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Mint Herbs by Roby Jose Ciju (AGRIHORTICO) 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified one hour ago

This is a small book of 100-pages on "Mint Herbs". Growing practices and nutritional information of peppermint, spearmint, apple mint, corn mint, and other plants belonging to mint family are explained in detail in this book. Mint herbs are fast-growing and can be easily grown in the gardens and open fields. Mint herbs are suitable for container gardening and hydroponic growing also.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 102 Pages (3,412 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Venus and How to Terraform it by Steve Hurley 4.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 6 hours ago

The planet Venus is our nearest neighbour, the planet closest to the Earth in size and internal composition, and the brightest natural object in the sky after the Sun and the Moon. Often called Earth's sister planet, Venus is a mysterious object whose secrets were not unlocked until the 1960s. The first chapter focuses on how Venus appears from Earth. The 584-day cycle where Venus goes through a full set of phases like the Moon is explained in detail. The fact that Venus's phases can only be explained by a heliocentric theory and not the geocentric theory, something which was very important to the development of astronomy, is discussed. I then talk about the early depiction of Venus in 1950's science fiction as a world on which exotic life forms could survive. However, exploration of the Venus by spacecraft, discovered a harsh hostile world, where the surface temperature is nearly five hundred degrees Celsius and the atmospheric pressure is a crushing 92 times that of Earth. Despite this I will argue later in the book that it is possible to terraform the planet to make it more Earth-like and may be desirable to do so. I discuss the 'transit of Venus', an astronomical event in which Venus appears to cross the surface of the Sun. Observations of the transit of Venus were critical to the development of astronomy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The remainder of the book discusses what humans would need to do to live on Venus. The idea of 'floating cities' is discussed and terraforming is explored in detail and how the challenges posed by such a hostile environment could be overcome.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 106 Pages (9,245 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Atoms, Chaos and the Origin(s) of the Universe by Alan Hall PhD Price verified 7 hours ago

What gives matter mass? How did the universe come about? This essay takes a look at these questions as well as discussing such 'things' as virtual particles and the role they play in holding the universe together. It also examines the possible role played by chaos in the genesis of the Universe as we currently understand it.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 28 Pages (1,816 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Basic Calculations in Electricity: A Physics Book for High Schools and Colleges by Kingsley Augustine 4.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 8 hours ago

Improve on your KNOWLEDGE of ELECTRICITY in PHYSICS. If you are having trouble understanding the fundamentals of electric circuit calculations in physics, then your problem is solved with this book, Basic Calculations in Electricity. This book makes it very easy to learn the basic concepts of circuit calculations. The step-by-step detailed explanation given in this eBook, makes this practical guide a useful companion for learners. This book will serve as a teacher to students of high schools ans colleges. Students writing entrance test or exams into higher institutions of learning will find this book very useful. The areas of circuit calculations covered in this book include: • ELECTRIC CURRENT • RESISTORS IN CIRCUITS • DIVISION OF CURRENT AND VOLTAGES BETWEEN RESISTORS IN CIRCUITS • GENERAL CALCULATIONS IN ELECTRIC CIRCUITS • ELECTRICAL ENERGY • BUYING OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY • MEASUREMENT OF RESISTANCE • LAWS OF ELECTROLYSIS • CONVERSION OF GALVANOMETER TO AMMETER AND VOLTMETER • ALTERNATING CURRENT (A.C) CIRCUIT • RESISTOR, INDUCTOR AND CAPACITOR (R-L-C) CIRCUIT IN SERIES Easy enough for beginners and dummies, and challenging enough for excellent students, Basic Calculations in Electricity, improves your understanding of this essential branch of physics.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 96 Pages (4,994 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Poodle Training Vol. 2: Dog Training for your grown-up Poodle by Claudia Kaiser (Expertengruppe Verlag) 4.5 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 9 hours ago

