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Study & Teaching

  • Nuclear Physicsby W. Heisenberg

    Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99

    From the Nobel Prize?winning physicist who developed the famous uncertainty principle, Nuclear Physics provides an in-depth look at the study of the atom. The book was compiled from a series of Heisenberg?s lectures on the subject, and is detailed and accessible enough for anyone interested in the subject. Heisenberg begins with a short history... more...

  • Higher Education and the Growth of Knowledgeby Michael Segre

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book sketches the history of higher education, in parallel with the development of science. Its goal is to draw attention to the historical tensions between the aims of higher education and those of science, in the hope of contributing to improving the contemporary university. A helpful tool in analyzing these intellectual and social tensions... more...

  • Reading Science Storiesby Joy Hakim; Susan Neff; Patti Frisch

    Joy Hakim 2015; US$ 9.99

    What do the ancients have to do with today's science? A whole lot, according to author Joy Hakim, who takes readers on a storyteller's journey that begins on the Greek islands with Pythagoras, who, in a toga-clad world, insists on wearing pants. Hakim continues with tales of some big name players, like Galileo, Newton, and Einstein, along with... more...

  • The Science of TV’s the Big Bang Theoryby Dave Zobel; Howard Wolowitz

    ECW Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    Reveals the hard facts behind the laughter on TV’s most popular sitcomThe highest-rated scripted show on TV, The Big Bang Theory often features Sheldon, Howard, Leonard, and Raj wisecracking about scientific principles as if Penny and the rest of us should know exactly what they’re talking about.The Science of TV’s The Big Bang Theory... more...

  • The Annotated Build-It-Yourself Science Laboratoryby Windell Oskay; Raymond Barrett

    Maker Media, Inc 2015; US$ 12.99

    Raymond E. Barrett's Build-It-Yourself Science Laboratory is a classic book that took on an audacious task: to show young readers in the 1960s how to build a complete working science lab for chemistry, biology, and physics--and how to perform experiments with those tools. The experiments in this book are fearless and bold by today's standards--any... more...

  • A Discipline-Based Teaching and Learning Centerby Gili Marbach-Ad; Laura C. Egan; Katerina V Thompson

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book gives guidance and resources for creating a disciplinary-based teaching and learning center and conducting professional development activities specifically tailored for science faculty and graduate students. more...

  • Science Investigationby Azra Moeed

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book reports the findings of an interpretive case study of the phenomenon of science investigation (science inquiry) from students? perspective. Data were collected from a class of twenty-four Year 11 students in a middle size, co-educational New Zealand school, through Science Laboratory Environment Inventory, student questionnaires, focus group... more...

  • Affective Dimensions in Chemistry Educationby Murat Kahveci; MaryKay Orgill

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 179.00

    This is a unique resource for those wishing to address the affective domain as they research and solve problems in chemistry education. Contributions by world-leading experts cover both fundamental considerations and practical case studies. This work fills a gap in the literature of chemistry education, which so far has focussed mainly on the cognitive... more...

  • Guide to Teaching Computer Scienceby Orit Hazzan; Tami Lapidot; Noa Ragonis

    Springer London 2015; US$ 79.99

    Presents both a conceptual framework and detailed implementation guidelines for general computer science teaching Clearly written and structured to be applicable to all levels of education and for any teaching organization, without limiting its focus to instruction for any specific curriculum, programming language or paradigm Provides learning activities... more...

  • Storytelling in Science and Literatureby Margery Arent Safir; Mieke Bal; Roald Hoffmann; Evelyn Fox Keller; Jean-Michel Rabaté

    Bucknell University Press 2014; US$ 69.99

    In this book, a gathering of exceptional thinkers from the sciences and the humanities engage a common theme: In what ways do language, and storytelling in particular, deal with ethics in science, in literature, or in other art forms? more...