Galileo and the Magic Numbers

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Open Road Media Teen & Tween #ad - Sixteenth century italy produced a genius who marked the world with his studies and hypotheses about mathematical, physical and astronomical truths. This is not the easy path in life but it is the most rewarding. Galileo challenged divine law and the physics of Aristotle, and questioned everything in search of truths.

Truth appears only when the answers to questions are searched out by a free mind. His father, musician vincenzio Galilei said, “Truth is not found behind a man’s reputation. And it was through this quest for truth that he was able to establish a structure for modern science.

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The Story of the Romans Illustrated

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Didactic Press #ad - The classic helene guerber work introduces the majesty of the Roman civilization through story, from the legendary founding of the city to its' equally legendary fall. The story of the romans is loaded with vivid illustrations that balance a rich, educational, narrative experience.

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The Story of David Livingstone Illustrated

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Didactic Press #ad - David livingstone, a great opponent of the African slave trade and noted explorer. A beautiful introduction to the story of Dr. One of the foremost missionaries intensely focused on achieving substantial and lasting change in freeing human beings from the cruelty of other human beings.

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Mystery of the Periodic Table

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Bethlehem Books #ad - Illustrated by Jeanne Bendick and Ted Schluenderfritz. Leads the reader on a delightful and absorbing journey through the ages, on the trail of the elements of the Periodic Table as we know them today. He introduces the young reader to people like von helmont, all incredibly diverse in personality and approach, Cavendish, Stahl, Boyle, Lavoisier, and many others, Priestly, who have laid the groundwork for a search that is still unfolding to this day.

The first part of wiker's witty and solidly instructive presentation is most suitable to middle school age, while the later chapters are designed for ages 12-13 and up, with a final chapter somewhat more advanced.

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The Odyssey for Boys and Girls

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SMK Books #ad - The odyssey is Homers' sequel to the Iliad. The odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey though life. Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, the lure of the Sirens' song and a trip to the Underworld, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, Penelope.

The poem centers on the Greek hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War.

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It Couldn't Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God's Awesome Creation

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Thomas Nelson #ad - Did earth begin with a æbig bangÆ cosmic explosion?ö ôdoes science contradict the bible?ö ôWhat happened to dinosaurs?ö ôIs there life on other planets?ö ôDid we evolve from apes?ö ôWhat makes my body work on its own?ö Kids are daily exposed to the theory of evolution by the media and public schools.

ItÆs not safe to assume that your kids will reject that theory. With thousands of evidences to prove he created and sustains the universe, It CouldnÆt Just Happen will fascinate kids with fun activities and examples of GodÆs marvelous works. ItÆs up to us as parents and Christian leaders to make sure our children know the truth about the creation of the world.

It Couldn't Just Happen: Knowing the Truth About God's Awesome Creation #ad - This four-color, gold medallion book Award winner is a perfect tool that offers solid, biblical answers to some of the tough questions kids ask about evolution and our world.

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The Iliad for Boys and Girls Yesterday's Classics

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Yesterday's Classics #ad - Suitable for ages 8 and up. Vigorous retelling of homer's iliad, relating the incidents of the great siege of Troy, from the quarrel of the chiefs to the ransoming of Hector's body.

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The Wonder Book of Chemistry 1922 Linked Table of Contents

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#ad - Chlorinxxvi. A talk on toolsxiv. At the blacksmith'sxviii. Jean-henri casimir fabre 1823 – 1915 was a french teacher, physicist, chemist, entomologist, botanist, and author known for the lively style of his popular books on chemistry and the lives of insects. The wonder book of chemistry" is similar in coverage to "Middle School Chemistry" but covers more including some biochemistry.

Burning metalsxii. The slice of toastiv. A drop of waterxx. Burning phosphorusxi. Carbonic-acid gasxxii. The two sparrowsx. Hydrogenxix. Nitrogen compounds. Plants at workxxiv. Air and combustionxvi. Salesxiii. Experiments with the breathvii. Simple substancesv. Mixing and combiningiii. Introductionii. Experiments with airviii.

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Archimedes and the Door of Science

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Caramna Corporation #ad - The author, through text and pictures, introduces Archimedes- the ancient Greek mathematician who enriched mathematics and all branches of science. In a biography full of lively incidents, inventor, Bendick discusses the mathematician, and great pioneer of modern scientific method including his work, discoveries, and the knowledge later based upon it.

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The Story of Mankind

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#ad - From the very beginning of mankind, the rise of world religions, to the formation of nation-states and modern politics, the development of writing and art, van Loon emphasizes the people and events central to the monumental changes and achievements of human history. First published in 1921 and awarded the first ever newbery medal of 1922 for its contribution to children’s literature, “The Story of Mankind” follows the history of western civilization from prehistoric times to the early 20th century.

This edition is printed on premium acid-free paper. Beautiful and detailed, van loon’s epic work has withstood the test of time with its lively illustrations and warm and accessible prose, making these famous figures and grand world events relatable and interesting to children of all ages. A remarkable, and enduring work, accurate, “The Story of Mankind” is a masterpiece of children’s literature and continues to engage and inspire young readers to this day.

The Story of Mankind #ad - Originally written for his children, a Dutch-American journalist and historian, Hendrik van Loon, both wrote and illustrated this classic for children to learn about world history in an entertaining way.

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Adventures with a Microscope

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Dover Publications #ad - It's all here in simple-to-understand language and 142 clear line drawings. The author first examines under the microscope such everyday objects as a human hair, nervous system of the grasshopper, bryozoan, amoeba, coffee, paper, fingerprints, mushroom, hydra, house fly, scale of a herring, bacteria, volvox, dragon-flies, and other plant structures, cotton, rotifer, and other textile fibers, air bubble, roots, poppy seed and sugar crystal, pepper, desmids, spider, sponge, chalk, moss, flea, diatoms, algae, yeast, blood corpuscles, potato starch, mustard, aphid, and then offers through-the-microscope views of such creatures and objects as the water flea, and other food substances, euglena, paramecium, molds, honey bee, water-mites, ferns, lichen, and more.

Richard headstrom, formerly associated with the new england Museum of Natural History and an experienced teacher and writer on natural science for young people, has made this book simple enough for any beginner at home as well as interesting for more experienced students and lay readers. With a simple microscope and this book, you can embark on 59 wonderful adventures in the natural world — make discoveries about the structures of numerous microscopic animals; find out what everyday objects and foods really look like at the cellular level; gain an understanding of how to prepare specimens and slides; and learn about many scientific phenomena such as how a fly can walk upside down on the ceiling.

Adventures with a Microscope #ad - Enjoyable and instructive, these adventures with a microscope will appeal to all who are curious about what there is to see beyond the range of the naked eye.

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