Marvels of Science 50 Fascinating 5-Minute Reads by Kendall Haven
  

Marvels of Science 50 Fascinating 5-Minute Reads

Written by Kendall Haven
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Synopsis

Marvels of Science 50 Fascinating 5-Minute Reads by Kendall Haven

These 50 tales take just minutes to read but amply illustrate scientific principles and the evolution of science through history. Discussion questions and additional references are included and stories are cross-indexed by year of occurrence and by scientist. Focusing on the characters, events, and moments of genius that comprise the story of science, these 50 short reads are ideal for both read-alouds and reading assignments. The tales take just minutes to read but amply illustrate scientific principles and the evolution of science through history. Discussion questions and additional references correlate each story with elements of the science curriculum and provide direction for students to pursue their own discoveries. Stories are cross-indexed by year of occurrence and by scientist.

Reviews

The stories are interesting to read, and many of the scenes are cleverly constructed...Teachers will find this a useful supplement when searching for an interesting way to introduce a new topic or otherwise enliven a dull lesson. -Science Books & Films Inspiring students with the thrill of discoveries. -Teachers in Focus Each story is well structured with exercises and references to encourage the child to learn more. -Reviews from Parent Council Fascinating stories of scientists and discoveries, covering all the major science fields and including a mix of race and gender. -Library Talk ?Inspiring students with the thrill of discoveries.?-Teachers in Focus ?Each story is well structured with exercises and references to encourage the child to learn more.?-Reviews from Parent Council ?Fascinating stories of scientists and discoveries, covering all the major science fields and including a mix of race and gender.?-Library Talk ?The stories are interesting to read, and many of the scenes are cleverly constructed...Teachers will find this a useful supplement when searching for an interesting way to introduce a new topic or otherwise enliven a dull lesson.?-Science Books & Films

About the Author

KENDALL HAVEN is a nationally recognized master storyteller and the author of numerous books, including Marvels of Math, Write Right!, and Close Encounters with Deadly Dangers. A former research scientist, he is based in Fulton, California.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
238 pages

Author

Kendall Haven
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Publisher

Libraries Unlimited Inc an imprint of ABC-CLIO

Publication date

1st December 2005

ISBN

9781563081590


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