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Masterminds: George Washington Carver

Izzi Howell

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Wayland

9781526312747
32
Synopsis

Meet the S.T.E.A.M. pioneers and discover their fascinating life story and inspirations.

George Washington Carver tells the story of this key scientific figure - covering his origins as the son of slaves in Missouri, USA through his work as an agricultural scientist developing better ways to cultivate crops. He also developed various products derived from peanuts, sweet potatoes and soy-beans that radically changed the agricultural economy of the United States.

Masterminds introduces some of the world's great scientists, inventors and artists, retelling their lives and explaining why their work was important. Clear photographic designs bring a real-life quality to these biographies and major S.T.E.A.M. discoveries.

Includes a timeline of the person's life and shows the ongoing legacy that we can see around us today.

Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.