Research Methods

The Practice of Science: An Introduction to Research Methods

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D., Anne E. Egger, Ph.D.

Further Exploration

Understanding Science on how science works

Asteroids and dinosaurs, a case study

A case study on research linking an asteroid impact to dinosaur extinction that discusses the practice of science. From Understanding Science.

The British Antarctic Survey Ozone Page

Classics

De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium

Nicholas Copernicus, De Revolutionibus (1543 CE). Full text of Copernicus' original work, translated into English.

Stratospheric sink for chlorofluoromethanes: chlorine atom-catalysed destruction of ozone (pdf)

Mario J. Molina & F.S. Rowland, University of California, Irvine - Full article on destruction of atmospheric ozone reprinted from Nature magazine.

Research

The Ozone Depletion Phenomenon

National Academy of Sciences - Traces the history of the discovery of ozone, the ozone layer, and the ongoing studies of the ozone hole over Antarctica.

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Next Generation Science Standards: For States, By States

National Academies Press: A Framework for K-12 Science Education