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The Resource The mystery of life : how nothing became everything, Jan Paul Schutten ; illustrated by Floor Rieder ; translated by Laura Watkinson

The mystery of life : how nothing became everything, Jan Paul Schutten ; illustrated by Floor Rieder ; translated by Laura Watkinson

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The mystery of life : how nothing became everything
Title
The mystery of life
Title remainder
how nothing became everything
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Jan Paul Schutten ; illustrated by Floor Rieder ; translated by Laura Watkinson
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Language
  • eng
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
"No generation has yet had to cope with the kind of rapid changes in science and technology that are facing today's teens. This is why "STEM education" is the latest buzz term and science literacy is enjoying a renewed focus. A foundation in basic science is key. With decades of scientific knowledge behind him and a genuine sense of fun in his approach, Jan Paul Schutten rewards curiosity with engaging explanations about some of the most complicated scientific issues that exist, and tells readers that there is much left to discover. For example: Why does the paramecium deserve a standing ovation? How do you build a planet? Does a tree want to be tall? How does a bacterium turn into a blue whale? How can you survive without a rear end? How can you yourself see evolution at work? Why would aliens most likely be meat-eaters? Are scientists not telling us everything?"--
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1970-
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Schutten, Jan Paul
Dewey number
576
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 10-14
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Rieder, Floor
  • Watkinson, Laura
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  • Life (Biology)
  • Life
  • Evolution
  • Discoveries in science
  • Life (Biology)
  • Life
  • Evolution
  • Discoveries in science
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The mystery of life : how nothing became everything, Jan Paul Schutten ; illustrated by Floor Rieder ; translated by Laura Watkinson
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Publication
Note
"Originally published in Dutch. Gottmer Uitgevers Groep 2013."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-223) and index
Contents
Miracles, marvels, mysteries, and you -- How old is the Earth? -- The history of everything in 1,620 words -- The greatest scientific idea of all time -- Evolution in brief -- All about the family -- How life on Earth began -- Surviving in the primeval oceans -- Half human, half fish -- Has the story of evolution been proven for sure? -- From mouse to man
Control code
2014039916
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 229 pages
Isbn
9781582705255
Lccn
2014039916
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
Label
The mystery of life : how nothing became everything, Jan Paul Schutten ; illustrated by Floor Rieder ; translated by Laura Watkinson
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Dutch. Gottmer Uitgevers Groep 2013."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-223) and index
Contents
Miracles, marvels, mysteries, and you -- How old is the Earth? -- The history of everything in 1,620 words -- The greatest scientific idea of all time -- Evolution in brief -- All about the family -- How life on Earth began -- Surviving in the primeval oceans -- Half human, half fish -- Has the story of evolution been proven for sure? -- From mouse to man
Control code
2014039916
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 229 pages
Isbn
9781582705255
Lccn
2014039916
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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