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More Mathematical Challenges
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|June 13, 1997

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This book contains over 100 challenging problems for pupils aged 11-15, taken from the hugely popular UK Junior Mathematical Olympiad. There are also sixty additional problems in a similar style. The second section of the book consists of detailed comments and…
Mathematics Meets Technology
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|April 26, 1991

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A resource book which looks at the design of mechanisms, for example gears and linkages, through the eyes of a mathematician. There are a wide variety of examples including car steering, anglepoise lamps, bicycles, cine cameras, folding push chairs and the design…
Mathematical Challenge
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|August 28, 1996

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This book contains almost 600 unusual and challenging multiple-choice problems designed for students aged 11-15. The first part consists of past papers (1988SH93) for the annual UK Schools Mathematical Challenge. The second part contains forty-two short papers of…
Science Quest: Atomic Universe: The Quest To Discover Radioactivity

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Today radioactivity is widely used to treat cancer, to study fossils, and to power submarines, but until the late 1800s man's understanding of this scientific field was practically non-existent. Indeed, the discovery of spontaneous radioactivity was largely…
Science Quest: Double Helix: The Quest To Uncover The Structure Of Dna

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Trace the quest to solve the scientific riddle of how human traits are passed down from one generation to the next in this new book from National Geographic. The story begins in 1856, when the scientist and monk Gregor Mendel begins experiments on pea plants, not…
Voices From Colonial America: New France 1534-1763
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|December 11, 2007

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Readers will meet Samuel de Champlain, the "Father of New France," and travel the waterways with the coureurs de bois, French traders who lived like Indians. Then watch as attempts to grow the colony fail and wars with the British and Iroquois bring about the…
Voices from Colonial America: Texas 1527-1836: 1527 - 1836
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|January 10, 2006

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The history of colonial Texas begins with a shipwreck of a Spanish expedition led by Cabeza de Vaca along the Gulf Coast in 1527. Readers will learn why it took nearly 200 years to establish the first permanent settlement at San Antonio, how the Louisiana…
African American Healers
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|December 14, 1999

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Throughout American history, determined African Americans have become healers. As doctors, nurses, and scientists, they have made vital contributions to the health of the American people. The road to attaining the knowledge these healers longed for was a…
How Dinosaurs Took Flight: The Fossils, The Science, What We Think We Know, And Mysteries Yet…

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How did dinosaurs get feathers? How did they start flying? What use were feathers to dinosaurs that didn't fly? Chris Sloan's 2000 book Feathered Dinosaurs introduced kids to the radical idea that some dinosaurs had feathers and that birds are, in fact, a…
Wind Bands and Brass Bands in School and Music Centre

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Responding to the upsurge of interest in wind and brass bands, Dr Kevin Thompson has written a practical manual for all who are involved with them whether in school or music centres, or in an adult community band. This essentially pragmatic book - the first of…
The Painful Plough: A Portrait of the Agricultural Labourer in the Nineteenth Century from Folk…

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Voices From Colonial America: Maryland 1634-1776
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|December 11, 2007

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First-person accounts, archival illustrations, and historic maps reveal Maryland's rich history. Discover how the colony was founded by Catholics yet largely settled by Protestants; how it was uniquely ruled by a single proprietor; why a ton of tea was burned in…