Dr. Birdley Teaches Science is a series of teacher resource books that feature reproducible comics, lesson guides, and student activities, all aligned with national standards. It was created and developed by Nevin Katz, a web and app developer in the Boston area. who is also an illustrator and former teacher.
Educational specialists have taken note of the series' potential to make tough concepts accessible: The Massachusetts Department of Youth Services (DYS) has purchased and distributed the Dr. Birdley series to all of their educational programs across the state and incorporated it into the instructional guide for DYS science teachers. It is used in classrooms around the country and also distributed abroad.