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Vaccines

Judy Alter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793729

During the 20th century, smallpox was responsible for 500 million deaths, yet by the end of the century the disease was eradicated. How did this amazing accomplishment happen? How was the smallpox and other vaccines developed? This book explores role innovation has played in the development of these powerful disease fighters.

Transplants

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793743

Organ transplantation has come a long way in the past decades. What role has innovation played in these advances? This book helps kids understand the concept of innovation and how it can be used to help overcome and solve many problems.

Hearing

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793767

There have been many advances developed to help improves peoples hearing. How have these advances occurred? What role has innovation played in their development? This book helps kids understand the concept of innovation and how it can be used to help overcome and solve many problems.

Surgery

Judy Alter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793736

Everyday doctors perform surgeries that were unheard of only a few years ago. They continue to make advances that improve people's lives. Using surgery as an example, this book challenges kids to think about innovation and how anything is possible.

Emergency Care

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793798

When a medical emergency occurs, seconds often make the difference between life and death. Every day, people are saved as the results of improvements in diagnosis and care. Read this book to explore the many advancements that have occurred in emergency care and the role innovation played in their development.

Disease Control

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793774

There is a war raging that you may not be aware of, the fight to prevent the spread of diseases. Everyday health care professionals are focused on controlling the spread of disease. This book exposes students to the innovative tools and techniques healthcare professionals use to track, control, and combat the spread of dangerous diseases.

Artificial Limbs

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793781

Everyday doctors perform artificial limb replacements that were unheard of only a few years ago. They continue to make advances that improve people's lives. Using artificial limbs as an example, this book challenges kids to think about innovation and how anything is possible.

Respiration

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797147

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of process of respiration in cells.

Digestion

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797130

Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of the body and digestion.

Circulation

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797154

Using the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of circulatory systems.

Bioengineer

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800389

Bioengineers combine science and engineering to create solutions for many kinds of problems. Find out more about what it takes to succeed as a bioengineer.

Surgical Technologist

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799486

Part of the Career and Tech Education series, this book explains many aspects of the job of a Surgical Technologist, including training and skills needed.

Dental Hygienist

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799479

Part of the Career and Tech Education series, this book explains many aspects of the job of a Dental Hygienist, including training and skills needed.

Epidemiologist

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310553

A guide to what an epidemiologist does and how to become one.

Tracking an Epidemic

Tamra B. Orr (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317965

The ability to use the scientific method is key to carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks. In this book, readers in real-world situations are tasked with following clues and using the scientific method to find out what happens during the spread of an epidemic. Informational text presents evidence and facts in the form of clues and side-bar details to help children develop critical thinking skills. A summary of the situation is included to show how each chapter contributes to the whole and for a solid understanding of the topic.

From African Plant to Vaccine Preservation

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317651

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between an African plant and preserving vaccines. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how a plant inspired the invention of a new way to preserve vaccines. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

The Science of a Pandemic

Robin Koontz (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631377150

This book discusses the science behind pandemics and their effects. The chapters examine the deadliest pandemics in history, explain how these diseases spread so quickly, and show how scientists are working to prevent and contain future disease outbreaks. Diagrams, charts, and photos provide opportunities to evaluate and understand the scientific concepts involved.