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The lists below include resources for teachers and students.

Resources for Teachers

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    www.drugabuse.gov, 301-443-1124
    This Web site contains information about drug abuse and a section designed specifically for parents, teachers, and students.
  • NIDA DrugPubs Research Dissemination Center
    drugpubs.drugabuse.gov , 877-NIDA-NIH (877-643-2644; TTY/TDD: 240-645-0228)
    Order our materials free of charge in English or Spanish.
  • National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
    store.samhsa.gov/home, 1-800-729-6686
    NCADI is operated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Many free publications are available here.
  • Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC)
    www.enc.org
    This Web site provides useful information and products to improve mathematics and science teaching and learning.
  • National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
    www.nsta.org, 703-243-7100
    Provides resources and information for science teachers.
  • The Brain Exchange Electronic Mentorship Network (BEEMNET)
    www.beemnet.com
    BEEMNET is a research-oriented, educational organization that connects elementary school children and their teachers with research neuroscientists.

Resources for Students

  • Want to be a Scientist?
    www.ars.usda.gov/is/kids/scientists/scientistsframe2.htm
    This site describes careers of scientists and presents an opportunity to email
    scientists and ask them questions.
  • Lehn, B. What is A Scientist? Brookfield, CT: Millbrook Press, 1999.
    This book explains what it is to be a scientist by including pictures of children as scientists in the classroom doing scientific experiments and having a great time.
  • Sabin, F. Louis Pasteur: Young Scientist. Memphis, TN: Troll Communications, 1983.
    This book focuses on the life of the famous scientist Louis Pasteur. It is informative and easy to read.
  • Brandt, K. Marie Curie: Brave Scientist. Memphis, TN: Troll Communications, 2002.
    This book focuses on the life of the famous scientist Marie Curie. It is part of the Easy Biographies series.
  • Purwin, P. Grampa’s a Scientist. Los Angeles, CA: Collage Storybook Press, 1999.
    This is a story about a visit from a grandfather to his twin grandchildren and their magical, scientific adventure.
  • Trumbauer, L. Everyone is a Scientist. Mankato, MN: Pebble Books, 2000. This is an elementary book that shows how anyone, even the youngest of children, can be a scientist.

This page was last updated September 2009

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National Institute on Drug Abuse (2009). Resources. In Grades K-1. Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/brain-power/grades-k-1/you-could-be-scientist-module-1/resources

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