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Science Surprises: Exploring the Nature of Science
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,090. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / science & technology
(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.
Graphene 101 An Inventor's Guide to Making Graphene
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: 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.
Supercapacitors 101 - A home Inventors Handbook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: 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
Wizard's Book of Animal Secrets
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Just Imagine! Command and rule over the animal kingdom: horses, bats, rats, insects, snakes, dogs, cats, toads, frogs, birds and more. Only the most unusual is offered. Much more than a simple training manual, this is a collection of rare, bizarre effects that will amaze and astound everyone. Be a Wizard - Rule the Animal Kingdom Strange & unusual information found nowhere else!
Zwarte Piet. De Verborgen Godsdienst Van De Nederlanden
Price: $17.00 USD. Words: 108,660. Language: Dutch. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Dit boek is niet bedoeld voor kleine kinderen, maar voor de al wat oudere en voor volwassenen. Zwarte Piet: Je hoort hem wel, maar je ziet hem niet. Zijn ware aard gaat schuil achter sluiers van illusie, van bedrieglijke schijn waarachter onvermoede waarheden schuilgaan. In dit boekje worden een flink aantal van die sluiers weggenomen. Zwarte Piet zoals hij was, maar zoals u hem nog niet kende.
Biochemistry Dictionary for Health Professionals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry
(5.00 from 1 review)
So much more than a dictionary. It contains interactive case studies, short lectures and 'high-impact' biochemistry terms that overlap with physiology, pharmacology and the clinical sciences. It is ideal for students studying for board examinations allowing them to optimize their precious study time.
Vanishing Tracks: Four Years Among the Snow Leopards of Nepal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,460. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Categories: 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.
Help Your Dog Fight Cancer: What Every Caretaker Should Know About Canine Cancer
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 49,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Fifty percent of the 65 million dogs in the U.S. will have cancer, yet most caretakers know little or nothing about caring for a dog with cancer. Help Your Dog Fight Cancer educates owners about causes, prevention and early detection. It covers diagnostics, treatment options, traditional and holistic therapies and home care options including diet, side effect remedies and supplements.
Growing Up With Spaceflight- Apollo Part One
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
“Growing Up With Spaceflight- Project Apollo Part One” is the true story of an average kid who came of age watching the US space program and evolved from a casual observer to raving space buff. This volume the first release of the 6 book series. It covers Apollo 1 through Apollo 13 and is garnished with humor and technical information. Readers may well see themselves in these stories.
The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 97,870. Language: American English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Ultimate Guide to Eclectus Parrots is a comprehensive eBook dedicated to assisting companion Eclectus owners. Penned by an Eclectus specialist and self confessed parrot addict, the Author writes in a friendly easy to read manner. She provides information and advice based on over a decade of experience keeping and breeding companion Eclectus parrots.
Bioplastics - A Home Inventors Handbook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: 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
Whispers of Africa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,440. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Whispers of Africa is a unique combination of the arts of drawing, writing and poetry with the aim of bringing the animals of Africa to life in the reader’s mind. This is not a book of mere description, like those commonly available – it is a symphony of words designed to enter the very realm of each animal, bringing its essence to life and providing unique and little known insights about them.
How Not To Make Millions - but Still Enjoy a Rich Rural Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
The sample download is not fully representative of the contents, which is a synopsis of 60 years farming and gardening in several countries and is the base for suggestions that can be used by those with less experience. For a better guide see my blog "Snippets" published in June 2013. It is particularly useful for first time owners and novice food growers. 140k words.
Twenty-eight Tiny Paws
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
We found seven orphaned fox pups in our backyard, back in 2005, and I want to share my memories of them with people who love and respect animals. Watching these magnificent wild animals as they grew, played, learned and fought for leadership, was a wonderful experience. They demonstrated their wild instincts as well as their love and compassion for one another. They will always be in our memories
The Fastest Diamond Finds in Arkansas
Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 10 ยท Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Some visitors to SW Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park find a valuable gem after just a short while on the search field. This ebook relates numerous, true stories of lucky visitors who discover a diamond quickly at this famous state park. Many color photos are incorporated to help tell these fascinating stories.
To Build Up the Land: Thoughts on Mankind's uneasy intercourse with Nature
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
A thought provoking look at the root cause of climate change and the origins of mankind's interaction with the land.
Vibrational Waters. The Therapeutical Properties of Sacred Springs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
This book addresses in detail the subject of vibrational waters: waters that flow in locations of high energy and that can be used in a similar way to homeopathic and Bach flower remedies to promote mental and physical wellbeing. Some of them are also called "Marian Waters" or "Holy Waters", when they originate in a place dedicated to the Catholic faith, yet there are other interesting kinds.
Design Model Aircraft for Fun And Profit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mechanics / Aerodynamics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Drafting & Mechanical Drawing
This book is about the steps taken to design radio control model aircraft from start to finish. I show readers and prospective designers, how to create a successful flying aircraft, specifically the Quickie Q1. Drawing the aircraft using Computer Aided Design for accuracy and professionalism, the Quickie prototype aircraft is then built and flown, free plans are included with the book!
Projectile Penetration and Perforation
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 34,210. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mechanics / Dynamics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mechanics / General
This three chapter book describes new models for projectile penetration and perforation based on conservation of mass, momentum and energy in combination with an empirical Equation Of State: Ch1: About the transition from rigid to eroding projectile penetration, Ch2: A new model for rigid projectile perforation of ductile targets and Ch3: Rigid projectile perforation of brittle target material
Learning From Bees: a philosophy of natural beekeeping
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short essays on bees and beekeeping by the author of The Barefoot Beekeeper.