By Ellen Prager Ph.D.
'Earthquakes and Volcanoes' explains what triggers earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, the place in the world they're probably to ensue, how they ensue, and the way analyzing failures of the prior could make humans more secure sooner or later in the course of those occasions.
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Nice evaluation fabric with hugely proper perform questions and solutions. will be an invaluable significant other for quite a few textbooks as well as Glencoe Chemistry topic and alter.
By Larry Gonick
When you've got ever suspected that "heavy water" is the identify of an illicit crimson Floyd album, believed that floor stress is an nervousness disease, or imagined noble gasoline is the results of a heavy meal at Buckingham Palace, then you definitely want The sketch consultant to Chemistry to set you at the highway to chemical literacy. you do not need to be a scientist to understand those and lots of different complicated rules, as the caricature consultant to Chemistry explains all of them: the historical past and fundamentals of chemistry, atomic thought, combustion, solubility, response stoichiometry, the mole, entropy, and lots more and plenty more—all defined in easy, transparent, and convinced, humorous illustrations. Chemistry isn't a similar!
By Anne Rooney
What's it prefer to witness an earthquake? This publication appears on the Haitian and different earthquakes, utilizing firsthand debts to explain occasions and people's reviews, offering a number of views from eyewitnesses, survivors, the emergency prone, scientists, and the media.
By John White (auth.)
By Stephen M Tomecek
'Food' explores many of the medical rules fascinated by the construction, instruction and maintenance of nutrients. Hands-on actions aid convey the technological know-how of foodstuff to existence, with subject matters starting from why meals tastes how it does to how acids and bases produce chemical adjustments in meals as you're making cheese and marinate meat.
By Julie Kerr, Ph.D. Casper
Makes a speciality of the numerous elements that make rain forests, temperate forests, and boreal forests this sort of invaluable typical source and why we can't reside with out them.
By Erik Gregersen
We might imagine now we have an figuring out approximately our planetary neighborsMercury, Venus, and Marsbut regardless of our proximity, those rocky, silicate-based planets nonetheless carry numerous mysteries. via a trove of pictures and a story bursting with aspect, this quantity imparts what's at present recognized approximately this small nook of the Galaxy. interest approximately Earth and those 3 associates might be chuffed, whereas readers study there's a lot but to find. fascinating sidebars let for deeper comprehension and exploration.
By Ian Ayres
This publication transcends present debate on executive rules via lucidly outlining how laws could be a fruitful mix of persuasion and sanctions. The law of industrial by means of the us govt is frequently useless regardless of being extra hostile in tone than in different countries. The authors draw on either empirical stories of legislation from around the globe and smooth video game thought to demonstrate leading edge recommendations to this challenge. Their rules comprise a controversy for the empowerment of personal and public curiosity teams within the regulatory strategy and a provocative dialogue of ways the govt can aid and inspire self-regulation.
By Sherman Hollar
For plenty of people, crops usher in the switch of seasons, symbolize the promise of nourishment, or function lovely visible reminders of Earths usual attractiveness. As important parts of approximately each surroundings on this planet, crops play a basic ecological position within the lives of so much organisms for his or her software in foodstuff and garments creation, gas, defend, and a number of different actions. entire with photos and diagrams depicting the elements and development levels of crops, this quantity clarifies what defines a plant and introduces readers to the constructions of assorted crops in addition to their advanced roles inside our surroundings.