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Useful Words for Searching the Library Catalog

Science -- Study and Teaching

Science -- Laboratory Manuals

You can limit your search by specifying a certain branch of science, for instance:

Biology -- Study and Teaching

You can also limit your search by specifying grade level, for instance:

Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

Call Numbers

The general call number range for science education materials is Q - QR. 

A more specific breakdown is:

  • Q - Science (General)
  • QA - Mathematics
  • QB- Astronomy
  • QC - Physics
  • QD - Chemistry
  • QE - Geology
  • QH - Natural History and Biology
  • QK - Botany
  • QL - Zoology
  • QM - Human Anatomy
  • QP - Physiology
  • QR - Microbiology

You may also find useful materials in the R's (Medicine), the S's (Agriculture) and the T's (Technology).

This is true for all MERIT locations: Professional, PreK-12, and Reference stacks.

Below are topical sections highlighting a few of the books at MERIT Library.

There are many more general resource books and plenty of content-related books that you can find in the Library Catalog or by browsing the library's shelves in this call number range.

It may also be helpful to visit some of the other campus libraries, as many of the sciences have their own subject-specific library. Please follow the link below to view locations and hours for all of the campus libraries.

http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries

General Books about Teaching Science at MERIT Library

These books are comprehensive, covering an array of science teacher education topics, including assessment, history, foundations, classroom management, teaching strategies, professional development and some lesson ideas.

Lesson Plans and Curriculum Books at MERIT Library

Student Teaching and Teaching Tips Books at MERIT Library

Technology Integration Books at MERIT Library

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