This engaging history of medicine covers some of the most important and life-saving remedies discovered, from ether and anesthesia to washing hands to discovering germs. Chapters focus on some of the most famous surgeons, doctors and scientists who discovered these principles; photos and interesting sidebar provide additional information. 161 indexed pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 160 Vendor: New Leaf Press Publication Date: 1999 Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0890512485 ISBN-13: 9780890512487 Availability: In Stock Ages: 8-12
The third in this popular series, with the same format (including questions that teachers can use for checking comprehension) that has driven the success of Exploring Planet Earth and Exploring the History of Medicine. Home and Christian school teachers are clamoring for these more specialized books and here Tiner delivers in a big way.
With a flair for telling biographical sketches of famous scientists. Tiner also provides students with a solid foundation for understanding the crucial purposes of chemistry.
Each chapter ends with study questions and the answers, in the back of the book, can easily be removed by teacher or parent.