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A Student S Guide To The Seashore

Author : J. D. Fish
ISBN : 0521468191
Genre : Nature
File Size : 21. 34 MB
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Students and naturalists are not only interested in which species live on the seashore but also about their biology. A Student's Guide to the Seashore is a unique, concise, illustrated guide to both the biology and the identification of over 600 common and widespread shore animals and plants. This new edition, for the first time, includes simple keys to allow accurate identification, and the author's line drawings beautifully illustrate each species. Together with concise summaries of diagnostic features, and notes on biology, this is the first comprehensive guide to the seashore giving a fascinating insight into the diversity and complexity of life on the shore.

Seashore Life

Author : Lester Ingle
ISBN : 9781466864856
Genre : Nature
File Size : 67. 24 MB
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This compact guide will help you understand--and enjoy--the unique zone where land and ocean meet. It is a guide to: Seashells Sea Plants Shore Birds Jellyfish, Starfish, Sand Crabs With over 475 marine subjects illustrated in full color, Seashore Life not only aids in identification but also gives an overall picture of life at the shore. Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Rocky Shores

Author : John Archer-Thomson
ISBN : 9781472943156
Genre : Nature
File Size : 55. 37 MB
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Rocky Shores explores the species, communities and landscape of the narrow strip of land surrounding much of the British Isles. While it may be limited in extent, this habitat is incredibly biodiverse, and this insightful book details all the patterns of marine life that might be encountered on sheltered and exposed shores, from the inhospitable splash zone to the repeatedly submerged lower shore, and everything in between. Comprehensive chapters accompanied by exceptional photographs cover various members of the rocky-shore community in turn: striking lichens that colourfully adorn the rocks; seaweeds that have sustained human settlements for millennia; mysterious and often spectacular worms and their relatives; molluscs with variously configured shells; spiny-skinned echinoderms that move using tube feet; arthropods that range from tiny marine insects to heavy-clawed crabs; and microscopic species that drift around at the mercy of the tides. Rock pools provide pockets of diversity dotted across the shore, while the strandline at the high-tide mark supports a unique assemblage of microbes and invertebrates that attracts a variety of birds and mammals. For anyone with a love of the shore – from the occasional rockpooler to avid naturalists – this book is a must for your collection.

Making Sense Of Persuasion A Students Guide To Austen S Includes Study Guide Biography And Modern Retelling

Author : Jane Austen
ISBN : 9781621075707
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 74. 63 MB
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How can you appreciate Jane Austen when you have no idea what she’s saying?! If you’ve ever sat down with one of the original scribes of romance fiction, and find yourself scratching your head wondering what she’s saying then this bundled book is just for you! Inside you will find a comprehensive study guide, a biography about the life and times of Austen, and a modern retelling (along with the original text) of Austen’s Persuasion. Each section of this book may also be purchased individually.

Die Hundert Kleider

Author : Eleanor Estes
ISBN : 9783903067554
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Wanda, ein kleines polnisches Mädchen, trägt in der Schule jeden Tag dasselbe fadenscheinige blaue Kleid, obwohl sie sagt, dass sie zu Hause in ihrem Schrank hundert wunderschöne Kleider hat. Die anderen Kinder in ihrer Klasse glauben ihr das natürlich nicht, und als Peggy anfängt, Wanda deswegen tagtäglich zu hänseln, machen alle mit. Auch Peggys beste Freundin Maddie ist mit dabei, aber im Geheimen fragt sie sich, ob sie den Mut aufbringen wird, sich gegen ihre Klasse zu stellen und Wanda zu verteidigen. Bis Wanda plötzlich eines Tages nicht mehr in die Schule kommt und es sich aufklärt, was es mit den hundert Kleidern auf sich hat, ist es schon fast zu spät. Doch Maddie und Peggy lernen daraus, wie wichtig Verständnis und Mitgefühl im Leben sind ... Eleanor Estes zu Herzen gehende Geschichte, ausgezeichnet mit dem wichtigsten Kinderbuchpreis Amerikas und verpflichtende Schullektüre, berührt seit über 70 Jahren Leser alle Altersstufen mit ihrer zeitlosen Botschaft von Mitgefühl und Verstehen.

Quirkology

Author : Richard Wiseman
ISBN : 9780330526050
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 81. 31 MB
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Ever wondered why bad musicians always win the Eurovision Song Contest, or how incompetent politicians get elected? You need some Quirkology in your life. While other scientists beaver away on obvious problems, Richard Wiseman has been busy uncovering the secret ingredients of charisma, exploring how our personalities are shaped by when we are born and examining why people usually miss the obvious signs of their partner's infidelity. Using scientific methods to investigate offbeat topics that interest the general public as well as the scientific community, Quirkology brings a new understanding to the backwaters of the human mind and takes us to places where mainstream scientists fear to tread. Comparable to Freakonomics, but British, far more populist, and a lot funnier. Findings include: How does your surname influence your life? What does the way you walk reveal about your personality? Why should women have men write their personal ads? What is the funniest joke in the world?

Aligning Student Support With Achievement Goals

Author : Karen Seashore Louis
ISBN : 1412916593
Genre : Education
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The authors offer a practical approach to creating a reorganized, fully-integrated student support community that contributes to increasing academic success.

Das Buch Vom Lachen Und Vergessen

Author : Milan Kundera
ISBN : 3423252103
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Tamina, eine junge Emigrantin, versucht nach dem Tod ihres Mannes, seine ersten Briefe aus dem okkupierten Prag nach Paris zu schaffen, um sich ihr verblassendes Glück wieder in Erinnerung zu rufen. Ein Prager Dissident versucht, die Briefe aus der Zeit seiner Liebe zu einer Kommunistin in die Hand zu bekommen, um sie zu vernichten, da sie ihn zu kompromittieren scheinen und sein Bild als Held des Widerstands zerstören. 'Das Buch vom Lachen und Vergessen' ist ein Rollen- und Vexierspiel der Figuren und Geschichten; ein Roman in Variationen, in dem Kundera von Menschen erzählt, die es wagen, sich dem Vergessen (in der Liebe und der Geschichte) zu widersetzen, und er tut dies mit einem Lachen und der ihm eigenen feinen Ironie. Hat, so fragt er dabei, die Geschichte einen Sinn, oder treibt sie mit den Menschen nur absurde Scherze, auf die das Lachen und das Vergessen die einzige Antwort sein können?

Seashore Life Of The Northern Pacific Coast

Author : Eugene N. Kozloff
ISBN : 0295960841
Genre : Nature
File Size : 59. 33 MB
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From Monterey Bay to northern British Columbia, zoologist Eugene Kozloff describes the common plants and animals that inhabit rocky shores, sandy beaches, and quiet bays and estuaries.

A Guide To Teaching Introductory Psychology

Author : Sandra Goss Lucas
ISBN : 9781444301755
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 24. 74 MB
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A Guide to Teaching Introductory Psychology focuses on the critical aspects of teaching introductory psychology to undergraduate students. It includes ideas, tips, and strategies for effectively teaching this course and provides useful answers to commonly asked questions. A concise and accessible guide to teaching introductory courses in Psychology Begins with an orienting history of the course· Evaluates current trends in teaching and offers suggestions for developing personal techniques Addresses a number of relevant issues, including how to teach difficult topics; linking course content to everyday experience; developing and using class presentations, lectures, and active learning ideas; and increasing interest in course topics Supported by a website that provides links to useful websites and handouts that instructors can use in their classes (http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/teachpsychscience/lucas/)

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