STEM Friday review: WHY IS MILK WHITE?

WHY IS MILK WHITE? & 200 OTHER CURIOUS CHEMISTRY QUESTIONS by Alexa Coelho & Simon Quellen Field Chicago Review Press January 1, 2013 288 pages Did you (or any children in your life) ever wonder how soap works, why onions make you cry, or how bad it is for you to breathe in hairspray? 11-year-old Read More …

STEM Friday roundup is here!

I’m thrilled to be hosting STEM Friday today! If you reviewed a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) book for kids on your blog today, please leave your link in the comments or on Twitter (@lauriethompson), and I will add you to the round-up throughout the day. Thanks! My contribution to this week’s STEM Friday, a review of Read More …

STEM Friday Book Review: The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs

The Case of the Vanishing Golden Frogs: A Scientific Mystery (Exceptional Science Titles for Intermediate Grades series) by Sandra Markle (Author) Millbook Press (Lerner), October 2011 48 pages Ages: 9-12 From the publisher’s web page: Panamanian golden frogs aren’t just cute, little, and yellow. They’re also the national symbol of Panama. But they started to Read More …