The mystery of life: how nothing became everything

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Publisher:
Aladdin ;
Pub. Date:
2015.
Language:
English
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How did nonliving atoms evolve into modern people? Find out in this engaging illustrated exploration of how nothing became everything. The science of evolution is a topic of utmost importance, especially as the focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education continues to increase. Fortunately, important doesn't have to mean boring. From explaining how scientists discovered how life began on earth to speculating about whether space aliens are carnivores, this engaging investigation of all things evolution is infused with fun as well as facts. Coupled with gorgeous illustrations, curious minds yound and old will discover how to build a planet, the truth about DNA, whether trees really want to be tall, how to survive without a butt, and much, much more!
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ISBN:
9781582705255
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.3, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
830L
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subject_facet Discoveries in science -- Juvenile literature, Evolution -- Juvenile literature, Life (Biology) -- Juvenile literature, Life -- Origin -- Juvenile literature
title_display The mystery of life : how nothing became everything
title_full The mystery of life : how nothing became everything / Jan Paul Schutten ; illustrated by Floor Rieder ; translated by Laura Watkinson
title_short The mystery of life :
title_sub how nothing became everything
topic_facet Discoveries in science, Evolution, Life, Life (Biology), Origin