The lists below include resources for teachers and students.
Resources for Teachers
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
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, 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
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.
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Provides resources and information for science teachers.
Resources for Students
Want to be a Scientist?
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.
Cite this article
NIDA. (2009, September 1). Brain Power: Grades K-1. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/brain-power/brain-power-grades-k-1