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Within each topic, links and information are organized by (1) Science Trade Books which are arranged using the dewy decimal system, (2) Websites, and other resources are used.

 

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Science Trade Books: Grade level reading*

 
010 – Bibliographies
Science Experiments Index for Young People: Fourth Edition, by Mary Anne Pilger   Curr 016.507 Pil
500 – Pure Science

 

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In Praise of Sciences: Curiosity, Understanding, and Progress, by Sander Bais Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 500 Bai
The Big Idea Science Book: Incredible Concepts That Show How Science Works in the Real World, by Matilda Gollon Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 500 Big
13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time, by Michael Books Advanced (9-12) Curr 500 Bro
Science: The Definitive Visual Guide, by Adam Hart-Davis Advanced (9-12) Curr 500 DK
What Is Science?, by Rebecca Kai Dotlich Primary (K-2) Curr 500 Dot
Boltzmann's Tomb: Travels in Search of Science, by Bill Green Advanced (9-12) Curr 500 Gre
Why does a ball bounce? 101 questions you never thought of asking, by Adam Hart-Davis   Curr 500 Har
Dr. Art's Guide to Science: Connecting Atoms, Galaxies, and Everything in Between, by Art Sussman   Curr 500 Sus
S is for Scientists, by Larry Verstraete Primaray (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 500 Ver
World Book's Science & Nature Guides, 12 volumes   Curr 500 Wor
65 Short Mysteries You Solve with Science, by Eric and Natalie Yoder   Curr 500 Yod
The Farthest Shore: A 21st Century Guide to Space, by Joseph N. Pelton and Angelia P. Buckley Advanced (9-12) Curr 500.5 Far
Science Detectives: How Scientists Solved Six Real-Life Mysteries, by the Editors of YES Magazine Primary (K-2) Elementary (3-5) Curr 501 Sci
Don't Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style, by Randy Olso Advanced (9-12) Curr 501.4 Ols
Why Sh*t Happens: The Science of a Really Bad Day, by Peter J. Bentley   Curr 502 Ben
How to Be a Scientist: Watch Out! Science Tools and Safety, by Susan Glass   Curr 502.8 Gla
The New Book of Popular Science: Astronomy, Space Science, Mathematics, and Past and Future, Vol. 1   Curr 503 New v.1
The New Book of Popular Science: Earth Sciences, Energy, and Environmental Sciences, Vol. 2   Curr 503 New v.2
The New Book of Popular Science: Chemistry, Physics, and Biology, Vol. 3   Curr 503 New v.3
The New Book of Popular Science: Technology, Vol. 6   Curr 503 New v.6
Sports Science, by Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone
About the Author
Elementary (3-5) Curr 507 Lev
Scientific American: More Simple Science Fair Projects, Grades 3-5, by Salvatore Tocci   Curr 507 Toc
How to Be a Scientist: Analyze This! Understanding the Scientific Method, by Susan Glass Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 507.2 Gla
Last-Minute Science Fair Projects: When Your Bunsen's not Burning, but the Clock's Really Ticking, by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen
About the Author
Interview with Author
Intermediate (6-8) Curr 507.8 Bar
Science on the Loose: Amazing Activities and Science Facts You'll Never Believe, by Helaine Becker   Curr 507.8 Bec
We Dare You! Hundreds of Fun Science Bets, Challenges, and Experiments You Can Do at Home, by Vicki Cobb and Kathy Darling Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 507.8 Cob
The Book of Potentially Catastrophic Science, by Sean Connolly
About the Book
Podcast
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 507.8 Con
