The following books and websites contain additional information, activities, and enrichment options. The books may be available through publishers, distributors such as bookstores or online retailers, or library systems.

For Students

John Farndon, Benchmark, 2002
Light: From Sun to Bulbs
Christopher Cooper, Heinemann, 2004
My Light
Molly Bang, Scholastic, 2003

For Teachers

A Handbook to the Universe:
Exploration of Matter, Energy, Space and Time for Beginning Scientiļ¬c Thinkers
Richard Paul, Chicago Review Press, 1993
Solids, Liquids and Gases
Louise Osborne, Deborah Hodge, The Ontario Science Center, Adrienne Mason, Kids Can Press, 2000


Energy Quest—Energy Education from the California Energy Commission
Optics for Kids

For additional websites, see the Best of the Net feature at and sites recommended by the National Science Teachers Association at