Eric 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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