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Author(s): Eleanor Miele
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Doing Science with Children is a step-by-step guide to inquiry in physical, earth and life science for parents, teachers, and informal educators. This text targets those studying to be teachers, already teaching, or interested in helping children learn about science.
Author(s): Megan Prosser, Joshua Morris, Michael Clark
The COVID pandemic brought science to the forefront of society as the world watched and waited for a cure. It quickly became clear that scientific progress relied on previous discoveries and new experimentation in order to drive understanding of the virus, its transmission, and vaccine development; all in hopes of bringing the pandemic to a timely end. However, this scientific progress was also accompanied by an infodemic- as misinformation about numerous aspects of science was propagated and spread.
Author(s): M. Nia Madison
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We are constantly surrounded by ubiquitous, living organisms too small to be observed by the naked eye. Some of them are beneficial to us. They may serve us as part of our normal microflora competing with and inhibiting the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. Pathogenic and opportunistic microorganisms can cause sickness and diseases in humans, animals and plants. Microbiological techniques enable us to view and study these fascinating creatures.
Author(s): Paul Detwiler
Discovering the Living Ocean provides a suitable manual in marine biology that is engaging, easy to read, and relevant for nonscience majors in community college as well as for high school students who have no previous background in biology. This full-color publication includes activities that challenge and inspire students to learn more about the Ocean that all of us share and depend on in so many ways.
Author(s): Rani Vajravelu
Ethnobotany: A Modern Perspective focuses on the indigenous plants and their impact on modern society. It discusses more than 260 plants that originated in different parts of the world and how they relate to human lives every day. This comprehensive text is built on the indigenous plants used around the world as food, beverage, medicine, narcotics, shelter, and clothing, along with their applications elsewhere. It refers to each plant by its common name, scientific name, and the family to which it belongs.
Author(s): PJ Verrecchia
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Author(s): Stanley Brown
Movement is a fundamental characteristic of life. Understanding the meaning of movement in the full context
of human endeavor is central to improving the quality of human experience, of life itself. Fundamentals of
Kinesiology showcases the transdisciplinary nature of the academic field of study centered on movement,
physical activity and sport. Three major sections of the book provide a comprehensive treatment of this diverse
academic field through detailed studies of the many disciplines and professions constituting kinesiology.