The topics covered in Legends of Science Book 2 include the life and work of renowned scientists - from Robert Koch to Flossie Wong-Staal. The people featured range from the earliest scientific thinkers to current researchers.
Related extension pages contain further activities in the areas where our scientific legends excelled. The questions range from concrete recall, to comprehension, extraction, analysis and synthesis. These will extend the learning capabilities of all students.
Opportunities are provided for students to give their own opinions on scientific issues, and will encourage interest in the more formal activities.
- Nick Jacques
- Robert Koch
- Koch's Postulates
- Jocelyn Ann Laurence
- Electron microscope
- Antoine Larent Lavoisier
- Mixtures and compounds
- Charles Lyell
- Changes in the Earth
- Barbara McClintock
- Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev
- Periodic table
- Isaac Newton
- Ernest Rutherford
- Flossie Wong-Staal
- Suggested Answers
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Supplementary classroom lessons
Reinforcement of learning
Extension work for advanced students
Preparation for assessment
Creative teaching ideas
Developing greater student interest and understanding
A fresh approach to a topic or lesson
A way of targeting student weaknesses
Suitable for individual or group work
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