Even More Everyday Science Mysteries

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
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Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : What are the odds of a meteor hitting your house? What are ""warm"" clothes anyway? Do you get ""more"" sunlight from Daylight Saving Time? Everyone loves a good mystery and these unfold in the 15 stories presented in Even More Everyday Science Mysteries, the third volume in author Richard Konicek-Moran's award-winning series. Again, the author uses stories without endings to teach a science principle, allowing the students to investigate how each story can be resolved. All the stories relate to the world around us and encourage students to ""take ownership"" of their learning.


Yet More Everyday Science Mysteries

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
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Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : In the fourth book of this award-winning series, author Richard Konicek-Moran explores 15 new mysteries children and adults encounter in their daily lives. Relating the mysteries to experiences familiar to elementary and middle school students, the stories show how science is part of everyday life and initiate inquiry-based learning by leaving each mystery without an ending. Students identify the problem to be solved, formulate questions, form hypotheses, test their ideas, and come up with possible explanations.


Everyday Science Mysteries More Everyday Science Mysteries Stories For Inquiry Based Science Teaching

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
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Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : What causes condensation? Does temperature affect how well a balloon will fly? How do tiny bugs get into oatmeal? Through 15 mystery stories, volume 1 illustrates science concepts for students and reinforces the value of learning science through inquiry. Each mystery presents opportunities for students to create questions, form hypotheses, test their ideas, and come up with explanations. Focused on concepts such as periodic motion, thermodynamics, temperature and energy, and sound, these mysteries draw students into the stories by grounding them in experiences students are familiar with, providing them with a foundation for classroom discussion and inquiry. The story format is used because it is one of the most effective ways to engage students' attention right from the start. Each chapter includes a list of science concepts explored, targeted strategies for using the stories with children in grades K--4 and with older students in grades 5--8, and a key matching story concepts with corresponding standards in the NSES. The second volume of 15 mystery stories examines more science concepts and reinforces the value of learning science through inquiry. Volume 2 focuses on concepts such as weather and climate, thermodynamics, interdependency of living things, adaptation, life cycles, properties of matter, reflection and refraction, and chemical bonds.


Everyday Science Mysteries

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : The story format is one of the most effective ways to engage students’ attention right from the start. Each chapter includes a list of science concepts explored, targeted strategies for using the stories with children in grades K–8, and key matching story concepts with corresponding standards in the National Science Education Standards.


More Everyday Science Mysteries Stories For Inquiry Based Science Teaching

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : Through 15 mystery stories, this book memorably illustrates science concepts for students and reinforces the value of learning science through inquiry. Each mystery presents opportunities for students to create questions, form hypotheses, test their ideas, and come up with explanations. Focused on concepts such as periodic motion, thermodynamics, temperature and energy, and sound, these mysteries draw students into the stories by grounding them in experiences students are familiar with, providing them with a foundation for classroom discussion and inquiry.


Everyday Life Science Mysteries

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : How do tiny bugs get into oatmeal? What makes children look like--or different from--their parents? Where do rotten apples go after they fall off the tree? By presenting everyday mysteries like these, this book will motivate your students to carry out hands-on science investigations and actually care about the results. These 20 open-ended mysteries focus exclusively on biological science, including botany, human physiology, zoology, and health. The stories come with lists of science concepts to explore, grade-appropriate strategies for using them, and explanations of how the lessons align with national standards. They also relieve you of the tiring work of designing inquiry lessons from scratch.


Everyday Earth And Space Science Mysteries

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : "What are the odds that a meteor will hit your house? do you actually get more sunlight from Daylight Savings Time? Where do puddles go? By presenting everyday mysteries like these, this book will motivate your students to carry out hands-on science investigations and actually care about the results. These 19 open-ended mysteries focus exclusively on Earth and space science, including astronomy, energy, climate, and geology. The stories come with lists of science concepts to explore, grade-appropriate strategies for using them, and explanations of how the lessons align with national standards. They also relieve you of the tiring work of designing inquiry lesson from scratch." cover verso


Everyday Physical Science Mysteries

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : What can make a ball roll faster? Does the temperature of wood affect the heat of a fire? How can old-fashioned tin can telephones teach today's students about sound and technology? By presenting everyday mysteries like these, this book will motivate your students to carry out hands-on science investigations and actually care about the results. The 21 open-ended mysteries focus exclusively on physical science, including motion, friction, temperature, forces, and sound. The stories come with lists of science concepts to explore, grade-appropriate strategies for using them, and explanations of how the lessons align with national standards. They also relieve you of the tiring work of designing inquiry lessons from scratch.


