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Science Fair Season Twelve Kids, a Robot Named Scorch ... and What It Takes to Win

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ISBN-10: 1401323790

ISBN-13: 9781401323790

Edition: 2011

Authors: Judy Dutton

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“Dutton goes behind the scenes with twelve extraordinary kids. We are talking fourteen-year-olds who build nuclear reactors in their basements and train cockroaches to sniff for drugs. Two-year-olds who ask Santa for an extension cord. Their stories converge at the biggest science competition in the world, a sort of American Idol for geeks like me. An inspiring tale, deftly told.”—Mary Roach, author of Stiff and Packing for Mars“A genuine delight! It’s exhilarating to see the spirit of history’s great scientists in these students. Judy Dutton’s tale is filled with drama and the adventure of scientific discovery. Glee with test tubes!”—Henry R. Schlesinger, author of The Battery: How…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 4/19/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction
The Radioactive Whiz Kid
The Junkyard Genius
�Me? Leprosy?�
Stars Behind Bars
Horse Therapy
The Kid Who Took on Dupont
The Meltdown
Glove Boy
Eliza and the Bees
Listening to Lorena
The Next Bill Gates
The Super Bowl of Science Fairs
�And the Winner is…�
Conclusion
Acknowledgments