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The science book
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The science book

Series: Big ideas

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781409350156

Publication Date: 1 Aug 2014

Subject: Science

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.

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Summary

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.

Contents

Introduction
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
Directory
Glossary
Index
Acknowledgements

Category
NF
Subject
Science
Dewey
509
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Full colour illus and photos thr
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Pub. date
1 Aug 2014
Edition
First
ISBN
9781409350156
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Hardback
Pages
352
Width
195mm
Height
233mm
Weight
1150g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
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