Math And Science For Young Children

Author by : Rosalind Charlesworth
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, Eighth Edition, introduces readers to engaging math and science experiences for early childhood and early elementary education programs, and provides an organized, sequential approach to creating a developmentally appropriate math and science curriculum. The content aligns with key guidelines and standards: The National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC) Professional Preparation Standards (2010); Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) guidelines; Common Core Mathematics Standards; and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The book also addresses STEM/STEAM and the essential domains of child growth and development during the crucial birth-through-eight age range. A valuable resource for the student/future teacher, working professional, or involved parent, MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN emphasizes the interrelatedness of math and science and how they can be integrated into all other curriculum areas. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Hard To Teach Science Concepts

Author by : Susan B. Koba
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : Authors Susan Koba and Carol Mitchell introduce teachers of grades 3OCo5 to their conceptual framework for successful instruction of hard-to-teach science concepts. Their methodology comprises four steps: (1) engage students about their preconceptions and address their thinking; (2) target lessons to be learned; (3) determine appropriate strategies; and (4) use Standards-based teaching that builds on student understandings."


Uncovering Student Ideas In Astronomy

Author by : Page Keeley
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Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description :

What do your students know or think they know about what causes night and day, whether the Moon orbits the Earth, and why the Sun keeps glowing? Find out with this book on astronomy, the latest in NSTA s popular Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series. The 45 astronomy probes provide situations that will pique your students interest while helping you evaluate their understanding (or misunderstanding) of how the universe operates. The book is organised into four broad sections: the Earth and gravity; the Earth, Sun, and Moon system; the solar system and gravity in space; and stars, galaxies, and the universe. As the authors note, it s not always easy to help students untangle mistaken ideas. Using this powerful set of tools to identify students preconceptions is an excellent first step to helping your students achieve scientific understanding.


Science Formative Assessment Volume 2

Author by : Page Keeley
Languange : en
Publisher by : Corwin Press
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Description : Deepen scientific understanding with formative assessment! Only by really knowing what your students are thinking can you design learning opportunities that deepen content mastery and meet their individual needs. In this highly engaging resource, internationally respected expert Page Keeley shares 50 new techniques to pinpoint student understanding before, during, and after instruction. In addition to promoting best practices in the classroom, the techniques shared here support learning and link instruction to the Next Generation Science Standards. These flexible assessments can be used with any science curriculum, along with: Practical strategies for use throughout the instruction cycle Considerations for implementation and suggestions for modification An explanation of how each technique promotes learning


What Are They Thinking

Author by : Page Keeley
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Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : "Children are continually developing ideas and explanations about their natural world. … Some of these ideas are consistent with the science children are taught; others differ significantly from scientific explanations. Many of these ideas will follow students into adulthood if they remain hidden from the teacher and unresolved. The challenge for teachers is to find ways to elicit these ideas and then use appropriate strategies to move students’ learning forward.” —Page Keeley, author of the bestselling NSTA Press series Uncovering Student Ideas in Science You don’t have to become a mind reader to understand the ideas young students bring to science class. This collection will help you draw out and then recognize what students know—or think they know—about the natural world. What Are They Thinking? is a compendium of 30 “Formative Assessment Probes” columns from NSTA’s elementary journal Science and Children. Each chapter provides: • A sample formative assessment probe: a set of interesting questions that root out commonly held, often-mistaken ideas. Geared to elementary students, probe topics range from why you can see the Moon in the daytime to where water goes when it evaporates to what is or isn’t a rock. Your students’ answers to each probe will help you take a step back and figure out how to guide them from where they are conceptually to where they need to be. • Accompanying teacher notes: easy-to-grasp explanations and advice that tell you how to encourage evidence-based discussion and then monitor students’ understanding. • A bonus feature: a set of study group questions written especially for this compendium by award-winning author Page Keeley. So forget about acquiring psychic powers. Instead, turn to What Are They Thinking? to transform both your teaching and your students’ learning about science.


