Genius Scientists and Their Genius Ideas

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

This series chronicles the lives and important contributions of great scientists from around the world. Follow the exciting arc of discovery as the scientists come up with their ideas and work to get their discoveries accepted by people living at their time. Excellent for book reports and research, these books include several hands-on activities that give young people a deeper understanding of the scientist’s work.

  • Chronicles the lives and important contributions of great scientists
  • Hands-on activities provide a deeper understanding of the scientist’s work
  • Personal focus brings each scientist to life
  • Supports the History/Social Studies and English/Language Arts curricula
  • Spring 2015
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    Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Genius of the Theory of Relativity

    Joyce Goldenstern
    With his general theory of relativity, Albert Einstein is the symbol of genius. Being honored with the Nobel Prize in physics made him famous and firmed-up his reputation as a genius. Though Albert Einstein is remembered mostly as being a scientist, he was also concerned with helping people...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6515-4
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    Antoine Lavoisier

    Antoine Lavoisier

    Genius of Modern Chemistry

    Lisa Yount
    Antoine Lavoisier is considered to be the father of modern chemistry. Using experiments and careful measurements, he created a system to help chemists understand how matter behaves. He discovered and named oxygen and hydrogen, and helped set up a system to classify these and other elements...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6520-8
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    Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

    Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

    Genius Discoverer of Microscopic Life

    Lisa Yount
    For his discoveries of microscopic life, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek is remembered today as one of the great geniuses of science. Using microscopes he made himself, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek peered into exciting new worlds that no one knew existed before...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6525-3
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    Archimedes

    Archimedes

    Genius Mathematician

    Mary Gow
    An original and profound thinker, Archimedes was a mathematician, a physicist, a mechanical engineer, and an inventor. He is most famous for proving the law of the lever and inventing the compound pulley...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6530-7
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    Aristotle

    Aristotle

    Genius Philosopher and Scientist

    Margaret J. Anderson and Karen F. Stephenson
    Aristotle is one of the most significant figures in all of human history. Over the course of his life, he studied and wrote about every possible field of knowledge. He studied physics, zoology, botany, and chemistry before any of these fields of science even had names...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6535-2
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    Carl Linnaeus

    Carl Linnaeus

    Genius of Classification

    Margaret J. Anderson
    How can we organize and name all of the different animals and plants in the world? Many had tried before, but Carl Linnaeus came up with a system that we still use today. This Swedish scientist from over 300 years ago is known as the father of classification...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-6540-6
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