|From The Publisher*||This lively introduction to the fascinating world of science explores the different kinds of science, what scientists do, and the amazing things that scientists study: animals and plants; oceans and space; earthquakes and volcanoes; sound and light; inventions and more!|
Make sure kids' first experience of the wonders of science is a thrilling eye-opener with this fun reference book. Fun activities, games, and simple experiments encourage interactive learning, showing kids that anyone can use scientific observation and experimentation to be a scientist and discover new things. With bright images and age-appropriate text, this book inspires kids to be curious, ask questions, and explore the world around them and maybe even grow up to be a scientist one day, too! Topics include astronomy, botany, paleontology, malacology (that's the science of clams, snails, and other animals with shells!), zoology, and more.
|Biographical Note||KATHLEEN WEIDNER ZOEHFELD is the award-winning author of more than 70 books for children, including What Lives in a Shell?, an NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children and winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Best Children's Book award; What Is the World Made Of?, a Children's Book of the Month Club Main Selection; What's Alive?, also named an AAAS Best Children's Book; Dinosaur Tracks, "a great choice for even the most discriminating dinophiles" (School Library Journal); Dinosaurs Big and Small, winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Book Award; Dinosaur Parents, Dinosaur Young, an ALA Notable Book; and Secrets of the Garden, "a wonderfully informative and enjoyable journey through one family's backyard garden, from spring planting to fall harvest" (Kirkus).|