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Magnificent Minds

ISBN-10: 1943431647
ISBN-13: 9781943431649
Author: Noyce, Pendred
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Independent Publishers Group

Publication Date: December 2020

Copyright: 0

Page Count: 196


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Interest Level

Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 1160L

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology) *

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology *

Description
Winner of: National Science Teachers Foundation/Children's Book Council, Outstanding Science Trade Book Award Full of the inspirational stories girls need for exploring a future in science Did you know that Florence Nightingale pioneered the use of statistics in public health? That Marie Curie is still the only person to have won the Nobel Prize in both physics and chemistry--and the only winner whose daughter also won a Nobel Prize? That in the 17th century, the most accomplished scholar in mathematical astronomy was a Polish woman, Maria Cunitz? That the pysicist who first explained nuclear fission was a woman, Lise Meitner?That two of the pioneers of computer science were women, Ada Lovelace and Grace Hopper? For centuries, women have risen above their traditional roles to pursue new understanding of the natural world. This book, which grows out of an exhibit at the Grolier Club in New York, introduces the lives, sayings, and dreams of sixteen women over four centuries and chronicles their contributions to mathematics
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