Suggested Resources

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The resources listed on this sheet provide background information for you as well as plant information that students can use when working on their field notebooks.

Ainsworth, Shaaron, Vaughan Prain, Russell Tytler. 2011. “Drawing to Learn in Science.” Science 333: 1096. Washington, D.C.: AAAS.

Baker, Nick.  2004. The Amateur Naturalist. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society.

Canfield, Michael (ed.). 2011. Field Notes on Science & Nature. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Gibson, J. Phil. & Terri R. Gibson. 2006. Plant Ecology. Philadelphia: Chelsea House Pub.

Jones, Stephen & Ruth Cushman. 2004. Peterson Field Guide Series: A Field Guide to the North American Prairie. New York: Houghton Mifflin.

Leslie, Chaire. 1994. Nature Drawing: A Tool for Learning. Dubuque: Kendall/Hunt.

Leslie, Chaire & Charles Roth. 2003. Keeping a Nature Journal: Discover a Whole New Way of Seeing the World Around You. 2nd ed. Pownal: Storey Books.

Smithsonian. 2010. Natural History: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Everything on Earth. London: DK Publishing.

Spellenberg, Richard. 2001. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Wildflowers Western Region (Revised Edition). New York: Knopf.

Stellanova, Tammy. 2012. Nature Notebook. San Francisco: Yosemite Conservancy.

Stuart, et al. 2010. “The Barometer of Life.” Science 328: 177. Washington, D.C.: AAAS.

Wright-Frierson, Virginia. 1998. An Island Scrapbook:  Dawn to Dusk on a Barrier Island. New York: Simon & Schuster.

This teacher sheet is a part of the Using Field Notebooks for Biodiversity Study lesson.

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