Lessons in Chemistry

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Bonnie Garmus
  • ISBN : 0385697384
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Number of Pages : 400
  • Readers : 8384

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: A delight for readers of Where'd You Go, Bernadette, this blockbuster debut set in 1960s California features the singular voice of Elizabeth Zott, a scientist whose career takes a detour when she becomes the star of a beloved TV cooking show. Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it's the 1960s and despite the fact that she is a scientist, her peers are very unscientific when it comes to equality. The only good thing to happen to her on the road to professional fulfillment is a run-in with her super-star colleague Calvin Evans (well, she stole his beakers). The only man who ever treated her—and her ideas—as equal, Calvin is already a legend and Nobel nominee. He's also awkward, kind and tenacious. Theirs is true chemistry. But as events are never as predictable as chemical reactions, three years later Elizabeth Zott is an unwed, single mother (did we mention it's the early 60s?) and the star of America's most beloved cooking show Supper at Six. Elizabeth's singular approach to cooking ("take one pint of H2O and add a pinch of sodium chloride") and independent example are proving revolutionary. Because Elizabeth isn't just teaching women how to cook, she's teaching them how to change the status quo. Laugh-out-loud funny, shrewdly observant and studded with a dazzling cast of supporting characters (including the best canine character in years), Lessons in Chemistry is as original and vibrant as its protagonist.

Perfect Chemistry

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Simone Elkeles
  • ISBN : 0802720994
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Number of Pages : 384
  • Readers : 9819

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: In the first book in Simone Elkeles' New York Times bestselling YA contemporary romance series, sparks fly between unlikely lab partners Brittany Ellis and Alex Fuentes . . . and when two polar opposites meet, the results are bound to be explosive. When Brittany Ellis walks into chemistry class on the first day of senior year, she has no clue that her carefully created "perfect" life is about to unravel before her eyes. She's forced to be lab partners with Alex Fuentes, a gang member from the other side of town, and he is about to threaten everything she's worked so hard for-her flawless reputation, her relationship with her boyfriend, and the secret that her home life is anything but perfect. Alex is a bad boy and he knows it. So when he makes a bet with his friends to lure Brittany into his life, he thinks nothing of it. But soon Alex realizes Brittany is a real person with real problems, and suddenly the bet he made in arrogance turns into something much more. Neither Brittany nor Alex is prepared for the most surprising chemical reaction of all--love. Don't miss any of these other books from New York Times bestselling author Simone Elkeles: The Perfect Chemistry Trilogy Perfect Chemistry Rules of Attraction Chain Reaction Better Than Perfect

Chemistry

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Weike Wang
  • ISBN : 1524731757
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Number of Pages : 224
  • Readers : 1195

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Winner of the PEN/Hemingway Award A Washington Post Notable Book One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Ann Patchett on PBS NewsHour, Minnesota Public Radio, PopSugar, Maris Kreizman, The Morning News Winner of Ploughshares’ John C. Zacharis Award Winner of a Whiting Award A Belletrist Amuse Book At first glance, the quirky, overworked narrator of Weike Wang’s debut novel seems to be on the cusp of a perfect life: she is studying for a prestigious PhD in chemistry that will make her Chinese parents proud (or at least satisfied), and her successful, supportive boyfriend has just proposed to her. But instead of feeling hopeful, she is wracked with ambivalence: the long, demanding hours at the lab have created an exquisite pressure cooker, and she doesn’t know how to answer the marriage question. When it all becomes too much and her life plan veers off course, she finds herself on a new path of discoveries about everything she thought she knew. Smart, moving, and always funny, this unique coming-of-age story is certain to evoke a winning reaction.

Rebel Daughter

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Lori Banov Kaufmann
  • ISBN : 0593125827
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Number of Pages : 400
  • Readers : 2676

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: National Jewish Book Award Winner • A young woman survives the unthinkable in this stunning and emotionally satisfying tale of family, love, and resilience, set against the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 CE. Esther dreams of so much more than the marriage her parents have arranged to a prosperous silversmith. Always curious and eager to explore, she must accept the burden of being the dutiful daughter. Yet she is torn between her family responsibilities and her own desires. Meanwhile, the growing turmoil threatens to tear apart not only her beloved city, Jerusalem, but also her own family. As the streets turn into a bloody battleground between rebels and Romans, Esther's journey becomes one of survival. She remains fiercely devoted to her family, and braves famine, siege, and slavery to protect those she loves. This emotional and impassioned saga, based on real characters and meticulous research, seamlessly blends the fascinating story of the Jewish people with a timeless protagonist determined to take charge of her own life against all odds.

The Girl Who Wasn't There

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Penny Joelson
  • ISBN : 1492698865
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 3647

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: For fans of Karen M. McManus and Kara Thomas comes this riveting new young adult crime thriller packed with mystery and suspense, from the acclaimed author of I Have No Secrets Nothing ever happens on Kasia's street. And Kasia would know, because her chronic illness keeps her stuck at home, watching the outside world from her bedroom window. So when she witnesses what looks like a kidnapping, she's not sure whether she can believe her own eyes... There had been a girl in the window across the street who must have seen something too. But when Kasia ventures out to find her, she is told the most shocking thing of all: There is no girl. Emotional and full of twists, The Girl Who Wasn't There is perfect for readers looking for: teen mystery books diverse, complex characters chronic illness representation from an #ownvoices author books for teens that deal with social issues young adult suspense novels

Even If I Fall

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Abigail Johnson
  • ISBN : 148803883X
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 9504

