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Science Experiments, Lower Primary

Provides clear explanations of the science behind the experiments and a handy list of basic materials and equipment.

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Cyber Science 1′ 2007 Ed.

Cyber Science 1′ 2007 Ed.

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Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School, A Cognitive and Cultural Approach

Grounded in a social and historical context, this unique book encourages readers to think like scientists… Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School: A Cognitive and Cultural Approach offers pre-service and in-service elementary and middle school teachers of science practical strategies for the classroom as well as a better understanding of the role of science…

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Science of Breath, A Practical Guide

Describes the anatomy and physiology of breathing, as well as the subtle yogic science of prana.

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Biomaterials Science, An Introduction to Materials in Medicine

“… This reference integrates a historical perspective of materials engineering principles with biological interactions of biomaterials. Also provided within are regulatory and ethical issues in addition to future directions of the field, and a state-of-the-art update of medical and biotechnological applications. All aspects of biomaterials science are thoroughly addressed, from tissue engineering to cochlear prostheses…

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Science Learning for All, Celebrating Cultural Diversity

With the help of this best-of collection from The Science Teacher, NSTA’s journal for high school teachers, you’ll find fresh ideas on how to meet the science learning needs of all students, with explicit connections to the National Science Education Standards.

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Mandated Science: Science and Scientists in the Making of Standards, Science and Scientists in the Making of Standards

For a long time I would not eat strawberries. In 1977, a scandal broke about a testing laboratory having falsified the data that was used to register a large number of pesticides. The Canadian government, along with several others, began the process of re-evaluating both the procedures for testing and these specific chemicals. One chemical…

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Issues in Science Teaching

“Issues in Science Teaching covers a range of issues which will interest teachers at all phases in the education system. How should science education progress? What are the needs of the next generation of prospective scientists? How can we develop and support a scientifically literate society?” “The issues discussed include: the nature and purposes of…

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Science and Social Science in Bram Stoker’s Fiction

Best known today as the author of Dracula, Bram Stoker also wrote several other works, including The Jewel of Seven Stars, Lady Athlyne, and The Lair of the White Worm. While he is largely thought of as a Gothic author, he also employs science and technology in his writings. This book examines Stoker’s familiarity with…

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Denationalizing Science, The Contexts of International Scientific Practice

Present trends indicate that in the years to come transnational science, whether basic or applied and involving persons, equipment or funding, will grow considerably. The main purpose of this volume is to try to understand the reasons for this denationalization of science, its historical contexts and its social forms. The Introduction to the volume sets…