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  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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    This Web site contains information about drug abuse and a section designed specifically for parents, teachers, and students.
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    NCADI is operated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Many free publications are available here.
  • ENC Learning Inc.
    This Web site provides useful information and products to improve mathematics and science teaching and learning.

Resources for Students

  • The Why? Files - whyfiles.org
    Explanations for scientific phenomena discussed in the news.
  • Tiner, J. 100 Scientists Who Shaped World History. San Mateo, CA: Bluewood Books, 2000.
    This book talks about great men and women of science who significantly contributed to our understanding of the physical world around us.
  • Kramer, S. How to Think Like a Scientist: Answering Questions by the Scientific Method. New York, NY: HarperCollins Children’s Books, 1987.
    This book shows how scientists use questions to learn about things. It teaches how the scientific method can help find answers to many questions people are curious about.
  • Kramer, S. Hidden Worlds: Looking Through a Scientist’s Microscope (Scientists in the Field). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2003.
    This book shows how scientists study the world and includes many behind-thescenes pictures of the life of a scientist.

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