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  • Psychological Science (Fifth Edition) 5th Edition

    by Gazzaniga
    Reflecting the latest APA Guidelines and accompanied by an exciting, new, formative, adaptive online learning tool, Psychological Science, Fifth Edition, will train your students to be savvy, scientific thinkers. Psychological Science, Fifth Edition, is a dynamic introduction to psychology that reflects the latest APA Guidelines. With psychological reasoning at the core of this edition, students will learn to critically evaluate information and become better scientific thinkers. W. W. Norton’s ... more
  • Birds of Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona

    by Garry Rogers
    This book describes the birds seen around the author’s home in the center of Dewey-Humboldt, a small Arizona town. A desert stream, the Agua Fria River, passes through the town and across land owned by the author. At the confluence of two small tributaries, the river flood plain supports a 20-acre willow-cottonwood forest. Without houses or trails in its core area, the forest is a safe zone for wildlife. Thousands of birds belonging to more than 100 species stop to rest and forage in the small f... more
  • STUFF, The Fortunes, Foibles, and Fiascos of Those Who Sought to Understand Matter

    by George Graybill
    From Archimedes’s bathtub to Schrödinger’s cat, the reader follows the dramatic and humorous events in the history of the ongoing struggle to understand the basic nature of matter and, in the process, painlessly absorbs all the major concepts of middle school physical science. The structure of the book takes advantage of the fact that basic concepts about the nature of matter were discovered in roughly the same sequence they are taught. The book begins with the ancient Greeks, who first talk... more
  • THE DEFINITIVE SOLAR BOOK: A Very Comprehensive Anthology 721 Pages - 109 Articles - 454 Exciting Solar Photos

    by Tom Zatar Kay
    "Solar Energy is likely the best option to meet humanity’s energy needs in the future" - MIT Energy Initiative There is energy in sunlight. Solar power is the holy grail of energy. Solar Energy's time has come! When it comes to Solar Energy, the sky’s the limit. Right now we stand on the threshold of the A Solar Age. Solar Energy is changing our civilization. Almost all of the energy we use on earth is a form of Solar Energy. The remarkable Sun is our descendants' future. The Sun is our most abu... more
  • Alligators Make the BEST Moms

    by Steve Swinburne
    An informative introduction to the parental care by mother alligators.
  • Common Backyard Birds

    by Doris Dumrauf
    Award-winning bird photographer Doris Dumrauf introduces young readers to 20 birds frequently found in North American back yards, including: American Goldfinch, Tufted Titmouse, Northern Cardinal, and many others. Her vivid photographs depict birds in their natural habitat and typical backyard settings. The entertaining narrative highlights the simple steps required to attract birds to your yard.
  • Applications of Nanotechnology in Electrical Engineering

    Nanotechnology provides highly promising potential for the replacement of conventional energy sources such as fossil and nuclear fuels and Renewable energy sources like geothermal energy, sun, wind, water, tidal or biomass. Breakthroughs in nanotechnology have opened up the possibility of moving beyond our current alternatives for energy supply by introducing technologies that are more efficient, inexpensive, and environmentally clean. Nanotechnology increases the strengths of many materials and... more
  • Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes - The First Solo Thru-Hike of Ohio's 1,444 Mile Buckeye Trail

    by Andy Niekamp
    Imagine walking 1,444 miles with a backpack carrying the bare necessities of life, 26 maps, and a whole lot of grit. When three-time Appalachian Trail Hiker, Andy “Captain Blue” Niekamp decided to hike Ohio’s Buckeye Trail, he took on the challenge of his life. On this 88-day adventure, Captain Blue found things he didn’t know he had: a Buckeye Trail family who assisted and encouraged him; a home state rich with scenic beauty and history; the physical, mental, and emotional stamina to travel Ohi... more
  • Microvita

    by Dr. Hans-Joachim Rudolph, MRI

    This book constitutes the fascinating work of Dr. Hans-Joachim Rudolph to portray the concept of Microvita in a physics framework that can be studied objectively. It offers a smooth integration of Microvita (units of consciousness) into a well-grounded scientific scenario, consistent with the equations of Newton, Maxwell, Einstein, and Schrödinger. It also provides a link between the worlds of perception and conception and implies that the distinct disciplines of physics, biology, psycho... more

  • The Relativistic Rocketeer

    by James M. Essig
    In this book, we explore far-ranging techniques for future relativistic rockets. In this book, we explore the notion of converting a baryonic standard model spacecraft into a neutrino-like state. All the text from my book ?Call of The Cosmic Wild: Relativistic Rockets for the New Millennium, 6th Expanded Edition? has been included but interrupted by occasional new material to note and make clear the results of applying the neutrination mode to the spacecraft.
  • Mirabelle's Forest Garden

    by Ina Curic

    This book is a needed addition to elementary permaculture and sustainable gardening education. It interweaves educational activities and questions with community building, plant knowledge and engaging artwork.

    Do you want to make sustainable gardening fun to engage with and learn? Envision a place with the benefits of garden and forest, playground and outdoor school, leisure and work ground in one! A little girl is walking through her (global) village collecting seeds, support and advic... more

  • I Can't Do That, YET: Growth Mindset

    by Esther Cordova
    Enna is a girl who doesn't believe in herself and often utters the phrase "I can't do that!" One night in a dream she sees all the possible future versions of herself, discovering that she can be any of those versions with time, knowledge and dedication. She develops a growth mindset throughout her journey and instead of saying "I can't do that," she learns to say "I can't do that YET!”.
  • Bubby's Puddle Pond: A Tortuga's Tale of the Desert

    by Carol Hageman
    Based on a mixture of fiction and the real-life behaviors of animals, Bubby's Puddle Pond: A Tortuga's Tale of the Desert takes place in a geographically unique part of the world, the Sonoran Desert. Simple yet evocative terms to paint a picture of the American Southwest's unusual flora and fauna. Intending the book to be used as a learning tool, I highlight these terms and define them in a glossary. Fact pages and a curriculum guide at the end of the book can be used in the classroom or furth... more
  • The 12 Days of Fishing

    by Manley Peterson
    The 12 Days of Fishing is geared towards young readers who love fish. You can sing this book as a variation on the 12 Days of Christmas song and enjoy the funny illustrations.
  • In Our Tree

    by Lindsey Craig
    IN OUR TREE is a baby's first science book. Round die-cut holes in an ancient tree allow toddlers to poke and peer into a mysterious world, their curiosity satisfied by turning the sturdy pages to discover new animals and new wonders! Rita Vigovszky's illustrations capture the mystery of the jungle with her her use of deep greens and dashes of light, serving to make scarlet macaws and blue morpho butterflies a delight for a child to find.
  • Religion in Medicine: Volume I

    by John B. Dawson
    The purpose of this treatise is: 1) to draw attention to the presence of situations arising within medical practice in which religious beliefs play an important role. 2) to emphasize the fact that most students and many doctors are given insufficient training in such matters, which are of considerable import to a fair percentage of the public. 3) to provide a few examples of what is meant by a religio-medical situation, and a bibliography for further exploration by the initiate in such matters. ... more