Elementary Science Methods A Constructivist Approach

Author by : David Jerner Martin
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : The text that pioneered a constructivist approach to elementary science teaching is based on two fundamental and complementary ideas: that it's more important for children to learn how to do science than to learn about science, and that elementary science teachers needing to know a great deal of science, but rather should be co-inquirers with their students. ELEMENTARY SCIENCE METHODS: A CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH, Sixth Edition, features a wealth of exercises, including open-ended inquiry activities that help teacher candidates construct their own conceptualizations about science content and teaching methods. More than 170 process-oriented, open-ended activities, organized by grade level, can be used to encourage children to develop and perform their own investigations. All activities and much of the text content are clearly linked to National Science Education Standards (NSES) for content, professional development, assessment, and teaching. Also included are suggestions for appropriate children's literature to encourage interdisciplinary learning. The book's website, Education CourseMate, provides valuable tools and resources such as additional activities and video clips that students can use both in their college course and later in elementary science classrooms. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Professional Learning Communities For Science Teaching

Author by : Susan Mundry
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Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : The volume begins with the argument that in a PLC environment, teachers receive continuous professional development, therefore improving their teaching skills to the benefit of student learning. Later chapters recount the origins of schools as professional learning communities, define the characteristics of professional learning communities, and review research on the subject.


Imaginative Science Education

Author by : Yannis Hadzigeorgiou
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This book is about imaginative approaches to teaching and learning school science. Its central premise is that science learning should reflect the nature of science, and therefore be approached as an imaginative/creative activity. As such, the book can be seen as an original contribution of ideas relating to imagination and creativity in science education. The approaches discussed in the book are storytelling, the experience of wonder, the development of ‘romantic understanding’, and creative science, including science through visual art, poetry and dramatization. However, given the perennial problem of how to engage students (of all ages) in science, the notion of ‘aesthetic experience’, and hence the possibility for students to have more holistic and fulfilling learning experiences through the aforementioned imaginative approaches, is also discussed. Each chapter provides an in-depth discussion of the theoretical background of a specific imaginative approach (e.g., storytelling, ‘wonder-full’ science), reviews the existing empirical evidence regarding its role in the learning process, and points out its implications for pedagogy and instructional practices. Examples from physical science illustrating its implementation in the classroom are also discussed. In distinguishing between ‘participation in a science activity’ and ‘engagement with science ideas per se’, the book emphasizes the central role of imaginative engagement with science content knowledge, and thus the potential of the recommended imaginative approaches to attract students to the world of science.


Your Science Classroom

Author by : M. Jenice Goldston
Languange : en
Publisher by : SAGE Publications
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Description : Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher, by authors M. Jenice "Dee" Goldston and Laura Downey, is a core teaching methods textbook for use in elementary and middle school science methods courses. Designed around a practical, "practice-what-you-teach" approach to methods instruction, the text is based on current constructivist philosophy, organized around 5E inquiry, and guided by the National Science Education Teaching Standards.


The New York Times Book Of Science Questions Answers

Author by : C. Claiborne Ray
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Publisher by : Anchor
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Description : Why is glass transparent? Why do cats purr? Why do men have nipples? These are but a handful of the thousands of questions that over the years have been asked and answered in The New York Times "Science Q&A" column. At last, the best and most interesting questions-and their replies-have been collected in a book for general readers. From wild animals to outdoor vegetation, from the human body to the heavens above, The New York Times Book of Science Questions and Answers takes readers on a thoroughly entertaining and informative journey through the world we live in. Like David Feldman's bestselling books Do Penguins Have Knees? and Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?, this is science at its fun-filled best. Featuring answers from a wide variety of leaders across the country in scientific research and education, and illustrated by the delightful drawings of Victoria Roberts, The Times Q&A column is one of the best read features in the Science Times, which is one of the most popular sections of the newspaper. With a daily circulation of 1.2 million people, The New York Times is a leader in conveying scientific information to the general public. This fact-filled handbook for the scientifically curious should prove invaluable as a family reference book, as a classroom resource, as an entertaining subway diversion, and even as a supplement to public libraries' Frequently Asked Questions lists.


