About the Author
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
Earth and Space Science
Ciencias de la Tierra y el Espacio
Physical and Chemical Science
Ciencia Física y Química