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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This “wittily illustrated [and] accessible volume” (The Wall Street Journal) highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world.
“The must-read, girl-power STEM book.”—InStyle
It’s a scientific fact: Women rock! This fascinating, educational collection features 50 illustrated portraits of trailblazing women in STEM throughout history.Full of striking, singular art, Women in Science also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include such pioneers as primatologist Jane Goodall and mathematician Katherine Johnson, who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.
Women in Science celebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists, and more!
From the Publisher
Explore this board book adapted for the youngest readers! Gorgeous illustrations of fifty fearless female pioneers who changed the world—with duplicates of each postcard. Based on the book Women in Science, this brilliantly illustrated 500-piece puzzle is the perfect gift for feminists and science lovers young and old. An illustrated tour of the planet exploring ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rainforests to a single drop of water. Explore the world of flowers! This book is ready to grow young scientists by nurturing their curiosity about the natural world. Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists–from the 11th century to today.
Publisher : Ten Speed Press; NO-VALUE edition (July 26, 2016)
Language : English
Hardcover : 128 pages
ISBN-10 : 1607749769
ISBN-13 : 978-1607749769
Reading age : 6 – 11 years, from customers
Lexile measure : 990L
Grade level : 5 – 12
Item Weight : 1.29 pounds
Dimensions : 7.8 x 0.6 x 9.3 inches