Full-color, funny, and kid-friendly yet absolutely scientifically sound, this affordable new paperback series helps kids get started on that Mount Everest of grade school experiences — their first science project. Provide start-to-finish guidance with sample research, a scientific overview of the subject, pictures to photocopy and use, as well as truly original and easy experiments. Perfect whether kids have to do a written report, oral presentation, or create an exhibit.

The opposable thumb is the perfect science project. It's interesting, right at hand (haha ), and makes us humans very special. Accessible and fun, the book even offers tips on how to conduct a "Thumbless Olympics" for classroom participation,