Poodle Training Vol 2 - Dog Training for your grown-up Poodle How to build up a unique relationship with your Poodle, using training methods which are tailor-made for your Poodle Dog training is often... •... Confused with classic basic training of puppies •... Considered only suitable for particularly gifted dogs •... Considered too difficult to achieve without experience What constitutes dog training and why is it helpful? And how can you and your Poodle profit from the training, completely without experience? Do you sometimes have the feeling that your dog has too much energy and does not feel fully stimulated, no matter how often you walk with him? Then dog training is the right thing for you. The simple but very effective methods of physical and mental training that you will read about in this guide will help you to stimulate your Poodle, in an appropriate way for his species, while at the same time having fun. This is volume two of the Poodle training guides. Volume 1 for your Poodle puppy is also available on Amazon with the title "Poodle Training: Dog Training for your Poodle puppy". The author Claudia Kaiser says about her book: "I love my dog and know how important it is to keep her occupied, even after she completed her basic training. Most dogs are not satisfied with their life as a family dog and can develop destructive characteristics. If owners would take the time to spend a few minutes every day, carrying out physical and mental training with their dogs, their situations would change dramatically. Many underestimate the potential of dog training and how it can positively change life with their dogs." Read about background information, read experience reports and obtain step-by-step instructions and secret tips which are tailor-made for your Poodle. Get your copy of this book and discover... •... How to build up a unique relationship with your Poodle •... How you can stimulate him physically and mentally in an appropriate ...

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 179 Pages (3,049 KB)
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Added: Jul 4th, 2020

A DATE WITH BLOCKCHAIN: Advanced Bitcoin concepts ; Zero background required by Vijay Raghunathan 4.4 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 9 hours ago

This is not a blockchain for dummies book. This will be an intensive read. We will go deep into the core concepts and structures of the blockchain, cutting through the jargons and mystiques of the technology. But, you need ZERO background to read this book. You will be introduced to the key concepts, few at a time, enough to help you fall in love with Ms.Blockchain. This is date 1 of the only blockchain series you will ever need, to win over Ms. Blockchain In this date, we will go into the core concepts of blockchain and bitcoin: a) The 6 key concepts of blockchain b) Understand blockchain, using a real block in the chain c) Find out how a typical day looks like for a bitcoin miner d) Understand what makes Blockchain immutable, decentralized and distributed e) And, many more...

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 34 Pages (3,381 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Biodiversity of Angola: Science & Conservation: A Modern Synthesis by Brian J. Huntley (Springer) 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

This open access multi-authored book presents a 'state of the science' synthesis of knowledge on the biodiversity of Angola, based on sources in peer-reviewed journals, in books and where appropriate, unpublished official reports. The book identifies Angola as one of the most biologically diverse countries in Africa, but notes that its fauna, flora, habitats and the processes that drive the dynamics of its ecosystems are still very poorly researched and documented. This 'state of the science' synthesis is for the use of all students of Angola's biodiversity, and for those responsible for the planning, development and sustainable management of the country's living resources. The volume brings together the results of expeditions and research undertaken in Angola since the late eighteenth century, with emphasis on work conducted in the four decades since Angola's independence in 1975. The individual chapters have been written by leaders in their fields, and reviewed by peers familiar with the region.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 567 Pages (40,286 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Year 5 STATISTICS Autumn Term BLOCK 3 – White Rose Maths by White Rose Maths 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

From White Rose Maths schemes for Year 5 Autumn Term BLOCK 3 - STATISTICS. The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 5: - solve comparison, sum and difference problems using information presented in a line graph complete, read and interpret information in tables, including timetables.

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Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Dozens activity sheet by NRICH 3.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity sheet for ages 9-13 Curriculum Link: This activity gives you a chance to practise division and develop your skills of working systematically.

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Mayan Calendar Prophecies| Part 2: 2012-New Age of Disasters by Gary C. Daniels (TheRealMayanProphecies.com) 4.6 Stars (10 Reviews)    Price verified 13 hours ago

