Scientists in the Field

NEW RESOURCE FOR STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT GLOBAL WARMING

As Scientists in the Field readers know from inspiring titles like Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion, The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe, Inside Biosphere 2: Earth Science Under Glass and more, understanding … Read more

Washed Ashore

Readers of Scientists in the Field title Tracking Trash by Loree Griffin Burns won’t be surprised to learn that we have a pollution problem in our oceans: the title follows Dr. Curt Ebbesmeyer as he, along with a dedicated network of beachcombers, tracks trash as it travels across our … Read more

Still Tracking Trash

All good books come to an end. But with ‘Scientists in the Field‘ books, the stories inside always continue … This week the ocean research vessel Alguita, known to Tracking Trash readers for its pioneering investigation of plastic debris in the North Pacific Ocean, … Read more

Time to Celebrate

Do you know what week it is? Children’s Book Week—“the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading.” And while this may be a departure from our usual celebrations concerning cephalopods, sharks, and other intriguing creatures, … Read more

Transforming Trash

Dr. Curtis Ebbesmeyer is a leading expert on ocean flotsam and jetsam and in the Scientists in the Field book Tracking Trash by Loree Griffin Burns, he says, “We can see the movement of trash by the great ocean currents … Read more

My Bees About Town

  I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: keeping honeybees is much harder than writing about them. In the year since I became a beekeeper, I’ve struggled to keep my very small apiary buzzing. I currently have two … Read more

Tracking Trash and Making Art

“Science tells us how the world really is. And how things really work. The one thing you don’t have time and space for in science, though, is to express how that feels to you.”  ~ Carl Safina And so Carl … Read more

Enhanced Scientists in the Field eBooks!

If you haven’t checked out our enhanced eBooks, there is no better time than now. As students, teachers, and school librarians head back to the classrooms, these eBooks make perfect additions to group learning.  Right now there are four titles … Read more

Tracking Trash seen as excellent Common Core selection

In two recent articles, Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion by Loree Griffin Burns was cited as an appropriate selection for educators implementing the new Common Core (CC) standards. In this article from School Library Journal, … Read more

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