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The discoveries continue with the latest in the Scientific American Amateur Scientist series From the longest--running column in Scientific American's history comes this collection of fascinating projects for amateur biology buffs, science teachers, and students. From measuring insect metabolism, to growing plants in the lab, to discovering the pleasures of slime molds and pond scum, this unique book will satisfy a variety of biological interests. Filled with fascinating facts, clear step--by--step instructions and helpful tips, Scientific American The Amateur Biologist will take you on a hands--on journey of discovery to the natural world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471382812
ISBN-10: 0471382817
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 191mm x 14mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 4-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Shawn Carlson

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN reaches more than three million readers globally by subscription, on newsstands, and online at www sciam.com. SHAWN CARLSON was the author of Scientific American's "Amateur Scientist" column from 1995 to 2001. He is the Executive Director of the Society for Amateur Scientists and a 1999 winner of the prestigious MacArthur Foundation "genius" Fellowship.

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