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George Washington Carver
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George Washington Carver

Series: Masterminds

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781526312747

Publication Date: 11 Aug 2020

Subject: History

Suitable for: Primary (Year 2, Year 3, Year 4)

A introductory biography of George Washington Carver and his ground breaking work in agricultural science.
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Summary

A introductory biography of George Washington Carver and his ground breaking work in agricultural science.

Meet the S.T.E.A.M. pioneers and discover their fascinating life story and inspirations.

George Washington Carver tells the story of this key scientific figure - covering his origins as the son of slaves in Missouri, USA through his work as an agricultural scientist developing better ways to cultivate crops. He also developed various products derived from peanuts, sweet potatoes and soy-beans that radically changed the agricultural economy of the United States.

Masterminds introduces some of the world's great scientists, inventors and artists, retelling their lives and explaining why their work was important. Clear photographic designs bring a real-life quality to these biographies and major S.T.E.A.M. discoveries.

Provides an understanding of scientific discoveries and presents inspirational lives from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

Includes a timeline of the person's life and shows the ongoing legacy that we can see around us today.

Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Contents

Who was George Washington Carver?
Childhood
Freedom
Getting an education
University days
The Tuskegee Institute
Soil problems
New crops
Switching over
Peanut products
Teaching
Later life
Remembering Carver
Glossary
Further Information
Index

Category
JNF
Subject
History
Dewey
920
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Illustrations
Col and B & W illus and photos
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11 Aug 2020
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ISBN
9781526312747
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Binding
Hardback
Pages
32
Width
195mm
Height
232mm
Weight
250g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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