Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals by Jennifer SwansonZoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals by Jennifer Swanson

Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals

byJennifer SwansonIllustratorLena Chandhok

Paperback | April 11, 2017

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Love to work with animals? Zoology is the study of everything having to do with animals, including how and why they look, act, and behave in their environments and with other animals. As a zoologist, you might study how elephants solve problems or take care of tigers at a zoo. Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals introduces readers to three women in the field of zoology who are making an impact and inspiring the next generation of zoologists. Stephanie Kim is a graduate student in Canada studying different species of birds. Elise Newman works as a zookeeper at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Dr. Erin Seney is a sea turtle researcher with the University of Central Florida.Nomad Press books in the Girls in Science series supply a bridge between girls' interests and their potential futures by investigating science careers and introducing women who have succeeded in science. Compelling stories of real-life zoologists provide readers with role models that they can look toward as examples of success. Using primary sources, essential questions, and knowledge connections, this book encourages both boys and girls to explore the animal world and ask what role they might play in the field of zoology.
Jennifer Swanson is an award-winning author of more than 20 nonfiction and fiction books for children, including Explore Forces and Motion for Nomad Press. Jennifer has a B.S. in chemistry from the U.S. Naval Academy and her M.S. Ed. (K-8) in science from Walden University. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida. Lena H. Chandhok earned ...
Title:Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With AnimalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9 × 5.75 × 0.23 inPublished:April 11, 2017Publisher:Nomad PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1619305054

ISBN - 13:9781619305052


Table of Contents

  • Introduction: Let's Explore Zoology
  • Chapter One: Observing Animals
  • Chapter Two: Stephanie Kim
  • Chapter Three: Elise Newman
  • Chapter Four: Erin Seney
  • Glossary
  • Essential Questions
  • Resources
  • Index
  • Timeline

Editorial Reviews

Praise for other books by Jennifer Swanson: Explore Forces and Motion! With 25 Great Projects National Science Teachers Association (NSTA Recommends)Physics is fun with this colorful and informative book for students ages 7?10. Using the theme of motion, the book encourages readers to push, pull, spin, twist, and turn their way to learning basic concepts of force and motion. There are ample activities and projects throughout the book that provide the reader with ways to explore forces and motion and learn basic concepts while having loads of fun. This book would be a great addition to the classroom library or the science curriculumas a textbook."Praise for other titles in the series: Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate Archimedes Notebook ". . . This is the perfect book for a young woman headed to college with an interest in sciences, but not quite sure what she wants to do." Booklist Online Exclusive"High-interest content coupled with relatable role models make this a quality career and occupational resource." Astronomy: Cool Women in Space Featured in Publisher's Weekly-Tracking Trends in the Educational Space Booklist New SERIES NONFICTION SHOWCASE"A worthy addition to STEM collections."Dr. Laura Trouille, Astronomer, the Adler Planetarium and Northwestern University'An engaging and inspirational addition to a genre in significant need of quality publications for young women and girls. I will be happily recommending this book to every aspiring astronomer who visits the Adler!'Catherine Piper Shelton, Director of Curriculum and Technology, U.S. Space & Rocket Center'I see this book sparking an interest in astronomy for any girl. It connects the science withcareers, and the past with the present-and future.'Victoria Obenchain, science teacher, instructor at Sally Ride Science Camp'This book is a testament to the fact that women are incredibly important to science and that their contributions to understanding the universe as it is known today are huge!' Technology: Cool Women Who Code 2016 Kansas State Reading Circle - Recommended School Library Connection "A treasure trove of discovery, this interactive series promises to influence the next generation of female science stars. Highly Recommended." "