Isaac Newton by Paul Mason
  

Synopsis

Isaac Newton by Paul Mason

This title describes the life and career of Sir Isaac Newton, including explanations of the Laws of Motion and his other great discoveries and an analysis of his legacy and contribution to science. It compares the world before and after his life - giving the clearest possible impression of his impact and legacy. Science boxes explain the science behind his discoveries, and quotation boxes present extracts from letters, diaries and notebooks. Towards the end of the book Newton's impact on subsequent world history is discussed, allowing the reader to appreciate the impact one individual can have on the history of the world.

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A superb series...These books would be excellent both for a library and for children and teachers to read as part of a science course. TES A superb series by Hodder Wayland tells us about the lives of Scientists Who Made History. TES

About the Author

Paul Mason's is an experienced freelance writer and editor of a variety of children's information books. He has a degree in anthropology, and has worked in Turkey and taught English as a foreign language. He specialises in writing about the history of science for children. Apart from Newton, he has written children's biographies of Galileo Galilei and Thomas Edison.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Paul Mason
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

16th May 2002

ISBN

9780750284776


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