One Minute Mysteries / Misterios de Un Minuto

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  • Edition: Bilingual
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-06-07
  • Publisher: Science Naturally

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Got a minute? Have we got a mystery for you!

These mysteries have a clever twist—you have to be a super sleuth, tapping into your science wisdom and critical thinking skills to solve them. Each story takes just one minute to read and challenges your knowledge in a variety of science disciplines. These brainteasers keep you engaged and eager to learn more. Written by the same father-daughter team that brought you the award-winning 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Math!, this entertaining and educational book is great for kids, grown-ups, educators, and anyone who loves good mysteries, good science, or both!

¿Tienes un minute más? ¡Entonces tenemos un misterio para tí!

Estos misterios contienen un giro impredecible, debes ser un súper detective, utilizando tus conocimientos científicos y pensamiento crítico para resolverlos. Cada historia se lee en solo un minuto y te desafía sobre una variedad de disciplinas científicas. Estos enigmas te mantendrán cautivado y ansioso de aprender más. Escritos por el mismo equipo de padre e hija que les presento el premiado libro de los ¡65 Misterios Que Resuelves con Matemática! Este entretenido y educativo libro es ideal para niños, adultos, educadores, o cualquier persona que disfrute de buenos misterios, buena ciencia, o ambos.

Author Biography

Eric Yoder is a writer and editor who has been published in a variety of magazines, newspapers, newsletters and online publications on science, government, law, business, sports and other topics. He has contributed to or edited numerous books, mainly in the areas of employee benefits and financial planning. A reporter at The Washington Post who also does freelance writing and editing, he was a member of the Advisory Committee for Science, Naturally's 101 Things Everyone Should Know About Science. The three books in his "One Minute Mysteries" series have won numerous awards and received acclaim from mathematicians, scientists, and educators. He and his wife Patti have two daughters, Natalie and Valerie. Eric can be reached at Eric@ScienceNaturally.com.

Natalie Yoder is a college student whose favorite subjects include psychology, science, and photography. A sports enthusiast, she participates in gymnastics, field hockey, diving, soccer, and track. She also enjoys writing, being with friends and family, and listening to music. She has been interviewed several times, along with her father, on National Public Radio to talk about their work on their One Minute Mysteries series. The three books in the series have one numerous awards and received acclaim from mathematicians, scientists, and educators. She looks forward to writing more books. She is thinking about careers in oceanography or photography. Natalie can be reached at Natalie@ScienceNaturally.com.

Nadia Bercovich was born in San Juan, Argentina. When she was 13 years old, she moved to the U.S. with her family. She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Nadia speaks Spanish, English, Italian and Hebrew and has worked as a translator for the past 5 years. She especially enjoyed working on this book because she loves inspiring kids to learn more about science. In addition to using her language skills, she spends her free time rock climbing, painting, and backpacking. Nadia can be reached at Nadia@ScienceNaturally.com.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Tabla de Contenido



Why I Wrote This Book — Eric Yoder

Por Qué Escribí Este Libro — Eric Yoder

Why I Wrote This Book — Natalie Yoder

Por Qué Escribí Este Libro — Natalie Yoder

Life Science

Ciencia Científica

Earth and Space Science

Ciencias de la Tierra y el Espacio

Physical and Chemical Science

Ciencia Física y Química

General Science

Ciencia General

Bonus Section

Sección Extra







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