Follow a doctor in her practice of the art of medicine, from diagnosing disease to helping people keep themselves healthy. This is an exciting journey through today's research to help change the way we will live tomorrow. The latest in the series that helps girls to see themselves in science careers, this book helps them to understand the relationship between the human body and the things that can affect it.
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Grade 3-5?What a dreadful execution of a great concept. The idea is apparently to show how Dr. Rita Redberg decided to become a doctor and to show her at work in her practice. However, the day-glo, fluorescent pages and the scratchy, sloppy illustrations detract to the point of annoyance. Misspellings and bad grammar aside ("The heart beats more then l00,000 times a day"), there is no feel for the day-to-day work. Redberg's explanation of how she decided to go into medicine is interesting enough, but it's lost in the dense text and unattractive layout. The three "lesson plans" included at the end of the book are ridiculous: "Have the children build a model of the heart out of clay or paper...with plugs or stoppers where the heart connects with the main arteries and veins." Gee, if they can do all that without any instructions, I say they should be board certified. Bad beyond belief.?Christine A. Moesch, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, NY
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Descripción Cascade Pass, 1996. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P11188059918X
Descripción Cascade Pass. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 188059918X New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.3482739