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  • 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
  • Διαφορική Κλινική Σημαντικότητα Ιατρικής Πληροφορίας

    by Ι.Χ. Παπαχρήστος ( I.C. Papachristos, MD )

    Όπως η έννοια των “Ενδείξεων” έθεσε τάξη στο χάος προϊπποκρατικών ιατρικών απόψεων, αυθαίρετων, προσω&... more

  • Differential Clinical Significance of Medical Information

    by I.C. Papachristos, MD

    Modern Medicine desperately needs an absolute theoretical (logarithmic or exponential) basis to mathematically quantify the Significance of medical digital information (or data) that are stored in each patient’s digital records, to establish some necessary hierarchy or order in a way similar to the order achieved by the concept of “Indications” (for different forms of treatment etc.) to the pre-hippocratic ... more

  • 555 math books series

    by tayyip oral
    555 math books series Countless math books are published each year, however only a small percentage of these titles become classics that are loved by both mathematicians and students. The 555 Math Book series accomplishes this feat by providing 555 math problems that help students develop the problem solving skills necessary to excel in school as well as on standardized tests. From Pre-Algebra to Plane Geometry to Trigonometry, questions also range from easy to solve with fundamental math s... more
  • Eukarya: A Child's Guide to Knowing Names of Nature

    by Cole Williams
    Explore the wonderful world of nature and diversity with the new Children's non-fiction release: Eukarya. Learn how organisms are organized, classified and named; all the way from single-celled organisms to the mammals we know and love. Eukarya is written in a poetic and approachable style to make learning biology fun for all ages. Jam packed with tidbits of information, the reader can learn something new each time they pick up this book to read.
  • Amber's Atoms: The First Ten Elements of the Periodic Table

    by E. M. Robinson

     

    Amber's Atoms - The First 10 Elements of the Periodic Table is a professionally illustrated picture book to entice children of all ages to enjoy learning their elements. The puppy Amber illustrates each riddle that provides clues to guessing the element’s name. The answer on the following pair of pages is its periodic table entry and its atom. The science is carefully vetted, and the font and formatting are tailored to help dyslexic and beginning readers.

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  • A Very Physical Spirituality

    by Michael Abramowitz
    Could divinity be a this-worldly rather than an other-worldly phenomenon? Could we find all the splendour of our spiritual imaginations right here in our physical reality? Science has given humanity a new perspective of the cosmos, but we have yet to make the leap of imagination that would let that perspective come alive with spiritual capacities without having to resort to outlandish realms. The author demonstrates how we might find a viable context for spirituality in the physics of our everyd... more
  • Pumpus Has a Glowing Idea!

    by Praba Soundararajan
    In Pumpus Has a Glowing Idea!, Pumpus and his friends are excited to go camping for their Halloween adventure. But when they arrive at the campsite, they realize they forgot the matchsticks to start a campfire. With his book of inventions, Pumpus solves the problem using the concept of friction. Soon the campfire is glowing and the three friends carve jack-o-lanterns, roast marshmallows, and share ghost stories—and it’s the best Halloween ever! Through science, mechanics, and safety, Pumpus ... more
  • From Earth to Oblivion: The Passing of Humankind

    by Ross E. Goodrich
    In From Earth to Oblivion: The Passing of Humankind, Dr. Ross E. Goodrich, a geographer, gives a startling picture of the greatest of all threats to humanity: The predicament of humankind. Our population is growing and we cannot stop the growth; our habitat has a limited amount of living space that soon will not meet our needs; and our habitat has a limited supply of life-support that is about to fail us. These facts foretell what many privately ponder but fear to explore—the economic and social... more
  • Marie Curie: Radium, Polonium

    by A.G. Moore

    Marie Curie was one of the most remarkable scientists of the modern age. She trail blazed in atomic science, in education and in applying radiation to medical uses. She was intelligent, determined, ethical and unassuming. Her contributions in the study of radioactivity laid the groundwork for a generation of scientists. In this brief book, the reader is introduced, in basic terms, to Marie Curie and her life work. The book is highly readable for the lay public and not suitable for anyone with... more

  • Foraging - A Beginner's Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

    by Jill b.
    Are you looking for ways to help make ends meet? Are you a survival prepper or prepping for a zombie apocalypse? Knowing what you can eat in the wild is important! Did you know that a large number of plants that grow wild are edible or have medicinal properties? Better yet - this is FREE food just growing in the wild for the taking! (Please check your local laws before foraging.) You don't need to head into the woods to look for these plants - many grow wild in backyards, lawns and even sidewalk... more
  • Whither Science?

    by Danko Antolovic

    In this collection of three essays we explore some basic questions facing science today. Science and the scientific method have matured into a global endeavor, which influences all of contemporary life, and like other great human endeavors, science has definite historical origins and intellectual foundations. It has a set of accepted principles, as well as current practices that do not always coincide with the professed principles, and it has choices to make for the future. We look into the f... more

  • No More Endlings: Saving Species One Story at a Time

    by Allison Hegan
    50% of royalties from book sales go to conservation. A blend of story-telling, science, and imagery, No More Endlings shares the personal accounts of those working to protect endangered species. Readers of this incredible anthology will gain a fresh look at the lives of some well-beloved species, as well as those lesser-known. Filled with intimate details from each contributor's journey, as well as inspiration for those of us who may never make it into the jungles of South America or the grassla... more

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