Mayan prophecies predicted the return of Kukulkan, a green "sky serpent" associated with death and destruction especially floods and severe storms, between the years 1993-2012. Coincidentally, in August 2004 a new green comet was discovered and named Comet Machholz. Since the return and discovery of Comet Machholz in August 2004 Earth has experienced some of the most severe storms, earthquakes, and tsunamis in recorded history. Some of the most severe space weather including the most powerful solar flares and gamma ray bursts in recorded history also occurred since 2004. That year also had the most naked-eye visible comets ever recorded which suggests an increase in the amount of space debris entering the solar system thereby increasing the odds of an impact with Earth. It was also in 2004 that NASA scientists discovered the asteroid Apophis was on a collision course with Earth. Climate scientists have predicted that due to global warming these severe weather events will only get worse in the future. Space weather scientists say the sun appears to have entered a new period of increased activity. Geologists have noted there has been an increase in major earthquakes along the Pacific Plate since 2004 and they also expect more of the same in the future. Comet Machholz was determined to have a 12,500 year orbit. The last time it visited Earth was in 10,500 BC. Scientists have noted that an unimaginable series of disasters struck Earth at that time that included severe climate change, super solar storms and massive flooding. The causes are still debated but what is clear is that these disasters resulted in the extinction of the woolly mammoths, sabre tooth tigers and other Ice Age megafauna. Is this all a coincidence or are these events part of a natural, predictable cycle that happens every 12,500 years and just so happens to correspond with the orbit of Comet Machholz? Were the ancient Maya aware of this cycle and did they encode it in their myths about the ...

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 58 Pages (588 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Year 6 - Fractions Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 6 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 6: - use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination - compare and order fractions, including fractions > 1 - add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions - multiply simple pairs of proper fractions, writing the answer in its simplest form [for example, 1/4 * 1/2 = 1/8] - divide proper fractions by whole numbers [for example, 1/3 /2 = 1/6] - associate a fraction with division and calculate decimal fraction equivalents [for example, 0.375] for a simple fraction [for example, 3/8] identify the value of each digit in numbers given to three decimal places and multiply and divide numbers by 10, 100 and 1000 giving answers up to three decimal places.

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Year 3 - Fractions Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 3 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 3: - count up and down in tenths; recognise that tenths arise from dividing an object into 10 equal parts and in dividing one-digit numbers or quantities by 10 - recognise, find and write fractions of a discrete set of objects: unit fractions and nonunit fractions with small denominators - recognise and use fractions as numbers: unit fractions and non-unit fractions with small denominators - recognise and show, using diagrams, equivalent fractions with small denominators - add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole [for example, 5/7 +1/7 = 6/7] - compare and order unit fractions, and fractions with the same denominators solve problems that involve all of the above.

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Year 4 - Addition and Subtraction Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 4 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 4: - add and subtract numbers with up to 4 digits using the formal written methods of columnar addition and subtraction where appropriate - estimate and use inverse operations to check answers to a calculation solve addition and subtraction two-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why.

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Year 5 - Addition and Subtraction Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 5 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 5: - add and subtract whole numbers with more than 4 digits, including using formal written methods (columnar addition and subtraction) - add and subtract numbers mentally with increasingly large numbers - use rounding to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, levels of accuracy - solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why

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Year 5 - Fractions Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 5 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 5: - compare and order fractions whose denominators are all multiples of the same number - identify, name and write equivalent fractions of a given fraction, represented visually, including tenths and hundredths - recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5 + 4/5 = 6/5 = 1 1/5] - add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and denominators that are multiples of the same number - multiply proper fractions and mixed numbers by whole numbers, supported by materials and diagrams - read and write decimal numbers as fractions [for example, 0.71 = 71/100] - recognise and use thousandths and relate them to tenths, hundredths and decimal equivalents - round decimals with two decimal places to the nearest whole number and to one decimal place - read, write, order and compare numbers with up to three decimal places - solve problems involving number up to three decimal places - recognise the per cent symbol (%) and understand that per cent relates to 'number of parts per hundred', and write percentages as a fraction with ...

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Year 6 - Number and Place Value Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 6 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 6: - read, write, order and compare numbers up to 10 000 000 and determine the value of each digit - round any whole number to a required degree of accuracy - use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across zero - solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above.

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Year 6 - Addition and Subtraction Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 6 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 6: - multiply multi-digit numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long multiplication - divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit whole number using the formal written method of long division, and interpret remainders as whole number remainders, fractions, or by rounding, as appropriate for the context - divide numbers up to 4 digits by a two-digit number using the formal written method of short division where appropriate, interpreting remainders according to the context - perform mental calculations, including with mixed operations and large numbers - identify common factors, common multiples and prime numbers - use their knowledge of the order of operations to carry out calculations involving the four operations - solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why - solve problems involving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division use estimation to check answers to calculations and determine, in the context of a problem, an appropriate degree of accuracy.

