Real-Life Science Mysteries

Real-Life Science Mysteries

by Colleen Kessler


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Real-Life Science Mysteries puts an exciting new spin on scientific thinking by profiling real-life scientists, showing students in grades 5—8 ways they can use science in their everyday lives. From a biologist studying the habits of garter snakes in Manitoba, Canada, to a landscape designer and greenhouse owner in Ohio, the scientists in this book share information and solutions to the thorniest problems they face in their scientific careers.

With the more than 20 mysteries posed in Real-Life Science Mysteries, students will be required to try their hand at solving common science problems and performing experiments while learning about real people from diverse backgrounds, all of whom share a love for discovering how things work, why things work, and how they can work better. This book is perfect for any science classroom or young scientists looking to increase their knowledge!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593634322
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Colleen Kessler is the author of three science books for kids, including Super Smart Science and Hands-On Ecology. A former teacher of gifted students, Colleen now satisfies her curiosity as a nonfiction writer. She can be found trying out new science experiments with her husband Brian and her kids Trevor, Molly, and Logan.

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