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August
The Story of the World, Activity book two, The Middle Ages: From the fall of Rome to the rise of the Renaissance - Susan Wise BauerThis comprehensive activity book and curriculum guide contains all you need to make history come alive for your child! Don't just read about history—experience it! Colro a picture of a Viking warrior, make an edible oasis, create a Moorish ruler's turban and Aztec jewelry and more. Designed to turn the accompanying book The Story of the World: Volume 2: The Middle Ages into a complete history program, this Activity Book provides you with comprehension questions and answers, sample narrations, maps and geography activities, coloring pages, lists of additional readings in history and literature,
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August
Cognitive Psychology: In and Out of the Laboratory - Kathleen M. GalottiSucceed in the course with COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY IN AND OUT OF THE LABORATORY This understandable cognitive psychology textbook provides you with the tools you need to master the concepts and improve your performance on exams. With everyday examples, the author presents brain function an abstract and difficult topic in a clear and manageable way. Key terms, review questions, CogLab exercises, and Web resources give you many new ways to approach the topics covered in the text. Through hands-on practice and reinforcement, you'll learn both the importance and personal relevance of understanding brain
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August
Explorations in Mathematical Physics: The Concepts Behind an Elegant Language - Don KoksHave you ever wondered why the language of modern physics centres on geometry? Or how quantum operators and Dirac brackets work? What a convolution really is? What tensors are all about? Or what field theory and lagrangians are, and why gravity is described as curvature? This book takes you on a tour of the main ideas forming the language of modern mathematical physics. Here you will meet novel approaches to concepts such as determinants and geometry, wave function evolution, statistics, signal processing, and three-dimensional rotations. You'll see how the accelerated frames of special
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August
Imagining America: Stories from the Promised Land - Wesley Brown, Amy LingThe acclaimed multicultural fiction anthology, updated to include recent writers. Thirty-seven short stories from 1900 to the present, written by some of our best authors—African, Asian, European, Jewish, Middle Eastern, and Native American—follow the waves of immigration into and migration within the United States. These stories are unique in time and circumstance, yet they address a common dilemma: how to reconcile America's mythologized "promise" with its more complex reality. New to the collection are Sherman Alexie, Michelle Cliff, Edwidge Danticat, Junot Díaz, Chitra Divakaruni, Jewelle
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August
Hard Evidence: Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology - Dawnie Wolfe SteadmanThis volume is a unique selection of case studies that demonstrate innovative approaches and practical experiences in forensics anthropology. The reader provides a strong sense of the types of cases in which forensic anthropologists become involved, as well as their professional and ethical responsibilities, the scientific rigor required, and the multidisciplinary nature of the science. The reading selections encompass all aspects of forensic anthropology including multidisciplinary cooperation and ethics in forensic science, search and recovery, analytical techniques, applications of forensic
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August
The Story of Science: Newton at the Center: Newton at the Center - Joy HakimIn volume two, students will watch as Copernicus's systematic observations place the sun at the center of our universe—to the dismay of establishment thinkers. After students follow the achievements and frustrations of Galileo, Kepler, and Descartes, they will appreciate the amazing Isaac Newton, whose discoveries about gravity, motion, colors, calculus, and Earth's place in the universe set the stage for modern physics, astronomy, mathematics, and chemistry. In the three-book The Story of Science series, master storyteller Joy Hakim narrates the evolution of scientific thought from ancient times
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August
Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics [With Student Resource Access Code] - Michael J. Moran, Howard N. ShapiroNow in a Sixth Edition, Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics maintains its engaging, readable style while presenting a broader range of applications that motivate student understanding of core thermodynamics concepts. This leading text uses many relevant engineering-based situations to help students model and solve problems.
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August
Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, and an Introduction to Chaos (Pure and Applied Mathematics) - Morris W. Hirsch, Stephen T. Smale, Robert L. DevaneyThirty years in the making, this revised text by three of the world's leading mathematicians covers the dynamical aspects of ordinary differential equations. it explores the relations between dynamical systems and certain fields outside pure mathematics, and has become the standard textbook for graduate courses in this area. The Second Edition now brings students to the brink of contemporary research, starting from a background that includes only calculus and elementary linear algebra. The authors are tops in the field of advanced mathematics, including Steve Smale who is a recipient of the
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August
Introduction to Financial Accounting: A User Perspective - Michael L. WernerFor Financial Accounting Courses. This introduction to financial accounting and its significant role in making sound business decisions teaches students how to be wise users, not necessarily preparers of accounting information - a strong user-based approach that's endorsed and supported by the AECC. The authors present accounting information in a broader business context-emphasizing what accounting information is, why it is important, and how it is used to make economic decisions. Optional coverage of accounting procedures is included.
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August
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units - Grant P. Wiggins, Jay McTigheThis guide is intended for K-16 educators either individuals or groups who may have received some training in Understanding by Design and want to continue their work independently; those who've read Understanding by Design and want to design curriculum units but have no access to formal training; graduate and undergraduate students in university curriculum courses; and school and district administrators, curriculum directors, and others who facilitate Understanding by Design work with staff. Users can go through the modules in sequence or skip around, depending on their previous experience with