Karen Ansberry is a mom, teacher, writer, and nature lover. As the co-author of the Picture-Perfect STEM and Picture-Perfect Science series for elementary teachers, she gives workshops across the country helping teachers learn to integrate STEM and reading. Karen has taught science for over 25 years. Her science classroom was full of pets, including finches, rats, chinchillas, snakes, and even hissing cockroaches! Karen lives in historic Lebanon, Ohio, with her husband, four children, and three dogs, Find her at pictureperfectscience.com.