Vicki Cobb

President and founder of iNK Think Tank, Inc./Author of children's nonfiction books

Vicki Cobb, the “Julia Child” of hands-on science is a former science teacher with a M.A. in secondary school science. The publication of her classic book, Science Experiments You Can Eat, established her as an innovator in hands-on science. SEYCE has been completely updated and revised for 2016 and includes clever new procedures and information on nutrition, including how to read a nutritional label. Take a look on her website and at her hilarious one minute videos from her book We Dare You! Her playful and accessible approach to science is evident in her 85+ books for grades K-8 that cover physics, chemistry and biology, biographies, geography and the human body. Currently she is president and founder of iNK Think Tank, Inc., a company that focuses on the contribution that nonfiction literature and its authors can make to education. In addition to blogging for the Huffington Post, she contributes to the Nonfiction Minute. Vicki Cobb received a Lifetime Achievement Prize from the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2012.