Women in Science: Rachel Carson: Marine Biologist and Winner of the National Book Award, 1st Edition

  • Meghan Rock
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 150262320X
  • ISBN-13: 9781502623201
  • DDC: 570.92
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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After publishing her lauded book Silent Spring, Rachel Carson became a household name in America. A marine biologist by training, Carson became a dedicated conservationist and her environmental writings influenced generations. Students will examine Carson’s writing and research through the use of ample primary source evidence in order to better understand one of the most influential women in science in the twentieth century.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: An Environmental Pioneer.
1: Early Life and Education.
2: Rachel Carson's Times.
3: Rachel Carson's Field of Study.
4: Contemporaries, Criticisms, and Controversies.
5: Rachel Carson's Impact and Legacy.
Further Information.
About the Author.