The Most Amazing Scientific Discoveries of All Time
- ISBN 9780500650257
- 26.00 x 19.50 cm
- PLC (no jacket)
- Illustrated in colour throughout
- First published 2014
‘Vivid … an exciting children’s book’ – Aquila Magazine
‘Exciting and educational’ – Parent Talk
AIM To stretch the possibilities of science …
METHOD Experiments … Often dangerous!
RESULT Discoveries that shook the world
Read the real-life stories behind
THE MOST AMAZING SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES OF ALL TIME
Puts the Sun at the centre of the solar system.
Hunts for extinct dinosaurs.
Creates a vaccine to fight rabies.
Pioneers the use of radioactivity.
Solves the riddle of time and space.
Explains the origins of the universe.
Francis Crick and James Watson
Decode the secret of life: DNA.
AND MANY MORE TALES OF GENIUS ...
PLUS: HOW TO
• make a rainbow
• travel in time
• spot a rabid dog
This exciting children’s book details the real-life stories of scientists throughout history who made discoveries that changed the way we think about the world. Read about Galileo and Marie Curie, who both – in very different circumstances – risked peril during their research, or about Alexander Fleming, who discovered the power of penicillin by accident.
Packed with fascinating details of experiments and equipment, blunders and lucky escapes, Eureka! will appeal to children around the age of nine and over with an interest in history, science and adventure.