Superwomen in STEM: Women Scientists in Physics and Engineering, 1st Edition

  • Catherine Brereton
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 153821413X
  • ISBN-13: 9781538214138
  • DDC: 331.482
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Despite innumerable obstacles, women have been making crucial discoveries and contributions to science throughout history. This illuminating book shines a light on women physicists and engineers, their accomplishments and the hurdles they overcame. Mini bio and feature boxes offer fast and fascinating facts. Quotes from each featured scientist and their contemporaries inspire readers to explore STEM on their own, while charming illustrations and photographs immerse even reluctant readers. An information-rich timeline overviews the progress of women in physics and engineering, and a gallery spread introduces readers to even more ingenious women in STEM. Full of key scientific discoveries and inspiration, this unique combination of history and science will be perfect in any library and classroom.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Study of Matter.
2: Hertha Ayrton.
3: Lise Meitner.
4: Maria Goeppert Mayer.
5: Lillian Gilbreth.
6: Hedy Lamarr.
7: The “Ladies' Bridge” and Rosie the Riveter.
Science Now.
Further Resources.