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From: Kristen (71.159.228.95)
Subject:         Archimedes and the Door of Science **NEW** $7
Date: July 25, 2013 at 1:12 am PST


Archimedes and the Door of Science **NEW** $7

Science told in a compelling narrative manner with illustrated drawings. Students will eagerly learn about the lever, astronomy, measurements of circles, spheres, and cylinders, numbers, centers of gravity, war machines, and much more. Fascination on every page! 142 p

Jeanne Bendick, through text and pictures, admirably succeeds in bringing to life the ancient Greek mathematician who enriched mathematics and all branches of science. Against the backdrop of Archimedes' life and culture, the author discusses the man's work, his discoveries and the knowledge later based upon it. The simple, often humorous, illustrations and diagrams greatly enhance the text.
Illustrated by the author.

5 Star Review:
I have had an interest in buying this book for many years. It is recommended in virtually every reputable catalog. It just always seemed like when essential schoolbooks were purchased, it didn't make sense to purchase a book about just ONE person. Well, that was a gigantic mistake on my part. The accomplishments of Archimedes made him one of the most important founders of science. This captivating book tells the story of Archimedes life AND gives vivid imagery to his accomplishments through simple, effective text and delightful illustrations. From my 3rd grader to my 10th grader, they all eagerly finished the book with enthusiastic comprehension. Of course, the "Eureka" story stood out to all, but other concepts such as levers and water displacement were covered in a way that brought clarity to those scientific principles. So this book is not about one man, but a plethora of important scientific observations.

$ 2 s/h
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