Ahrens, C. Donald. Meteorology Today. Brooks Cole. 2002.
Alters, Sandra, Energy: Shortage, Glut or Enough? Information Plus Reference Series, 2003. Good basic overview of the energy situation.
Holt, Reinhart and Winston, 1999. Standard textbook used in New Haven.
Blatt, Harvey, Our Geologic Environment, Prentice Hall, Inc., 1997. Textbook used at SCSU for an introductory Earth Science class. Great resource.
Boyle, Godfrey, Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future, Second Edition, 2004, Oxford University Press, New York. A textbook written as a major component of the Open University's second level undergraduate course
T206 Energy for a Sustainable Future.
Written from the British point of view. Very informative and readable.
Energy in a Clean Environment
. YNHTI Curriculum Unit 04.04.04.
Alternative Energy Sources,
Millbrook Press, 1996. Part of a book series ("Making a Better World"), a good starting point for alternative forms of energy. Short and easy to read.
Fay, James A., and Dan S. Golomb, Energy and the Environment, 2002, Oxford University Press, New York..
Freedman, R.A. and W.J. Kaufman. Universe. W.H. Freeman publisher.
Industrial Revolution in America: Exploring the Effects of the Heat Engine on the Growth of Cities
. YNHTI Curriculum Unit 04.04.05
Keeling, C.D. and T.P. Whorf. 2005. "Atmospheric CO2 records from sites in the SIO air sampling network". In
Trends: A Compendium of Data on Global Change
. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, Tenn., U.S.A
Miller, G. Tyler, Jr. 1998.
Living in the environment: principles, connections, and solutions.
Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Company. Described as the best college text on environmental science, also used by high school environmental science students. Takes an interdisciplinary approach by combining natural and social sciences.
New Haven Science Teachers' Curriculum Development Team,
Content Standards and Expected Performances for High School Science Grades 9-12
, November, 2003.
Fueling the Future,
B&B Publishing, 1992. Good source for fossil fuel and alternative energy information. Nice photos and suggestions for follow-up activities with organizations.
Pipkin, Bernard, Geology and the Environment, Fourth Edition, 2005. Thompson Learning, Inc. Textbook used at SCSU for an introductory Earth Science class. Great resource.
Heat Engines : Thermodynamics in Theory and Practice
(Science Study Series)Greenwood Press, 1979. I came across mention of this book as something that is easy to read and not full of math -- perhaps even good reading for a 14 year old..
Creating Our Energy Future
. YNHTI Curriculum Unit 81.05.10
Wiggins, Grant and Jay McTighe.
Understanding by Design: Curriculum and Assessment
. Pennington, New Jersey: The Center on Learning, Assessment, and School Structure, 1997.
Wysession, Michael, David Frank and Sophia Yancopoulos, Physical Science: Concepts in Action, Prentice Hall, 2004. High school text selected for NHA students. Good graphics and activities.