Emily Sohn is a freelance journalist in Minneapolis, who covers mostly health, science, environment and adventure for both kids and grown-ups. Among other publications, her work has appeared in U.S. News & World Report, the Los Angeles Times, Smithsonian, Backpacker and Science News for Kids, and she is a contributing writer for Discovery News. Assignments have taken Emily to exotic locations around the globe, including Cuba, Fiji and the Peruvian Amazon.
In this series of first facts, readers will enjoy science using
everyday materials. Children will see how these concepts work
through easy experiments that mostly include toys and things used
around the house. . . .These are perfect books to introduce science
to young readers.-- "School Library Connection"
Vibrant photos and straightforward language are the backbone of this series that introduces young readers to scientific experimentation. Using everyday objects, each activity takes readers through three to five steps in simple, clear sentences.-- "School Library Journal"