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  • Dinosaur Rain Island

    by Dionne L Fields
    Rain wants kids, to have a hand on experience with dinosaur fossils. And so much more, at the dinosaur rain Island. Rain has been collecting Dinosaurs, ever since his first birthday on Mother’s Day. Today Rain is 9 years old, and he is going into fourth grade. Rain wants to be a paleontologist, after he completes high school. A paleontologist studies dinosaur fossils. Rain Fields is very excited about, opening his very own Dinosaur Rain Island. Location: Atlant... more
  • One-Handed Fractions

    by Karen Tollefson
    This book guides the older student or adult who is returning to school for a degree, further training, or GED through a review of fractions. Even if you hated fractions, this method will make sense to you and will make doing fractions a breeze.
  • The Nature of Science Today-Denial of the Truth "Forms" as Reality

    by Frank Elbert Davis III
    The Nature of Science Today - Denial of THE Truth ''Forms'' as Reality focuses upon ''the greater consciousness'' of persons who have as their ''Ideal self'' ''the will to truthfulness'' and correlates that will with Christian men (and women) as opposed to ''Natural Man,'' whose will is determined by some other, probably unconscious, ''Ideal self.'' A great failure scientists have committed today is their failure to ''be truthful'' or to will the identity of science to be that of truth ''form... more
  • Argiope Aurantia

    by Deborah Keever
    Argiope Aurantia, also known as a Garden Spider is an invertebrated animal having an exoskeleton. See her emit pure white silk from her spinnerets sac as she captures her prey. You will enjoy many more interesting facts about the Garden Spider as you read “Argiope Aurantia”.
  • Herbal Lore, A Guide to Herbal Medicine

    by K.J. Simmill
    This book covers a wide range of herbs and their uses in both medicinal and magical practices, including sections detailing extraction and application. It also provides comprehensive step-by-step instructions on making a wide range of items encompassing creams, herbal bags, incense, salves, tinctures, and poultices. Presented in an easy to understand format, with an added definition of terms, making it an asset to anyone wishing to utilise the beneficial properties of herbs.
  • A New Science: From Light To Eternity

    by Mukesh Prasad
    The author - Mukesh Prasad - presents several of his works he did mostly on the former Usenet, which works also comprise his scientific credentials.
  • Orchid Care: For the Beginner

    by Barb Schmidt
    Orchid Care: For the Beginner covers basic orchid care including watering, nutrient requirements, light levels and instructions for re-potting. It also contains a useful troubleshooting guide for common household orchid genus. With over 30 photos, Orchid Care: For the Beginner is perfect for orchid enthusiasts everywhere.
  • Physical Laws of the Mathematical Universe: Who Are We?

    by Neeti Sinha
    Utilizing discoveries and concepts from the field of physical sciences, the book proposes a schematic of universal space-time, where the discrete panorama of cosmic plane, the smeared décor of quantum scope, and the dynamic sweeps of “consciousness” constitutionally fuse to proffer an all-inclusive unanimous system. The articulation brings forth a harmonious scheme that doesn’t just overcome perplexing pitfalls in scientific discernments—such as discrepancies encountered between cosmic and quant... more
  • Blood Cells Are Your Best Friends Forever

    by Anne Stiene-Martin
    This book is aimed at young people (ages twelve and older).It describes each of the blood cells or formed elements in blood, using cartoons as illustrations. Each cell is described as to its appearance, its function or job, how it does its job, where it came from, what can go wrong, and what the reader can do to help.
  • Space Center

    by Alysson Foti Bourque
    Soar into space with watercolor images and rhyme through this easy-to-read illustrated book. Time to blast off!
  • Big Sur

    by Alysson Foti Bourque
    Explore the coast of California with beautiful watercolor pictures and rhyme. Become a part of Big Sur's wonder and surrounding discoveries through vivid illustrations.
  • Life and Death at Windover: Excavations of a 7,000-Year-Old Pond Cemetery

    by Rachel K. Wentz
    In 1982, a backhoe operator working at what would become the new Windover Farms housing development in Titusville, Florida, uncovered a human skull. The bones of several other individuals soon emerged from the peat bog. It would be determined that the human remains uncovered at Windover were between 7,000 and 8,000 years old, making them 3,200 years older than King Tutankhamen and 2,000 years older than the Great Pyramids of Egypt. This was just the beginning of an archaeological adventure that... more
  • What On Earth Can We Do?

    by Emily Sper
    With easy-to-understand language and colorful graphics, this fun and informative book introduces children to actions that help make our planet healthier—make less garbage; repair; reuse; recycle; compost; plant a tree; don’t waste electricity or water. Simple explanations of electricity, carbon dioxide, global warming, and renewable energy, and the importance of trees and water, add meaning to the actions.
  • The Body Blog: Explorations in Science and Culture

    by Rachel K. Wentz
    Natural selection has been honing the human form for millions of years. During that time, our brains have enlarged, our mouths have gotten smaller, our guts have been streamlined, and we’ve inhabited every ecological niche on the globe. And although we are a single species, with bodies that are both adaptable and intellectually malleable, how we live impacts our bodies in vast and often astounding ways. It all comes down to culture. This book explores the numerous ways our bodies are affected b... more
  • Redesigning the Planet: Local Systems: Using Ecological Design to Reshape Civilizations

    by Alan Wittbecker, et al.
    Do we have the scientific, engineering or artistic abilities to redesign the planet? We humans now influence every natural system, taking what we need from some ecosystems, enhancing a few, misusing others, and interfering with the rest. We need global ecological designs to restore the balance between human needs and natural processes. The planet is self-making and self-designing, but our impacts need to be redesigned ecologically in a synthetic way. This book is a start.
  • Chaos Theory Uncovered: How chaos and fractals shape our world

    by E L Strauss
    This concise, full-colour, richly illustrated guide takes bright, gifted and creative teens into the world of chaos theory, the fascinating science of the apparently unpredictable. Mind-bending images, ideas and insights accompany this extraordinary journey through chaos theory's beginnings, surprising everyday relevance, predictions and more, revealing a whole new world of amazing processes and dynamic forces. Readers discover self-similarity, nonlinearity, cascades, fractals and the butt... more