Women in Science: Rosalind Franklin: DNA Discoverer, 1st Edition

  • Tom Streissguth
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1680786334
  • ISBN-13: 9781680786330
  • DDC: 572.86092
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Women scientists have made key contributions to the pursuit of science and some of the most important discoveries of all time. In this book, learn how the British biophysicist and X-ray expert chose to pursue a career in science and helped discover the structure of DNA. Features include a timeline, a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Photograph 51.
2: Growing Up Smart.
3: War Years.
4: Studying the Holes in Coal.
5: Working in Paris.
6: At the King’s College Lab.
7: Competition From Cambridge.
8: Revealing DNA.
9: Doing the Math.
10: To the New World.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.