Great Minds of Science
Throughout human history, many smart and daring people have devoted their lives to pushing science forward. Thanks to their determination and innovative ideas, science has made amazing strides. But who were these men and women? Great Minds of Science brings to life the stories of some of the world's great thinkers. Learn who these scientists were, how they made history, and how their work still affects your life today.
Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2020
- Spring 2020
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF007090, JNF051170, JNF051190|
|Subject||Biographies, Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Core Library Connection
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Great Moments in Science - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
These studies complement equivalent volumes in ABDO’s ongoing “Great Minds of Science” series by leaving biographical details by the wayside to instead focus on specific ideas, experiments, evidence, chains of reasoning, and publications associated with each figure’s best-known work. Brief extracts from letters or books supply exercises in understanding primary source material, and sets of closing queries invite readers to review and ruminate. Strong choices for deepening subject collections.
Great Minds of Science Set 1 - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
. . .this series is a winner. Strong writing is peppered with dramatic details that will bring scientific discoveries to life. . . . A staple for libraries.