Highly accessible writing combines with a magazine-style format in this timely look at cutting-edge science. Each high-interest subject illustrates how scientists solve problems and develop new technology while firmly connecting each title to curricular subjects. With a splashy design, outstanding photographs and up-to-the-minute information, this collection is sure to entice reluctant and avid readers alike.
D. J. Ward entered college to study radio and television but quickly found his true passion was for science. He finished with a master's degree in geology. After working as a geologist for seven years, D. J. became a high school science teacher and has been teaching ever since. The classes he teaches are physics, astronomy, geology, and earth science. D. J. lives in Elizabeth, Colorado, with his wife and two boys. He like to play basketball, hike in the mountains, and play bass guitar.