Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter

Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter Flash The Unpredictable Miss Pickerell Is Back Again To The Delight Of The Tens Of Thousands Who First Met This Amazing Lady In Miss Pickerell Goes To Mars.This Time She Keeps Both Feet Firmly On The Grond But With Miss Pickerell It Isn T Always Necessary To Go Into Outer Space To Find Excitement It S A Search For Uranium That Intrigues Her Now And An Encounter With A Most Unusual Young Sheriff Miss Pickerell, Of Course, Is Solidly On The Side Of The Law Miss Pickerell S Now Famous Cow Is Very Much Part Of The Story As Are Her Nephews, Homer And Harry And Her Knowledge Of Geology After All Her Rock Collection Won First Prize At The State Fair Comes In Very Handy Especially When She Hears This All Important Clicks On The Geiger Counter.Boys And Girls Will Love This New Pickerell Adventure And Paul Galdone S Warm, Humorous Pictures And They Are Going To Learn Lots Of Interesting Things About Atomic Science And The Mysteries Of The Geiger Counter.

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  • Paperback
  • Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter
  • Ellen MacGregor
  • English
  • 03 March 2017
  • 0671560190

10 thoughts on “Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter

  1. says:

    Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter by Ellen MacGregor is the follow up to Miss Pickerell Goes to Mars This time Miss Pickerell stays on earth and ends up discovering uranium while trying to get to the state fair with her nephews.When the book opens Miss Pickerell and her nephews are on a steamboat heading up river towards the state fair The cow can t be left at home so they ve decided to bring her with them Unexpectedly though they are put to shore early of the fair because the cow is too Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter by Ellen MacGregor is the follow up to Miss Pickerell Goes to Mars This time Miss Pickerell stays on earth and ends up discovering uranium while trying to get to the state fair with her nephews.When the book opens Miss Pickerell and her nephews are on a steamboat heading up river towards the state fair The cow can t be left at home so they ve decided to bring her with them Unexpectedly though they are put to shore early of the fair because the cow is too much of a hazard to carry up stream.I was really hoping the mysterious drop off point was a sign that the ship s crew were doing something nefarious The Miss Pickerell books though aren t the Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys series In the two books I ve read the characters are all basically good even when they re working at cross purposes.The ship though is a clue just not one pointing at some sort of master plot involving uranium and world domination The uranium is a means for Miss Pickerell to show of her knowledge of geology.Overall I didn t like Miss Pickerell and the Geiger Counter as much as I liked the first book The educational aspects seemedforced this time and there was the underlying Cold War era weirdness of tying atomic research with patriotism.My favorite character ended up being the local sheriff who really wanted to be a teacher He seemed like an atypical male character for this era of book He s a perfectly competent sheriff but he s miserable at it and wants to go back to school

  2. says:

    I love miss Pickerell s curmudgeonly ways, her bare tolerance of children, her devotion to her cows, and her fascination with science They were great favorites when I was a kid Warning the newer Miss Pickerell books, not written by MacGregor, don t get her at ALL Avoid.

  3. says:

    I love Miss Pickerell

  4. says:

    Great readingI really enjoyed reading this lovely children s book It reminded me of my days on the farm Every child should read this.

  5. says:

    Miss Pickerell may not go to another planet in this book, but it s still charming Ellen MacGregor attempted to teach basic facts about radioactivity in this book, and she seemed to do well for the most part I still wanted to shout DANGER WILL ROBINSON when the Geiger counter started to go off near the end Her earphones clattered like hail in a hail storm There are a few similarities to the first book in the plot Someone s always misplacing her Jersey cow, it seems, and public transporta Miss Pickerell may not go to another planet in this book, but it s still charming Ellen MacGregor attempted to teach basic facts about radioactivity in this book, and she seemed to do well for the most part I still wanted to shout DANGER WILL ROBINSON when the Geiger counter started to go off near the end Her earphones clattered like hail in a hail storm There are a few similarities to the first book in the plot Someone s always misplacing her Jersey cow, it seems, and public transportation s refusal to accept her leads to Miss Pickerell becoming a deputy sheriff and uranium prospector The sheriff wants to become a nuclear scientist like how Mr Haggerty in the first book was an astronaut who wanted to be a veterinarian.If you want a retro science fiction book starring a no nonsense female protagonist, check out the Miss Pickerell series.EDIT Oh wait, I forgot to mention that one of Miss Pickerell s nephews is named Homer, and he wants to study radioactivity Hopefully his last name doesn t start with an S

