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Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas

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Gregor Mendel The Friar Who Grew Peas

Harry N. Abrams


Author: Cheryl Bardoe

You simply must read a copy of Gregor Mendel: The Friar Who Grew Peas, the friar who grew peas an excellent children's book. Written by Cheryl Bardoe and it was published sometime in 2006 by Harry N. Abrams. The child's biology book has 40 pages and it is loaded with magnificently colored illustrations. It's dimensions are 10"H x 10"L x 0.43"W. It has a weight of 1.19 lbs. To get your own copy of this book, visit the shopping cart button on this page.

The only picture book available in regards to the father of genetics and his pea plants! How do mothers and fathers— regardless of no matter whether they are apple trees, sheep, or humans— pass down traits to their young children? This question fascinated Gregor Mendel throughout his life. Regarded due to the fact the world's first geneticist, Mendel overcame poverty and obscurity to discover a single particular of a quantity of basic aspects of genetic science: animals, plants, and men and girls all inherit and pass down traits through the identical process, following the identical rules. From observing yellow peas, green peas, smooth peas, and wrinkled peas, Mendel crafted his theory of heredity— years before scientists had any notion of genes. Living the slow-paced, contemplative life of a friar, Gregor Mendel was able to conceive and put into practice his great experiment: developing multiple generations of peas. Children will be inspired by Gregor's neverending search for knowledge, and his famous experiments are effortless to know as an introduction to genetics.



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