Extreme ExperimentsBook - 2015
Every day, the world's scientists are working to solve some of the most thrilling mysteries on Earth. This True Book series highlights some of the incredible ways that scientists search for answers to our biggest questions. Readers will discover how scientists conduct experiments in extreme situations, how some of the world's most advanced laboratories have benefitted scientists, and much, much more.
One of the main ways scientists search for answers to their questions is by conducting experiments. Readers will find out how scientists plan and carry out experiments in a wide range of strange, sometimes dangerous conditions. They will also get a close look at some of history's most unbelievable experiments, from John Paul Stapp's tests of safety harnesses while traveling at the speed of sound to Edward Jenner's daring experiments with the smallpox vaccine.
Features:Engaging sidebars highlight some of history's most remarkable scientific discoveries Timelines illustrate the ways our knowledge of science has changed over time Glossaries explain difficult scientific terms in a way that makes them easy to understand Eye-catching images give readers an up-close look at scientific procedures