Books and Links
"Rock Star" Resources
Barkhouse, Joyce. George Dawson: The Little Giant. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1974.
Chalmers, William. George Mercer Dawson: Geologist, Scientist, Explorer. Montréal: XYZ Publishing, 2000.
Finkelstein, Max, and James Stone. Paddling the Boreal Forest: Rediscovering A.P. Low. Toronto: Natural Heritage Books, 2004.
Martyn, Katharine. J.B. Tyrrell: Explorer and Adventurer: The Geological Survey Years 1881-1898. Toronto: University of Toronto Library, 1993.
Scrimgeour, K. Gray. Dr. Robert Bell of the Geological Survey of Canada: Showing the Work of the G.S.C. and Dr. Bell as Told by His Surviving Postal Artifacts: An Exhibit. Canada: British North America Philatelic Society, 1997.
Shipley, Brian C. "Rough Science in the Bush." The Beaver. February/March 2002, p. 8-15.
Vodden, Christy. No Stone Unturned: The First 150 Years of the Geological Survey of Canada. Ottawa: The Survey, 1992.
- This book has also been published in French under the title Pierre par pierre : les 150 premières années de la Commission géologique du Canada
- No Stone Unturned is also available online courtesy of Natural Resources Canada: http://gsc.nrcan.gc.ca/hist/index_e.php
Webb, Michael. Alice Wilson: Telling the Earth's Story. Mississauga: Copp Clark Pitman Ltd, 1991.
Winder, Charles Gordon. William Edmond Logan (1798-1875), Knighted Canadian Geologist: An Anthology. Victoria, B.C.: Trafford, 2004.
The Barren Lands: J.B. Tyrrell's Expeditions for the Geological Survey of Canada, 1892-1894. University of Toronto Library, 2001.
http://digital.library.utoronto.ca/Tyrrell (accessed July 27, 2005).
Trailblazers. Natural Resources Canada, 2005.
www.nrcan.gc.ca/inter/trailblazers_e.html (accessed July 27, 2005).
Earth Sciences Resources
Arato, Rona. Fossils: Clues to Ancient Life. St. Catharines, Ont.: Crabtree Publishing, 2005 (Rocks, Minerals and Resources series)
Atlantic Geoscience Society. The Last Billion Years: A Geological History of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Halifax: Nimbus Publishing, 2001.
Cooper, John. Planet Earth & Art Activities. St. Catharines, Ont.: Crabtree Publishing, 2002. (Arty Facts series)
Eyles, Nick. Ontario Rocks: Three Billion Years of Environmental Change. Markham, Ont.: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2002.
Gibb, Ted. The Earth's Crust. Scarborough, Ont.: ITP Nelson, 1999. (Nelson Science series)
Hickson, Catherine. Mt. St. Helens: Surviving the Stone Wind. Vancouver: Tricouni Press, 2005.
Kelsey, Elin. Canadian Dinosaurs. Toronto: Maple Tree Press, 2003.
Parker, Steve. Dinosaurus: The Complete Guide to Dinosaurs. Toronto: Firefly Books, 2003.
_____. The Earth and How it Works. Illustrated by Giuliano Fornari and Luciano Corbella. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1989. (Windows on the World series)
Symes, R.F. Rocks & Minerals. Toronto: Stoddart, 1988. (Eyewitness Books series)
Taylor, Paul D. Fossil. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1990. (Eyewitness Books series)
Walker, Cyril, and David Ward. Fossils. Toronto: Stoddart Publishing, 1992. (Eyewitness Handbooks series)
Webb, Michael. Alice Wilson: Telling the Earth's Story. Mississauga, Ont.: Copp Clark Pitman, 1991.
Wilson, John. Dancing Elephants and Floating Continents: The Story of Canada Beneath Your Feet. Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2003.
Ask-a-Geologist. Earth Sciences Information Centre, 2005.
http://sst.rncan.gc.ca/esic/askgeo_e.php (accessed July 27, 2005).
EarthNet: Virtual Resource Centre for Earth Science Educators.
Natural Resources Canada, 2004.
http://earthnet-geonet.ca/index_e.php (accessed July 27, 2005).
Geological Survey of Canada Educational Sites
Minerals and Metals: A World to Discover. Natural Resources Canada, 2005.
www.nrcan.gc.ca/mms/scho-ecol/toc_e.htm (accessed July 27, 2005).
Mineral Collecting in Ontario: A Guide for Rockhounds. Government of Ontario.
www.mndm.gov.on.ca/mndm/mines/lands/brochure/rockhnd/rh_e.pdf (accessed July 27, 2005).
NRCat's Scratching Post. Natural Resources Canada, 2004.
www.nrcan-rncan.gc.ca/kids/index_e.html (accessed July 27, 2005).
The Oil Sands Story. Government of Alberta.
www.oilsandsdiscovery.com/oil_sands_story/story.html (accessed July 27, 2005).