Natalie Yoder

Dec. 28, 2012

Book Challenges Kids With Science-Based Mysteries

A father/daughter team has written a series of brain-teasers for science-minded students.

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Jan. 01, 2010

One Minute Math Mysteries

Grab your magnifying glass and your slide rule and get ready to solve some mathematical mysteries.

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Jan. 02, 2009

Mystified? Solve It With Science

A new book uses one-minute mysteries to get students energized about science.

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Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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