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Revolutions in Science (1500 - 1700)
     

Revolutions in Science (1500 - 1700)

by Charlie Samuels
 

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Science Highlights presents the history of science and technology in a brand-new way. A timeline running throughout each book shows key developments over the period. Within each chapter, subject timelines provide even more detailed information.

Key Features

Color-coded timelines in each chapter

Photos and illustrations supplement well-researched, historical

Overview

Science Highlights presents the history of science and technology in a brand-new way. A timeline running throughout each book shows key developments over the period. Within each chapter, subject timelines provide even more detailed information.

Key Features

Color-coded timelines in each chapter

Photos and illustrations supplement well-researched, historical information

Primary-source documents help with document-based questions

Sidebars give focused explanations to aid comprehension

Glossary, sources of further information, and index

This book covers two centuries when amateur scientists-natural philosophers-began to use close observation and experiment to understand processes that had previously been explained by religion or superstition. By 1700, a new faith had emerged: a trust in the potential of human reason.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433941436
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2010
Series:
Science Highlights: A Gareth Stevens Timeline Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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