Science Project Helper, by Mike Dickinson Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 507.8 D56
Science Fair Season: Twelve Kids, A Robot Named Scorch and What It Takes To Win, by Judy Dutton Advanced (9-12) Curr 507.8 Dut
Stomp Rockets, Catapults, and Kaleidoscopes: 30+ Amazing Science Projects You Can Build for Less than $1, by Curt Gabrielson   Curr 507.8 Gab
Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home - But Probably Shouldn't, by Theodore Gray Advanced (9-12) Curr 507.8 Gra
Discovery Channel Young Scientitst Challenge: Taking Science to the Extreme!, by Rosanna Hansen and Sherry Gerstein
Website
Intermediate (6-8) Curr 507.8 Han
What's the Plan? Designing Your Experiment, by Natalie Hyde Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 507.8 Hyd
Janice VanCleave's Big Book of Play and Find Out Science Projects, by Janice VanCleave Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 507.8 Van
Exploratopia, by Pat Murphy and Ellen Macaulay
About the Book
Lesson Plan
Podcast
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 507.8 Mur
Mythbusters: Don't Try This At Home, by Mary Packard   Curr 507.8 Pac
Big Book of Play and Find Out Science Projects, by Janice VanCleave   Curr 507.8 Van
The Amateur Naturalist, by Nick Baker
About the Book
Lesson Plan
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 508 Bak
Sunny Days and Starry Nights: Nature activities, by Nancy Castaldo   Curr 508 Cas
Threads from the Web of Life: Stories in Natural History, by Stephen Daubert   Curr 508 Dau
What are Opposites in Nature?, by Bobbie Kalman Primary (K-2) Curr 508 Kal
Natural History, by DK Publishing Advanced (9-12) Curr 508 Hen
Practical Naturalist: Explore the Wonders of the Natural World, by Chris Packham Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 508 Pra
What in the Wild? Mysteries of Nature Concealed...and Revealed, by David Schwartz and Yael Schy Elementary (3-5) Curr 508 Sch
Amazing Rare Things: The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery, by David  Attenborough   Curr 508.022 Att
What Darwin Saw: The Journey that Changed the World, by Rosalyn Schanzer
Lesson Plans
Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate
Curr 508.092 Sch
Paint a Sun in the Sky, by Claire Llewellyn   Curr 508.2 Lle
Every Season, by Shelley Rotner and Anne Love Woodhull
About the Author
Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 508.2 Rot
Bayshore Summer: Finding Eden in a Most Unlikely Place, by Pete Dunne Advanced (9-12) Curr 508.749 Dun
The Great Equations: Breakthroughs in Science from Pythagoras to Heisenberg Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 509 Cre
Science, Technology, and Society: The People Behind the Science, by Katherine Cullen   Curr 509 Cul
With a Little Luck: Surprising Stories of Amazing Discoveries, by Dennis Brindell Fradin Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 509 Fra
The Story of Science: Einstein Adds a New Dimension, by Joy Hakim
Video
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 509 Hak
100 Greatest Science Discoveries of All Time, by Hendall Haven Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 509 Hav
The Illustrated Timeline of Science: A Crash Course in Words and Pictures, by Sidney Strickland, PhD with Eliza Strickland Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 509 Str
Robert Hooke: Creative Genius, Scientist, Inventor, by Mary Gow Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 509.2 Gow
Eyewitness: Great Scientists, by Jacqueline Fortey Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 509.22 For
520 – Astronomy

