This is especially relevant if you're heading to warmer climes:
- Hot : living through the next fifty years on earth / Mark Hertsgaard [publisher's description]
- Noted journalist Hertsgaard has covered climate change stories for years, and the birth of his daughter five years ago gave rise to an entirely new perspective on the urgency for action.
- The X factor : personality traits of exceptional science teachers / by Clair Berube The author readily admits that nothing in the book can be proven, contrary to what one might expect in a book about science, and includes the ability to channel rebelliousness and nonconformity as an important trait for teaching science. A bit of rebellion and nonconformity are useful for challenging dogma or advancing new scientific ideas, and need to be fostered productively in science classrooms and labs, says the author. It is an interesting read!