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An Exploratorium Learning Studio Resource Guide for Educators.

The purpose of this page is to list new items added to our Free Online Publications page.

All materials are in alphabetical order, databases, maps and periodicals are in seperate sections.

Items are listed by week added, items from the current week are not on the main list. To simplify adding titles each Tuesday the previous weeks' titles will be added to the main list.

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Additions for the week of October 11: (in process)

New Books and Pamphlets:

NOAA Technical Memorandum NWS SR-145 A Comprehensive Glossary Of Weather Terms For Storm Spotters Michael Branick NOAA/WFO Norman

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

New Databases:

New Maps:

New Periodicals:

Astrobiology Magazine

Additions for the week of October 6: (in process)


Additions for the week of September 29: (in process)

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. 2003 Education Resources Catalog

  2. The Art of the Exposition: Personal Impressions of the Architecture, Sculpture, Mural Decorations, Color Scheme and Other Aesthetic Aspects of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition,
    by Eugen Neuhaus

  3. Geomorphology from Space
    edited by Nicholas M. Short, Sr. and Robert W. Blair, Jr

  4. A Heat Transfer Textbook
    by John H. Lienhard IV and John H. Lienhard V

Additions for the week of September 22:

New Books and Pamphlets:

Sculpture of the Exposition Palaces and Courts: Descriptive Notes on the Art of the Statuary at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco,
by Juliet Helena Lumbard James

Additions for the week of September 15:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. GCOS Guide to Satellite Instruments for Climate
    June 1995

  2. The Global Carbon Cycle
    SCOPE 13

  3. Helping Children Learn Mathematics
    Jeremy Kilpatrick and Jane Swafford, Editors, Mathematics Learning Study Committee, National Research Council

  4. Learning and Understanding: Improving Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in U.S. High Schools
    Committee on Programs for Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in American High Schools, National Research Council

  5. Minority Students in Special and Gifted Education
    Committee on Minority Representation in Special Education, M. Suzanne Donovan and Christoper T. Cross, Editors, National Research Council

New Periodicals:

Environmental Health Perspectives

Additions for the week of September 8:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. An Account of the Fishes of the Ganges
    by Francis Hamilton

  2. A Flora of California
    by Willis Linn Jepson
    vol. 1
    vol. 2
    3 Part 1
    3 Part 2
    4 part 2

  3. Jepson Manual Higher Plants of California
    Edited by James C. Hickman

New Periodicals:

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Additions for the week of September 1:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergartin Through Grade Twelve

  2. Science Framework for California Public Schools: Kindergartin Through Grade Twelve

Additions for the week of August 25:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Engines and Innovation: Lewis Laboratory and American Propulsion Technology
    (SP-4306, 1991)
    by Virginia P. Dawson.

  2. Good Governance, Indigenous Peoples, and Biodiversity Conservation: Recommendations for Enhancing Results across Sectors
    Janis B Alcorn

  3. The History of Animals.
    Aristotle. 350 BC.

  4. Insectivorous Plants
    by Charles Darwin

  5. Is Our Project Succeeding? A Guide to Threat Reduction Assessment for Conservation
    by Richard Margoluis & Nick Salafsky

  6. NASA Student Involvement Program-Aerospace Technology Engineering Guide

  7. NASA Student Involvement Program-Design a Mission to Mars Guide

  8. NASA Student Involvement Program-Flight Opportunities Educator's Resource Guide

  9. NASA Student Involvement Program-My Planet Earth Guide

  10. NASA Student Involvement Program-Science & Technology Journalism Guide

  11. On the Generation of Animals.
    Aristotle. 350 BC.

  12. On the Parts of Animals.
    Aristotle. 350 BC.

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

Poisonous Plant Database
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition
Office of Plant and Dairy Foods and Beverages

New Maps:

  1. 1997 Sacramento River Aerial Atlas

Additions for the week of August 18:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. Adolescence and Young Adulthood/Mathematics Standards Second Edition*
    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)

  2. Adolescence and Young Adulthood/Science Standards
    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)

  3. Arctic Pollution Issues: A State of the Arctic Environment Report

  4. The Cell in Development and Heredity (second edition, 1900),
    by Edmund B. Wilson

  5. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex (second edition; London: John Murray, 1882),
    by Charles Darwin

  6. Early Adolescence/Science Standards
    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)

  7. Essays Upon Heredity and Kindred Biological Problems, by August Weismann, ed. by Edward B. Poulton, Selmar Schonland, and Arthur E. Shipley

  8. The Foundations of the Origin of Species: Two Essays Written in 1842 and 1844,
    by Charles Darwin

  9. Geological Observations on Coral Reefs, Volcanic Islands, and on South America (London, Melbourne and Toronto: Ward Lock and Co., 1910),
    by Charles Darwin

  10. The Germ-Plasm: A Theory of Heredity (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893), by August Weismann, trans. by W. Newton Parker and Harriet Ronnfeldt

  11. Handbook of Mathematical Functions, With Formulas, Graphs, and Mathematical Tables (10th printing, with corrections, 1972), ed. by Milton Abramowitz and Irene A. Stegun

