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More Picture-perfect Science Lessons, Using Children’s Books to Guide Inquiry, K-4

Using a common format for teaching inquiry-based science, offers fifteen lessons for students in grades K-4 that use picture books to increase understanding of scientific subjects.

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Perspectives on Philosophy of Science in Nursing, An Historical and Contemporary Anthology

This book helps you provide a well-rounded doctoral curriculum. The philosophy of science is essential to the core of doctoral study in nursing. This text presents historical and contemporary thinking on this significant subject. Readers will find a wealth of information from a variety of philosophers and conceptualizers of Western science. The text’s approach stimulates…

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Naked Science, Anthropological Inquiry Into Boundaries, Power, and Knowledge

Naked Science is a collection of essays on different science traditions by pre-eminent scholars in the social sciences. The contributors demystify formal, western science and encourage readers look beyond the perceived boundaries of the subject.

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Science in Action, How to Follow Scientists and Engineers Through Society

From weaker to stronger rhetoric : literature – Laboratories – From weak points to strongholds : machines – Insiders out – From short to longer networks : tribunals of reason – Centres of calculation.

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The Unnatural Nature of Science

Wolpert draws on the entire history of science, from Thales of Miletus to Watson and Crick, from the study of eugenics to the discovery of the double helix. The result is a scientist’s view of the culture of science, authoritative, informed, and mercifully accessible to those who find cohabiting with this culture a puzzling experience.

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Teaching Science in the 21st Century

The collection of 21 provocative essays gives you a fresh look at today’s most pressing public policy concerns in science education, from how students learn science to building science partnerships to the ramifications of the No Child Left Behind legislation.

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Cyber Science 5′ 2007 Ed.

Cyber Science 5′ 2007 Ed.

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Science and Soccer

Science and Soccer 2nd edition offers a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the science behind the world’s most popular sport, and important guidance on how science translates into practice.

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The Disunity of Science, Boundaries, Contexts, and Power

Is science unified or disunified? Over the last century, the question has raised the interest (and hackles) of scientists, philosophers, historians, and sociologists of science, for at stake is how science and society fit together. Recent years have seen a turn largely against the rhetoric of unity, ranging from the please of condensed matter physicists…