Explore Winter! 25 Great Ways To Learn About WinterFall 2007 Doing & Learning
Written for curious kids who obviously want to learn more about this subject, each chapter is introduced with a simple scientific explanation, then highlighted with cartoon-ish illustrations, bold-faced call-out words, jokes, and amazing facts. The effect is like surfing the Web, with lots of pop-ups to read as you please.
The activities and experiments are fun and interesting, with just enough of a "Wow" factor to make kids want to do them. Anderson doesn’t tell readers what their end result should be. Most experiments are designed to test a hypothesis; by treating the reader like a real scientist, Anderson challenges him to draw his own conclusions. This smart twist was enough to make me learn-by-doing several times over.