Wild Science Careers

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Each book includes profiles and personal anecdotes of six to eight scientists, each doing his or her own different kind of research, all in an extreme environment. These lively, easy-to-read profiles include scientists from diverse fields such as geology, physics, environmental science, and more. Young readers can pursue their interest in these profiled science careers.

  • For middle school readers, fills the need for profiles of careers in science
  • Gives students the inside scoop on cutting edge research going on today in the most extreme environments both on and off the earth
  • Crammed with anecdotes and details about various scientists’ research, as well as the obstacles posed by the environment they work in
  • Simple explanations, lots of photos, and colorful layouts make complex ideas accessible to young minds
  • Supports the Science curriculum
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 112–128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2009
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Dinosaur Scientist

Dinosaur Scientist

Careers Digging Up the Past

Thom Holmes
Another great addition to the WILD SCIENCE CAREERS series, DINOSAUR SCIENTIST brings you into the badlands of Argentina, the rocky shores of Australia, and the island of Madagascar in search of fossils...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3053-4
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Disease-Hunting Scientist

Disease-Hunting Scientist

Careers Hunting Deadly Diseases

Edward Willett
Author Edward Willett tells the true stories of six real disease hunters. Epidemiologists travel the world trying to keep us safe from deadly diseases—from high-tech labs in Canada to remote villages in Africa...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3052-7
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Forensic Scientist

Forensic Scientist

Careers Solving Crimes and Scientific Mysteries

Judith Williams
Forensic scientists solve mysteries using whatever tiny scraps of evidence they can find. They must be sharp-witted and quick on their feet in order to gather clues—often in a very limited time frame...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3051-0
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Ice Scientist

Ice Scientist

Careers in the Frozen Antarctic

Sara L. Latta
Imagine a place where summer reaches only 36ºF. at most, and where the sun does not set. Each year, thousands of brave scientists travel to the frozen wasteland of Antarctica in hopes of learning more about our planet...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3048-0
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Lava Scientist

Lava Scientist

Careers on the Edge of Volcanoes

Sara L. Latta
Volcanologists brave spewing ash, flying rocks, and hot lava to gain a glimpse—sometimes literally!—into some of the world’s most temperamental geological features. Learn about volcanologists in the field, and find out how you can become a volcanologist, too!..Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3049-7
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Storm Scientist

Storm Scientist

Careers Chasing Severe Weather

Timothy R. Gaffney
Meteorologists and storm chasers brave wild weather all over the world—from the tropics to the Arctic. Find out how scientists analyze and predict dangerous weather to help keep people safe, and learn if you have what it takes to be a storm chaser, too...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3050-3
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