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Graphene 101 An Inventor's Guide to Making Graphene
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Being such a fascinating material lots of people are interested in it and it has become something of a mystery that is generally thought of as being something only an expensive lab can produce. This is far from the truth. This book grew out of a series of youtube videos i created to show how graphene could be made in your own home with a minimum of materials and tools.
Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A text supplement for students in any grade 7-10 science class, it is used with several freely available interactive lessons for a unit on the nature of science (NoS). The unit addresses many of the common misconceptions about NoS. It satisfies virtually all the latest NoS standards (in NGSS, CCSS). It includes strategies for critical and skeptical thinking. Teacher's Guide is also available.
Supercapacitors 101 - A home Inventors Handbook
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The supercapacitor is an emerging technology that promises to play an important role in meeting the demands of electronic devices and systems both now and in the future. This book traces the history of the development of the technology, and explores the principles and theory of operation as well as giving some guidance on the methods for producing the materials required to construct one
The Man Who Saw Too Many Goshawks
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This publication is about my many years of observing goshawks and it is geared toward hawk watchers and birders. I am of the opinion that very few birders will ever become hawk watchers.
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume I: The Chemical Environment is the first of a five volume set of ebooks based on The Marine Aquarium Reference:Systems and Invertebrates by Martin A. Moe, Jr.This first volume covers over 92 topics dealing with the chemistry of natural seawater and the management of captive seawater in marine aquariums.
Bioplastics - A Home Inventors Handbook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Organic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bioplastics is one of those areas that the home inventor has the advantage. The raw materials are cheap, readily available and easy to work with. There has been relatively little study done so far as the field is still quite new and there are a significant amount of discoveries to be made. This book is to help you get there with lots of recipes, starting points and where to go from there
A Brief History of Physical Science
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
This book traces the development of the modern scientific understanding of the physical world. The historical approach allows us to see not only how the content of the physical sciences was formed but also how cultural, philosophical and religious influences and attitudes have played a major role in that development.
The Barefoot Beekeeper
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Thinking about keeping bees and wondering why it is so expensive and complicated? This is the book for you! The author shows how beekeeping can be simple, enjoyable and low cost, using hives that you can build at home - and you don't need to be a weight-lifter to harvest honey! This book is the most widely-recommended book on 'natural beekeeping' - now in a text-only edition for ebook readers.
The God Tribe of Shabazz - The True History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
The Tribe of Shabazz is not simply the offspring of a group of people who were the product of a disgruntled scientist who went into Africa to prove that He could “make a people that could withstand anything,” but a continuum of a vein of expression characteristic of how we as black people, who, when in our natural mind did things that were still superior to the best minds of mankind today.
The Family Book
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Series: Ringing Cedars of Russia, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general
"THE FAMILY BOOK", the sixth book of the Series, describes another visit by the author to Anastasia's glade in the Siberian taiga and his conversations with his growing son, which cause him to take a new look at education, science, history, family and Nature.
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume II
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
The (New) Marine Aquarium Reference Volume II: The Physical and Biological Environment is the second of a five volume set of ebooks based on The Marine Aquarium Reference: Systems and Invertebrates by Martin A. Moe, Jr., first published in 1989 and sold over 80,000 copies. The ebook volumes preserve this enduring technical information and expand on it with new topics and new information.
The Fourth Northern Climate Zone: Preparing for the Next Age of Man
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This fascinating book covers everything from climate change to birth control to “generation me.” In concise, yet substantive essays, the author connects the dots between science and social behavior, providing unique insight into the quintessential matters of our time in a way that is captivating and thought provoking for laymen and scientific minds alike.
Stalk Rot of Corn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Stalk rot is an international and perennial problem with growing corn. This book describes of the causes of stalk rot in corn leading to suggestions for growers, seed companies, agronomists and corn breeders on reducing the occurence of corn stalk rot.
Vanishing Tracks: Four Years Among the Snow Leopards of Nepal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This is the extraordinary account of the first scientific expedition to radio-collar and study the rare, elusive snow leopard in its natural habitat. It is also a story of love and high adventure that provides a fascinating, affecting profile of a people inhabiting one of the most isolated and inhospitable regions in the world—the Kanjiroba Himal of western Nepal.
Why is the IQ of Ashkenazi Jews so High?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics
This is a compelling, meticulous discussion of 150+ situations and substances that heighten or cripple the brain. Applying these elements to three disparate cultures (Ashkenazi Jew, Confucian East Asian, and Sub-Saharan African), the author reveals how the factors critically impact cognitive development. The book provides mental health guidance to individuals, families, and policy-makers.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off, but it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense. Accessible to a non-technical audience, 'Leaving Earth' is fast-paced, and full of fascinating scientific, historical, and personal stories. On to Mars!
Hives in the City: Keeping Honey Bees Alive in an Urban World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
Hives in the City tells the story of urban beekeepers working in the cities of the Mid-Atlantic region of the US. They keep their bees in surprising locations -- sometimes with surprisingly good results. But just as in other locations, bees in the cities often struggle. This book includes anecdotes about urban beekeeping, research on CCD, and information for those who want to help the bees.
Sue Weaver's Goat Book: Goat Lyrics and Lore, Goat Pictures and Prose, and a Passel of Goat Keeping Tips
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sue Weaver has written 11 print books about farm animals including two goat books for Storey Publishing and another for BowTie Press. Goats are her passion. This ebook is a collection of all things goaty including an introduction to goatkeeping and hundreds of goat keeping tips, plus lots of photos and fun stuff goat fanciers are sure to adore.
Beyond The Fusor - A New Design For A Table Top Fusion Reactor And How To Build It
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Nuclear
The world is desperate for power and fusion is the best approache. This book is all about that and is practical in its approach and gives a brief outline of the history and development of inertial electrostatic confinement (IEC) machines as well as some guidance on how to go about building such a device. The book then outlines the new IEC device and encourages you to go out and build one.
Hypothesis Testing Made Simple
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: American English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Statistics
(5.00 from 1 review)
This tutorial is intended to help readers do four things: (1) Decide if their data gathering activity can yield numerical data that will permit a meaningful hypothesis test. (2) If it will, decide any of the tests described would be useful. (3) If so, apply that test, and (4) Adequately explain the results.