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Any books by Diane Swanson

Any books by Ray Spangenburg and Kit Moser

Test Your Science IQ by Charles Cazeau

Enslow Publishers, Inc.

Darwin and Evolution for Kids by Kristan Lawson (grades 5-12)

Gullible's Travels by Steve Allen (audio tape, read by Steve Allen and Jane Meadows) (ages 6-12)

Max Goes to the Moon - A Science Adventure with Max the Dog by Jeffrey Bennett (5-10 yrs)

Bringing Ufos Down to Earth by Philip J.Klass (9-12)

Maybe Yes, Maybe No: A Guide for Young Skeptics by Dan Barker (ages 9 and up)

The Tree of Life : The Wonders of Evolution by Ellen Jackson (4-8 yrs)

Wonder-Workers! How They Perform the Impossible by Joe Nickell (ages 9-14)

Abracadabra!: Secret Methods Magicians & Others Use to Deceive Their Audience by Nathaniel Schiffman (1998 Young Readers Book Award - Scientific American)

How to Fake a Moon Landing: Exposing the Myths of Science Denial by Darryl Cunningham

The Everything Kids' Science Experiments Book: Boil Ice, Float Water, Measure Gravity-Challenge the World Around You! by Tom Robinson

Free booklets I wrote to help (high school and college) students develop their study and writing skills: Student Success Guide: Study Skills and Student Success Guide: Writing Skills.

The following chapters from my (high school and college) textbook Becoming a Critical Thinker are available online for free:

1. Critical Thinking
2. Language and Critical Thinking
3. Sources
4. Identifying Arguments 
5. Evaluating Arguments 
6. Evaluating Extended Arguments 
7. Sampling and Analogical Reasoning
8. Causal Reasoning 
9. Science and Pseudoscience 
Answers to Selected Exercises (note ch. 4 graphs are incomplete)

Last updated 02-Nov-2015

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