Animal Scientist and Activist Jane Goodall
From the Series STEM Trailblazer Bios
Do you enjoy visiting animals at the zoo or playing with pets? As a child, Jane Goodall loved watching and interacting with animals. As an adult, she became a scientist working with chimpanzees in Africa.
Goodall used unconventional research methods to observe chimpanzees in East Africa. She studied the chimpanzees’ behavior and revealed their tool-making abilities. As Goodall grew older, she turned her attention to raising awareness about endangered species and inspiring individuals around the globe to take action. She is one of the world’s best-known scientists and activists. But how did she get there? Find out how Goodall’s passion for animals helped her become the face of conservationism.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.4|
|Text Type||Narrative Nonfiction|
|BISACS||JNF007120, JNF003010, JNF007090|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||U|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.5|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||183055|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, Timeline, and eSource|
Author: Douglas Hustad
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STEM Trailblazer Bios
Read about the life stories and significant contributions of some of today’s most accomplished figures in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. Narrative nonfiction text explores key details from each person’s life, often… View available downloads →