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Adviser, Teacher, Role Model, Friend: On Being a Mentor to Students in Science and Engineering has just been published by the National Academy Press containing guidance and anecdotes demonstrating good and bad mentoring. While geared for individuals mentoring those from undergraduate through faculty positions, the cost may make it worthwhile for high school guidance counselors advising in the fields of science and engineering as well. Cost is $7.95 plus $4.00 shipping for the first copy. For more information, contact the National Academy Press at 202-334-3313 or 800-624-6242.
An Atlas of Biodiversity and the premier issue of Chicago Wilderness Magazine are now available. The Atlas is a 64-page beautiful full-color book about Chicago area's biological diversity and concentration of woodlands, prairies, wetlands and forests. It is free to residents of the region and includes geographical histories, surveys of animals and much more. The magazine will be published quarterly and includes very readable articles that help clarify current understandings about natural diversity through readable articles and even children's games. For more information about Chicago Wilderness, contact Chicagoland Environmental Network at 708-485-0263 x396, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.chiwild.org. For correspondence regarding the magazine, write: Chicago Wilderness Magazine, P.O. Box 268, Downers Grove, IL 60515-0268.
The following publications are available on a first-come-first-served basis directly from the Teacher Resource Center. Contact Susan Dahl or Gayle Stephens at 630-840-3094 or e-mail: email@example.com. The Magic School Bus, Activity Guide to Season Four, Scholastic. Reports to the Nation on our Changing Planet. El Nino and Climate Prediction, Spring 1994, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, NOAAd. Education for Sustainability. An Agenda for Action, a report from the National Forum on Partnerships Supporting Education about the Environment, President's Council on Sustainable Development, U.S. Government Printing Office.