Modern medicine was no accident, except when it was. The history of medical innovation, which spans centuries, is filled with killer diseases, scientific inquiry, accidental discoveries, and brilliant machines. Readers will embark on a journey across time from Ancient Egypt to the twenty-first century, and learn about the creative mistakes and ingenious solutions physicians, scientists, and regular people devised to explore and heal the human body. As we prepare for the Next Generation Science Standards to enter our schools, curious minds will enjoy delving into the history of medical innovation.
Series: Evolving Technology
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Guided Reading Level: Y
Lexile Level: 1250
ISBN: 9781538303245 (Print) 9781538303269 (E-book)