– a book by Gail Hedrick
NSTA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book award winner.
Dead fish are washing ashore on the Higdon River, and seventh grader Emily Sanders decides to find out why. Mocked by fellow students and abandoned by her best friend, Emily investigates farms, a golf course, and local factories. Gradually she persuades friends to help her test the waters. Their investigations lead them into trouble with the law and confrontation with the town’s most powerful citizen. Can a handful of determined seventh graders find out the true source of the stink in the Higdon River?
In this book, your child can learn about environmental science, underwater ecology, water pollution, chemistry, and more science & engineering principles!
* Read a review about Something Stinks! from STEM Friday: https://stemfriday.wordpress.com/2015/08/07/novels-can-promote-stem-too/
AWARD WINNING SCIENCE CONTENT: The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Committee) has selected “Something Stinks” as an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12 for 2014 list, a cooperative project of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and the Children’s Book Council.