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Author Romero, Libby, author.
Title Ibn al-Haytham / by Libby Romero.
Pub Info Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2016]
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 al-HAYTHAM     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 al-H     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 509.2 ALHAZEN     AVAILABLE
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series National Geographic kids readers, Level 3
National Geographic kids readers. Level 3.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.7 0.5 0.5 184220
Audience Ages 6-9.
Note Includes index.
Contents Who was Ibn al-Haytham? -- Growing up in the golden age -- In his time -- Trouble in Egypt -- A dazzling discovery -- The dark room -- Vision and light -- Cool facts about Ibn al-Haytham -- Other new ideas -- A lasting legacy.
Summary Profiles the life and work of a devout Muslim who was the first to hypothesize that vision occurs when light beams travel through the lens of a human eye.
During the golden age of science, knowledge, and invention in Muslim civilization, Ibn al-Haytham discovered how we see. His discoveries set the stage for the methods we now know as the scientific process.
Subject Alhazen, 965-1039 -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- Iraq -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Physiological optics -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Optics -- History -- Juvenile literature.
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ISBN 9781426325014 (library binding : alk. paper)
1426325010 (library binding : alk. paper)
9781426325007 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
1426325002 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
9781426326165 (special sale edition)
1426326165 (special sale edition)
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