Bug Science

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Bug Science

20 Projects and Experiments about Arthropods: Insects, Arachnids, Algae, Worms, and Other Small Creatures

By Karen Romano Young; David Goldin (Illustrator)

National Geographic Society, Paperback, 9781426305191, 80pp.

Publication Date: September 8, 2009

It might be creepy, but entomology is one cool branch of science for kids Bug Science is a funny, educational book filled with cool workshops that are ideal for science fairs. Sometimes it's all about the bugs, like an experiment to reroute ants. Sometimes it's about how we interact with bugs, like the workshop on spider phobias. You can even turn your friends into bug bait to see who has the sweetest skin.
Bug Science is peppered with sidebars from entomologists and is sure to inspire a new appreciation for the buggy world we live in.
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About the Author
Karen Romano Young is very much a renaissance woman with interests as broad as the seven seas and as deep as the deepest trench in the deepest ocean, with a particular interest in anything oceanic. She is an author of many celebrated books for young readers, both fiction and nonfiction, some of which she also illustrated. Her interest in science experiments are an outgrowth of many successive years of science fair projects with her children. Karen and her family live in Connecticut.