Your 21st Century Brain Amazing Science Games to Play with Your Mind by Michael A. DiSpezio, Rob DeSalle


Your 21st Century Brain Amazing Science Games to Play with Your Mind by Michael A. DiSpezio, Rob DeSalle

This book is suitable for children aged 8 to 12 years old. This book examines one of nature's most complex achievements: the brain. Top science author Michael DiSpezio creates illuminating and clever activities, like making a simple model of the brain, that help children understand exactly how their brain, nerves and senses work. He asks fun, child-friendly questions, such as: Why are some people lefties and others righties? What do a human brain and a low-watt lightbulb have in common? Entertaining and informative, this collection of tricks, experiments, puzzles and quizzes provides a cool road map to exploring the most excting part of the body.

About the Author

Michael A. DiSpezio conducts workshops for teachers throughout the world. He has co-authored more than two dozen science textbooks and has worked for clients such as the Discovery Channel and MTV. Rob DeSalle is a curator in the Sackler Institute of Comparative Genomics at the American Museum of Natural History. He works on molecular evolution, conservation genetics and evolutionary genomics of a wide array of life forms ranging from plants to all kinds of insects, reptiles and mammals.

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96 pages
Interest Age: 8-12


Michael A. DiSpezio, Rob DeSalle
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Publication date

4th November 2010



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