 

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The Practical Astronomer: Explore the Wonders of the Night Sky, by Will Gater and Anton Vamplew Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 520 Gat
Galileo: The Genius Who Faced The Inquisition, by Philip Steele Intermediate (6-8) Curr 520 Ste
Space: A Visual Encyclopedia, by DK Publishing Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 520.3 Spa
The Illustrated Timeline of the Universe: A Crash Course in Words and Pictures, by Richard H. Sanderson and Philip S. Harrington Elementary (3-5)
Intermeidate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 520.9 San
Tycho Brahe: Pioneer of Astronomy, by Don Nardo Intermediate (6-8) Curr 520.92 Nar
A More Perfect Heaven, by Dava Sobel Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 520.92 Sob
There Once Was a Sky Full of Stars, by Bob Crelin   Curr 522 Cre
Star Spotters: Telescopes and Observatories, by David Jefferis Elementary (3-5) Curr 522 Jef
Space: From Earth to the Edge of the Universe, by Carole Stott Intetrmediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 523 Spa
The 4 Percent Universe: Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Race to Discover the Rest of Reality, by Richard Panek Advanced (9-12) Curr 523.1 Pan
Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide, by Robert Dinwiddie   Curr 523.1 Uni
13 Planets: The Latest View of the Solar System, by David A. Aquilar Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 523.2 Aqu
What is the Solar System? by Carmen Bredeson   Curr 523.2 Bre
Exploring the Solar System: A History with 22 Activities, by Mary Kay Carson   Curr 523.2 Car
Solar System: A Journey to the Planets and Beyond, by Ian Graham
Lesson Tool
Primary (K-2) Curr 523.2 Gra
Amazing Journeys: Across the Solar System, by Rod Theodorou Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 523.2 The
11 Planets: A New View of the Solar System, by David A. Aguilar   Curr 523.4 Agu
Seven Wonders of the Gas Giants and Their Moons, by Ron Miller Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 523.4 Mil
Mars 3-D: A Rover's-Eye View of the Red Planet, by Jim Bell Advanced (9-12) Curr 523.43 Bel
Mars, by Robert Godwin   Curr 523.43 God
Messages from Mars, by Loreen Leedy and Andrew Schuerger   Curr 523.43 Lee
Exploring Dangers in Space: Asteroids, Space Junk, and More, by Buffy Silverman Elementary (3-5) Curr 523.44 Sil
The Sun, by Steele Hill and Michael Cartowicz   Curr 523.7 Hil
The Night Sky Month by Month, by Will Gater Advanced (9-12) Curr 523.8 Gat
The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes, by Ellen Jackson   Curr 523.8 Jac
Sun Up Sun Down: the story of day and night, by Jacqui Bailey   Curr 525 Bai
I Love Our Earth, by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson Elementary (3-5) Curr 525 Mar
Come See the Earth Turn: The Story of Leon Foucault, by Lori Mortensen Elementary (3-5) Curr 525 Mor
If You Were a Minute, by Trisha Speed Shaskan Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 529 Sha
530 – Physical Sciences

 

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Genius: a Photobiography of Albert Einstein, by Marfe Delano
Author Interview
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 530 Del
Can you feel the force?, by Richard Hammond   Curr 530 Ham
Giants of Science: Isaac Newton, by Kathleen Krull
About the Author
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 530 Kru
Newton and Me, by Lynne Mayer Primary (K-2) Curr 530 May
Wheels! Science Projects with Bicycles, Skateboards, and Skates, by Madeline Goodstein Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 530.078 Goo
Judging Edward Teller: A Closer Look at One o the Most Influential Scientists of teh Twentieth Century, by Istvan Hargittai Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 530.092 Har
Isaac Newton: The Scientist who Changed Everything, by Philip Steele Intermediate (6-8) Curr 530.092 Ste
The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science that Made Our World, by James Kakalios Advanced (9-12) Curr 530.12 Kak
Quantum Physics for Poets, by Leon Lederman and Christopher Hill Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 530.14 Led
What is a Gas?, by Jennifer Boothroyd Primary (K-2) Curr 530.4 Boo
What is a Liquid?, by Jennifer Boothroyd Primary (K-2) Curr 530.4 Boo
