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View Resource @sle ONLINE: The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) cultivates "the exchange of ideas" relevant to the study of "literature that considers the relationship between human beings and the natural world." @sle ONLINE provides an abundance of resources for the critical analysis of literary nonfiction, nature poetry, environmental fiction, and ecocriticism. This site features over 150...

https://www.asle.org/
View Resource SciFi.com

This web site contains Sci-Fi Channel program listings and other information of interest to science fiction fans.

https://www.syfy.com/
View Resource Science Books Vie for Big Prize

Scientists and science fans, it's time to make your summer reading lists. This BBC Online site contains brief reviews of the twelve books (six of them children's) on the shortlist for this year's Aventis Prize for science books. One of the judges, author and former Booker Prize judge Maggie Gee, said of the finalists: "There are more ideas in these books than I find in contemporary fiction." The...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/1332164.stm
View Resource LabLit.com: The Culture of Science in Fiction & Fact

Some might be asking themselves: “What is LabLit?” LabLit.com is “…dedicated to real laboratory culture and to the portrayal and perceptions of that culture-science, scientists and labs-in fiction, the media and across popular culture.” Edited by the researcher Jennifer Rohn, the site contains a cornucopia of material ranging from humor pieces about laboratory life and culture, interviews with...

http://www.lablit.com/
View Resource Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine

From the U.S. National Library of Medicine comes Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine. This digital exhibition highlights the relationships between the magic depicted in the Harry Potter universe and the "Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology, and natural philosophy." Here, readers will...

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https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/sciencemagicmedicine/