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Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Year 4 - Number and Place Value Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 4 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 4: - count in multiples of 6, 7, 9, 25 and 1000 - find 1000 more or less than a given number - count backwards through zero to include negative numbers - recognise the place value of each digit in a four-digit number (thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones) - order and compare numbers beyond 1000 - identify, represent and estimate numbers using different representations - round any number to the nearest 10, 100 or 1000 - solve number and practical problems that involve all of the above and with increasingly large positive numbers read Roman numerals to 100 (I to C) and know that over time, the numeral system changed to include the concept of zero and place value.

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Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Scar Tail the Platypus by Steve Challis 4.6 Stars (21 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Scar Tail the Platypus Platypuses were hunted to extinction in South Australia about a hundred years ago. When a platypus escapes from the sanctuary he's attempting something very dangerous with the odds stacked against him. Scar Tail is a male Platypus compelled to seek new territory and leaves the predator proof fences of the sanctuary he was born in and tries to survive in the River Onkaparinga where Platypuses have been extinct for a hundred years. Peter is an autistic boy who has trouble relating to most people, but loves wild places and wild animals. Peter and his only friend, Andrew, save Scar Tail from two Foxes, and observe the recolonization of the valley by wild Platypuses over the next 15 years. Just as Peter helps Platypuses when he can, the Platypuses provide Peter with the stimulus he needs to fulfill his potential. A story with accurate, carefully researched facts about Platypuses and other animals. This is a book about Platypuses and other animals. The animals act like animals, not like people or toys. This is a fictional account of the recolonization of the Onkaparinga Valley in South Australia by Platypuses; a process that has already started in reality. This story was intended for older children and young adults, but I hope adults will also enjoy it and learn a bit about a very unusual animal.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 61 Pages (5,367 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Body Language Mastery: 4 Books in 1: The Complete Psychology Guide to Analyzing, Reading and Influencing People Using Body Language, Emotional ... by Daniel Michaels 4.9 Stars (14 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Do you want to understand the body language and human psychology of those you interact with? Do you w?nt to l??rn th? s?cr?ts to influ?ncing hum?n b?h?vior? This complete collection includes the best guides for mastering the art of analyzing people's body language, motives, and overall psychology. With these books, you will become highly-skilled at body language analysis, and you will understand the psychology behind the actions of those you observe and interact with. ? Books in ? Boxset Included in this book collection:? Body Language: Learn Everything there is to Know about Body Language - Every Secret Will be Revealed Emotional Intelligence: Mastering Social Skills and Improve Your Relationships - Boost Your EQ How to Analyze People: The Complete Psychologist's Guide to Highly Effective Manipulation and Deception Techniques - Analyze and Influence Anyone through Human Behavior Psychology, and Discover the Different Personality Types Manipulation: The Art of Mental Manipulation - Influence People with NLP, Mind Control and Human Behavior Psychology G?t ? copy of Body Language Mastery now ?nd s?? how it could ch?ng? your prosp?cts!

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 422 Pages (11,228 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

An Amateur Astronomer's Observations 1983 - 1985 by Alberto Roberts 3.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 17 hours ago

This book is based on my astronomical observations carried out over a period from 1983 to 1985 using the unaided eye, binoculars and modest sized telescopes. The observations were recorded in a note book which I rediscovered recently when sorting out my collection of astronomy books, magazines, old photographs and astronomical society newsletters.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 63 Pages (8,620 KB)
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Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Heat Recovery Steam Generators: Thermal Design & Testing by D. James Benton Price verified 18 hours ago

Heat recovery steam generators (HRSGs) are an integral part of any modern combined cycle power plant. These heat exchangers are designed to recover the heat from a gas turbine exhaust and convert this to steam, which drives a turbine and ultimately a second generator. Because the gas turbine operates efficiently at high temperatures and heat is removed down to nearly ambient temperature, the overall efficiency of this complex design exceeds that of conventional Rankine cycle coal-, oil-, or gas-fired systems. These systems can also be operated in simple or combined cycle, increasing flexibility and response to load dispatch. HRSG can be complex to analyze and also difficult to effectively test and prove their performance. This text covers both theory and testing in practice with examples.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 126 Pages (7,044 KB)
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Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Year 4 - Fractions Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 4 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 4: - recognise and show, using diagrams, families of common equivalent fractions - count up and down in hundredths; recognise that hundredths arise when dividing an object by one hundred and dividing tenths by ten. - solve problems involving increasingly harder fractions to calculate quantities, and fractions to divide quantities, including non-unit fractions where the answer is a whole number - add and subtract fractions with the same denominator - recognise and write decimal equivalents of any number of tenths or hundredths - recognise and write decimal equivalents to 1/4, 1/2, 3/4. - find the effect of dividing a one- or two-digit number by 10 and 100, identifying the value of the digits in the answer as ones, tenths and hundredths - round decimals with one decimal place to the nearest whole number - compare numbers with the same number of decimal places up to two decimal places solve simple measure and money problems involving fractions and decimals to two decimal places.

