Scientists (Women in Profile)

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Scientists (Women in Profile)

by Carlotta Hacker

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Format: Library Binding

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Co, Canada


The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0778700062

ISBN - 13:9780778700067

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From the Publisher

Women in Profile series celebrates remarkable twentieth-century women who have made significant achievements in a wide variety of fields. Each book in this series of twelve titles features:
-- six major profiles of women from different continents, cultures, religions, and time periods
-- a dozen other distinguished women briefly highlighted to encourage further investigation
-- glossary, index, and a suggested reading list for further exploration
-- colorful photographs that highlight key events and accomplishments
-- interesting information about events and ideas that were influential in their era

Scientists chronicles the fascinating lives and achievements of talented women from around the world in the field of science. Fields of work and ideas explored include archeology, marine biology, astronomy, the laws of nature, endangered species, and much more.

Major profiles in this book include:
-- Jocelyn Bell Burnell - astronomer
-- Chien-shiung Wu - nuclear physicist
-- Dian Fossey - primatologist
-- Margaret Mead - anthropologist
-- Rachel Carson - marine biologist
-- Mary Leakey - paleontologist
-- plus brief highlights of a dozen other women