I Just Keep Wondering


Third in a science teacher’s series of popular questions and answers. Why can’t you tickle yourself? Why are cooking directions different at high altitude? Why does the full moon look really big on the horizon but much smaller high in the sky? Where does the light go when you turn off the switch? The answers to these and 117 other questions may surprise you, and they’ll leave young readers eager to learn more.

Author: Larry Scheckel
Age Range : 12+
Grades: 7+
SKU: N/A Category: Product ID: 15996

Book Details:

  • ISBN: 9781943431441
  • Genre: Children's Nonfiction/Education Resource
  • Page Count: 240
  • Age Range: 12+
  • Grades: 7+
  • Lexile Level: 1020
  • Pub Date: 01/05/2019
  • Series Title: I Always Wondered

Larry Scheckel grew up on a family farm in the hill country of southwestern Wisconsin, one of nine children. He attended eight years of a one room country school, four years of high school, off to the military for a spell, trained in electronics as a TV broadcast engineer, married, college, and started a teaching career. That career stretched over thirty eight years teaching physics and aerospace science to over four thousand high school students at Tomah, Wisconsin.

Larry Scheckel has been named Tomah Teacher of the Year three times, and Presidential Awardee at the state level for six years. He is the recipient of the Tandy Award, Kohl Award, Wisconsin Physics Teacher Award, Health Physics Society Award, Ron Gibbs Award, and Excellence in Science Teaching Award.

Larry likes to bicycle in the Driftless area of south central Wisconsin, jog on the back roads, fly a Cessna 150 over the verdant countryside, work crossword puzzles, read newspapers, historical books, and trade magazines, and fly radio controlled planes.

Larry and wife, Ann, are both retired teachers and live in Tomah, Wisconsin. Larry has written 7 books and a new one on the way.

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