Extreme Science Careers

Readers get an up-close look at the exciting and sometimes dangerous careers of these in-the-field scientists. Scientists from diverse disciplines, such as geology, pathology, and environmental science, share their backgrounds, training, triumphs, and scary moments through lively anecdotes and personal histories in these innovative books. Readers experience STEM in action! (ISBN: 978-0-7660-6696-0)

  • Expands the range of science careers to include those doing fieldwork
  • Includes cutting-edge research going on today in Earth?s most extreme environments
  • Rich with details about scientists? research, as well as obstacles posed by the environments in which they work
  • Fall 2015
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    Forensic Science Specialists

    Forensic Science Specialists

    Making Sense of Crime Scene Evidence

    Don Rauf and Judith Williams
    Do you love solving riddles and mysteries? Does the unknown fascinate you? Would you enjoy gathering evidence and analyzing data? If so, perhaps a career in forensic science is for you! This book explores what a forensic scientist does through interviews, real-life examples, and actual case studies...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6962-6
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    Infectious Disease Specialists

    Infectious Disease Specialists

    Hunting Down Disease

    Edward Willett
    Are you fascinated by sickness and how it spreads? Do you have the urge to help people suffering from diseases both known and unknown? Do you ever wonder how vaccines and cures are developed? If so, a career as an infectious disease specialist might be for you! Through interviews and actual case studies, you'll learn what it's like to be an infectious disease specialist and discover the role they play in modern medicine...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6970-1
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    Paleontologists

    Paleontologists

    Searching for Dinosaur Bones

    Thom Holmes
    Are you interested in dinosaurs and how they lived? Do you want to travel the world, digging through the earth's history? Then perhaps a career in paleontology is for you! Through first-hand accounts, interviews, and case studies, you'll learn what it takes to be a paleontologist...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6964-0
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    Polar Scientists

    Polar Scientists

    Studying the Antarctic

    Sara L. Latta
    Do you like the cold? Do you like solving mysteries and discovering answers? Are you interested in Earth's history? Then a career as an polar scientist might be for you! Through case studies and interviews, you'll discover what it means to be a polar scientist, studying the ice for answers to some of history's biggest questions...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6966-4
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    Severe-Storm Scientists

    Severe-Storm Scientists

    Chasing Tornadoes and Hurricanes

    Jennifer Way and Timothy R. Gaffney
    Are you fascinated by wind, tornadoes, and hurricanes? Do you wish you could chase them? Then maybe a career in weather science is for you! Through interviews and stories of exciting—and terrifying—encounters with actual storms, you'll learn what these storm chasers do, how they study the weather, and what they can learn from it...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6968-8
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    Volcanologists

    Volcanologists

    Examining Active Volcanoes

    Sara L. Latta
    If a trip to an active volcano is your idea of a dream adventure, then perhaps a career in volcanology is for you! Through case studies, photographs, interviews, and facts, you'll discover what it means to be a volcanologist, why we need them, and how you can become one too...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6972-5
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