What is a Solid?, by Jennifer Boothroyd Primary (K-2) Curr 530.4 Boo
Changing Materials, by Chris Oxlade   Curr 530.4 Oxl
What Are Solids, Liquids, and Gases? Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities, by Richard and Louise Spilsbury Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 530.4 Spi
How Tall, How Short, How Far Away, by David A. Adler   Curr 530.8 Adl
If You Were an Inch or a Centimeter, by Marcie Aboff Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 530.8 Abo
Why Pi? How Math Applies to Everyday Life, by Johnny Ball Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 530.8 Bal
Pushes and Pulls, by Anna Claybourne Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 531 Cla
I Fall Down, by Vicki Cobb Primary (K-2) Curr 531 Cob
Bicycle Science Projects, by Robert Gardner   Curr 531 Gar
What Are Forces and Motion? Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities, by Richard and Louise Spilsbury Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 531 Spi
Sound Projects with a Music Lab You Can Build, by Robert Gardner Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 534.078 Gar
What is Sound? Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities, by Richard and Louise Spilsbury Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 534.078 Spi
Light and Dark, by Anna Claybourne Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 535 Cla
Seeing Things: Light, by Ann Fullick   Curr 535 Ful
Dazzling Science Projects with Light and Color, by Robert Gardner   Curr 535 Gar
Light and Sound, by Dr. Mike Goldsmith
About the Author
Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 535 Gol
Light, by Peter Riley Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 535.078 Ril
What is Light? Exploring Science with Hand-on Activities, by Richard and Louise Spilsbury Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 535.078 Spi
Temperature (Measure Up!), by Navin Sullivan Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 536 Sul
Electricity, by Anna Claybourne Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 537 Cla
What is Electricity and Magnetism? Exploring Science with Hands-on Activities, by Richard and Louise Splisbury Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 537 Spi
North Pole, South Pole: The Epic Quest to Solve the Great Mystery of Earth's Magnetism, by Gillian Turner Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 538.72 Tur
Atomic Universe: The Quest to Discover Radioactivity, by Kate Boehm Jerome Intermediate (6-8) Curr 539.7 Jer
Neutrino, by Frank Close Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 539.72 Clo
540 – Chemistry Chemistry for Everyone, by Suzanne Lahl Advanced (9-12) Curr 540 Lah
Something out of Nothing: Marie Curie and Radium, by  Carla Killough McClafferty Intermediate (6-8) Curr 540 McC
Cool Chemistry Concoctions: 50 Formulas that Fizz, Foam, Splatter & Ooze, by Joe Rhatigan Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 540 Rha
Marie Curie: The Woman Who Changed the Course of Science, by Philip Steele Advanced (9-12) Curr 540 Ste
Ace Your Chemistry Science Project: Great Science Fair Ideas, by Robert Gardner, et al.
Podcast
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 540.78 Gar
Easy Genius Science Projects with Chemistry: Great Experiments and Ideas, by Robert Gardner
Podcast
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 540.78 Gar
The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discover That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler, by Thomas Hager Advnaced (9-12) Curr 540.92 Hag
Giants of Science: Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull
About the Author
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 540.92 Kru
Marie Curie: Discoverer of Radium, by Margaret Poynter Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 540.92 Poy
Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe, by Theodore Gray Advanced (9-12) Curr 546 Gra
Just Add Water: Science Projects You Can Sink, Squirt, Splash, Sail. Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 546 Jus
Acids and Bases, by Chris Oxlade
Lesson Plan
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 546 Oxl
Mixing and Separating, by Chris Oxlade Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 546 Oxl
It's Elementary: How Chemistry Rocks Our World, by Robert Winston   Curr 546 Win
550 – Earth Sciences

