It's All About Science... Fizz, Boom, Read!

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
 

Books


 White space book cover White space
by Ilsa J. Bick
FIC BICK
Is there such a thing as an alternative universe? Yes, the White Space.



 Origin book cover Origin
by Jessica Khoury
FIC KHOURY
Pia, made in a secret laboratory hidden deep in the Amazon rain forest, sneaks out of the compound which opens a door to new discoveries.
 

 Adaptation book cover Adaptation
by Malinda Lo
FIC LO
Reese and David receive medical treatment at a secret government facility and become tangled in a conspiracy that may be connected to aliens and UFOs.


 Saturn Apartments. 1 book coverSaturn Apartments. 1
by Hisae Iwaoka ; translated by Matt Thorn
FIC IWAOKA
Humans no longer live on earth and Mitsu struggles to transition into a new job as a window washer in his new world that orbits the earth.
 

 How to fake a moon landing book coverHow to fake a moon landing
by Darryl Cunningham
001.9 C
"Is hydro-fracking really safe? Is climate change real? Did the moon landing really happen? How about evolution: fact or fiction?” - publisher.


 Primates book cover Primates
by Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks
599.8 O
“Introduces the lives and work of three eminent primatologists, shares insights into their educations under mentor Louis Leakey” – publisher.
 

 Agatha Heterodyne & the Chapel of Bones book cover Agatha Heterodyne & the Chapel of Bones
by Kaja & Phil Foglio
FIC FOGLIO
Agatha must discover a way to repair her family castle's defenses before the hometown she's just returned to is wiped off the map.


 

 

Database Highlight

New Book of Popular Science gives an in-depth look at science resources including animal and plant worlds, astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, energy, environment, human life, math, physics, and technology. (Use your library card to access all BPL databases for FREE.)

To access this database from BPL's website go to Articles & Databases → Teen → New Book of Popular Science

 

Websites

Summer Reading
While you relax and enjoy leisure reading, create a fun avatar, share your review with friends, and earn badges!
 
Mission: Science
Play games and explore NASA careers, conduct experiments and more...
 
Science of Innnovation
Peruse various science related topics.

Thingiverse
http://www.thingiverse.com/
Check out cool objects to design for 3D printing.

Smithsonian
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/?no-ist
A girl who swims with sharks. The latest on 3D printing. Mind-controlled technology. Check out these and more...

How Does 3D Printing Work?
http://gigaom.com/2013/08/26/how-does-a-3d-printer-work-the-science-and-engineering-behind-this-emerging-technology/
 

 

Events

SummerStage Presents Ballet Hispanico
Wed. July 16th at 8pm in Central Park
 
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks
Fri. July 4th view the show at Brooklyn Bridge Park or Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and along the east side in Lower Manhattan.
 
SummerStage & Firehouse presents Harlem Dance Caravan
Fri. August 15th at 7pm in Marcus Garvey Park