Checkups, Shots, and Robots By David Rickert

Checkups, Shots, and Robots

True Stories Behind How Doctors Treat Us


Published by (2024-11-12)

Why do I have to get a checkup? My head hurts—make it better! Kids can explore the science and history behind common medical practices and procedures and learn about health problems, treatments, and medical breakthroughs in this funny and educational graphic-format nonfiction book.

Common childhood illnesses and injuries and the methods to cure or treat them can lead to questions. This book offers answers, showing how people learned how to understand and care for the human body, from ancient times to the present day. Young readers will travel back in time—sometimes thousands of years—to cultures all over the globe to learn how and why medical breakthroughs occurred. They’ll meet key people from medical history along the way, including early surgeons working without anesthesia and grave robbers seeking knowledge of human anatomy. The science behind antibiotics and how stitches work are two of many topics in this fascinating book, which includes projects and activities for both the classroom and home.

Book Details

Format: eBook
Price: 11.99 USD / 15.99 CAD
Published: 2024-11-12
ISBN: 9781662670183
Page Count: 128
Trim Size: 8 x 10