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Great Science Books Ms. G recommends!

 

Napoleon's Buttons 17 Molecules that Changed History  by Penny Le Couteur & Jay Burreson

 

The Alchemy of Air  by Thomas Hager

 

The Disappearing Spoon  by Sam Kean

 

Uncle Tungsten Memories of a Chemical Boyhood  by Oliver Sacks


Madame Curie by Eve Curie (copyright 1937)


Galileo's Daughter A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel


A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson


Stiff by Mary Roach


The Periodic Table  by Primo Levi


Other People's Trades by Primo Levi


Periodic Tales a cultural history of the elements,from arsenic to zinc  by Hugh Aldersey-Williams


The Poisoner's Handbook by Deborah Blum


Real Food What to Eat and Why by Nina Planck


The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan


In Defense of Food  by Michael Pollan


The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan


Einstein for Beginners by Joseph Schwartz & Michael McGuinness


The Friendly Guide to the Universe by Nancy Hathaway


Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser


Reefer Madness by Eric Schlosser


Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin


A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.


The Death and Life of the Great American School System [How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch


The Courage to Teach Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life by Parker J. Palmer


Never work harder than your students & other principles of great teaching by Robyn R. Jackson


The Teaching Gap by James W. Stigler & James Hiebert


Cooked by Michael Pollan