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Cognitive Activity Design: Designing Creative Activities and Art-Based Projects That Promote Brain Health and Flourishing
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Price: $25.00 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
Learn to design and implement activities for older adults that promote cognitive wellness - the combined benefits of brain health and “flourishing. Learn how to integrate evidence-based research from neuroscience, cognitive aging and positive psychology. Make every activity an opportunity to strengthen brains and enhance the capacity to feel fulfillment and joy.
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
(4.00 from 4 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.
Just Kidding: Stories and Reflections on Goats Giving Birth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
Since 2006, Deborah Niemann has been chronicling the births of goats on Antiquity Oaks Farm. In this ebook, she retells some of those stories and honestly discusses what went well and what didn't, what should have been done differently and what would not have mattered. You'll read 17 stories of goat births, from normal to tragic, including two c-sections.
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
Generally True Patterns: A New Natural History of Recognizing Ourselves as a Part of Nature
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » System Theory
There is a widely held belief that we are exempt from the laws of nature. And further, that we can treat the living earth without regard to consequences. Our species may endure, but our purposeful environmental destruction threatens the survival of wild nature and the civilization we have built. We need to examine what might remedy or mitigate the situation and address the underlying cause.
Park Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,670. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
The life of a Warden at Colwick Country Park, Nottingham. Birds, bodies and much more besides.
Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(5.00 from 7 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.
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
Preparing For My First Cockatiel
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Series: My First Cockatiel. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Birds
(5.00 from 1 review)
Preparing for My First Cockatiel is a guide book for you and your children to help you know what it takes to get ready for bringing home your very first cockatiel. Unlike most books about cockatiels out there, this one doesn't try to cover everything, but stays focused on what you need to be ready for your new life with your bird. Photos; personal stories; fun book for anyone who loves animals!
Endocrine System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
“Endocrine System” is a part of the Principles of Biology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles and concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn and retain the materials intuitively.
How Alien Would Aliens Be?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
How alien would aliens be? Like us, aliens would be constrained by the physical world. That implies that they will not be all that different from us, perhaps half to twice as big as we are. They will depend on vision and hearing as we do and they will live on a planet much like ours. Do they even exist? The odds are not good. We may be the only intelligent life in the universe.
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.
From Simple IO to Monad Transformers
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer science
This short ebook was written for Haskell programmers who wish to become comfortable with the concept of monad. It is formatted for reading on small or large screens. The author is a math Ph.D. with decades of experience teaching abstract concepts to beginners, including teenagers. "From Simple IO to Monad Transformers" could shave an hour off the time it takes to really master monads.
A Guidebook to Inks,Paints And Functional Inks
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Price: $35.00 USD. Words: 99,690. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry
The aim of this book is to give a little of the background regarding the making of inks paints and conductive inks and to suggest some possible uses and further experiments for them when applied as thick films and to aid in the development of functional devices based on inks that can be made by the experimenter themselves in their own labs opening up the opportunity for the creation of new inks.
Immune System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
“Immune System” is a part of the Principles of Biology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles and concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn and retain the materials intuitively.
Aromatherapy for Parrots
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aromatherapy
Using Young Living Essential oils for parrots and other birds for physical, mental and emotional health and well being.
Biopolymers Casein Its Preparation And Use A Practical Handbook
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 39,260. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry
A practical handbook on how to make and use casein as a renewable biopolymer
Neurotransmitter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
“Neurotransmitter” is a part of the Principles of Biology & Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles & concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn & retain the materials intuitively.
Digestive System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
“Digestive System” is a part of the Principles of Biology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles and concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn and retain the materials intuitively.
Sensory System
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
“Sensory System” is a part of the Principles of Biology & Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles & concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn & retain the materials intuitively.