Scientist Academy: Are you ready for the challenge?, by Steve Martin, illustrated by Essi Kimpimäki
Synopsis: Discover the essential skills required on the way to becoming a scientist in this innovative activity book. Packed full of great illustrations, fun facts, and absorbing activities, Scientist Academy introduces and then guides young readers through five different types of scientists: laboratory scientist, investigative scientist, space scientist, earth scientist, and life scientist. Practical projects, each carefully designed to introduce the types of skills required by the different real-life scientists, help kids pick up the basics in a fun, hands-on way. Create a pendulum, investigate a crime scene, uncover some fossils, and study the solar system. The sky’s the limit! The “Science File” section contains all sorts of goodies, such as Science Pairs game cards, a periodic table poster, and zoology stickers. Are you ready for the challenge?
Published: July 2017 | ISBN: 978-1782405023 | Ages: 7-10 years
Mini-bio: Steve Martin is a writer, former teacher, and author of numerous children’s books on a wide range of subjects, including Numberland, and Ivy Kids’ Academy series.
Judge Jo Marchant, science writer, said: “Packed with projects, puzzles and experiments related to the different jobs that scientists do, from archaeologist to zoologist. Whereas some books treat science as a collection of facts, with Scientist Academy it’s a real-life adventure. My kids couldn’t wait to get started.” – The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize Nominee
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Paperback Edition: Scientist Academy: Are you ready for the challenge?