Isaac Newton: Inventor, Scientist, and Teacher
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Isaac Newton: Inventor, Scientist, and Teacher (The Sowers)

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A devout Christian and great mathematician, Newton is remembered as the discoverer of the law of gravity.

Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/1/1981 Pages: 144 Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Paperback, 144 pages
Published June 1st 1981 by Mott Media (first published December 12th 1976)
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Kerri
Feb 08, 2012 Kerri rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone who would like to know more about Isaac Newton than just Newton's Laws.
Shelves: homeschool, ambleside
Nice biography on the life of Isaac Newton. He was truly a great scientist in an age where it was frowned upon to question the great Greek philosophers such as Socrates and Aristotle. They were believed to be the ultimate authorities until Newton proved that they were wrong about many things.

I did not know that he was also a Bible scholar, as well as a member of Parliament, and he served his country by correcting problems with the system of coinage.

I had browsed through a couple of biographies o...more
Torie
Aug 12, 2011 Torie rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: All Elementary-aged kids
Shelves: read-in-school
Did you know that Haley's Comet was named after a friend of Isaac Newton's named Haley?? Thanks to this book, I have that and more random bits of information!
Isaiah
This book was fun to read and after, our book club went to the planetarium and learned about telescopes.
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I can't say enough good things about the Sowers Series of books!
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