Improving Health

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Women have historically been associated with caring for the sick, but their role in health sciences goes far beyond their traditional role. Women played a leading role in placing hygiene and nursing on a scientific footing. They have also advanced surgical techniques, developed cures for killer diseases, learned about human anatomy, and figured out the chemistry behind some of the biochemicals on which humans depend for their health. This book tells their stories and describes their vital contributions.
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Written by Anita Dalal
ISBN 978-1-338-80034-0
Key Features
  • Each book contains four in-depth biographies and eight mini biographies
  • A Science Super SHEro datafile highlights key aspects of featured scientists and their contributions.
  • Did You Know? sidebars explain science concepts aligned to school curriculum.
  • At Work With… feature shows the daily working lives of female scientists and the conditions they face
  • What’s Your Story? sidebars encourage readers to draw parallels with their own lives.
  • What Would You Do? sidebars encourage readers to think creatively about the scientists and their work.
  • Table of contents, glossary, Index
  • Pictorial timeline highlights major scientific breakthroughs made by women
  • Includes a map of important locations at the end of each book.
Fiction / Nonfiction Nonfiction
Item # 735770
Imprint Children's Press
Copyright 2022
Format Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size 7 1/4 x 8 3/8
Pages 48
Ages 8, 9, 10
Dewey 610.922 B
Guided Reading Level Q
Lexile Level 880L
Grades 3 - 5
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