 

 

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B is for Blue Planet, by Ruth Strother Primary (K-2) Curr 550 Str
Earth-Shaking Science Projects about Planet Earth, by Robert Gardner
Podcast
Elementary (3-5) Curr 550.78 Gar
Wonders of the Land, by Kendall Haven   Curr 550 Hav
Earth-Shaking Science Projects About Planet Earth, Robert Gardner   Curr 550.78 Gar
Geysers: What They Are and How They Work Second Edition, by T. Scott Bryan   Curr 551.2 Bry
Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis: Projects and Principles for Beginning Geologists, by Matthys Levy and Mario Salvadori Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 551.2 Lev
Diving to a Deep-Sea Volcano, by Kenneth Mallory Intermediate (6-8) Curr 551.2 Mal
Volcanoes, by Michael Woods and Mary B. Woods Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 551.21 Woo
Earthquakes, by Ellen J. Prager   Curr 551.22 Pra
Great Shakes: The Science of Earthquakes, by Darlene Stille Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 551.22 Sti
Looking At Landscapes: Weathering and Erosion, by Clive Gifford   Curr 551.3 Gif
Glaciers: Nature's Icy Caps, by David L. Harrison   Curr 551.31 Har
The Glaciers are Melting! by Donna Love Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 551.31 Lov
On the Seabed, by John Woodward Elementary (3-5) Curr 551.42 Woo
Cave Sleuths, by Laurie Lindop Intermediate (6-8) Curr 551.44 Lin
The Seaside Switch, by Kathleen V. Kudlinski
About the Author
Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 551.45 Kud
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion, by Loree Griffin Burns
About the Author
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 551.46 Bur
The World Is Blue: How Our Fate and the Ocean's Are One, by Sylvia A. Earle Advanced (9-12) Curr 551.46 Ear
Venturing The Deep Sea, by Laurie Lindop   Curr 551.46 Lin
Oceans, by Johnna Rizzo Elementary (3-5) Curr 551.46 Riz
The Deep, Deep Ocean, by John Woodward Elementary (3-5) Curr 551.46 Woo
Modern Marine Science: Exploring the Deep, by Lisa Yount Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 551.46 You
All the Water in the World, by George Ella Lyon Primary (K-2) Curr 551.48 Lyo
Saving Water: The Water Cycle, by Buffy Silverman Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 551.48 Sil
Did A Dinosaur Drink This Water?, by Robert E. Wells Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 551.48 Wel
Eyewitness Weather, by Brian Cosgrove   Curr 551.5 Cos
Weather and Climate: The People Behind the Science, by Katherine Cullen   Curr 551.5 Cul
Guide To Weather, by Ross Reynolds   Curr 551.5 Rey
Stellar Science Projects about Earth's Sky, by Robert Gardner Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 551.5078 Gar
Wild Science Projects About Earth's Weather, by Robert Gardner Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 551.5078 Gar
An Ocean of Air: Why Wind Blows and Other Mysteries of the Atmosphere, by Gabrielle Walker
About the Book
Podcast
Advanced (9-12) Curr 551.509 Wal
The Man Who Named the Clouds, by Julie Hannah and Joan Holub
About Julie
About Joan
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 551.5092 Han
Close to the Wind: The Beaufort Scale, by Peter Malone Elementary (3-5) Curr 551.51 Mal
Stars Beneath Your Bed, by April Pulley Sayre
About the Book
Lesson Plan
Primary (K-2) Curr 551.51 Say
Tornado!, by Judy and Dennis Fradin Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 551.55 Fra
Erased by a Tornado!, by Jessica Rudolph Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 551.55 Rud
Extreme Weather: Science Tackles Global Warming and Climate Change, by Kathleen Simpson Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 551.55 Sim
The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder, by Mark Cassino Primary (K-2)
Elementary (3-5)
Curr 551.57 Cas
Wild About Weather: 50 wet, windy and wonderful activities, by Edward Brotak   Curr 551.6 Bro
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean, by Susan Casey Advanced (9-12) Curr 551.6 Cas
How we Know What We Know About Our Changing Climate: Scientist and Kids Explore Global Warming, by Lynne Cherry and Gary Braasch
About the Book
Lesson Plan
Podcast
Teacher's Guide
About the Author
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 551.6 Che
The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge, by Joanna Cole
About the Book
Lesson Plan
Podcast
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 551.6 Col
How the Weather Works, by Christian Dorion Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 551.6 Dor
Climate Change: Shifting Glaciers, Deserts, and Climate Belts, by Timothy Kusky Advanced (9-12) Curr 551.6 Kus
Atmosphere and Weather, by Terry Jennings   Curr 551.6 Jen
Forecast Earth: The Story of Climate Scientist Inez Fung, by Renee Skelton   Curr 551.6 Ske
We Are the Weather Makers: The History of Climate Change, by Tim Flannery
About the Book
Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 551.6 Wal
Global Climate Change, by Ernest Zebrowski Intermediate (6-8)
Advanced (9-12)
Curr 551.6 Zeb
The Rock Factory: A Story About the Rock Cycle, by Jacqui Bailey   Curr 552 Bai
If You Find a Rock, by Peggy Christian   Curr 552 Chr
Rocks and Fossils: A Visual Guide, by Robert R. Coenraads   Curr 552 Coe
Let's Go Rock Collecting, by Roma Gans   Curr 552 Gan
Rocks and Fossils, by Margaret Hynes Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 552 Hyn
Rocks: Hard, Soft, Smooth, and Rough, by Natalie M. Rosinsky   Curr 552 Ros
One Well: The Story of Water on Earth, by Rochelle Strauss
Teaching Resources
Elementary (3-5) Curr 553.7 Str
Over the Mountains: An Aerial View of Geology, by Michael Collier
Podcast
Advanced (9-12) Curr 557 Col
Geology Underfoot in Yosemite National Park, by Allen F. Glazner and Greg M. Stock Advanced (9-12) Curr 557.94 Gla
The 50 Most Extreme Places in Our Solar System, by David Baker and Todd Ratcliff Advanced (9-12) Curr 559.9 Bak
Charles Darwin, by Kathleen Krull
Lesson Plans
Elementary (3-5)
Intermediate (6-8)
Curr 576.8 Kru
     

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