Christine Burillo-Kirch earned her Ph.D. in Microbiology & Immunology from the School of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill. She has conducted scientific research in the fields of bacteriology and immunology for 12 years. Christine lives with her husband, daughter and puppy in Cary, North Carolina.
From microbes to manatees, the world of biology is an amazing place! Kids ages 9 to 12 discover the life all around (and inside) them with cool experiments and stories of plants and animals around the world. Hands-on activities and research projects make learning fun and foundational. Titles include: Biodiversity: Explore the Diversity of Life on Earth with Environmental Activities for Kids Microbes: Discover an Unseen World with 25 Projects Backyard Biology: Discover the Life Cycles and Adaptations...View
Anyone can innovate! Kids 9 to 12 follow their own curiosity and come up with prototypes to test and revise, all while learning about the engineering design process and meeting engineers and inventors in different fields! Show your kids that learning happens everywhere by offering them a full feast of great content, links to online resources, fun illustrations, and hands-on activities they can accomplish independently! Titles include: Innovators: The Stories Behind the People Who Shaped...View
In Bioengineering: Discover How Nature Inspires Human Designs, readers ages 9-12 explore the engineering and innovation that come from the natural world around us and use their own interactions with nature to inspire new designs. Introduces bioengineering, which combines life sciences and engineering to inspire scientific discovery and the invention of new technologies. Includes recent relevant topics in the news while providing a historical perspective of previous scientific discoveries. Promotes a sense of responsibility for...View
If our vision were to improve 1 million times, we would be able to see microbes in the air, on our skin, in the dirt, in water, and on food! In Microbes: Discover an Unseen World, readers journey through several different microbial worlds to encounter bacteria, viruses, fungi, protists, and archaea populations. In this book, kids are granted access to an encompassing view of microbial worlds that collide with our own on a daily basis....View