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Year 5 - Number and Place Value Worksheet - Primary Leap by Primary Leap 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 5 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: - become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. - reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language - can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 5: - read, write, order and compare numbers to at least 1 000 000 and determine the value of each digit - count forwards or backwards in steps of powers of 10 for any given number up to 1 000 000 - interpret negative numbers in context, count forwards and backwards with positive and negative whole numbers, including through zero - round any number up to 1 000 000 to the nearest 10, 100, 1000, 10 000 and 100 000 - solve number problems and practical problems that involve all of the above read Roman numerals to 1000 (M) and recognise years written in Roman numerals.

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Lake Michigan Saint Bernards ~ Zoe and Belle (An adventurous children's story about friendship, hope and love) by A.M. Schmidt 5.0 Stars (1 Review)    Price verified 19 hours ago

In this adventurous children's story, by best selling author A.M.Schmidt, a girl and her puppy must learn the true power of love and friendship. Perfect for ages 3-8! It combines the adventures of Clifford and the playfulness of Biscuit with the heart of authors like Shel Silverstein and Eric Carle. While playing with her friends, Zoe forgets about watching her young puppy. Her heart is broken and she knows she is the only one that can bring her puppy back home. Her puppy must survive on her own in the outdoors. Can Zoe find her in time? This is a children's story about friendships, love, and hope. Perfect for ages 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and Pre-K to 5th grade.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 17 Pages (2,899 KB)
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Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Axolotl!: Fun Facts About the World's Coolest Salamander - An Info-Picturebook for Kids by Susan Mason (Bubble Publishing) 4.7 Stars (38 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Kids - want to be the expert on the world's coolest salamander amongst your friends? Find out what makes the Axolotl so special in this colourful picture book Enjoy learning and sharing fun facts about this weirdly-named creature Discover why Axolotls are so cool in this book especially dedicated to this group of Salamanders Inside this book you will discover: ?The Axolotl's special healing ability ?It's ancient link with mythology ?Why Axolotls can have two ways to reproduce ?Its camouflage ability ?And much more! Ready to grab your copy of 'Axolotl!'? Great! Simply scroll up to the top the page, and click on the yellow "buy now" button, and you can access all these fun facts in just 3 seconds.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 40 Pages (4,260 KB)
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Added: Jul 4th, 2020

A DISCUSSION of HUMANKIND'S BEST and WORST CONCEPTS: REASON, BELIEF, FAITH, RELIGION and SCIENCE by KENNETH STUEBEN 5.0 Stars (4 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

This book covers how each and everyone of us comes to believe what makes up our store of knowledge - what's real or true and what's not and why the difference is critically important to mankind. It progresses from mythological creation myths, superstitions, to "New Age" beliefs, to a summary of the countless gods of the past and then examines some of the religions that are common today. The beliefs that under-lie these religions are covered and much of that content will surprise some. Topics covered in that progression include Communicating with the dead, No touch knockdowns and so-called Faith healers, many of which are illustrated by links to videos. The importance of critical thinking and the lack of it in many of these areas leads to problems that are harmful, to put it mildly. Heavy emphasis is placed on reviewing the variety of religions and their distribution around the world. The text contains a rich library of links to more material. We then move on to discuss some of the Holy books including the Bible, Prayer and Miracles, Marriage, Abortion, Contraception and Homosexuality. Other topics include why people are increasingly abandoning religions, the separation of Church and State and we address the question - Is America a Christian Nation? The benefits and downsides of religion are discussed and that leads to another question - Would the World be Better without Religion? Heading toward the end purpose of this book, namely what are Humankind's Best and Worst Concepts we ask - Are Science and Religion Compatible or in conflict? and there we cover Evolution, the Origin of Life and the Universe, some of the notable accomplishments of science and end with an almost inescapable conclusion.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 117 Pages (7,809 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Biochemistry Laboratory Manual For Undergraduates: An Inquiry-Based Approach by Timea Gerczei Fernandez (De Gruyter Open) 3.9 Stars (11 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Biochemistry Laboratory Manual for undergraduates is the first textbook on the market that uses a highly relevant model, antibiotic resistance, to teach seminal topics of biochemistry and molecular biology. Inclusion of a research project does not entail a limitation: this manual includes all classic biochemistry techniques such as HPLC or enzyme kinetics and is complete with numerous problem sets relating to each topic.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 187 Pages (5,970 KB)
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

