1999; Holt, Reinhart and Winston
The standard textbook used throughout New Haven Public Schools. This text is clearly written with colorful illustrations. The charts and graphics are easy to read and comprehend. There is a new edition to this text that was recently published.
Miller, G. Tyler,
Living in the Environment
. 1988,1990; Wadsworth Publishing Company
Another standard textbook used in New Haven Public Schools. The language can pose a problem for even high level juniors and seniors, but is an excellent resource for charts and data.
Nebel, Bernard J
., Environmental Science-The Way the World Works.
1990; Prentice Hall Publishing
A difficult textbook for most students to decode and comprehend. The data tables and graphs are valuable. This books focuses on the inter-dependence of various aspects of the environment.
Roa, Michael, Environmental Science Activities Kit. 1993; The Center for Applied Research in Education
An invaluable teaching resource that is simple enough for the low level student, and challenging enough for the highest of achievers. This book has ready - made worksheets, labs and activities that make teaching preparation much less time consuming.
. 1980; United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development.
This EPA publication is a great introduction to acid rain, as it requires no prior scientific knowledge. It discusses the problem, effects and solutions. It is available free form the EPA and well worth the shipping charge.
“The Challenge of Acid Rain
,” V.A. Mohnen, Scientific American, Volume 259, Number 2, August 1988
This article is for the teacher to read to gain a better understanding of the problem of acid rain. It looks and the problem as well as effects and solutions. High level students may also enjoy this.
“Liming Fails the Acid Test,”
and Ute Skiba, New Scientist, Volume 125, Number 1707, March 10, 1990.
A case study, showing how the possible solution of liming has many limitations.
Rain of Troubles: The Science and Politics of Acid Rain
.1988;Macmillan, New York.
For grades 5 to adult this book is a
one - stop shop
of acid rain information. It has a nice introductory section that discusses the history of acid rain.