Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

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Gregor Mendel explains to children the theory of heredity in simple-to-understand language and examples. Regarded as the world’s first geneticist, Gregor Mendel discovered one of the fundamental aspects of genetic science: animals, plants, and people all inherit and pass down traits through the same process. Living the slow-paced, contemplative life of a friar, Gregor Mendel was able to conceive and put into practice his great experiment—observing yellow peas, green peas, smooth peas, and wrinkled peas to craft his theory—years before scientists had any notion of genes. Includes an author’s note and bibliography.
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ISBN: 9781419718403

Published Date: January 1, 2006

Publisher: Abrams Books

Language: English

Page Count: 32

Size: 9.33" l x 6.48" w x 0.88" h

Age Classification: Ages 6 to 8