The Secret Behind the Universe: Cosmology in Vedanta: The Physics Correlation by C Radhakrishnan (Hi-Tech Books) 3.9 Stars (39 Reviews)    Price verified 14 hours ago

This is the free e-book of the famous work 'The Secret Behind the Universe' by the same author. Exploring the secrets of the Universe as far as physics can go, and even beyond.. Along with its Vedantic integration. This book is divided into two sections. The first section is a work in physics which presents an in-depth exploration of Avyakta - the hidden metaphysical reality behind the apparent universe - through scientific study. A condensed version of this part has been published in the Prespacetime Journal Vol 7 Issue 16 on 08/01/2017, titled "Avyakta - The Fabric of Space" in which this concept is explored to complement the Standard Model and explain gravitation. This section of the book attempts to explore the role of avyakta behind various phenomena like matter waves, energy in the vacuum state, spiral arms of galaxies, dark matter, Higgs boson and virtual particles which pop out of nowhere, big bang and cosmic inflation and the anti-particle. (Prespacetime Journal (ISSN: 2153-8301), QuantumDream, Inc., P.O. Box 267, Stony Brook, NY 11790-0267, USA; is a physics journal which focuses on the origin, nature and mechanism of space-time and its possible connection to a prespacetime; and models and experimental results on elemental particles, fundamental forces including gravity and related topics.) The second section of the book presents in-depth study of cosmology as outlined in ancient Indian Philosophy, researching from the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads. The discussions shed light on many previously unknown levels and aspects. Since God cannot be considered in physics due to lack of experimental evidence, this section is provided as a separate part! The first book of its kind, it brings the diverse fields of Science and Philosophy into face-to-face contact. It is a thrilling journey for all types of readers interested in science or Vedanta.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 81 Pages (3,150 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Calculator Crunch - Half Way There! by MEI 3.5 Stars (2 Reviews)    Price verified 10 hours ago

Maths activity for year 5 and year 6 The activities are designed to meet the aims of the national curriculum for mathematics: • become fluent in the fundamentals of mathematics, including through varied and frequent practice with increasingly complex problems over time, so that pupils develop conceptual understanding and the ability to recall and apply knowledge rapidly and accurately. • reason mathematically by following a line of enquiry, conjecturing relationships and generalisations, and developing an argument, justification or proof using mathematical language • can solve problems by applying their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication, including breaking down problems into a series of simpler steps and persevering in seeking solutions. Curriculum link for Year 5: • solve problems which require knowing percentage and decimal equivalents of 1/2 Curriculum link for Year 6: • solve addition and subtraction multi-step problems in contexts, deciding which operations and methods to use and why • solve problems involving number up to three decimal places

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Size: 1,248 KB
Lending: Not Enabled
Added: Jul 4th, 2020

Evaporative Cooling: The Science of Beating the Heat by D. James Benton Price verified 22 hours ago

Evaporative cooling is vital for life and industry. Benefiting from this essential process is as natural as sweating. It's the most efficient means of rejecting unwanted heat. The economy of evaporative cooling has made it the first choice of manufacturing and power production. There is rarely time to adequately address this important topic in a course on heat transfer. Many articles and books present the mechanical and even economic aspects of evaporative cooling. This book presents the computational (i.e., mathematical) aspects. All of the software discussed in this book is available free on-line, including considerable source code.

Genre: Science & Math [x]
Length: 112 Pages (4,918 KB)
Lending: Enabled
Added: Jul 3rd, 2020
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