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Study & Teaching

  • Science Teachingby Michael R. Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they teach and how this knowledge can enrich science instruction... more...

  • Blood Mattersby Erik March Zissu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 138.00

    This study explores how the five tribes of Oklahoma - Cherokees, Chickasaws, Choctaws, Creeks, and Seminoles - strove to achieve political unity within their tribes during the first decades of the 20th century by forging a new sense of peoplehood around the idea of blood. more...

  • GISby David R. Green

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    In a relatively short time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have spread from being primarily a research tool to higher and subsequently secondary education, and from the researcher to the user. GIS: A Sourcebook for Schools is an easily accessible guide to GIS at an elementary level and provides sufficient background in GIS to ensure a comprehensive... more...

  • The Psychology of Science Text Comprehensionby Jose Otero; Jos? A. Le˘n; Arthur C. Graesser

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    This volume's goal is to provide readers with up-to-date information on the research and theory of scientific text comprehension. It is widely acknowledged that the comprehension of science and technological artifacts is very difficult for both children and adults. The material is conceptually complex, there is very little background knowledge for... more...

  • Quantum Mechanicsby Leonard Susskind; Art Friedman

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 26.99

    From the bestselling author of The Theoretical Minimum , an accessible introduction to the math and science of quantum mechanics Quantum Mechanics is a (second) book for anyone who wants to learn how to think like a physicist. In this follow-up to the bestselling The Theoretical Minimum , physicist Leonard Susskind and data engineer Art Friedman... more...

  • Non-equilibrium thermodynamics and physical kineticsby Halid Bikkin; Igor I. Lyapilin

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 1,260.00

    This graduate textbook covers contemporary directions of non-equilibrium statistical mechanics as well as classical methods of kinetics. With one of the main propositions being to avoid terms such as "obviously" and "it is easy to show", this treatise is an easy-to-read introduction into this traditional, yet vibrant field. more...

  • Physics Olympiad - Basic to Advanced Exercisesby The Committee of Japan Physics Olympiad

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 62.00

    This book contains some of the problems and solutions in the past domestic theoretical and experimental competitions in Japan for the International Physics Olympiad. Through the exercises, we aim at introducing the appeal and interest of modern physics to high-school students. In particular, the problems for the second-round of competition are like... more...

  • Thermodynamikby Rainer Müller

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 839.00

    What is actually happening to that pork cutlet sizzling in the frying pan, or to the cauliflower in the pot? What are the physical and chemical processes that take place during heating? Being able to answer these questions is useful, and not only to improve our cooking. Becoming aware of the physics of cooking inevitably leads us to the actual aim... more...

  • Elementary Science Teacher Educationby Ken Appleton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 70.95

    Co-Published with the Association For Science Teacher Education. Reflecting recent policy and standards initiatives, emerging research agendas, and key innovations, this volume provides a contemporary overview of important developments and issues that have that have in recent years shaped elementary science education pre-service courses and professional... more...

  • Medical Physicsby Dieter Suter; Wieland Alexander Worthoff; Hans Georg Krojanski

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 1,049.00

    This textbookcontains acomprehensive collection of exercises in medical physics with numerous illustrations ? ideally suited for teaching and learning. Introductory sections summarize contents and learning targets of each chapter. more...