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Great scientific theories.
Raintree perspectives.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch J 535 SPI (Text) 34207002182633 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial j 535 SPILSBURY (Text) 33946003407124 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410987280
  • ISBN: 1410987280
  • ISBN: 9781410987327
  • ISBN: 1410987329
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Raintree, a Capstone imprint, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Testing theories -- The nature of light -- Bending light -- Inside light -- Lighting up the world -- Light directions -- Quiz -- Timeline.
Summary, etc.:
How did ancient people manage to find light sources? How do we know about light-based theories such as prisms? This fascinating book looks at the historical controversies that surround the discovery and theories of light and tells the stories of the scientists who worked on them. It also examines how the different theories based on light were arrived at, how they were tested, and what impact these theories and discoveries have had on our understanding of science today.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-11.
Grades 4 to 6.
920L Lexile.
Subject: Light > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Juvenile works.

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