I recommend the following books and have found them to be enlightening and helpful for teaching, learning, and daily life.
All educators should be expected to read these three books of Feynman’s. Feynman was a renowned theoretical physicist and excellent teacher. In addition, to sharing his upbringing, curious nature, and physics concepts in laymen terms. Feynman gives profound insight into how we should be teaching science for real understanding versus cramming irrelevant facts into classroom lectures.
This book is a must for all educators and parents, one of my favorites. Connects science across the disciplines using a simple eye loupe and objects from nature.
Nature Got There First provides endless examples of how man has taken models from nature and applied them to modern-day inventions. Excellent resource for the classroom and home.
The following books are invaluable for classroom teachers. They provide a wealth of information relative to the need for scientific literacy, Project 2061, as well as teaching methodologies.
Great reference books for teachers to help in developing and reinforcing The Nature of Science Skills in students.
Leonardo DaVinci was well ahead of his time in his thinking, renderings, and inventions. He was a systemic thinker. The following book is a great reference for anyone who is trying to develop critical thinking skills. The book emphasizes how Leonardo had the ability to make connections to everything he observed.
The following book provides details of man’s use of structures and systems from nature in our own inventions.
If you are a science teacher or homeschooling parent consider buying any or all the books listed below in the best-selling author’s Bill Robertson Stop Faking It! series.