Julie Danneberg is a recently retired middle school teacher who has worked as both a special education and literacy teacher. She is the author of several award-winning children’s books, including the perennial best seller, First Day Jitters (Charlesbridge Publishing, 2000). Julie has a BA in Education and a MA in Educational Psychology. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, and when she is not hiking and biking, she is reading and writing.
What kind of sneakers are you wearing right now? What material is your shirt made out of? And how did all of these clothes and accessories get made and arrive at a store for you to try on and buy? In The Science of Fashion, learn how science, technology, and engineering make the entire fashion industry possible! Most people tend to think of fashion designers and scientists as occupying two completely different worlds, but the...View
Take a look out your window. What’s the weather like today? Has it changed much from morning to afternoon? What is the difference between weather and climate? In The Science of Weather and Climate: Rain, Sleet, and the Rising Tide, middle schoolers learn the science behind why it snows, how wind is formed, what makes one region hot and dry and another region cold and damp, plus lots more! By studying the atmospheric sciences of meteorology and...View