The Fascinating Science Book for Kids: 500 Amazing Facts! (Fascinating Facts) (Hardcover)

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From astronomy to zoology—500 amazing science facts for kids ages 9 to 12

Do you love dinosaurs and dolphins, mountains and meteors? The Fascinating Science Book for Kids has it all! This fun facts book for kids includes 500 stupendous science facts that offer hours of learning for ages 9 to 12. Alongside full-color pictures on every page, you'll find weird and wonderful facts about topics like prehistoric life, the deep sea, weather, minerals, the human body, the solar system—and even your own backyard!

In this engaging book of facts for kids, you'll learn things like:
  • Scientists have evidence that sometimes tiny diamonds fall from the sky on Neptune.
  • The giant squid has a brain shaped like a donut.
  • Some bacteria species generate electricity when they breathe and can even power a battery.

When you're looking for kids science books, The Fascinating Science Book for Kids is the perfect choice for both fun and learning.

About the Author

KEVIN KURTZ is an award-winning children’s author who specializes in books about science and nature. He has been lucky enough to work at a marine biology lab and an aquarium, and has spent a lot of time hanging out with fish. Find him at

Praise For…

The Fascinating Science Book for Kids has a magazine feel, with fantastic imagery and practical information on many key topics within the Earth system and beyond. Kevin Kurtz has a knack for unearthing the scientifically interesting facts that intrigue even the youngest readers. It is perfect for that kid who wants to shock and wow relatives with newly acquired science knowledge.” —Elizabeth Joyner, Senior Science Education Specialist

“This is such a fun and engaging book! It is full of crazy, awe-inspiring, and disgusting information. It has something for everyone. I highly recommend it for all science enthusiasts!” —Ashley Lamm PhD, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Eastern Washington University

“Kevin Kurtz is a brilliant science writer who has a unique gift of interpreting complex science or STEM topics to a more understandable and fun level for all readers, especially children! Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or lifelong learner, this book is truly a hook or attention-getter for science fun facts. You’ll be amazed by the life, earth, and physical science information that will literally trigger all learners to learn more!” —Carmelina Livingston, M. Ed., STEM Education Specialist

“An excellent book for the curious student of any age! As I read, I found myself digging into several topics to learn more about the facts that Kevin presents. This book is great for educators and parents looking to spark an interest in science and serve as a starting point to get their students exploring.” —Whit McMillan, Science Programs Manager at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Product Details
ISBN: 9781638788423
ISBN-10: 1638788421
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: October 5th, 2021
Pages: 212
Language: English
Series: Fascinating Facts