Extraordinary Women ScientistsUnknown - 1995
This outstanding series of short, easy-to-read biographies and historical events is designed to acquaint children of all races with the accomplishments of extraordinary people. Famous and not-so-famous women and men are recognized for their achievements in education, politics, science, medicine, exploration, music, literature, and sports. Major historical events are also covered as young readers see how these events have helped shape society as we know it today.Over fitty women scientists are featured, including archaeologist Harriet Ann Boyd Hawes, neuroscientist Rita Levi-Montalcini, anthropologist Margaret Mead, astronaut Ellen Ochoa, biologist Jane Goodall, physicist Chien-Shiung Wu, astronomer Jocelyn Bell Burnell, chemist Marie Curie, medical researcher Florence Sabin, ecologist Rachel Carson, plus essays on women inventors, engineers, mathematicians, and doctors. See how many of these women have encouraged future generations of women to enter professions that have been almost exclusively male.
Publisher: Chicago : Childrens Press, c1995
Branch Call Number: J509.22
Characteristics: 208 pages :,illustrations ;,25 cm
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