Things I Like

Check out the list of resources below to help facilitate your understanding or enjoyment of topics we cover in class! You can sort the list by class, type, author, etc....If there is a particularly interesting item that you would like to share, let me know!

Please check local libraries or see me to borrow copies of books, films, and other items below. These links are intended to provide you with extra information about things that have added to my own enjoyment of Science, Engineering and Technology - they are NOT intended to sell you my recommendations.



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The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA James D. Watson Book Biology 12 A first-person account surrounding the lead-up to and discovery of the structure of DNA 
Microcosmos Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou Film Biology (Any Grade) A documentary of insect life in meadows and ponds, using incredible close-ups, slow motion, and time-lapse photography. 
Interactive Size and Scale Graphic Genetic Science Learning Center, University of Utah Website Biology/Chemistry (Any Grade) This interactive site illustrates the relative sizes of objects from coffee beans all the way down to atoms.  
Planet Earth (Series) BBC, David Attenborough Film Biology (Any Grade) A multi-award winning 11 episode series documenting the many organisms and climates on Earth. Many episodes feature never before recorded organisms and habitats.  
Scale of the Universe Cary and Michael Huang Website Everyone!  An interactive size scale ranging from small theoretical objects to the entire universe! 
Gapminder Hans Rosling Website All Grades: Graphing Focus This site compiles world data and displays it as a graph. The axis can be altered to show you a wide variety of world statistics. This data can be set to animate the changes that occur over time.  
Countries of the World quiz H.Brothers Inc. Website Everyone Name as many countries of the world as you can in 12 minutes. A map fills in as you progress! Good luck! 
GeoGuessr Anton Wallen Website Everyone The Geoguessr site uses Google street view to have the player determine where they are in the world. This is a good way to discover more about the world, as well as develop problem solving techniques.  
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