  12. A History of Genetics (1965, with additional material),
    by Alfred Henry Sturtevant

  13. Intracellular Pangenesis, Including a Paper on Fertilization and Hybridization (Chicago, The Open Court Publishing Co., 1910),
    by Hugo de Vries, trans. by Charles Stuart Gager

  14. Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage Round the World of H.M.S. Beagle (11th edition; London: John Murray, 1913),
    by Charles Darwin

  15. The Mechanism of Mendelian Heredity (revised edition; New York: Henry Hold and Company, 1915),
    by Thomas Hunt Morgan, Alfred Henry Sturtevant, Hermann Joseph Muller, and Calvin Blackman Bridges

  16. Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence/Mathematics Standards
    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)

  17. North America's environment: A thirty-year state of the environment and policy retrospective
    World Resources Institute, the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and the Commission for Environmental Cooperation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation

  18. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life (first edition; London: John Murray, 1859),
    by Charles Darwin
    HTML at British Library
    PDF files at

  19. On the Various Contrivances by Which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the Good Effects of Intercrossing (London: John Murray, 1862),
    by Charles Darwin

  20. The Physical Basis of Heredity (Philadelphia: J. B. Kippincott, 1919), by Thomas Hunt Morgan

  21. Principles of Geology (3 volumes, 1830),
    by Charles Lyell

  22. Reefs at Risk in Southeast Asia
    Lauretta Burke, Liz Selig, Mark Spalding

  23. Reporting on Climate Change: Understanding the Science
    Second Edition

  24. Science and the Endangered Species

  25. Selected works and commentary, by Charles Darwin

  26. State of the forest: Indonesia
    Charles Victor Barber, Emily Matthews, David Brown, Timothy H. Brown, Lisa Curran, Catherine Plume, Liz Selig

  27. The Theory of the Gene (revised edition; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1928),
    by Thomas Hunt Morgan

  28. Trends Online: A Compendium of Data on Global Change

New Bibliographies/Indexes:

Environmental Change and its Impact on Species/Ecosystems

New Maps:

A Climate Change Atlas for 80 Forest Tree Species of the Eastern United States

New Periodicals:

  1. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America

  2. Conservation Ecology

  3. Ecological Applications

  4. Ecological Monographs

  5. Ecology

  6. Electronic Green Journal

  7. Issues in Science & Technology

Additions for the week of August 11:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. 50 Years of cosmic ray research in Tasmania
    Edited by Marc Duldig
    ANARE Research Notes 102

  2. Antarctic Science in the Global Context 2000-2005, 2nd Edition

  3. Antarctic seals, whales and dolphins of the early twentieth century:
    Marine mammals of the Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-14 (AAE) and the British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-31 (BANZARE)
    Edited by Peter D. Shaughnessy
    ANARE Report 142

  4. The Apollo Program Summary Report
    (Document # JSC-09423)

  5. Australian solar terrestrial and space physics research
    Edited by R.J. Morris and P.J. Wilkinson
    ANARE Report 146

  6. Development of the "Earth Simulator"

  7. Earth Simulator

  8. Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) foraging ecology
    Roger Kirkwood
    ANARE Report 144

  9. English-Language Arts
    Content Standards for California Public Schools
    ELD Standards (pdf) for English learners (96 pp.)

  10. Environmental Code of Conduct for Australian Field Activities in Antarctica

  11. Far Travelers: The Exploring Machines by Oran W. Nicks (NASA SP-480)

  12. First Vistors to Heard Island
    by Max Downes
    ANARE Research Note 104

  13. The freshwater lakes of the Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica: chemical characteristics of the water column
    by Massimo Gasparon, Ruth Lanyon, James S. Burgess, and Ingvar A. Sigurdsson
    ANARE Research Notes 147

  14. Getting Started in Oral Traditions Research
    Text: Elisa Hart
    Illustrations: Wally Wolfe

  15. Glacier Mass Balance and Regime: Data of Measurements and Analysis:
    Dyurgerov, M., 2002
    M. Meier and R. Armstrong (Eds.),
    INSTAAR Occasional Paper No. 55, 268

  16. Global Science in the Antarctic Context: British Antarctic Survey strategy to 2012

  17. Guidelines of Lake Management

  18. History-Social Science
    Content Standards for California Public Schools

  19. The lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) from Macquarie Island
    Palma, R.L. & Horning, D.S.
    ANARE Research Note 105

  20. Looking South
    The Australian Antarctic Program into the 21st Century

  21. A New Sun: Solar Results from Skylab (SP-402, 1979) by John A. Eddy and edited by Rein Ise

  22. Outline of the Earth Simulator

  23. Phytoplankton distribution and abundance off east Antarctica, as determined
    by CHEMTAX analysis of HPLC pigment data (BROKE survey, January-March
    Simon W. Wright and Rick L. van den Enden
    ANARE Research Notes 103

  24. The Power of Movement in Plants,
    by Charles Darwin, contrib. by Francis Darwin

  25. Proceedings of The Third International Conference on Contaminants in Freezing Ground, April 2002,
    I. Snape & R. Warren (eds). 141 pp. (4.4 mb pdf)

  26. Revision of Eusirus perdentatus Chevreux, 1912 and E. propeperdentatus Andres, 1979
    (Crustacea: Amphipoda)
    William B. Emison
    ANARE Report 145

  27. Visual and Performing Arts
    Content Standards for California Public Schools
    Dance PDF 39 pp.
    Music PDF 39 pp.
    Theatre PDF 39 pp.
    Visual Arts PDF 44 pp.

