The Chemists in the Library Working Group has compiled these electronic and print resources for further exploration of the theme of National Chemistry Week: Earth’s Atmosphere and Beyond!. The resources have been classified by grade level and annotated.
- Composition of Earth’s Atmosphere
- What the atmosphere is made of, how it came to be that way, and how it could change in the future.
- The forces behind weather and how to forecast it. Also a special section on storms, tornadoes, and hurricanes.
- Ozone Hole
- The history of the ozone hole and how ozone depletion affects us.
- Global Warming and Climate Change
- How scientists measure global warming, what may be causing it, and its impact.
- Extraterrestrial Atmospheres — Mars
- All about the planet next door and the Mars Rover missions.
- The History of Flight
- The Wright Brothers, how airplanes have changed over the years, and the principles behind flight.
- Alphabetical list of selected resources as PDF files. More items are included on the web site.
- Reference Shelf
- Sources of basic reference information.
- How to Find More in Your Library
- Find other interesting books by searching your library’s catalog or by browsing certain call numbers in your library’s stacks.
- How to Find More on the Web
- Find other interesting web sites using search engines and subject directories.
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