- Paperback: 132 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (July 20, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1477578714
- ISBN-13: 978-1477578711
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #813,621 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.
When will broccoli taste like chocolate?: Your questions on genetic traits answered by Stanford University scientists Paperback – July 20, 2012
|New from||Used from|
Top 20 lists in Books
View the top 20 best sellers of all time, the most reviewed books of all time and some of our editors' favorite picks. Learn more
Frequently Bought Together
Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought
If you buy a new print edition of this book (or purchased one in the past), you can buy the Kindle edition for only $1.99 (Save 80%). Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. Learn more.
For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases now lets you buy the Kindle edition for $2.99 or less. (Textbooks available for $9.99 or less.)
If you’re the author, publisher, or rights holder of this book, let ACX help you produce the audiobook.Learn more.
Top Customer Reviews
Genetics can be a very difficult subject to grasp and can be easily overlooked because of its complexity. There is so much kids can learn about how they and their world works through genetics and that's truly the major strength and focus of this book. The authors, who are real scientists, tackle difficult questions from the general public and distill their answers in to easy-to-understand explanations of different genetic phenomena such as why some people have different color of eyes, like the singer David Bowie, or how a family with all brown eyes can have child with blue eyes.
This is a great book to take a long on a trip since each question and answer can be read in 5 or 10 minutes. I am sure you'll find atleast one question you've always wanted to know the answer too!
The text brings up high level academic vocabulary and current research about genetics but it presents it in an interesting way for middle schoolers. With questions like "Does poop have DNA?", it's hard for any elementary, middle, or high school student to not be interested. I would recommend this book to any teacher that wants an additional fun way to explore genetics.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Interesting book, though somewhat short. The science is made fairly clear, and easy to read, but this is an afternoon's reading or so.Published 10 months ago by Pandora