By Libraries Unlimited | Language: English | Format: PDF | Pages: 273 | 1.62 MB
This book provides a wealth of information on obviously science discov eries, but also on the process of doing science, and glimpses into the lives of the many fascinating people who have advanced our scientific knowledge.
Use the book as a reference for science units and lessons focused on different aspects of, or fields of science. Use it to introduce units on discoveries, or on the process of doing science. Use it as a reference for science biography research. Use it as an introduction to the process of discovery and the process of conducting scientific study. Use it for fun reading. Each entry is divided into four sections. An in troductory section defines the discovery and lists its name, year of discovery, and discovering scientist. This is followed by a brief justification for placing this discovery on the greatest 100 list (“Why Is This One of the 100 Greatest?”).