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Apollo's muse - the moon in the age of photography Apollo's muse - the moon in the age of photography

Jul 11, 2019
Asteroids, meteors, meteorites, and comets Asteroids, meteors, meteorites, and comets

"A book for teens about asteroids, meteors, meteorites, and comets."--

Jun 25, 2019
Buzz, sting, bite - why we need insects Buzz, sting, bite - why we need insects

Amazon.com.

Jul 1, 2019
Constellations - the story of space told through the 88 known star patterns in the night sky Constellations - the story of space told through the 88 known star patterns in the night sky

"A visual guide to all 88 constellations in our night sky"--

Jun 24, 2019
Evolving ourselves - redesigning the future of humanity--one gene at a time Evolving ourselves - redesigning the future of humanity--one gene at a time

"Futurist Juan Enriquez and scientist Steve Gullans conduct a sweeping tour of how humans are changing the course of evolution for all species--sometimes intentionally, sometimes not. For example: What if life forms are limited only by the bounds of our imagination? Are designer babies and pets, de-extinction, even entirely newspecies fair game?; As humans, animals, and plants become ever more resistant to disease and aging, what will become the leading causes of death?; Man-machine interfaces m

Jul 1, 2019
Good enough - the tolerance for mediocrity in nature and society Good enough - the tolerance for mediocrity in nature and society

Provided by publisher.

Jul 9, 2019
In oceans deep - courage, innovation, and adventure beneath the waves In oceans deep - courage, innovation, and adventure beneath the waves

Amazon.com.

Jun 26, 2019
In the shadow of man In the shadow of man

Amazon.com.

Jul 1, 2019
Longitude - the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time Longitude - the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time

The story of mariners' centuries-long search for ways of determining longitude that tells not only of the scientific advances but of the perseverance, pettiness, politics, & interesting anecdotes involved. Longitude is the dramatic human story of an epic scientific quest, and of John Harrison's forty-year obsession with building his perfect timekeeper, known today as the chronometer. Full of heroism and chicanery, brilliance and the absurd, it is also a fascinating brief history of astronomy, na

Jun 28, 2019
Making number talks matter - developing mathematical practices and deepening understanding, grades 4-10 Making number talks matter - developing mathematical practices and deepening understanding, grades 4-10

Making Number Talks Matter is about the myriad decisions facing teachers as they make this fifteen-minute daily routine a vibrant and vital part of their mathematics instruction. Throughout the book, Cathy Humphreys and Ruth Parker offer practical ideas for using Number Talks to help students learn to reason numerically and build a solid foundation for the study of mathematics. This book will be an invaluable resource whether you are already using Number Talks or not; whether you are an elementa

Jul 11, 2019
Natural encounters - biking, hiking, and birding through the seasons Natural encounters - biking, hiking, and birding through the seasons

A twelve-month excursion through nature's seasons as recounted by a lifetime naturalist In this "personal encyclopedia of nature's seasons," lifetime naturalist Bruce Beehler reflects on his three decades of encountering nature in Washington, D.C. The author takes the reader on a year-long journey through the seasons as he describes the wildlife seen and special natural places savored in his travels up and down the Potomac River and other localities in the eastern and central United States. Some

Jun 25, 2019
Peterson field guide to bird sounds of western North America Peterson field guide to bird sounds of western North America

"A comprehensive field guide that uses an innovative Sound Index to allow readers to quickly identify unfamiliar songs and calls of birds in western North America"--

Jul 12, 2019
Stars and nebulae Stars and nebulae

"A book for teens all about stars and nebulae."--

Jun 25, 2019
The cat in the box The cat in the box

"Schro¨dinger's cat is a thought experiment meant to explain the flawed interpretation of quantum superposition. Chris Ferrie has broken the experiment into a whimsical picture book perfect for scientists to give and receive as a gift. And even some of our younger scientists will enjoy the playful cadence that transpires! Schro¨dinger used This cat in a box To dream up the first Quantum paradox. A paradox is something That doesn't make sense. There must be an assumption That is causing offense"-

Jun 24, 2019
The inner planets The inner planets

"A book for teens about the inner planets in our solar system."--

Jun 25, 2019
The Milky Way and other galaxies The Milky Way and other galaxies

"A book for teens about the Milky Way and other galaxies."--

Jun 25, 2019
The outer planets The outer planets

"A book for teens about the outer planets of the solar system."--

Jun 25, 2019
The sun and the origins of the solar system The sun and the origins of the solar system

"A book for teens about the sun and the origins of the solar system."--

Jun 25, 2019
The trouble with gravity - solving the mystery beneath our feet The trouble with gravity - solving the mystery beneath our feet

"An award-winning science writer traces our millennia-long effort to understand the phenomenon of gravity--the greatest mystery in physics, and a force that has shaped our universe and our minds in ways we have never fully understood until now"--

Jul 11, 2019
The weather machine - a journey inside the forecast The weather machine - a journey inside the forecast

"From the acclaimed author of Tubes, a lively and surprising tour of the infrastructure behind the weather forecast, the people who built it, and what it reveals about our climate and our planet. The weather is the foundation of our daily lives. It's a staple of small talk, the app on our smartphones, and often the first thing we check each morning. Yet behind these quotidian interactions is one of the most expansive machines human beings have ever constructed -- a triumph of science, technology

Jun 21, 2019

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