History of Science

History of Science

by Philip Steele


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In History of Science readers will discover how, from the earliest, most ancient observations of nature to the marvelous discoveries, inventions, and experiments that followed, everything we know today depends upon what we learned yesterday. Special topics and areas of interest include the following: Explanations of terms and concepts such as alchemy, genetic modification, and nanotechnology, Different research methods and how they have changed through the centuries, Key events that most influenced scientific advancements, Scientific concerns that face today's researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780836880861
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Series: Gareth Stevens Vital Science Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1030L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction     4
Ancient Questions     6
Seekers of Knowledge     10
New Science     14
The Age of Reason     20
Progress and Industry     26
The Twentieth Century     32
Present and Future     38
Glossary     44
Further Information     46
Index     48

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