Carmelo "the Science Fellow" Piazzahas been teaching science for more than 16 years, and has become locally famous for his signature high-energy, funny, charismatic style. Carmelo's afterschool and summer camp programs are so popular that parents line up overnight in frigid February temperatures to ensure their little ones a spot! In 2013, Carmelo opened New York City's first Preschool of Science in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn--a second branch opens in Fall 2015, with plans for continued expansion. Carmelo's series of science experiment videos are popular on YouTube, and he is developing a television show. Carmelo has a bachelor's degree in elementary education and a master's in environmental science. Jim Buckleyis the author of more than 100 books for kids, and has contributed hundreds of articles to dozens of national magazines. Formerly editor of two national children's magazines, Jim was also senior editor with NFL Publishing and editorial projects manager for Sports Illustrated. Jim lives in Santa Barbara, CA.
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