Description - A Short, Illustrated History of... Scientific Discoveries by Clive Gifford
If you're fed up with learning the names of kings and queens or dates of battles, then this is the history book for you. This book only contains some of the most brilliant discoveries in history. No rubbish diagrams or grainy photos - just really cool facts, intriguing people and of course the best eureka moments - all beautifully illustrated.It includes, Archimedes leaping out of the bath as he discovered volume, the correct order of the solar system, the theory of evolution, the big bang, gravity, electricity, chemical elements, fossils of dinosaurs, alien worlds and more.We've curated for you some of the best examples of discoveries from history. The chronological order will help you get to grips with how and why one discovery can lead to another. It also shows how humans have continually strived to improve their lives and even the world by building on successes from the past, inspiring them to take leaps into the unknown or to reveal their genius to the world.Designed to spark the interest of children aged 8+ studying history and STEM topics at key stage 2, the text is snappy and completely relevant, so boredom is not an option. The 4-book series, A Short Illustrated History, celebrates some of the best thinkers, scientists, mathematicians, inventors, engineers and creative geniuses the world has ever seen!Titles in this series:Epic Space ExplorationIncredible Scientific DiscoveriesIngenious InventionsMarvels of Medicine
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Format: Paperback / softback
(248mm x 190mm x 12mm)
Franklin Watts Ltd
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
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