Introducing Teachers And Administrators To The Ngss

Author by : Eric Brunsell
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Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : If you’re charged with helping educators achieve the vision of the new science standards, this is the professional development resource you need. This book is chock-full of activities and useful advice for guiding teachers and administrators as they put the standards into practice in the classroom. Written by three experts in professional development for science teachers, Introducing Teachers and Administrators to the NGSS • Introduces the vocabulary, structure, and conceptual shifts of the NGSS • Explores the three dimensions of the Framework—science and engineering practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas—and how they’re integrated in the NGSS • Provides classroom case studies of instructional approaches for students challenged by traditional science teaching • Covers curricular decisions involving course mapping, designing essential questions and performance assessments, and using the NGSS to plan units of instruction • Examines the connections between the NGSS and the Common Core State Standards • Offers advice for getting past common professional development sticking points and finding further resources Given the widespread changes in today’s education landscape, teachers and administrators may feel overwhelmed by the prospect of putting the new standards into practice. If you’re a science specialist, curriculum coordinator, or instructional coach who provides professional development, you will find this collection immensely helpful for heading off “initiative fatigue,” whether in an individual school or throughout a district.


From Flower To Fruit

Author by : Richard Konicek-Moran
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : From Flower to Fruit will transform curious readers - children and adults - into budding botanists. The book draws you in with the twin charms of rich illustrations and an engaging narrative. But this is more than just a pretty storybook. It sparks curiosity about the parts of a flower and the vital roles of bees and seeds in plant reproduction. Six kid-friendly activities and background information for parents and teachers complement the text. The authors also encourage you to explore several mysteries: How does a seed change as it sprouts into a plant? Why do scientists call a tomato a fruit? Can some fruits really fly, float, and stick to your socks ******** Richard Konicek-Moran and Kathleen Konicek-Moran are a husband-and-wife team of naturalists. Richard is the author of the popular NSTA Press series Everyday Science Mysteries, and Kathleen has had her artwork published in a number of online and print publications. Both believe in advancing the importance of botany in children’s education. After reading this book, no child will ever look at a flower or fruit in the same way again—and no grown-up will, either!


The Everyday Science Sourcebook

Author by : Lawrence F. Lowery
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : Think of this unique reference book as Inspiration Central for elementary and middle school science teachers. Fully updated, this new edition of The Everyday Science Sourcebook is structured like an easy-to-use thesaurus. Look up a topic in the index, note the reference number, and then use that number to find a wealth of related activities in the entry section. From there, you'll see entries on how students can make a liquid thermometer, graph air temperatures, and measure the conversion of solar energy to heat energy. The Everyday Science Sourcebook deserves a prominent spot on your bookself. It will provide a springboard for ideas every time you need to fill a gap in your curriculum, add a fresh element to your lessons, or extend and enrich hands-on activities.


Science Formative Assessment Volume 1

Author by : Page Keeley
Languange : en
Publisher by : Corwin Press
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Description : Formative assessment informs the design of learning opportunities that take students from their existing ideas of science to the scientific ideas and practices that support conceptual understanding. Science Formative Assessment shows K-12 educators how to weave formative assessment into daily instruction. Discover 75 assessment techniques linked to the Next Generation Science Standards and give classroom practices a boost with: Descriptions of how each technique promotes learning Charts linking core concepts at each grade level to scientific practices Implementation guidance, such as required materials and student grouping Modifications for different learning styles Ideas for adapting techniques to other content areas


Life S Ultimate Questions

Author by : Jake Wiens
Languange : en
Publisher by : FriesenPress
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Description : This book is presented as “core-curriculum” for young adults and new believers alike, who wish to not only survive but thrive as Christians in our challenging, secular, atheistic culture. This five-fold foundation can help us stand as well as advance against today’s increasingly strong cultural headwinds. A ̶ Empowering spirituality in keeping with Christianity’s rich 2000 year history. B ̶ Exposé of today’s atheistic, materialistic culture. C ̶ Basic religious literacy (including atheism as a belief system). D ̶ A lay person’s strategies for validating foundational assumptions. E ̶ A dynamic encounter with the Bible’s Mother-Story.


