Program Pairings: Whiz Bang Science Presents: Adventure in the Woods

Below you will find an upcoming program paired with related movies, documentaries, books, music, and more to help you gain a wider understanding of the topic before or after the program. 

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The Program: Whiz Bang Science Presents: Adventure in the Woods, Tues., June 18, 6:30 pm, Willowick Library

Cover of the book Survive in the Woods

Use the Libby app to access the Survival Zone series of juvenile nonfiction (grades 3 – 7) books like Survive in the Woods. Starting with a true-life scenario, each volume of this series challenges students to imagine how they would survive in difficult weather-related circumstances.

Cover of I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 book

Of course, mention of survival brings to mind the wildly popular I Survived series. For readers age 7 and up, the books are about children facing disasters like the Titanic, 9/11, Pompeii, and other historical events, and are told from their perspective. The books contain violence and tension, but also include historical facts and positive messages.

Libby Hoopla (graphic novels) Print

Cover of one of the Kitchen Pantry Scientist series of books

The Kitchen Pantry Scientist series offers a variety of science experiments and activities inspired by awesome biologists, past and present. Suitable for readers ages 6 – 12.

Cover of the book Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World is a great book for readers ages 7 – 12.

The lowdown: It’s a scientific fact: Women rock! This fascinating, educational collection features 50 illustrated portraits of trailblazing women in STEM throughout history. Full of striking, singular art, Women in Science also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary.

eBook (Libby) Audiobook (Hoopla) Print

For Adults

Cover of the book A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

If you haven’t read Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods, don’t miss it! It is a classic chronicle of a “terribly misguided and terribly funny” (The Washington Post) hike of the Appalachian Trail, from the author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Body to hike the Appalachian Trail.

Libby eBook Audiobook Hoopla eBook Audiobook Print

Movie adaption starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte

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