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Climate Change: Evidence, Im... - Division on Earth and Life S...
 

Climate Change: Evidence, Im...Division on Earth and Life S...

What is climate? Climate is commonly thought of as the expected weather conditions at a given location over time. People know when they go to New York City in winter, they should take a heavy coat. When they visit the Pacific Northwest, the… more

Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts, and Choices
Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Great Books for Babies and T... - Kathleen Odean
 

Great Books for Babies and T...Kathleen Odean

“The ideal time to begin sharing books with children is during babyhood, even with children as young as six weeks.”—Starting Out Right National Research CouncilAll parents hope to give their children the best possible start in life. Many … more

Great Books for Babies and Toddlers: More Than 500 Recommended Books for Your Child’s First Three Years
Kathleen Odean
Ballantine Books , English
Math and Science for Young Children - Rosalind Charlesworth, Karen...
 

Math and Science for Young ChildrenRosalind Charlesworth, Karen...

MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, Seventh Edition, is a unique reference that focuses on the integration of math and science in early childhood education programs, while addressing the other important areas of child development during th… more

Math and Science for Young Children
Rosalind Charlesworth, Karen K. Lind
Cengage Learning , English
Math & Science for Young Children - Rosalind Charlesworth, Karen...
 

Math & Science for Young ChildrenRosalind Charlesworth, Karen...

MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 6th Edition is a unique text that focuses on the integration of math and science along with the other important areas of child development during the crucial birth-through-eight age range. It also carefu… more

Math & Science for Young Children
Rosalind Charlesworth, Karen K. Lind
Cengage Learning , English
Building the Ohio Innovation... - Charles V. Wessner, Committe...
 

Building the Ohio Innovation...Charles V. Wessner, Committe...

Since 1991, the National Research Council, under the auspices of the Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, has undertaken a program of activities to improve policymakers’ understandings of the interconnections of science, techn… more

Building the Ohio Innovation Economy: Summary of a Symposium
Charles V. Wessner, Committee on Competing in the 21st Century: Best Practice in State and Regional Innovation Initiatives, Technology, and Economic Policy Board on Science, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
The Public Health Effects of... - Paula Tarnapol Whitacre, Peggy Tsai
 

The Public Health Effects of...Paula Tarnapol Whitacre, Peggy Tsai

In the United States, people living in low-income neighborhoods frequently do not have access to affordable healthy food venues, such as supermarkets. Instead, those living in “food deserts” must rely on convenience stores and small neighbo… more

The Public Health Effects of Food Deserts: Workshop Summary
Paula Tarnapol Whitacre, Peggy Tsai
National Academies Press , English
Potential Health Risks to DO... - Committee on Potential Healt...
 

Potential Health Risks to DO...Committee on Potential Healt...

Lead is a ubiquitous metal in the environment, and its adverse effects on human health are well documented. Lead interacts at multiple cellular sites and can alter protein function in part through binding to amino acid sulfhydryl and carbox… more

Potential Health Risks to DOD Firing-Range Personnel from Recurrent Lead Exposure
Committee on Potential Health Risks from Recurrent Lead Exposure of DOD Firing-Range Personnel, Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
America's Energy Future: Tec... - Committee on America's Energ...
 

America's Energy Future: Tec...Committee on America's Energ...

Energy production and use touch our lives in countless ways. We are reminded of the cost of energy every time we fill up at the gas pump, pay an electricity bill, or purchase an airline ticket. Energy use also has important indirect impacts… more

America’s Energy Future: Technology and Transformation: Summary Edition
Committee on America’s Energy Future, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
National Science Education S... - National Research Council, N...
 

National Science Education S...National Research Council, N...

Americans agree that our students urgently need better science education. But what should they be expected to know and be able to do? Can the same expectations be applied across our diverse society?These and other fundamental issues are add… more

National Science Education Standards
National Research Council, National Committee on Science Education Standards
National Academies Press , English
Energy Reduction at U.S. Air... - Gregory Eyring, Committee on...
 

Energy Reduction at U.S. Air...Gregory Eyring, Committee on...

The Department of Defense (DoD) is the largest consumer of energy in the federal government. In turn, the U.S. Air Force is the largest consumer of energy in the DoD, with a total annual energy expenditure of around $10 billion. Approximate… more

Energy Reduction at U.S. Air Force Facilities Using Industrial Processes: A Workshop Summary
Gregory Eyring, Committee on Energy Reduction at U.S. Air Force Facilities Using Industrial Processes: A Workshop, Air Force Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Underground Engineering for ... - Committee on Underground Geo...
 

