Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive
Planet Earth has more than twice as much water covering its surface than land! In Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive, readers ages 9-12 meet three women who Read More
Dr. Claudia Benitez-Nelson, College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor
School of the Earth, Ocean, & Environment
"This is a wonderful book for those of you who have girls (or any child) interested in marine science. Not only does it talk about the research each of these amazing women conduct, but their very different paths of how they achieved their goals."
Kerry L. McPhail, PhD, Associate Professor of Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry, Oregon State University
"Dive into this inspirational book and be immersed in fascinating history, art, and science of an immense undersea world awaiting further exploration."
Elizabeth A. Burgess, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, John H. Prescott Marine Laboratory, New England Aquarium
"This book encourages a deep curiosity about our oceans, marine life, and the diversity of science. It will inspire any young marine enthusiast to pursue their passions and to follow on from many influential women and their pioneering work in discovering our Blue Planet. The women and information showcased in this book send a message that ‘under water, there are no boundaries.'"
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Detailed Book Description
Planet Earth has more than twice as much water covering its surface than land! In Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive, readers ages 9-12 meet three women who are studying the organisms that live in oceans, wetlands, and estuaries, which offer clues to the very beginnings of life.
- Combines biology and oceanography while integrating STEM and environmentalism.
- Introduces readers to real women who are making strides in the field of marine biology, making career goals feel obtainable.
- Readers learn the impact of marine life and science on the past, present, and future of the earth, as well as the environmental controversies and social impacts of human interaction with natural resources.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Mysteries of the Oceans
Life Is All Wet!