The medical and pharmaceutical industries rely on chemists to produce drugs that relieve pain and keep people alive. Readers will learn what goes into the making of an aspirin and how some medical discoveries have been the result of trial, error, and "chem-tacular" luck! Easy experiments allow budding scientists to test theories.
This gripping title traces the causes, symptoms, and treatment of plague through the height of the Black Death in Europe and into the modern day.
Come inside for a fresh look at careers in green food, from planting to cultivation, and merchandising to selling. In addition to the greening of conventional methods of food production, this book examines careers in alternative energy, equipment, packaging, and delivery systems.
Explains how oranges are grown and harvested; discusses how oranges are turned into orange juice and packaged at a factory; and how orange juice becomes available to consumers.
Explains how peanuts are farmed and harvested; discusses how peanuts are turned into peanut butter and packaged at the factory; and how peanut butter becomes available to consumers.
Explains what taste and digestion are and how they work; describes the scientific method; and includes experiments testing different taste and digestion concepts.
Explains the ingredients and their purpose in toothpaste; discusses how toothpaste is mixed and packaged in a factory; and how toothpaste becomes available to consumers.