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OUR PLANET IS A DYNAMIC PLACE
There are numerous recent geological occurrences of life-changing events: earthquakes in Japan and the southwestern Pacific Ocean, the tsunami in South Asia, hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and typhoons in the Pacific, widespread flooding in the Midwest, as well as wildfires in California to name a few.
Author(s): Ted Kluck
Writing this textbook has given me the opportunity to highlight what I deem important, to teach you from my mistakes, and perhaps most importantly, to write joyfully about something that I care about. This has been fun for me, and I hope it’s fun for you.
Author(s): Tara Wilson
The purpose of Making Sense of Literacy Assessments: A Running Records Workbook is to serve not only as a resource but also as a place to practice running records. This workbook is intended to help students understand the literacy assessments better in a to-the-point type style. Therefore, this workbook is divided into five practical sections, as well as blank pages at the back to take notes.
Making Sense of Literacy Assessments: A Running Records Workbook features:
American Military History explores a new ideological worldview of American military. Advocates of various social changes desiring acceptance use the military as a vehicle for expression at the beckoning of the president. Without question, the American military has opened doors for those left outside the mainstream of public education. A long tradition of servant-leadership has produced a system demonstrating excellence in education and in many ways continuing the servant leader tradition of leadership by trial.
Author(s): Jacqueline Louise Wahrmund
Introductory Animal Science: The Biology of Domestic Animals delivers the foundation for all future Animal Science courses. Topics including genetics, reproduction, and nutrition provide basic understanding of the major Animal Science disciplines. Additional topics of anatomy, animal health, and animal/environment interactions outline the essentials of animal care. Laboratory exercises, homework assignments, and chapter review questions supplement the material to enhance student success in ASC 101: Domestic Animal Biology.
Author(s): LaVerta Schmeling
Introduction to Business Math & Personal Finance gives students a brief look into the world of buying and selling merchandise for a business including trade and cash discount, and markup and markdown. It also provides some basic tools for calculating payroll deductions and other required employer payments including FICA and unemployment taxes.
The book also covers important personal finance information on topics such as simple and compound interest for loans and deposits, as well as installment payments and retirement accounts.
Author(s): Ryan Pace
Business Entity Taxation rejects the traditional textbook method of providing the student with an onslaught of detail and complication. Rather, the focus is on a strong presentation of the fundamentals. To use a basketball analogy, a player must first develop a strong ability to pass, dribble and shoot. Once those skills are mastered, the student can readily adapt his or her skills to execute more advanced plays and sophisticated strategies presented by the coach.