Science Fair Fare: One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Science by Eric Yoder
As science fair time rolls around again, one problem with the prospective entrants is getting them up for the task. Luckily, there's a book, recently published and already a top seller, which specializes in jump-starting the scientific mind.
Eric Yoder's One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Science! is an entertaining and motivating mystery book which leads the reader from a puzzle to experiments to principles which solve the mystery with science. Using different branches of the sciences to tempt all tastes, this is a great choice for reading aloud in the weeks leading up to fair time.
A science mystery a day drives the ennui away, turning pooped pupils into Sherlocks of science!
A companion book, Yoder's One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Math!, sounds equally engaging and is forthcoming soon.