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Nuclear Physicist Chien-Shiung Wu

ISBN-10: 1512413062
ISBN-13: 9781512413069
Author: Bodden, Valerie
Interest Level: 2-5
Publisher: Lerner

Publication Date: August 2016

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 32

Series: STEM Trailblazer Bios


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Interest Level

Grades 2-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: Y
Lexile: 840L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.9
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Physics

Description
Do you enjoy performing experiments or studying how the universe works? Growing up in China, Chien-Shiung Wu enjoyed learning about science. As an adult she earned her PhD in Physics and made a discovery that changed the field forever. Wu came to the United States to study physics soon she was a sought-after physics professor. As an expert in the field, she left teaching to work on secret government programs. She even helped disprove a major law of physics. But how did she get there? Find out how Wu's persistence drove her contributions in the field of physics.
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