Science Library & Resource Room

***Long-Term Check-out Kits***

DID YOU KNOW our NSRC/STC kits are long-term check-out? These kits check out for 1 year. We ask that you please restock consumables.

  • Changes (1 box) (97-1801)
  • Comparing and Measuring (1 box) (97-1301)
  • Land and Water (4 boxes) 
  • Life of Butterflies (2 boxes) (97-1501)
  • Organisms (2 boxes) (97-1101)
  • Weather (2 boxes) (97-1201)

***NEW BOOKS***

  • Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, vol. I: 25 Formative Assessment Probes (Keeley et al, 2005)
  • Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, vol. I: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes (Keeley, 2011)
  • Argument-Driven Inquiry in Biology: Lab Investigations for Grades 9-12 (Sampson et al, 2014)
  • Hard to Teach Biology Concepts, revised 2nd edition: Designing instruction aligned to the NGSS (Koba/Tweed, 2014)
  • What's Your Evidence? Engaging K-5 Students in Constructing Explanations in Science (Saul et al, 2013)
  • Supporting Grade 5-8 Students in Constructing Explanations in Science: The claim, evidence, and reasoning framework for talk and writing (McNeill/Krajcik, 2012)

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Earth and Environmental Science

Books

Journals

  • American Biology Teacher
  • Physics Teacher
  • Physics Today
  • School Science and Mathematics
  • Science Activities
  • Science and Children
  • Science Scope
  • Science Teacher
  • Teaching K-8
  • Science

Modules and Other Resources

STC Modules and Resources

  • Grade 1 Weather
  • Grade 2 Soils
  • Grade 3 Rocks & Minerals (not available)
  • Grade 4 Land & Water
  • Grade 5 Ecosystems (not available)
  • Grade 6 Measuring Time (not available)

Other Modules

  • Air (Delta Science Module)
  • Become a Rock Detective Module
  • Finding the Moon (Delta Sience Module )
  • Soil Module (Delta Science Module )
  • Solar System (Delta Science Module)
  • Sunshine and Shadows (Delta Science Module)
  • TC Toolkit (National Geographic Society)
  • Touch the Earth (ISIS)
  • Weather Forecasting (Delta Science Module
  • Weather Instruments (Delta Science Module)

Models and Science Tools

  • Samples (rocks, minerals, fossils)
  • Various water and weather related instruments
  • Flasks
  • Fossil Sorting Kits
  • Lung Model
  • Skeletons (Human, and Cat)
  • Torso Model
  • Plant Models
  • Skull Model
  • Heart Model
  • Lung Simulator
  • Kidney Model
  • Newtons Cradle
  • Acceleration & Velocity Cars
  • Magnets (bar, circular, and 1 SUPER strong)
  • Paper Dragon: Force & Motion

 

STC, FOSS, BSCS TRACS

DVDs

  • 2007/2008 Science Seminars (DVD Set)
  • North Carolina Rocks
  • From Gateways to Glaciation
  • From Mountains to Monsoons
  • Everything Weather
  • Illustrated Dictionary of Earth Science
  • Figure This! Take a Challenge!
  • K-8 Science Ed.: Elements That Matter
  • Ghost in Your Genes
  • Evolution
  • The forest Adventure
  • Ocean Explorere
  • Learning Center: 3rd Grade
  • Common Ground
  • Science and Literature
  • Earth History
  • Chem Matters
  • Planetarium
  • Imagine The Universe
  • Learning Science Through Inquiry
  • World Population
  • National Geographic MAPS
  • Complete Set of National Geographic  Various DVD's
  • No Dinosaurs in Heaven

Life Science

All Materials

Biotechnology

  • Bioinquiry
  • Biotechnology Explorer: Captivating Science Education
  • Biotechnology at Work
  • Commercial Biotechnology
  • NC Companies in Biotechnology

General Biology

  • Bats Incredible Gr 2-4 AIMS
  • Biology with Computers
  • Biology Teachers Survival Guide
  • Bones, Bodies, and Bellies
  • Comparing and Measuring (STC Module)
  • Cycles of Life - 24 videos
  • From Head to Toe 5-8 AIMS
  • Human Biology and Health Activities, Gr 5-12
  • Jaw Breakers & Heart Thumbers 3-4 AIMS
  • Life Cycles 24 vol video set
  • More Science Experiments on File
  • OBIS (Outdoor Biological Instructional Strategies)
  • Overhead & Underfoot 3-4 AIMS
  • Science Experiments on File
  • Models -- Skeleton, Ear, Eye, Kidney
  • Organisms (STC Module)

Insect Study

  • Critters K-6 AIMS
  • 4-H Entomology
  • A Field Guide to Butterflies
  • A Field Guide to Insects
  • A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians
  • Insect Activity Guide
  • (The) Pleasures of Entomology
  • Studying Insects
  • Wowbugs: New Life for Life Science
  • Live Hissing Roaches, Mealworms
  • Models -- Flower, Root, Stem
  • STC Life Cycle of Butterflies
  • Live Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches

Microbiology

 

  • Mystery Illness Strikes the Sanchez Household
  • Unseen Life on Earth video set

Plant Study

  • Bottle Biology
  • Exciting Plant Science Activities for Elementary
  • Exciting Plant Science Activities for High School
  • Growing Seeds (ESS)
  • Modern Arboriculture
  • Newcomb's Wildflower Guide
  • New Tree Biology Dictionary
  • Plant Growth and Development (STC Module)
  • Primarily Plants K-3 AIMS
  • Seeds and Plants (ESS)
  • Tree Pruning
  • Wisconsin Fast Plants

Physical Science

Integrated Science