Great Scientists And Discoveries
Author: Ron Shaw
Format: 78 pp book
ISBN: 9781876973704 SCIS No: 1139788
Publisher: Wizard Ideas 2002
Audience: Teacher and student resource
Audience year level
Our world has been totally changed by the work of people like Archimedes, Galileo, Newton, Linnaeus, Mendel, Edison, Einstein, Madame Curie and others. This stimulating resource celebrates and explains their work. With full technical diagrams, and follow-up questions and activities. Photocopiable black line master book.
Suitable for any science class, this black line master book is an excellent teaching tool. It has particular usefulness in the Science 7-10 syllabus addressing the outcome 4.5 in describing some recent scientific contributions made by scientists. The book profiles some of history's most outstanding scientists. Details of each scientist's life, challenges, breakthroughs and contributions to society are well addressed. It is concise, easy to read and has appropriate student recall and research questions for each scientist listed. Additional research tasks are provided on modern scientists and Nobel prize recipients. A list of useful web sites is provided to assist with student research. These would need to be evaluated to determine their appropriateness. This is a valuable and time saving teaching resource.