Downs, R. M. & D Stea (Ed.). (1973).
Image and environment: Cognitive mapping and spatial behavior
. Chicago, Il: Aldine Publishing Company. This is a good resource for information on cognitive mapping and extends beyond the mental world into the repercussions of layout in the physical environment.
French, T E, Svensen C L, Helsel J D, & Urbanick B (1997).
Mechanical drawing: Cad-communications, twelfth ed
. New York, NY: McGraw Hill. Chapter 5 and chapter 12 will be useful for this unit.
Gardner, H (2006).
Multiple intelligences: New horizons
. New York, NY: Basic Books. A classic book on educational theory.
Jamison, A P (1911).
Isometric drawing; A treatise on mechanical illustrating dealing with typical constructions and outlining; A course in the art
. New York, NY: McGraw Hill. Decent, but I like the chapters in French better. This book, being smaller, may be less intimidating to students.
Merrifield, Mary P (2005).
Light and shade: A classic approach to three-dimensional drawing
. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Inc. Good book for the more advanced students.
Norling, Ernest R (1999).
Perspective made easy
. Mineola, NY: Dover Publications, Inc. Excellent reference!
Tufte, E R (2001).
The visual display of quantitative information, second edition
. Cheshire, CT: Graphics Press. Good book for graphing; not very relevant to this unit, though.
Lamb, D & A Bandopadhay (1990). Interpreting a 3D object from a rough 2D line drawing.
Proceedings of the first IEEE conference on Visualization
(pp. 59-66). San Francisco, CA: IEEE. The thought process necessary to teach a computer to interpret 2D line drawing as 3D images, which is similar to teach students to do the same thing.
MadSci, (2006, December 11). A guided tour of the visible human. Retrieved May 26, 2008, from The visible human project Web site: http://www.madsci.org/~lynn/VH/tour.html
Good resource for showing anatomical sections.