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Mystery of Life : How Nothing Became Everything (Hardcover) (Jan Paul Schutten)

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"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?"--
Number of Pages: 229
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Science + Nature / Earth Sciences / General, Science + Nature / Discoveries, Science + Nature / Biology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Age Range: Teen
Author: Jan Paul Schutten
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2015
TCIN: 50128465
UPC: 9781582705255
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-9375
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