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Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe

Author/Publisher/Website: Latta, S.
Copyright: 2017
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Apr/2019
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9781512415681
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 8-10
(View recommended grades and subjects) Science

Resource Description

This resource focuses on black holes and encompasses their connection to chemistry, physics, and biology. It explains what a black hole is, provides detailed background on them, and explains how present-day knowledge of black holes has been built on the work of many scientists, past and present. The resource includes personal and professional profiles of key scientists, a gallery with pictures, labelled diagrams, stats on some black holes, and extensive references. Despite covering complex topics, the resource is very readable and appropriate for high school students. Can be used to support and extend lessons, to pique student interest in space science, and to support further student research. Log in to read the full review.