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Brain Power: Grades K-1


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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.
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    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)
    www.nsta.org, 703-243-7100
    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.

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NIDA. (2009, September 1). Brain Power: Grades K-1. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/brain-power/brain-power-grades-k-1

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