National Geographic Readers: Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See

National Geographic Readers: Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See

by Libby Romero

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426325007
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 07/12/2016
Series: Readers Bios Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 429,124
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

Libby Romero was a journalist and a teacher before becoming an author. She has written teacher's guides, interactive whiteboards, and a variety of other materials for publishers such as National Geographic's Explorer magazine and the Smithsonian Institution's Tween Tribune. Romero is the author of dozens of books, including the National Geographic Reader biography Ibn al-Haytham: The Man Who Discovered How We See.

Table of Contents

Who Was Ibn al-Haytham? 4

Growing Up in the Golden Age 6

In His Time 10

Trouble in Egypt 12

A Dazzling Discovery 18

The Dark Room 22

Light and Vision 26

6 Cool Facts About Ibn al-Haytham 32

Other New Ideas 34

A Lasting Legacy 40

Quiz Whiz 44

Glossary 46

Index 48

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