Antoni van Leeuwenhoek: First to See Microscopic Life

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek: First to See Microscopic Life

by Lisa Yount


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780894906800
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/28/1996
Series: Great Minds of Science Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 7.62(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: Exploring
Hidden Worlds     7
A Seller of Cloth     11
"A Most Ingenious Person"     23
"Little Animals"     38
Creepy-Crawlies     52
Inside the Body     64
The Beginnings of Life     77
"The Great Man of the Century"     87
A Microscope Pioneer     96
Afterword: New Kinds of Microscopes     101
Activities     107
Chronology     113
Chapter Notes     115
Glossary     120
Further Reading     124
Internet Addresses     125
Index     126

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