100 Most Popular Scientists for Young Adults

100 Most Popular Scientists for Young Adults

Biographical Sketches and Professional Paths

eBook - 1999
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ABC-CLIO
Revealing the career histories of successful 20th century scientists, this exciting resource offers students fascinating profiles, a wonderful research tool, and words of advice from great scientists on launching a science career. Much more than a collection of biographies, this is an inspiring and practical tool for students interested in science careers. INSIDE: Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, Stephen Hawking, Margaret Mead, Sally Ride, Carl Sagan, and more.

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Entries several pages in length reveal the insights, accomplishments, and career histories of 100 20th-century contemporary scientists. Biographical sketches give information on career highlights, important contributions, key dates, and advice from scientists for young people considering careers in science. Many entries include b&w photos. While focus is on contemporary North Americans, virtually every socioeconomic and cultural group is represented, with women comprising almost a third of the entries. Includes lists of print and internet resources. For middle school and up. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Biographical sketches of 100 twentieth-century scientists give information on career highlights, important contributions, key dates, and advice for young people considering careers in science.

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1999
ISBN: 9780585225555
0585225559
1563086743
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 526 p.) : ill
Additional Contributors: Clark, Donna (Donna Lynn)

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