the Nobel Prize and acclaimed scientist Marie Curie contributed much to society in her lifetime. This informative volume shows readers how the work she did while she was alive still influences the world today. Colorful photographs, illuminating sidebars, and engaging text tell the story of Curie's life and work in a way that will excite and hold the attention of readers of many ages and levels. A fun science project based on the type of work Curie did will also give readers a feel for what she did and perhaps get them more interested in science themselves.
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In a writing style accessible to middle schoolers or even curious adults, these slim volumes present a varied cast of scholars, both historic and modern, from a wide range of sciences. Coverage is generally centered on each person’s scientific contributions. Replete with visuals, the titles resemble scrapbooks, repeatedly using a “Science Notes In a writing style accessible to middle schoolers or even curious adults, these slim volumes present a varied cast of scholars, both historic and modern, from a wide range of sciences. Coverage is generally centered on each person’s scientific contributions. Replete with visuals, the titles resemble scrapbooks, repeatedly using a “Science Notes” section to convey deeper meanings of relevant scientific discoveries. Captions and text boxes frame related information in context while also illuminating unexpected topics such as sexism or the symbiosis of the arts and sciences. The inclusion of a simple science experiment in the back matter encourages further exploration, while a quiz on the books’ subjects can be used to rate one’s comprehension. A creditable representation of individuals that is more scientifically than biographically focused.

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ISBN

9781538337820

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

540.92

Trim Size

7" x 8 1/2"

Page Count

32

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N/A

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N/A

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N/A

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Print Book

Edition

Library edition

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PowerKids Press

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