SCIENCE TO GET THROUGH THE SPRING
Valeria Edelsztein. Illustrated by Javier Revoursin
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Valeria was born in Buenos Aires in 1982. She has a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires and is a researcher at the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET). She is the author of several scientific publications and popular books. She is a columnist in a number of medias and lives in Buenos Aires with Julián, her husband, Tomi and Sofi, their children, and Panchita, the dog member of the family.
How do plants know it's time to bloom? How does Spring influence your mood? Why are there so many allergies in Spring? The answers to many of the questions that the season of love brings and very interesting and curious facts related to the time preferred by most.
"Science to get through the Spring is part of a collection dedicated to explaining curious and interesting facts about the four seasons of the year, published by Ediciones Iamiqué. The book begins by explaining that after the cold and gray winter, some animals wake up from their lethargy, the trees have green leaves again, the plants their first flowers and the days become warmer. In its first pages, it solves our question of when Spring begin, introducing us to the word equinox. After clearing that there are areas of the planet in which there is no Spring, the book begins to analyze the reaction of nature to the arrival of this season of the year. This way, we will learn how plants know that Spring has arrived and why they have flowers and are green. Why do many people get itchy bodies i...