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One MORE (One Minute) Mysteries: 65 More Short Mysteries You Solve With Science


The mysteries are back! The 3rd book in the "One Minute Mysteries" series has more fun brainteasers you solve with science. And each mystery takes just one minute to read!

The sequel to "One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Science," this book continues the short-mystery format in which science facts ranging from the Life, Earth and Space, Physical and Chemical, to the General Sciences are taught in an entertaining way.


Science teachers will thank you for having this book in your collection! Readers will be lured by the catchy story titles and short mysteries that cover a wide variety of science themes in Life Science, Earth and Space Science, Physical and Chemical Science, and General Science. The science content is woven into the story seamlessly, while keeping the stories to a page in length. With the Common Core Standards requiring reading and writing across the subject areas, this book is perfect. The stories provide a great opportunity to use content knowledge and critical thinking skills to construct a response. The captivating stories will encourage even the most reluctant reader. This is a great read for kids who love science as well as a valuable resource for teachers.(Pamela K. Simmons, Library Media Specialist, Penn Ya, New York Library Media Connection, Recommended School Library Connection, 10/2013)

Apparently, parents are more comfortable talking with their kids about drugs than about science and math. One Minute Mysteries: 65 More Short Mysteries You Solve With Science is the third title in this award-winning to connect math and science to real life. For those who loved the Encyclopedia Brown mysteries, these books harken back to them, though in a shorter format. Kids with inquisitive minds, interest in understanding how things work, or enjoyment of puzzles will be drawn to these quirky stories. Adults, too, might learn a few things, like whether or not all metals are magnetic. An excellent narrative format for learning about nature and how things work! (Ryan McAllister, Ph.D., Biophysics, Georgetown University

Why? This book helps kids answer that important question. Filled with kid-centric mini-mysteries and clear and concise solutions, One Minute Mysteries: 65 More Short Mysteries You Solve With Science encourages kids to think critically about real-life situations. With Next Generation Science Standards on the horizon, this book will be a sure hit in the classroom. An entertaining and educationally-engaging tool for science teachers everywhere! (Gail O. Schulte, Recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching, Instructional Facilitator, Rutherford County Schools, TN)

I have been using your first One Minute Mysteries book as BRAIN activities with my 6th grade science class. It has been such a hit! The students love them because they are challenging—puzzles to be solved with their peers. They compete enthusiastically to solve each mystery before their classmates. I love them because each mystery kick-starts their brains into a critical thinking, problem solving mode in just minutes at the beginning of each class. The scenarios stimulate wonderful scientific debates among my students. They are a fun strategy for the students to apply their science knowledge to real world problems. This next book is as riveting as the original! I look forward to adding it to my classroom resources. Thanks again for creating this wonderful addition to science teaching and learning! (Margie Hawkins, 6th Grade Science Teacher, Winfree Bryant MS, Lebanon, TN, NSTA STEM Forum and Expo Steering Committee)

These brainteasers are science magic! They help kids extract the important data needed to solve science and logic problems while strengthening and rewarding reading skills. My ten year old grandson devoured the book! He was excited when he knew the solutions and was eager to discover the ones unknown. Clever, entertaining and scientifically educational, readers will learn much from the concise, accurate solutions. There is a wide diversity of topics that children will want to investigate further. A perfect way to have fun with a child or grandchild! (Robert Fenstermacher, Ph.D., Fisher Oxnam Professor of Science and Society, Drew University)

Learning how to sort the relevant from the irrelevant in an information-rich environment is how students become critical thinkers. This book is a refreshing gateway into scientific investigation. A perfect bedtime ritual, it triggers dialog between parents and their kids. Just the ticket for families to enjoy together or for keeping the kids stimulated on a long car trip or a rainy afternoon!(Thomas Peters, Ed.D., Executive Director South Carolina Coalition for Mathematics and Science, Clemson University)

  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 - 7
  • Series: One Minute Mysteries
  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Science, Naturally!; One Minute Mysteries edition (November 16, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1938492005
  • ISBN-13: 978-1938492006
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches

65 MORE Short (One Minute) Mysteries You Can Solve with Science

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