  28. The Voyage of Mariner 10: Mission to Venus and Mercury
    (SP-424, 1978)
    by James A. Dunne and Eric Burgess

New Databases:

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Database

New Maps:

  1. The Atlas of Canada

  2. An atlas of surficial salts of the Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica: composition, distribution and origin
    Gore, D.B., Nichols, G.T., Lehmann, C.E.R., Burgess, J.S., Baird, A.S. & Creagh, D.C.
    ANARE Report 143

  3. Arctic Environmental Atlas

New Periodicals:

  1. Arctic Research of the United States

  2. AsiaFlux Newsletter

  3. Australian Antarctic

Additions for the week of August 4:

New Books and Pamphlets:

  1. AIBS Review of Biological Instructional Materials for Secondary Schools, March 2001

  2. Bacteriological Analytical Manual

  3. Bacterial Nomenclature Up-to-date

  4. BBL™ Quality Control and Product Information Manual for Prepared Media

  5. Biological Study Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary: A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta

  6. The Compleat Cladist: A Primer of Phylogenetic Procedures

  7. Environmental Variability and Climate Change. PAGES.
    Edited by Keith Alverson, Raymond Bradley and Thomas Pedersen. Stockholm: IGBP, 31pp.
    IGBP Science Series #3

  8. Fishes of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary and Adjacent Waters, California: A Guide to the Early Life Histories

  9. Global Change and the Earth System: A planet under pressure. The Global Environmental Programmes.
    Edited by Will Steffen and Peter Tyson. Stockholm: IGBP, 32pp.
    IGBP Science Series #4

  10. Invasive Alien Species: A Toolkit for Best Prevention and Management Practices

  11. Narrative Descriptions of Terrestrial Ecozones and Ecoregions of Canada

  12. Ocean Biogeochemistry and Global Change. JGOFS.
    Edited by Beatriz M. Baliño, Michael J. R. Fasham and Margaret C. Bowles. Stockholm: IGBP, 32pp.
    IGBP Science Series #2

  13. Principles and Standards for School Mathematics

  14. SCOPE 5
    Environmental Impact Assessment

  15. SCOPE 29
    The Greenhouse Effect, Climatic Change and Ecosystems

  16. SCOPE 34
    Practitioner's Handbook on the Modelling of Dynamic Change in Ecosystems

  17. SCOPE 35
    Scales and Global Change: Spatial and Temporal Variability in Biospheric and Geospheric Processes

  18. SCOPE 37
    Biological Invasions - A Global Perspective

  19. SCOPE 42
    Biogeochemistry of Major World Rivers

  20. SCOPE 44
    Genetically Designed Organisms in the Environment

  21. SCOPE 45
    Ecosystem Experiments

  22. SCOPE 47
    Long-term Ecological Research: An International Perspective

  23. SCOPE 48
    Sulphur Cycling on the Continents: Wetlands, Terrestrial Ecosystems, and Associated Water Bodies

  24. SCOPE 51
    Biogeochemistry of Small Catchments

  25. SCOPE 53
    Methods to Assess the Effects of Chemicals on Ecosystems

  26. SCOPE 54
    Phosphorus in the Global Environment - Transfers, Cycles and Management

  27. SCOPE 55
    Functional Roles of Biodiversity - A Global Perspective

  28. SCOPE 56
    Global change: Effects on Coniferous Forests and Grasslands

  29. SCOPE 57
    Particle Flux in the Ocean

  30. SCOPE 58
    Sustainability Indicators

  31. Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Poor Communities

  32. The Terrestrial Biosphere and Global Change: Implications for Natural and Managed Ecosystems. A Synthesis of GCTE and Related Research (1997).
    Edited by B. Walker and W. Steffen. Stockholm: IGBP, 31pp.
    IGBP Science Series #1

  33. USDA/FSIS Microbiology Laboratory Guidebook

New Databases:

  1. Database on Introductions of Aquatic Species (DIAS)

  2. TreeBASE a Relational Database of Phylogenetic Knowledge

New Periodicals:

  1. BAHC Newsletter
    (Biospheric Aspects of the Hydrological Cycle)

  2. Bay Area Monitor

  3. Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society


  5. ESC News

  6. Global Change NewsLetter


  8. The Journal of Online Mathematics and its Applications

  9. LOICZ Newsletter
    (Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone International Project)

  10. Micscape Magazine

  11. New York Journal of Mathematics

  12. Pacific Journal of Mathematics

  13. PAGES news

  14. Research GAIM

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