  6. says:

    While it does have some narrative to tie it together as a story, this book is clearlyfocused on being educational It includes the half life of uranium, carbon dating, formation of rocks, control groups in scientific studies, etc.

  7. says:

    I have to say these very old books are pretty factual and great reads Think Magic School Bus set in the 1950 60 s

  8. says:

    Miss Pickerell is taking her identical twin nephews and her cow to the city to visit the circus and the Atomic Energy Museum They are traveling downstream in a steam boat and Miss Pickerell is rather put out because the cow was put in the hold with a bunch or annoying rocks The rocks were ballast But, when the owner of the boat found that there was a cow aboard, he put into shore and dumped Miss Pickerell and the cow off in a small village There s an atomic energy research facility near by Miss Pickerell is taking her identical twin nephews and her cow to the city to visit the circus and the Atomic Energy Museum They are traveling downstream in a steam boat and Miss Pickerell is rather put out because the cow was put in the hold with a bunch or annoying rocks The rocks were ballast But, when the owner of the boat found that there was a cow aboard, he put into shore and dumped Miss Pickerell and the cow off in a small village There s an atomic energy research facility near by Also, the town sherif is trying to prospect for uranium Miss Pickerell gets involved with both, the sheriff and the research facility, and eventually figures out that there were stores of uranium back in the mountain near where she lives the source of the steam boat s ballast So, we learn all about atomic energy, radioactive decay, how geiger counters work, cosmic ray background radiation, radio carbon dating, and so forth A fun way to re learn some science Given that the book came out in 1953, views favoring atomic energy were pretty highly boosted Those old atoms were to power our future We know these days that nuclear power is not so easy The safety issues are muchdifficult and expensive to deal with than we d imagined back in the olden days the real problem primarily is waste disposal, I believe, and no one wants to pay for that, neither the profiteers nor the taxpayers.But, none the less, knowing about basic scientific issues is always a good thing Even if some of the political and economic issues change, the basic science remains steadfast We ve become rather an anti science society, which doesn t bode well for our futures It fair boggles my mind that we had well over a dozen people running for President a few months ago, none of whom had even a vague clue about the nature of science They all seemed to think scientific investigation is merely a matter of opinion It seems that a good place for those ignoramuses to begin to understand the nature of scientific investigation would be some Miss Pickerell

  9. says:

    Another in the line of these really cute and fun old juvie fiction series of the amusingly eccentric Miss Pickerell, along with her pet cow Nancy Agatha and her cat This time out, Miss Pickerell saves the day as usual , by discovering a source of uranium that manages to solve everyone s problems As usual, Miss Pickerell is aided and abetted in her adventures by her large assortment of nieces and nephews Miss Pickerell is a spinster, of course Her nieces and nephews all seem to be geniuses Another in the line of these really cute and fun old juvie fiction series of the amusingly eccentric Miss Pickerell, along with her pet cow Nancy Agatha and her cat This time out, Miss Pickerell saves the day as usual , by discovering a source of uranium that manages to solve everyone s problems As usual, Miss Pickerell is aided and abetted in her adventures by her large assortment of nieces and nephews Miss Pickerell is a spinster, of course Her nieces and nephews all seem to be geniuses and always prove to be a great help to her Great reading fun for all ages

  10. says:

    This Miss Pickerell book is as cute as it can be She and her nephews and her cow are once again involved in science and silliness This set of books were such a joy to read She is a rock collector so this search for Uranium is right up her alley.

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