Like fan mail addressed to the natural world, Everyday Amazing is filled with uplifting and interesting musings on science from Beatrice the Biologist.
Beatrice the Biologist is an easily amused former high school biology teacher with a soft spot for the mind-blowing science we encounter daily that we often take for granted. In Everyday Amazing, she shines the spotlight on ten different types of amazing everyday scientific facts in short chapters full of fun and fascinating titbits bound to both entertain you and expand your horizons! Learn the basics of atomic science, sound waves, bioscience, microbiology and more in accessible chapters offering a fresh perspective on concepts you may have learned about, but aren’t totally clear on. Quirky illustrations throughout add to the fun! Fall in love with science with Beatrice the Biologist in Everyday Amazing!
* Science has enjoyed some popularity and “cool factor” lately: scientists like Bill Nye and Neil deGrasse Tyson are in the public eye, tweeting about politics and making appearances on TV shows. * Author Kate McKissick has grown her platform significantly since the publication of her last Adams title, What’s In Your Genes. She has 279k Facebook followers.
Katie McKissick is the author and illustrator of Beatrice the Biologist. A former high school biology teacher turned all-around science communicator, Katie has worked for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and the University of Southern California. Katie also cohosts the irreverent science podcast, Science Brunch. You can find her work at BeatriceBiologist.com.
Publisher: Adams Media (June 27, 2019)
Length: 256 pages
“[Author Katie McKissick is] an incredible and charming explainer.”
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