Now You Know! (Volume 2)
The second book in the Now You Know series, volume 2 contains 700 additional fun and challenging questions for advanced students 6th grade and up. Each challenge page contains a question in each of seven curriculum areas including: math, money, science, geography, history/government, analogies, and facts and factoids. As in volume 1, questions represent a range of relevant and important knowledge areas to prompt further research and discussion. Teachers can use the book as a break from instructional time, assign for independent work or homework, as a problem or challenge of the day, or for classroom contests. A separate answer section is included.
Intriguing collections of 700 questions in the general categories of math, money, science, geography, history/government, language of algebra, and facts/factoids. Each page provides a collection of seven questions (one from each category); some in multiple choice format and others that are free response. All answers are provided. Targeting middle school and older, the questions are designed for fun, a better understanding of certain subjects, and developing literacy (you get to decide which question is for which purpose). The author hopes that reader/participants will learn to think deeply and with insight; see the magic and wonders of mathematics, science, geography, and history; and understand and appreciate their place in the world. Whether you use this book as a fun resource for a family/friends Trivia Night, as Kick-Off questions to start your school day, or as a source of assignable research projects, you're bound to learn something, and Then You Know! 224 pgs, pb. ~ Janice