Great Minds of Science

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

This series chronicles the lives and important contributions of great scientists from around the world. Excellent for book reports, these books include several hands-on activities that give young people a deeper understanding of the scientist’s work. Books include chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, a chronology, color photographs and illustrations, maps, and an index.

  • Chronicles the lives and important contributions of great scientists
  • Hands-on activities provide a deeper understanding of the scientist’s work
  • Over-100 page biographies are excellent for book reports
  • Now in full color including graphics, photos, and illustrations
  • Supports the Science and History/Social Studies curricula
  • 7 5/8” x 9” / Color = 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
  • 112–128pp.
  • Illus. with color or black-and-white photographs
  • Contains chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading list, a chronology, and an index
  • Spring 1994
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Antoine Lavoisier

Antoine Lavoisier

Founder of Modern Chemistry, Revised Edition

Lisa Yount
Antoine Lavoisier used experiments and careful measurements to create a system to help chemists understand how matter behaved. His experiments on combustion showed that oxygen played a key part in the burning process...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3011-4
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Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

First to See Microscopic Life, Revised Edition

Lisa Yount
Using microscopes he made himself, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek peered into exciting new worlds that no one knew existed before. Beginning in the 1670s, he discovered tiny, single-celled living things that he called “little animals.”..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3012-1
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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus

Father of Classification, Revised Edition

Margaret J. Anderson
Carl Linnaeus is known as the father of classification. He developed a system for naming living things that helped with the exchange of ideas among scientists. Linnaeus's system, which we still use today, is known as binomial nomenclature...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3009-1
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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Naturalist, Revised Edition

Margaret J. Anderson
The theory of evolution is one of the most important scientific ideas to come out of the nineteenth century. Charles Darwin was the quiet naturalist who sparked a storm with this new theory. His ideas opened up a whole new way of thinking for scientists...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2794-7
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Copernicus

Copernicus

Founder of Modern Astronomy, Revised Edition

Catherine M. Andronik
The idea of Earth circling the sun is universally accepted today, but this was not always the case. Centuries ago, it was widely believed that the earth stood still and the sun moved. Many years before the invention of the telescope, Copernicus worked with primitive scientific instruments to prove that Earth revolved around the sun...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3013-8
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Edwin Hubble

Edwin Hubble

Discoverer of Galaxies, Revised Edition

Claire L. Datnow
Edwin Hubble is the man who discovered that our galaxy, the Milky Way, is just one of many galaxies in the universe. He also discovered that the universe was expanding. As a result of these discoveries, Hubble became an international celebrity, and is remembered today as one of the great minds of science...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2791-6
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