All in a Drop

Publisher: HMH Books Release date: 2019-08-06

Description

For fans of the Who Was series, this lively, accessible, and full-color chapter book biography shows how a self-taught scientist was the first to observe the microbial life in and around us.By building his own microscope, Antony van Leeuwenhoek advanced humanitys understanding of our oft-invisible world around us. Microbes are everywhere: in the soil and oceans, in snow, and inside our bodies. But in Antony van Leeuwenhoek's time, people believed that what they saw with their own eyes was all that existed in the world. How did a simple tradesmanwho didn't go to college or speak English or Latin like all the other scientistschange everyone's minds? Proving that remarkable discoveries can come from the most unexpected people and places, this eye-opening chapter book, illustrated with lively full-color art, celebrates the power of curiosity, ingenuity, and persistence.

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Additional Information

Genre: Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)

Collection: HMH Books for Young Readers

Type: EPub

Pages: 96

ISBN: 9780358036197

Additional Information

Genre: Science & technology: general interest (Children's/YA)

Collection: HMH Books for Young Readers

Type: EPub

Pages: 96

ISBN: 9780358036197

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