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Series: Big ideas
Publication Date: 1 Aug 2014
Suitable for: Secondary
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Explores the history of science, looking at how scientists have sought to explain our universe and how scientific discoveries have been made.
Discover how Galileo worked out his scientific theories of motion and inertia, why Copernicus' ideas were contentious and what the discovery of DNA meant.
All the big scientific ideas and discoveries are brought to life with quirky graphics, pithy quotes and step-by-step 'mind maps', plus every area of science is covered, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, geology, maths and physics.
You'll be brought up-to-date on scientific ideas from black holes to genetic engineering with eye-catching artworks showing how the ideas of key scientists have impacted our understanding of the world.
Whether you are a science student or just have an interest in scientific ideas, "The Science Book" is a perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.
The beginning of science 600 BCE - 1400 CE
Scientific revolution 1400-1700
Expanding horizons: 1700-1800
A century of progress: 1800-1900
A paradigm shift: 1900-1945
Fundamental building blocks: 1945-present