Cat Science Unleashed: Fun activities to do with your feline friend (Paperback)
Discover all about how your amazing feline friend thinks, moves, drinks, stays warm, gets clean, cools off, and more, with dozens of fun science-based activities and experiments.
Unleash the power of science! Have fun with 22 safe and cat-friendly activities that let you work alongside your cat to discover what makes her tick. Learn how catnip affects your kitty and how she can see so well in the dark. Find out what kind of toys your cat loves by making a feather flyer. How does your cat balance so well and always land on all fours? Each activity is paired with step-by-step instructions, clear and interesting scientific explanations, and cool photographs shot specifically for this book. Hands-on activities and fun information for budding scientists prompt further learning and offer a behind-the-scenes look at current feline research. When you are finished with the book you'll have a vet-worthy profile of the best kitty companion on the planet--yours!
This book is part of the National Geographic Kids Hands-on Science line which makes science fun and accessible.
About the Author
JODI WHEELER-TOPPEN is an author of more than 10 science books for children and teachers. A former high school science teacher, with a Ph.D. in science education from the University of Georgia, Wheeler-Toppen is passionate about presenting science as exciting, suspenseful, and understandable. She has written two book for National Geographic, including Dog Science Unleashed and Edible Science: Experiments You Can Eat, which was a Junior Library Guild selection. She also has a series on teaching strategies and activities from the National Science Teachers Association Press.
"This title, appropriately rife with puns, offers guided activities that will help young ailurophiles understand many of the mysteries behind cat behavior...
anyone who chooses simply to read will come out with a much deeper understanding that will enrich everyday interactions with their feline friends."—Booklist