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How did we find out about germs?

Isaac Asimov

How did we find out about germs?

by Isaac Asimov

  • 301 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Avon in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microbiology -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • Microorganisms -- Juvenile literature,
  • Microbiology -- History,
  • Microorganisms

  • About the Edition

    Traces the developing knowledge about germs from the first sighting of them under a primitive microscope to modern medicine"s new methods of combating them.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIsaac Asimov ; illustrated by David Wool.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesA first fact book
    ContributionsWool, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1128. A83How
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18237629M
    ISBN 100380534398
    LC Control Number73081402
    OCLC/WorldCa7985468

    Now, Diamond is setting out on the last stage of his quest to discover what happened when guns, germs and steel came to Africa. And to ask what role these forces still play. Through this rhyming story, children will discover where germs live--from food left out of the refrigerator to the inside of the body! They will also learn how preventive measures, clean habits, fresh air, and plenty of sunshine can help keep germs away. This is a Hello Science Reader! Level 3. Full color.5/5(1).

    In his book Letters to a Young Doctor, he said that most young people seem to be protected for a time by an imaginary membrane that shields them from horror. . Germs are so tiny we can’t see them. But we might spread them when we cough, sneeze, and touch things. Here are four ways kids can help keep each other and themselves healthy. (from Let's Find Out magazine) Open the Article No More Germs! Learn how germs are spread and what we can do to stop them. Watch the Video.

      Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book /5(91). On some pages there are interesting facts about germs or about ways to treat germs. The pictures are funny, including talking germs, which younger children will find amusing. There is a "Germ Journey Diagram" showing the path the germs in This is a wonderful book describing the journey of a germ/5.


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How did we find out about germs? by Isaac Asimov Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book hits the highlights of the history of how man discovered "germs" of all kinds--protists, bacteria, viruses, etc. It covers all the main topics (spontaneous generation, animalcules, vaccination, etc.) and the important historical figures (Leeuwenhoek, Redi, Jenner, Pasteur, etc.).

There's a nice, brief, concise chapter for each person 5/5(2). Traces the developing knowledge about germs from the first sighting of them under a primitive microscope to modern medicine's new methods of combating them/5.

I ended up growing up to be a physician myself--the kind who works with germs (a pathologist), and I think I owe a little of my career satisfaction to this little book.

This book hits the highlights of the history of how man discovered "germs" of all kinds--protists, bacteria, viruses, etc.5/5(2).

But because germs are invisible to the eye, it took the invention of the microscope to see that germs are all around us. And it took the genius of Louis Pasteur to recognize the disease-causing and curing effects of bacteria and viruses—a discovery that has paved the way for modern medicine.

Leeuwenhoek was the first person who saw germs, and for a hundred years afterwards no one else could do any better. A Danish biologist named Otto Friedrich Muller finally did manage to make them out a bit more clearly in the s.

He died inbut a book he wrote towards the end of his life was published in File Size: KB. To prove the theory, one scientist cut out the dirtiest parts of well-used library books, mixed the paper with a saline solution, centrifuged the liquid, and injected it into guinea pigs.

I read something in a magazine one time How did we find out about germs? book talked about how people check out books from the library when they are home from work or school sick and they get their germs on the books.

It said to put books in the microwave for a few seconds to kill germs. The germ theory of disease states that certain diseases are caused by specific germs or infectious agents. In the s, this idea was not widely accepted, and it took a series of experiments and hard work for Pasteur to prove that air contains infinitely small living organisms, and that these organisms are responsible for diseases.

You can find germs (microbes) in the air; on food, plants and animals; in soil and water — and on just about every other surface, including your body. Most germs won't harm you. Your immune system protects you against infectious agents.

Traces the developing knowledge about germs from the first sighting of them under a primitive microscope to modern medicine's new methods of combating them. Cheyenne Deibert, 16, created a science fair project to find out.

Her results will make book lovers heave a sigh of relief — most tomes are perfectly clear. She also showed that when it comes to microbes, it’s not how many times a book gets checked out, it’s how recently that book has been handled.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for How Did We Find Out About Germs. at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(2). Germs. by Bobbi Katz and Steve Bjorkman, is a great way to teach beginning readers about how germs work and how to get rid of them.

Using rhyming text and wonderful pictures of the creepy and nasty germs that live in the world, this book is both educational and fun to read/5.

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies (previously titled Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History of Everybody for the L Years) is a transdisciplinary non-fiction book by JaredGuns, Germs, and Steel won the Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book.A documentary based on the book, and produced by the Author: Jared Diamond.

Katie Daynes has written oodles of books for Usborne, from lifting the flaps on germs and poo, through things to spot in the sea and at school, to the life stories of Nelson Mandela and Marie Antoinette. She wrote My First Chess Book after being taught by her son, Joe Birks, who became the British Under 9 Chess Champion in She now lives.

0 | Pages: 26 | Size: KB | Author: आइजक एसीमोव - ISAAC ASIMOV, मराठी मित्र - Marathi Mitra, सुजाता गोडबोले - SUJATA GODBOLE | रोगजंतू Marathi PDF Download, Read Online | HOW DID WE FIND OUT ABOUT GERMS. Free PDF Download, Read Online, Review. The germ theory of disease is the currently accepted scientific theory for many states that microorganisms known as pathogens or "germs" can lead to disease.

These small organisms, too small to see without magnification, invade humans, other animals, and other living hosts. Their growth and reproduction within their hosts can cause disease. Let’s find out how much other kids in school know about germs and how to prevent infections. We’ll ask other students to fill out our survey, without asking them to write their names.

Then as a class we’ll look at the answers they give us (the data), tally the number of times each of the four questions get answered incorrectly, and see whichFile Size: 1MB.

to most people they are germs. €Leeuwenhoek was the first person who saw germs, and for a hundred years afterwards no one else could do any better. €A Danish biologist named Otto Friedrich Muller finally did manage to make them out a bit more clearly in the s.

He died inbut a book he wrote towards the end of his life was published in Interview with Jared Diamond Q: When you set out to write Guns, Germs and Steel what was it you actually wanted to prove. JD: When I set out to write Guns, Germs and Steel I wasn't trying to prove.

During Louis Pasteur's lifetime it was not easy for him to convince others of his ideas, which were controversial in their time but are considered absolutely correct today.

Pasteur fought to convince surgeons that germs existed and that they were the cause of disease, not " bad air," the prevailing theory up to that : Mary Bellis. This book by Bobbi Katz is a Level 3 Hello Reader Science Story.

You will learn all about Germs and what Germs like and dislike.Germs are found all over the world, in all kinds of places. The four major types of germs are bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa.

They can invade plants, animals, and people, and sometimes they can make us sick. Bacteria (say: BAK-teer-ee-uh) are tiny, one-celled creatures that get nutrients from their environments in order to live. In Missing: book.