Leonardo da Vinci's study of mechanics led to the creation of early prototypes of flying machines and submarines. Biologist Carolus Linnaeus pioneered the hierarchal system of taxonomic classification in use today, Barbara McClintock's genetics research garnered her the Nobel Prize in Medicine. The detailed profiles of these and many other notable scientists collected in these pages are bound to fascinate and inspire readers.
Series: The Britannica Guide the World's Most Influential People
Interest Level: Grades 9-12
Reading Level: Z
Lexile Level: 1390
ISBN: 9781615300402 (E-book)