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Some of today's most fascinating careers revolve around the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) . With this exciting series, readers can get a close look at how people in these careers are helping to build our future. They will also discover how workers have used STEM skills to solve problems and innovate throughout history. Genetic Engineering: In 1865, Gregor Mendel published his results about breeding peas, which became the foundation of the study of genetics. THE FEATURES * Diagrams, graphs, and charts help to clarify complex subjects * Unique visual design draws readers in and encourages them to invest * Interviews with real-life workers give readers an up-close look at their jobs * Helpful statistics assist readers in planning their future careers * www.



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Michael Burgan

Michael Burgan studied history at the University of Connecticut before embarking on his career of writing about history, current events, geography, science, and more for children. He worked at Weekly Reader for six years before becoming a freelance author. He is a member of Biographers International Organization and edits its monthly newsletter, The Biographer's Craft. A produced playwright, he is also a member of the Dramatists Guild.



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