STEM in Books & Online
STEM Education Resource Center. -PBS offers excellent information to teachers and students.
Discovery Education: STEM Camp - Part of Discovery Communications’ “Connect the Dots” campaign, which is designed to help students connect the dots between learning and life.
The Biodiversity Heritage Library: BHL is "a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize and make accessible the legacy literature of biodiversity held in their collections and to make that literature available for open access and responsible use as a part of a global “biodiversity commons.” BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)."
The Chimpanzees I Love: Saving Their World and Ours by Jane Goodall
The Complete Human body: The Definitive Visual Guide edited by Alice Roberts
Every Bone Tells a Story: Hominin Discoveries, Deductions, and Debates by Jill Rubalcaba
Evolution: The Story of life on Earth by Jay Hosler
Human Body: A Book With Guts! by Green, Dan
Life: Extraordinary Animals, Extreme Behavior (companion to Discovery Channel/BBC series)
Lucy Long Ago: Uncovering the Mystery of Where We Came From by Catherine Thimmesh
American Museum of Natural History with Brian Selznick
Take a virtual trip to the American Museaum of Natural Museum in New York City with Brian Selznick, author of Wonderstruck.
Oceans: An Illustrated Reference by Dorrik Stow
On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin; David Quammen, general editor.
Smithsonian National Zoological Park - About 2,000 animals from 400 different species reside at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.
Visible Body - 3D Human Anatomy Atlas. Subscription based
The Basics of Chemistry by Richard Myers
The Elements: a Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe by Theodore W. Gray
Essential Atlas of Physics and Chemistry by Jordi Llansana
The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe by Loree Griffin Burns
1.astronomy, 2.hydrology, 3.meteorology, 4.geology.
Alone in the Universe: Why our Planet is Unique by John R. Gribben
Astronomy by Dan Green
Beyond: A Solar System Voyage by Michael Benson
The Big Bang by Mike Perricone
The Cambridge Guide to the Solar System by Kenneth R. Lang
Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming by Anthony D. Barnosky
The History of Astronomy by Heather Cooper
New Frontiers: Modern Perspectives on Our Solar System by Frank Summers The Teaching Company DVD
The Manga Guide to the Universe by Kenji Ishikawa
The Moon by Seymour Simon
Planets, Stars, and Galaxies : A Visual Encyclopedia of Our Universe by David Aguilar
Planet Hunter : Geoff Marcy and the search for other Earths by Vicki Wittenstein
The Practical Geologist by Dougal Dixon
Stargazing with a telescope by Robin Scagell
Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion by Loree Griffin Burns
We Are the Weather Makers: the History of Climate Change by Sally M. Walker
A World Without Ice by Henry Pollack
The Jason Project - An educational partnership between the Sea Research Foundation and National Geographic, the Jason Project connects students with scientists and researchers in real- and near-real time, virtually and physically, to provide mentored, authentic and enriching science learning experiences.
The Handy Physics Answer Book by Paul W. Zitzewitz
How to Teach Physics to Your Dog by Chad Orzel
The Manga Guide to Physics by Hideo Nitta
Roller Coaster Physics / Discovery Channel School (DVD)
The Physics Classroom: Physics tutorial, shockwave studios, physics help, ACT test center, calculator pad and more
101 Things You Wished You'd Invented-And Some You Wish No One Had by Richard Horne and Tracey Turner
Gamestar Mechanic - Gamestar Mechanic is a game and community designed to teach kids the principles of game design and systems thinking in a highly engaging environment. It is designed for 7- to 14-year-olds but is open to everyone. We've included features in Gamestar that make it useful for kids playing the game on their own or with family members at home, as well as in moderated and educational settings. The first level of quests is free.
The New Way Things Work by David Macaulay
Scratch - Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.
Built to Last by David Macaulay
The Mighty Mars Rovers: The Incredible Adventures of Spirit and Opportunity by Elizabeth Rusch
Secret Subway: The Fascinating Tale of an Amazing Feat of Engineering by Martin W. Sandler.
Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City by David Weitzman
Geekspeak: How Life + Mathematics = Happiness by Graham Tattersall
Hot X: Algebra Exposed by Danica McKellar
Kiss my Math : Showing Pre-Algebra Who's Boss by Danica McKellar
Manga Guide to Calculus by Hiroyuki Kojima
The Numbers Game (DVD) by Joseph Seamans
Real-life math: Everyday Use Of Mathematical Concepts by Evan M. Glazer and John W. McConnell.
The Story of Mathematics by Richard Mankiewicz
Why Pi? by Johnny Ball
The Common Core Math Standards
State led effort coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) to prepare students for college and the workforce of the 21st century.