The prices given for books and other publications in chapter 8 do not include the costs of shipping and handling. Before placing an order, readers are advised to contact the publishers of these references for current ordering information, including shipping charges. In some cases, discounts or special rates may be available to schools and educators.

Publishers' names are cited in the bibliographic data of the annotations. Their addresses and telephone and fax numbers, as well as e-mail addresses, when available, are listed in appendix A, "Publishers and Suppliers."

Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. National resources that might be of interest to science educators in this 5-state region are also included. The organizations are arranged by state, with entries organized by category, including aquariums, botanical gardens,, and zoos; state-based federal programs; and university affiliates. A separate section is devoted to the national organizations.

8.4 Maeve A. Boland and Leanne Wiberg Milton, eds. Earth-Science Education Resource Directory.

Alexandria, Va.: American Geological Institute, 1994. 150 pp.

Price: $19.95 (ISBN) 0-922152-21-7

This loose-leaf notebook provides a convenient list of diverse educational resources and materials on the subject of earth science. It lists 179 organizations and more than 550 individual products. These resources, which can be used for school groups and other audiences, include traditional items such as books, classroom materials, posters, activity kits, and computer and audiovisual aids, as well as workshops, training courses, networks, and special-interest organizations. Each organization's entry provides a short summary of scope and purpose, together with contact information, including addresses and telephone and fax numbers. The description of the organization is followed by information on its individual products. Each item is described briefly; supplementary information lists general subject matter of the material, grade level, cost, and ordering information. The volume is indexed by organization, general subject matter combined with grade level, and medium of the product.

8.5 Will Snyder and the 1994 National 4-H Energy Education Review Team. Educating Young People about Energy for Environmental Stewardship: A Guide to Resources for Curriculum Development with an Emphasis on Youth-Led, Community-Based Learning.

Chevy Chase, Md.: National 4-H Council, Environmental Stewardship Program, 1994. 47 pp.

Price: $5.00

Educating Young People about Energy for Environmental Stewardship is a resource guide for educators who wish to develop energy and environmental curricula and programs. The booklet includes descriptions of important criteria for choosing or evaluating such curricula. It also provides general and age-specific suggestions for developing programs and program formats; an annotated list of materials and resource organizations that focus on environmental and energy issues; information on accessing the 4-H electronic Energy Education Resources Database; and an overview chart of resources or organizations for teaching, learning, and program planning.

8.6 Educators Guide to Free Science Materials. 38th ed.

Randolph, Wis.: Educators Progress Service, 1997. 255 pp.

Price: $29.95 (ISBN 0-87708-301-0)

The Educators Guide to Free Science Materials is an annual annotated listing of selected free, mixed-media science materials. It is designed to provide an up-to-date means of identifying currently available materials. This 38th edition classifies and provides descriptions of content, as well as complete source and availability information, for a total of more than 1,300 films, film strips, sets of slides,

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