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- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95
In Banning Queer Blood , Jeffrey Bennett frames blood donation as a performance of civic identity closely linked to the meaning of citizenship. However, with the advent of AIDS came the notion of blood donation as a potentially dangerous process. Bennett argues that the Food and Drug Administration, by employing images that specifically depict gay... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 21.95
The quest for extraterrestrial life doesn't happen only in science fiction. This book describes the startling discoveries being made in the very real science of astrobiology, an intriguing new field that blends astronomy, biology, and geology to explore the possibility of life on other planets. Jeffrey Bennett takes readers beyond UFOs to discuss... more...
- Big Kid Science 2013; US$ 9.99
How can we solve the national debt crisis? Should you or your child take on a student loan? Is it safe to talk on a cell phone while driving? Are there viable energy alternatives to fossil fuels? What could you do with a billion dollars? Could simple policy changes reduce political polarization? These questions may all seem very different, but they... more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
It is common knowledge that if the Sun suddenly turned into a black hole, it would suck Earth and the rest of the planets into oblivion. Yet as bestselling author and astrophysicist Jeffrey Bennett points out, black holes don?t suck. With that simple idea in hand, Bennett begins an entertaining introduction to Einstein?s theories, describing the amazing... more...
- Big Kid Science 2014; US$ 6.99
Focusing on solutions specific to science and math education both for K?12 and college, this book explores how students learn in general and helps teachers develop successful techniques for the classroom On Teaching Science is a short, practical guide to key principles and strategies that will help students learn in any subject at any level... more...
- Big Kid Science 2015; US$ 9.99
This book is specially designed in Amazon's fixed-layout KF8 format with region magnification. Double-tap on an area of text to zoom and read. Come with Max as he takes off on his next exciting science adventure, this time joining astronauts on the first human mission to Mars. Equipped with a specially designed spacesuit, Max sniffs for signs... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2015; US$ 166.00
Most volumes in the environmental economics literature consider the environment to be a public good and hence write out a role for the private sector in a source of supply. Yet there is ample evidence of the private sector being involved, driven both by profit and altruism. This book provides the necessary conceptual base for the inclusion of the private... more...
- University of Virginia Press 2012; US$ 24.50
Between May and October of 1917, three young shepherds were reportedly visited six times by an apparition of the Virgin Mary near the town of Fátima in Portugal. At the final apparition event, approximately 70,000 visitors gathered to witness a prophesied miracle intended to convince the public that the children?s visions were of divine origin.... more...
- Big Kid Science 2007; US$ 9.99
Max the dog and his young friend Tori travel in back in time to the last Ice Age where they encounter ice age mammals and endure a chase by a saber-toothed tiger. The simple story and artwork is accompanied by question and answer balloons that focus on the most common types of questions that children ask about time travel, ice ages, saber-toothed... more...
- Big Kid Science 2011; US$ 9.99
Jeffrey Bennett is the author of Max Goes to Jupiter , Max Goes to Mars , and Max Goes to the Moon . He is an astrophysicist and educator who proposed the idea for and helped develop the Voyage Scale Model Solar System—the first science-oriented exhibit approved for permanent installation on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Roberta Collier-Morales... more...