Underground Engineering for ...Committee on Underground Geo...

For thousands of years, the underground has provided humans refuge, useful resources, physical support for surface structures, and a place for spiritual or artistic expression. More recently, many urban services have been placed underground… more

Underground Engineering for Sustainable Urban Development
Committee on Underground GeoEngineering for Sustainable Development, Committee on Geological and Geotechnical Engineering, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Engineering in K-12 Educatio... - National Research Council, C...
 

Engineering in K-12 Educatio...National Research Council, C...

Engineering education in K-12 classrooms is a small but growing phenomenon that may have implications for engineering and also for the other “STEM” subjects—science, technology, and mathematics. Specifically, engineering education may impr… more

Engineering in K-12 Education: Understanding the Status and Improving the Prospects
National Research Council, Committee on Understanding and Improving K-12 Engi
National Academies Press , English
Preparing Teachers: Building... - National Research Council, C...
 

Preparing Teachers: Building...National Research Council, C...

Teachers make a difference. The success of any plan for improving educational outcomes depends on the teachers who carry it out and thus on the abilities of those attracted to the field and their preparation. Yet there are many questions ab… more

Preparing Teachers: Building Evidence for Sound Policy
National Research Council, Committee on the Study of Teacher Preparation Prog
National Academies Press , English
Monitoring Progress Toward S... - Committee on the Evaluation ...
 

Monitoring Progress Toward S...Committee on the Evaluation ...

Following a 2011 report by the National Research Council (NRC) on successful K-12 education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), Congress asked the National Science Foundation to identify methods for tracking progres… more

Monitoring Progress Toward Successful K-12 STEM Education: A Nation Advancing?
Committee on the Evaluation Framework for Successful K-12 STEM Education, Board on Science Education, Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
America's Future in Space: A... - National Research Council, C...
 

America's Future in Space: A...National Research Council, C...

As civil space policies and programs have evolved, the geopolitical environment has changed dramatically. Although the U.S. space program was originally driven in large part by competition with the Soviet Union, the nation now finds itself … more

America’s Future in Space: Aligning the Civil Space Program with National Needs
National Research Council, Committee on the Rationale and Goals of the U.S. C
National Academies Press , English
A Framework for K-12 Science... - Helen Quinn, Heidi Schweingr...
 

A Framework for K-12 Science...Helen Quinn, Heidi Schweingr...

Science, engineering, and technology permeate nearly every facet of modern life and hold the key to solving many of humanity’s most pressing current and future challenges. The United States’ position in the global economy is declining, in p… more

A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas
Helen Quinn, Heidi Schweingruber, Thomas Keller, Committee on Conceptual Framework for the New K-12 Science Education Standards, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
The National Weather Service... - Committee on the Assessment ...
 

The National Weather Service...Committee on the Assessment ...

The Modernization and Associated Restructuring (MAR) of the National Weather Service (NWS) was a large and complex re-engineering of a federal agency. The process lasted a decade and cost an estimated $4.5 billion. The result was greater in… more

The National Weather Service Modernization and Associated Restructuring: A Retrospective Assessment
Committee on the Assessment of the National Weather Service’s Modernization Program, National Research Council, National Academies
National Academies Press , English
Report of a Workshop on Scie... - Technology, Engineering, and...
 

Report of a Workshop on Scie...Technology, Engineering, and...

Report of a Workshop on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Needs for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base is the summary of a workshop held August 11, 2011, as part of an 18-mon… more

Report of a Workshop on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Needs for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Workforce Needs for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Defense Industrial Base Committee on Science, National Academy of Engineering, National Research Council, National Academies
National Academies Press , English
Design, Make, Play: Growing ... -
 

Design, Make, Play: Growing ...

Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators is a resource for practitioners, policymakers, researchers and program developers that illuminates creative, cutting edge ways to inspire and motivate young people about sci… more

Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators
Routledge , English
Acute Exposure Guideline Lev... - Committee on Acute Exposure ...
 

Acute Exposure Guideline Lev...Committee on Acute Exposure ...

Extremely hazardous substances can be released accidentally as a result of chemical spills, industrial explosions, fires, or accidents involving railroad cars and trucks transporting EHSs. Workers and residents in communities surrounding in… more

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals: Volume 16
Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels, Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English

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