Superwomen in STEM: Women Scientists in Medicine, 1st Edition

  • Nancy Dickmann
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538214113
  • ISBN-13: 9781538214114
  • DDC: 610.82
  • 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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The field of medicine is crucial to the advancement of society, but many groundbreaking achievements have been left out of the history books. This insightful book illuminates the lives and accomplishments of women in the fields of medicine and health, from Elizabeth Blackwell to Virginia Apgar. Quotes from featured scientists and their contemporaries empower readers to explore the world of STEM for themselves. Beautiful illustrations and photographs immerse even reluctant readers. A gallery spread introduces readers to even more ingenious women scientists, while a timeline highlights the progress of women in medicine and health throughout history and lists Nobel Prize winners. Readers will see the state of contemporary medicine in a captivating Science Now spread.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Medicine in Time.
2: Florence Nightingale.
3: Elizabeth Blackwell.
4: Elizabeth Garrett Anderson.
5: Melanie Klein.
6: Rita Levi-Montalcini.
7: Virginia Apgar.
Science Now.
Further Resources.