Dia Michels on ALA's Podcast

June 24, 2019

At the American Library Association's annual conference in DC, Dia was invited to record a short podcast. 

Click below to hear her talk about how special it is to be a mammal and how to classify mammals in a meaningful way for children!

ITEEA Showcase

January 01, 2020

The ITEEA Showcase is a unique opportunity for award-winning educators from across the United States to share ideas, techniques, and best practices for everything educational. We were honored to see that many of the Showcase presenters at the 2019 conference focused on using Science Naturally books in the classroom! Click below to see how four incredible educators use our books to spark curiosity in their students, draw cross-curricular connections, and bring STEM to life!

Hispanic MPR Interview with Dia

April 03, 2019

Seventeen years after the publication of If My Mom Were a Platypus Science Naturally published a Spanish translation of the children’s book. Si mi mama fuera ornitorrinco, the 64-page softcover title written by Dia L. Michels, translated by The Spanish Group and illustrated by Andrew Barthelmes is filled with color illustrations and journal style sketches of animal babies and their families on most pages.

CBC Beyond the Page with Dia L. Michels

February 21, 2019

Dia L. Michels is an award-winning internationally published science and parenting writer, she is the author or editor of over a dozen books for both children and adults. Her books have been translated into Spanish, Dutch, Hebrew, Chinese, and Korean.


A popular speaker, she lectures frequently at conferences, universities, libraries, and schools around the country. Her most recent publication is a Spanish edition of her classic breastfeeding children’s book, If My Mom Were a Platypus.


Learn more about Dia and our latest release 'Si mi mamá fuera un ornitorrinco: Los bebés mamíferos y sus madres' through this fun interview conducted by Children's Book Council! 

CBC Diversity Feature

January 30, 2018

We're honored and excited to have books featured in the CBC Diversity's January 2018 Newsletter! The mailing shared a list by Science Naturally authors Eric and Natalie Yoder of their favorite middle grade Spanish-English bilingual books, including their own: Short Mysteries You Solve With Math/Misterios Cortos Que Resuelves con Matematicas

January 16, 2019

We are excited to be featured on NSTA's "Science Teacher Grab Bag" list! "Each month, Science Naturally posts a different STEM “mystery” from their award-winning science and math mystery books for middle-grade readers to their social media, website, and e-mail audiences. Given the great need for Spanish-language STEM resources, the company now releases the Mystery of the Month in Spanish as well as English. The mysteries are literature-based math and science brainteasers that take just one minute to read. The brainteasers work well as independent reading for students, a bell ringer for teachers, or an assessment tool for math and science knowledge and literacy."

Science Naturally Books Make STEM Subjects Accessible

January 03, 2018

The two newest titles in the One Minute Mysteries Series have been featured in the most recent issue of Oregon Family Magazine. The article features these books as tools teacher's love to combat the unique difficulties of STEM literacy among English Language Learners (ELLs). 

New Moon Girls Feature

January 01, 2018

We're excited to announce that one of our Math Mysteries from One Minute Mysteries: 65 Short Mysteries You Solve With Math! has been featured in New Moon Girls. This magazine is run by girls, for girls. It's a community where girls share their real lives and problems, their dreams, and their challenges. The January/February 2018 issue has a multi-page feature on the reasons "We Heart Math" that includes many math brain-teasers. We are proud to be included in this wonderful publication. 

Making STEM Subjects Accessible for ELLs

November 15, 2017

Our new bilingual One Minute Mystery books have been featured in the November 2017 issues of STEM and STEAM Magazines! The article, "Making STEM Subjects Accessible for English Language Learners," focuses on the importance of bilingual STEM education. Science, Naturally is proud to create much-needed resources for ELLs and support bilingual education. 

Voice of America Feature

February 10, 2017

We are so excited to be featured by Voice of America - VOA! Recently, they joined a 5th grade class at Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School who used our award-winning STEM books.

Science, Naturally is committed to working in and helping our community by giving kids (and teachers) the tools to explore their world through science, math, literature and now in another language! We love to see our books being used in the classroom. The kids enjoyed using them too, saying that “You get to do things yourself. You need to try new things, you don’t have to do what the teacher tells you. You get to try stuff that you think might work for what you’re doing.”

Ghost Gets NSTA Certified

October 21, 2016

Our blended fiction thriller, The League of Scientists: Ghost in the Water, was recently reviewed by the NSTA Recommends list.

The NSTA is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. They continuously publish reviews on books that have their stamp of approval and Ghost in the Water is one of their latest picks.

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