Louis Pasteur: Groundbreaking Chemist and Biologist

Louis Pasteur: Groundbreaking Chemist and Biologist

by Sue Vander Hook


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617147838
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Essential Lives Series: Set 6
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 One of the Greatest 6

Chapter 2 A Tanner's Son 14

Chapter 3 Marriage and Children 26

Chapter 4 Fermentation and Bacteria 32

Chapter 5 Saving France's Industries 44

Chapter 6 The Fight against Germs 56

Chapter 7 Tackling Contagious Diseases 66

Chapter 8 Vaccine for Rabies 76

Chapter 9 The Pasteur Institute 86

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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