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Books to Read

Science-themed books

Candy Bites: The Science of Sweets by Richard W. Hartel and AnnaKate Hartel.

The Particle at the End of the Universe by Sean Carroll.

The Particle at the End of the Universe, by Sean Carroll

"The Martian" on Science Friday.

Andy Weir: ‘The Martian’

The Martian by Andy Weir.

Chemical Poems—One on Each Element by Mario Markus

The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku.

The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance by David Epstein.

The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II by Denise Kiernan.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.

The Elements by Theodore Gray

The Elements by Theodore Gray

Seven Elements That Have Changed the World: Iron, Carbon, Gold, Silver, Uranium, Titanium, Silicon by John Browne

Teacher's discussion of how to integrate non-fiction book "The Case of the Frozen Addicts" into a high school chemistry class.

Reading Non-Fiction Within a Grade 10 Chemistry Class

The Case of the Frozen Addicts by J. William Langston and Jon Palfreman

Napoleon's Buttons by Penny Le Couteur and Jay Burreson

Prometheans in the Lab by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne

The Periodic Kingdom: A Journey into the Land of Chemical Elements by P. W. Atkins

On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen by Harold McGee