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Anatomy of Anatomy in Images and Words
by Meryl Levin
(Paperback)

Asperger Syndrome-Practical Strategies for the Classroom: A Teacher's Guide
by George Thomas, et al
(Paperback)

Crime Scene Investigations : Real-Life Science for Grades 6-12 (Crime Scene Investigations)
by Pam Walker, et al
(Spiral-bound)

Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
by Atul Gawande
Hardcover from Metropolitan Books

 

The Evolution of Useful Things : How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to beas They are.
by Henry Petroski
Paperback from Vintage
1994
 
The Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research
The Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research
by Marc Abrahams
Book Description: A side-splitting compendium that pays tribute to those individuals whose achievements cannot or should not be reproduced. 

Everyone knows about the Nobel Prizes, those prestigious awards that recognize the world's most talented and innovative minds. Unfortunately, not all of the hopeful thinkers and academics around the globe can become Nobel Laureates, but some are lucky enough to win the esteemed Ig Nobel Prize instead. Their unbelievable accomplishments are now documented in glorious detail in The Ig Nobel Prizes: The Annals of Improbable Research. 

Drawn from the world's wackiest actual achievements in science, economics, and peace, The Ig Nobel Prizes demonstrates the extreme measures people will take in the quest for knowledge. Read about the professor who proved that toast falls buttered-side-down more often than not, and the Southern Baptist Church of Alabama, which devised a formula to determine how many Alabamans will go to Hell. 

This hilarious book features these endeavors and many more, along with photographs from the annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremonies at Harvard University. An entertaining exhibition of brains and determination, The Ig Nobel Prizes is ideal for anyone who first wants to laugh and then wants to think.
Hardcover from E P Dutton

 
Biology (6th Edition)
Biology (6th Edition)
by Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece
Hardcover from Pearson Higher Education
 
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
by Edward R. Tufte
Hardcover from Graphics Press
 
A New Kind of Science
by Stephen Wolfram
Hardcover from Wolfram Media, Inc.

 
The Thin Book of Appreciative Inquiry (Thin Book Series)
by Sue Annis Hammond
Paperback from Thin Book Pub Co
 
The Best of Annals of Improbable Research
by Abrahams Marc, Marc Abrahams
Paperback from W H Freeman & Co.
 
Practical Research: Planning and Design (7th Edition)
by Paul D. Leedy, Jeanne E. Ormrod
Paperback from Prentice Hall
 
Improving Student Learning : Applying Deming's Quality Principles in Classrooms
by Lee Jenkins
Hardcover: American Society for Quality
ISBN: 0873894103; (November )
 

The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships
by Lois J. Zachary
(Paperback)
 

Learning Smarter: The New Science of Teaching
by Eric Jensen, Michael Dabney (Contributor)
Discover more than 500 practical applications for diverse learning environments. The brain-based movement is no longer an infant: in fact, it's more than a decade old. And, what have we learned? It's time to teach smarter, not harder. This fully-cited reference translates the latest research and offers action steps for boosting cognition, test scores, memory, nutrition, achievement and early development. Stay abreast of the latest findings on the brain and learning with these concise research updates translated for immediate classroom application. Each of the nearly one hundred reader-friendly briefs closes with “Action Steps” and a complete list of references. Amazon.com
(Paperback)
 
The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools
by Wynne Harlen
(Paperback)

Transforming Undergraduate Science Teaching : Social Constructivist Perspectives (Counterpoints (New York, N.Y.), Vol. 189.)
by Peter C. Taylor (Editor), et al
(Paperback)

Science Teaching: The Role of History and Philosophy of Science (Philosophy of Education Research Library)
by Michael R. Matthews
Book Description:
Science Teaching argues that science teaching and science teacher education can be improved if teachers know something of the history and philosophy of science and if these topics are included in the science curriculum. The history and philosophy of science have important roles in many of the theoretical issues that science educators need to address: what constitutes an appropriate science curriculum for all students; how science should be taught in traditional cultures; how scientific literacy can be promoted; and the conflict which can occur between science curriculum and deep-seated religious or cultural values and knowledge. Outlining the history of liberal approaches to the teaching of science, Michael Matthews elaborates contemporary curriculum developments that explicitly address questions about the nature and the history of science. He provides examples of classroom teaching and develops useful arguments on constructivism, multicultural science education and teacher education. 

Understanding Computer Science for Advanced Level
by Ray Bradley
(Paperback)
 
 

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