Discovering the Universe
A class set of the text, Discovering the Universe, will be available to ESS students as a class resource specifically for the Astronomy portion of ESS.
Life On Earth, E.O. Wilson
Unit One and Unit Seven from the interactive iBook by E.O. Wilson will be used as a resource for the History of Earth and the Environmental Science units in ESS.
A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson
This interesting and entertaining non-fiction book will be used throughout the course to introduce concepts and for student reflections of topics.
T. Rex and the Crater of Doom, Walter Alvarez
Select chapters from this non-fiction book, written by the scientist who discovered the reason for the demise of the dinosaurs after years of debate among researchers, will be used second semester during the Earth History portion of ESS.