Your Head Shape Reveals Your Personality!: Science’s Biggest Mistakes about the Human Body

by Christine Zuchora-Walske

Part of a Series: Science Gets It Wrong.

"Your organs eat blood and use it for fuel. Sickness comes from bad air. Radiation can cure everything from aches and pains to upset stomachs. " Once widely regarded as scientific facts, these are just a few of the outdated beliefs addressed in this engaging volume. Each of the eleven archaic theories has its own section, delineated by a different-colored background. The concepts range from extremely dated (bloodletting as a means of curing diseases) to fairly modern, but recently outdated (left brain vs. right brain binary when in reality both halves are utilized in most brain functions). Where relevant, period photographs and drawings appear alongside contemporary ones to contrast and highlight the differences in beliefs. Throughout, bolded vocabulary words are defined at the bottom of the page on which they appear. The main text is set in rounded ivory boxes, making the layouts striking and easy to follow. Back matter includes source notes, books and Web sites for further information, a link to educational resources from the publisher, and an index.

ISBN: 9781467736619

JLG Release: January 2015

JLG Member Price
$9.00

Series Nonfiction: Science 3-5

Grades 3-5

$243.00/year

12 books / $20.25 a book

  • Book Details

    ISBN

    9781467736619

    Format

    Print Book

    Edition

    Library edition

    Publisher

    Lerner

    Page Count

    32

    Trim Size

    6 3/8" x 9 1/4"

    Dewey Classification

    610.9

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 5.9, Points: 1

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 5.7, Points: 4

    Lexile

    Level: 880L


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