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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.