Exemplary Evidence: Scientists And Their Data by Jessica Fries-gaitherExemplary Evidence: Scientists And Their Data by Jessica Fries-gaither

Exemplary Evidence: Scientists And Their Data

byJessica Fries-gaither

Picture Books | May 15, 2019

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If you think of science as a puzzle, you’ll see that data is a key to unlocking it. Exemplary Evidence: Scientists and Their Data touches on the world’s many riddles—from how we see to what’s at the bottom of the ocean. It shares how scientists have solved such puzzles by collecting measurements, taking notes, and even making sketches. The book also provides mini-bios of the nine featured scientists plus four steps to using data to tease out your own answers about how the world works. Exemplary Evidence’s author is Jessica Fries-Gaither, a science educator who also wrote the award-winning NSTA Kids book Notable Notebooks: Scientists and Their Writings. Once again, she mixes sprightly storytelling with energetic rhyme, and Linda Olliver’s light-hearted drawings bring the ideas to life. It all helps explain how a sometimes-unappreciated part of science is as important now as it has been to scientists for centuries. As the author writes: Data supports conclusions; it can change people’s minds; It is used to build theories that help humankind. Scientists all along have known this to be true: Data is powerful! Now, what will yours do?
Jessica Fries-Gaither is an Elementary Resource Specialist with The Ohio State University. She is the author of Notable Notebooks as well as the teacher resource guides, Inquiring Scientists, Inquiring Readers. Currently, she is working on a free multimedia cyberzine called Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears which integrates polar science...
Title:Exemplary Evidence: Scientists And Their DataFormat:Picture BooksProduct dimensions:32 pages, 11 × 9.5 × 0.3 inShipping dimensions:11 × 9.5 × 0.3 inPublished:May 15, 2019Publisher:NSTA KidsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1681406551

ISBN - 13:9781681406558