Level 7 Unit 17
Science: The Study of Cells


The Life of a Cell
by Andres Llamas Ruiz
Introduces the cell, the basic unit of life.
  Anton van Leeuwenhoek: First to See Microscopic Life
by Lisa Yount
Description of the scientist's discoveries with a microscope.


Micromysteries, Stories of Scientific Detection
by Gail Kay Haines
Discusses such mysteries as genetic structure.
  To the Young Scientist: Reflections on Doing and Living Science
by Alfred B. Bortz
Profiles of the careers of scientists.


The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
by Lewis Thomas
Unique glimpses through a series of essays.
  Medical Technology: Inventing the Instruments
by Robert Mulcahy
Includes the invention of the microscope.



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