Bill Nye’s Great Big World of Science

Grades 5 – 9 Science educator, TV host, and New York Times bestselling author Bill Nye is on a mission to help kids understand and appreciate the science that makes […]


Bill Nye’s Great Big World of Science

Authors:Gregory Mone, Bill Nye


Grades 5 – 9

Science educator, TV host, and New York Times bestselling author Bill Nye is on a mission to help kids understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Featuring a range of subjects – physics, chemistry, geology, biology, astronomy, global warming, and more – the profusely illustrated Bill Nye’s Great Big World of Science covers the basic principles of each science, key discoveries, recent revolutionary advances, and the problems that science still needs to solve for our Earth. Nye and coauthor Gregory Mone present the most difficult theories and facts in an easy-to-comprehend, humorous way. The duo interviewed numerous specialists from around the world in each of the fields discussed, whose insights are included throughout. Also included are experiments kids can do themselves to bring science to life! Featuring photographs, illustrations, diagrams, glossary, bibliography, and an index.

Gregory Mone

Gregory Mone is the author of several bestselling works of fiction and nonfiction for both children and adults. He is a contributing editor at Popular Science and among his books for children he wrote the Jack and the Geniuses series with Bill Nye. Featuring a range of subjects—physics, chemistry, geology, biology, astronomy, global warming, and more — Bill Nye’s Great Big World of Science  (Abrams Books for Young Readers) embodies Nye’s mission to help kids understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Profusely illustrated, it covers the basic principles of each science, key discoveries, recent revolutionary advances, and the problems that science still needs to solve for our Earth. Nye and coauthor Gregory Mone present the most difficult theories and facts in an easy-to-comprehend, humorous way. They interviewed numerous specialists in the fields discussed and their insights are included throughout. Also included are experiments kids can do themselves to bring science to life. Kirkus Reviews celebrated it noting it “Challenge[s] readers to ponder still-unsolved scientific poses. […] Wordplay and wry wit put extra fun into a trove of fundamental knowledge.”

Bill Nye

Bill Nye is a New York Times–bestselling author, mechanical engineer, and television host best known for his television show Bill Nye the Science Guy. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Nye has been passionate about his entire life.

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