Why do you see lightning before you hear thunder? What keeps the planets orbiting around the sun? What metal is a liquid at room temperature? Science affects everything--yet so many of us wish we understood it better. With its accessible question-and-answer approach, key concepts in biology, chemistry, physics, earth and general science are explored and demystified. An engaging and fun way to better your understanding of how science surrounds us every day. A NSTA Recommends title. Finalist, National Best Books Award. Recommended by Science and Popular Science Magazines. Ages 10-14.