Showing posts with label Great Scientists and Famous Inventors. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Great Scientists and Famous Inventors. Show all posts

February 17, 2011

Science Books & Films awards

Six Enslow titles were recently awarded recognition by Science Books & Films. In the "Best Books for Children" category, Astonishing Ancient World Scientists was included.

Part of the Great Scientists and Famous Inventors series, this title includes information on eight scientists: Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Aristotle, Archimedes, Galen, Ptolemy, Zhang Heng, and al-Khwarizmi.

In the "Best Books for Junior High and High School Readers" category, five titeles were included.
Three of those titles are in the Investigating Diseases series. Investigating Depression and Bipolar Disorder discusses everything from the history of this disorder, to treatment options, and stories of real teens dealing with depression.
Investigating Diabetes answers teens' questions about the signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, important prevention tips, and stories about real teens living with this disease.
Investigating Eating Disorders describes the difference between bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating.
In the Scientists Saving the Earth series, Who on Earth Is Rachel Carson? is another title to win this award. Called the mother of the environmental movement, Rachel Carson wrote The Silent Spring, which exposed the environmental harm done by pesticides and helped lead to restrictions on their use.
A title from the Score! Sports Science Projects series, Wheels! Science Projects with Bicycles, Skateboards, and Skates describes how bicycle gears work as well as teaches about the physics involved in favorite wheeled sports, whether it is cycling, skateboarding, or skating.