|ages 7-11; Feiwel & Friends, 2017|
Guinea pigs aren't the only critter calculations in the book. Overdeck demonstrates how one can compute the total number of dogs in the world - spiders, too - and whether hopping bunnies move faster than running people.
And that's just the Animal chapter. There's a chapter about math for your mouth (it includes chocolate), your life in numbers, math used to calculate things in nature, and tips for mental math.
But first, before the first problem is served, Overdeck treats us to a bite of
|ages 8-12; Nat. Geo Kids, 2017|
Each chapter focuses on some aspect of how your brain works, and includes puzzles to challenge you. For example, how does your brain translate reflected light into images? And does it ever trick you?
Sometimes our body tricks our brain. Sometimes we know stuff that we don't know we know. (I know- confusing, right?) And sometimes we don't get top score because other animals are so much ... smarter?
Thank goodness the answers are at the back of the book!
Today we're joining the STEM Friday roundup. Review copies from the publishers.