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  • What's on their mind?: Biological and Artificial Intelligence

    by Serge Van Themsche
    We all feel overwhelmed by the speed at which new computing technologies are being thrown at us, but we haven’t seen anything yet. With the upcoming breakthroughs in Artificial Intelligence technology, today’s computers will look like prehistoric tools, within just a few years. Systems are likely to follow suit, bringing us closer to strong AI, a moment when machines will be as smart as any human being. The question many fear is what will happen if and when machines become much brighter than us?
  • Paddy's Forest Trek

    by Patti Gill
    “Paddy’s Forest Trek” is an engaging and informative narrative nonfiction story about a young porcupine and his friend who spend a fun-filled day on a forest adventure, learning fascinating information about trees. The characters develop a genuine friendship as they pursue their quest. The question and answer format along with specific kid-friendly vocabulary is seamless to allow essential information to be delivered in a concise manner to enhance comprehension.
  • ASTRONOMY & NATURAL HISTORY CONNECTIONS: FROM DARWIN TO EINSTEIN

    by Barry Boyce
    ASTRONOMY & NATURAL HISTORY CONNECTIONS: FROM DARWIN TO EINSTEIN A New book by Barry Boyce 2 dynamic, in-depth courses in 1 - Essential reading for the ever-curious in both sciences that are effectively, and thoroughly presented by a proven outreach teaching method – lectures in the field, under the sky, and on the ocean – not in a classroom. The coverage is thorough - check out the table of contents. This is a single-source reference book with entertaining yet thorough discussions on relativ... more
  • The Mad Cats in the City Police

    by Tyler G. Warne
    The creative, nonfiction tale contains the symbolic importance of an animal who represents protection, duty, and justice. The ideas taken from cats are interpreted into actions for people to adapt into their lives. Cultivation towards understanding the symbols in nature is the central focus of the list of ideas. Applications of technologies, methods, and logic present ways to develop cooperative communities furthering progress towards, peace, justice, and enlightenment.
  • Climate Zero Hour

    by Mathijs Beckers
    In an age of political expediency and ideological schisms it is best to consider the facts and let reason and science be the judge of what is right and wrong. Climate Zero Hour examines the world-wide energy dilemma from a position of reason and offers insight on how to move ahead on climate change and argues that a larger role for nuclear energy is required.
  • K.C. & Kayla's Science Corner: "Matter! What's the Matter?"

    by Carol Basdeo
    Smart mouth K.C. and witty Kayla are exploring the subject of MATTER. Their curiosity for science is taking them on a fun learning experience.
  • K.C. & Kayla's Science Corner: The Life Cycle of an Apple

    by Carol Basdeo
    The sibling duo is back at it again. Join the two fun and curious busy bodies as they explore the science behind the life cycle of an apple.
  • K.C. & Kayla's Science Corner: The Apple Experiment

    by Carol Basdeo
    K.C. and Kayla are a brother and sister duo. Join the siblings as they take on the task of understanding the world of science. They are two fun and curious busy bodies undertaking the task of the apple experiment.
  • Ford Goes Looking for the Sun

    by joseph settecasi
    I am very proud of this book, which I like to describe as a story text. Story because it is a simple, fun, and interesting story to read. Text because it offers science education to its readers! Ford Goes Looking for the Sun is the quest of a curious boy who goes looking for the Sun. His mission is to ask the Sun a question. Even though the story is quite simple, science concepts run deep as they are told. Children are introduced to the wondrous magic of science in the world around... more
  • Abby Invents Unbreakable Crayons

    by Dr. Arlyne Simon
    Tired of coloring with broken crayons, Abby invents the world's first UNBREAKABLE CRAYONS. She even gets a patent to prove it! Through Abby's failures and eventual success, she playfully introduces young readers to the scientific method. This book also contains a fun activity page, encouraging young readers to create their own unbreakable crayons. For kids ages 5-8.
  • Abby Invents Unbreakable Crayons

    by Dr. Arlyne Simon
    Tired of coloring with broken crayons, Abby invents the world’s first UNBREAKABLE CRAYONS. She even gets a patent to prove it! Through Abby's failures and eventual success, she playfully introduces young readers to the scientific method. This book also contains a fun activity page, encouraging young readers to create their own unbreakable crayons. For kids ages 5-8.
  • How To Grow Citrus Practically Anywhere

    by Darren Sheriff

    A book for people outside the traditional "Citrus Belts" that want to grow their own Grapefruits, Oranges, Limes, Etc. A how to book on the ins and outs of growing citrus trees in containers, including fertilizing, soil mixes and of course, cold protection.

  • A Beginner's Guide to Lowcountry Gardening & Landscaping

    by Darren Sheriff
    I have worked in the nursery and garden center business now since 2003. I have seen many things change here in the Lowcountry, of South Carolina, (Zone 8) everything from rapid growth and building to roads seeming being widened on a continuous basis, and many transplants from other parts of the country moving into the area. It is the last part of that statement that is the reason for this book! Never a day goes by that I meet somebody that is definitely NOT from around here. They come into the ... more
  • Life in Stone: Fossils of the Colorado Plateau

    by Christa Sadler
    This beautifully illustrated book written for the general audience tells the story of the ancient life that inhabited the region of the southwestern United States known as the Colorado Plateau. Beginning over a billion years ago, we follow the story of life from the earliest single-celled bacteria to the abundance and diversity of life that we see today (including a large section on the region’s extraordinary dinosaurs!). This region is recognized as one of the finest earth science laboratories ... more
  • Where Dinosaurs Roamed: Lost World's of Utah's Grand Staircase

    by Christa Sadler
    Southern Utah’s Grand Staircase region is one of the best places in the world to study the Late Cretaceous. In a relatively short period (geologically speaking!) of only 25 million years, southern Utah was at times covered with an ocean teeming with life, swampy shorelines, and massive rivers draining an huge mountain range in the west. The diversity of plant and animal life was astonishing, and the incredible fossil discoveries in these rocks have become a critical piece in a puzzle that stretc... more
  • Dawn of the Dinosaurs: The Late Triassic in the American Southwest

    by Christa Sadler
    The Age of Dinosaurs. This time in Earth’s history is famous for the great reptiles that have captured the hearts and imaginations of people worldwide. But dinosaurs didn’t appear until late in the period known as the Triassic, and at that point in history, many other animals were bigger, fiercer and odder. The day of the dinosaurs had a dawn and the Late Triassic was it. Dawn of the Dinosaurs explores this extraordinary period in the history of our planet—a time when the first dinosaurs walk... more

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