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100 Most Popular Scientists for Young Adults: Biographical Sketches and Professional Paths (Profiles and Pathways)
100 Most Popular Scientists for Young Adults: Biographical Sketches and Professional Paths (Profiles and Pathways) Kendall Haven, Donna Clark 1563086743 9781563086748 Revealing the career histories of successful 20th century scientists, this exciting
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100 Most Popular Scientists for Young Adults: Biographical Sketches and Professional Paths (Profiles and Pathways) by Kendall Haven, Donna Clark

Revealing the career histories of successful 20th century scientists, this exciting resource offers students fascinating reads, a wonderful research tool, and tips to launching a science career. Theyll learn about Robert Ballard, the oceanographer who discovered the Titanic; Annie Wauneka, who eradicated TB among the Navajo; and Chien-Shiung Wu, a physicist who worked on the Manhattan project. They will also find information about many Nobel Prize winners and such familiar personalities as Sally Ride, Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking, Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, and Margaret Mead. Physical, earth, and life sciences are represented, with a focus on contemporary North Americans. Descriptions of each scientists most important contributions and biographical sketches are accompanied by words of advice to todays students who wish to establish a science career. Photos of some of the scientists illustrate the text, and lists for further reading are included.

Author: Kendall Haven, Donna Clark

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

Publication Date: 1999-05-15

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