Category Archives: children’s

Medical Marvels: The Next 100 Years of Medicine

Futurologist Luna Lee presents possibilities for the future of medicine in the next 100 years. The book explores how medicine has changed in the past century and what medical advances can be expected in the not-so-distant future. Published by Capstone … Continue reading

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Stopping Runaway Trains: Superman and the Science of Strength

The second of two “Superman Science” books discusses the science of strength through an exploration of Superman’s super-strength. It cover topics such as how muscles and bones work, amazing examples of strength in the animal kingdom, and how some modern technologies can give ordinary humans powers of … Continue reading

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Seeing Through Walls: Superman and the Science of Sight

The first of two “Superman Science” books discusses the science of sight through an exploration of Superman’s super-sight. It cover topics such as what makes sight possible and the current and future technologies that allow us do mimic some of Superman’s amazing visual abilities. … Continue reading

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The Batarang Meets ASME

Michael MacRae of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) interviewed me for an interesting article on the history of Batman’s tools and technologies, citing my book Batman Science: The Real-World Science Behind Batman’s Gear.

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I just won the 2015 AIP children’s writing award!

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) has just named me one of the three winners for this year’s AIP Science Writing Awards in the Writing for Children category! It’s for the Batman Science series, for which I wrote two of … Continue reading

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Super Cool Chemical Reaction Activities with Max Axiom

Another Max Axiom hands-on science experiments book includes activities on bouncing eggs, monster toothpaste, and color-changing liquids. These kid-friendly chemical reaction experiments and activities also have clear step-by-step, photo-illustrated instructions and teach core-curriculum science concepts. Published by Capstone Press.

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Super Cool Forces and Motion Activities with Max Axiom

Super Scientist Max Axiom provides hands-on science experiments including catapults, balloon cars and soda rockets. These kid-friendly forces-and-motion experiments and activities have clear step-by-step, photo-illustrated instructions and teach children core-curriculum science concepts. Published by Capstone Press.

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Batman Science (DC Super Heroes)

A compilation of all the “Batman Science” books, this volume explores the surprising ways the Caped Crusader’s gear and gadgets actually connect to reality. Published by Capstone Press. Winner of numerous awards, including the American Institute of Physics: 2015 AIP … Continue reading

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Batarangs and Grapnels: The Science Behind Batman’s Utility Belt

The second of the two “Batman Science” books. This volume takes a look inside to explore how the amazing gadgets on Batman’s Utility Belt are actually rooted in real world science and engineering. Published by Capstone Press.

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Batsuits and Capes: The Science Behind Batman’s Body Armor

The first of two “Batman Science” books. This volume takes a look inside to explore how the Batsuit’s amazing features are actually rooted in real world science and engineering. Published by Capstone Press.

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