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Gr 4-7-These books examine their respective subjects in depth. The authors look at science as a process of discovery and explain how each discipline developed in different cultures over time. Significant names and important terms are printed in bold and circled to guide students to further information in boxed areas and sidebars. Brief biographies of thinkers, inventors, and scientists are provided along with important experiments and the conclusions that were made in relation to them. Besides providing a chronology of the development of each scientific area, projections about future advancements are made. Each volume contains color photographs, illustrations, and diagrams to help explain the important concepts and discoveries. All four up-to-date volumes would be excellent supplements to the science curriculum. Anna Claybourne's Introduction to Genes and DNA (EDC, 2004), Steve Parker's Medicine (DK, 2000), Sheila Wyborny's Electricity (Gale, 2003), and Christopher Cooper's Matter (DK, 2000) are similar offerings for the same audience.-Ann Joslin, formerly at Erie County Public Library, PA Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781410303059
  • Publisher: Cengage Gale
  • Publication date: 3/28/2004
  • Series: Routes of Science Ser.
  • Pages: 40
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 9.98 (h) x 0.16 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

1 The Earliest Medicine 6

2 Eastern Medicine 10

3 Advances in Greece 14

4 Arab Medicine and the Renaissance 18

5 A New Approach 22

6 Scientific Medicine 28

7 Future Prospects 34

Activity 38

Timeline 40

Key People 44

Glossary 46

For More Information 47

Index 48

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