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Title Women who built our scientific foundations / Kim Etingoff.
Author Etingoff, Kim.
Publication Broomall : Mason Crest, [2014]
Description 64 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
Call # J 509.252 E
Series Major women in science
Major women in science.
Audience Grade 7 to 8.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index.
Summary Profiles such famous women scientists as Mary Somerville, Florence Nightingale, and Marie Curie.
Contents What Does It Take to Be a Scientist? -- Long-Ago Women in Science -- Emilie du Chatelet : Scientific Genius of the 18th Century -- Mary Somerville : 19th-Century Astronomer -- Florence Nightingale : Creator of Modern Nursing -- Matilda Coxe Evans Stevenson : Anthropologist of the American West -- Marie Curie : Groundbreaking Physicist -- Ellen Swallow Richards : The First Ecologist -- Elizabeth Lee Hazen and Rachel Fuller Brown : Antifungal Inventors -- Elizabeth Donnell Kay : Environmentalist -- Opportunities for Women Today in Science.
Subject Women scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Science -- Vocational guidance -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9781422229330 (hardcover) :
1422229335 (hardcover)
9781422289020 (ebook)
9781422229231 (series)
1422229238 (series)

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