Extreme Scientists

Extreme Scientists

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"Kids who need convincing that science isn't all white coats and test tubes will have their eyes opened here."  --The Bulletin

Scientists in the Field to the extreme! When Paul Flaherty goes to work, he climbs into a four-engine WP-3D Orion turboprop plane and heads directly into the eye of a hurricane. Miles below, Hazel Barton's job in microbiology takes her to the depths of the world's most treacherous caves. And on the other side of the topsoil, way, way above the forest floor, Stephen Sillett passes his days (and sometimes his nights) in the canopies of the tallest trees on earth. Welcome to the work--and worlds--of extreme scientists.

ISBN: 9780544250031

Published Date: July 1, 2014

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

Language: English

Page Count: 80

Size: 10.04" l x 7.22" w x 0.31" h