How To Make A Mystery Smell Balloon

Author by : Lori Shores
Languange : en
Publisher by : Raintree
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Description : Do you love playing tricks on your friends? This book shows you how to bewilder your friends with a mystery smelly balloon! Using simple materials and easy step-by-step instructions, young readers can explore the science behind this fun project.


Using Paired Text To Meet The Common Core

Author by : William Bintz
Languange : en
Publisher by : Guilford Publications
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Description : Teaching students to make connections across related texts promotes engagement and improves reading comprehension and content learning. This practical guide explains how to select and teach a wide range of picture books as paired text--two books related by topic, theme, or genre--in grades K-8. The author provides mini-lessons across the content areas, along with hundreds of recommendations for paired text, each linked to specific Common Core standards for reading literature and informational texts. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 22 reproducible graphic organizers and other useful tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials.


Uncovering Student Ideas In Physical Science Volume 1

Author by : Page D. Keeley
Languange : en
Publisher by : NSTA Press
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Description : This is a must-have book if you're going to tackle the challenging concepts of force and motion in your classroom. --


Real Life Science Mysteries

Author by : Colleen Kessler
Languange : en
Publisher by : Unknown
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Description : "Asks students to answer scientific questions experienced by real-life scientists"--Cover.


Bridges To Science Fiction

Author by : Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, 1st, University of California, Riverside, 1979
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Description : Ten new critical essays written for presentation at the first Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature held 24–25 February 1979, at the University of California, Riverside. While critical discussion of science fiction has become increasingly sophisticated during the past decade, there remains a tendency among some teachers and readers to consider science fiction as an independent phenomenon that exists unconnected to the mainstream of our cultural inheritance. These essays—by Harry Levin, Irving Babbitt Professor of Comparative Litera­ture at Harvard University; Kent T. Kraft, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Georgia, Athens; Stephen Potts, writer and instructor at San Diego State Univer­sity; Gregory Benford, writer and Associate Professor of Physics at the University of California, Irvine; Robert Hunt, an editor at Glencoe Publishing; Eric S. Rabkin, Professor of English at the University of Michigan; Patrick Parrinder, instructor at the University of Reading, England; Thomas Keeling, Lecturer in English at the University of California, Los Angeles; Carl D. Malmgren, instructor at the University of Oregon, Eugene; and Thomas Hanzo, Professor of English and Chairman of the de­partment at the University of California, Davis—suggest the connections that exist between science fiction and other aspects of Western cultural tradition. Ranging in interest from the specifically philosophical to the specifically literary, the essays relate science fiction to such top­ics as medieval cosmological discourse, classical empirical phi­losophy, fairy tale, epic, and Gothic fiction. Emerging from the volume as a whole are both a coherent view of science fiction as a genre and a heightened sense of its complex relation to our cultural heritage.


Why Do Onions Make Me Cry

Author by : Jay Ingram
Languange : en
Publisher by : Simon & Schuster
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Description : Discovery Channel host and acclaimed writer Jay Ingram helps you find the answers to questions you've never really settled, like “What is déjà vu?” “Why do we blink?”, “Why are yawns contagious?” and the perennial “Do we really use only 10% of our brains?” Note that this book is a combined and abridged edition of The Science of Why and The Science of Why2. Have you ever wondered if people really do weird things during the full moon? How about whether fingernails grow faster than toenails? And do we really dream in color? Jay Ingram is here to put these and many other long-lived scientific uncertainties to rest in this whimsically illustrated guide to the science of everyday life. Combining the wit of What If? by Randall Munroe and the accessible science smarts of ASAP Science, this new collection features answers to common queries with part sections that address the supernatural, the human body, the animal kingdom, the natural world, and more. It includes fun facts, myth busters and line drawings, all with the end goal of delighting and surprising your inner science geek. Whether these questions have been on your mind constantly, or occasionally resurface like the myth of Loch Ness (Is it real?), whether they’re silly (Why does my pee smell like asparagus?) or serious (Why does time speed up as I age?) or just plain frustrating (Why do mosquitoes love me?), Ingram will settle them once and for all.