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Brooke and Heath should never have become friends, let alone fallen in love A year ago, Brooke Covington lost everything when her beloved older brother, Jason, confessed to the murder of his best friend, Calvin. Brooke and her family became social pariahs, broken and unable to console one another. Brooke’s only solace remains the ice-skating rink where she works, but she no longer lets herself dream about a future skating professionally. When Brooke encounters Calvin’s younger brother, Heath, on the side of the road and offers him a ride, everything changes. She needs someone to talk to…and so does Heath. No one else understands what it’s like. Her brother, alive but gone; his brother, dead but everywhere. Soon, they’re meeting in secret, despite knowing that both families would be horrified if they found out. In the place of his anger and her guilt, something frighteningly tender begins to develop, drawing them ever closer together. But when a new secret comes out about the murder, Brooke has to choose whose pain she’s willing to live with—her family’s or Heath’s. Because she can’t heal one without hurting the other.

Multimodal Narratives in Research and Teaching Practices

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  • Category : Education
  • Author : Lopes, J. Bernardino,Viegas, Maria Clara,Pinto, José Alexandre
  • ISBN : 1522585710
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Number of Pages : 418
  • Readers : 1717

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: While already validated by the scientific community, multimodal narratives have the potential for a broader application, especially for improved teaching practices from a professional or a theoretical point of view. Applying multimodal narratives within professional development courses creates a focus on the teaching practices rather than the content itself. Multimodal Narratives in Research and Teaching Practices provides educator and researcher perspectives on the use of multimodal narratives as a tool to reflect and improve teaching practices. Covering such topics as professional development, online learning, and teacher education, this publication is designed for educators, academicians, administrators, and researchers.

Peace Like a River

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Leif Enger
  • ISBN : 1555845908
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Number of Pages : 320
  • Readers : 8493

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Hailed as one of the year's top five novels by Time, and selected as one of the best books of the year by nearly all major newspapers, national bestseller Peace Like a River captured the hearts of a nation in need of comfort. "A rich mixture of adventure, tragedy, and healing," Peace Like a River is "a collage of legends from sources sacred and profane -- from the Old Testament to the Old West, from the Gospels to police dramas" (Ron Charles, The Christian Science Monitor). In "lyrical, openhearted prose" (Michael Glitz, The New York Post), Enger tells the story of eleven-year-old Reuben Land, an asthmatic boy who has reason to believe in miracles. Along with his sister and father, Reuben finds himself on a cross-country search for his outlaw older brother who has been controversially charged with murder. Their journey is touched by serendipity and the kindness of strangers, and its remarkable conclusion shows how family, love, and faith can stand up to the most terrifying of enemies, the most tragic of fates. Leif Enger's "miraculous" (Valerie Ryan, The Seattle Times) novel is a "perfect book for an anxious time ... of great literary merit that nonetheless restores readers' faith in the kindness of stories" (Marta Salij, Detroit Free Press).

Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Robert Bruce Thompson
  • ISBN : 1449331424
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Number of Pages : 432
  • Readers : 8306

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: For students, DIY hobbyists, and science buffs, who can no longer get real chemistry sets, this one-of-a-kind guide explains how to set up and use a home chemistry lab, with step-by-step instructions for conducting experiments in basic chemistry -- not just to make pretty colors and stinky smells, but to learn how to do real lab work: Purify alcohol by distillation Produce hydrogen and oxygen gas by electrolysis Smelt metallic copper from copper ore you make yourself Analyze the makeup of seawater, bone, and other common substances Synthesize oil of wintergreen from aspirin and rayon fiber from paper Perform forensics tests for fingerprints, blood, drugs, and poisons and much more From the 1930s through the 1970s, chemistry sets were among the most popular Christmas gifts, selling in the millions. But two decades ago, real chemistry sets began to disappear as manufacturers and retailers became concerned about liability. ,em>The Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments steps up to the plate with lessons on how to equip your home chemistry lab, master laboratory skills, and work safely in your lab. The bulk of this book consists of 17 hands-on chapters that include multiple laboratory sessions on the following topics: Separating Mixtures Solubility and Solutions Colligative Properties of Solutions Introduction to Chemical Reactions & Stoichiometry Reduction-Oxidation (Redox) Reactions Acid-Base Chemistry Chemical Kinetics Chemical Equilibrium and Le Chatelier's Principle Gas Chemistry Thermochemistry and Calorimetry Electrochemistry Photochemistry Colloids and Suspensions Qualitative Analysis Quantitative Analysis Synthesis of Useful Compounds Forensic Chemistry With plenty of full-color illustrations and photos, Illustrated Guide to Home Chemistry Experiments offers introductory level sessions suitable for a middle school or first-year high school chemistry laboratory course, and more advanced sessions suitable for students who intend to take the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Chemistry exam. A student who completes all of the laboratories in this book will have done the equivalent of two full years of high school chemistry lab work or a first-year college general chemistry laboratory course. This hands-on introduction to real chemistry -- using real equipment, real chemicals, and real quantitative experiments -- is ideal for the many thousands of young people and adults who want to experience the magic of chemistry.

Intermediate Thermodynamics

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Susannah Nix
  • ISBN : 0999094858
  • Publisher : Haver Street Press
  • Number of Pages : 310
  • Readers : 5880

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Aerospace engineer Esther Abbott doesn’t believe in love, but she’s perfectly happy to hate her annoying screenwriter neighbor, Jonathan. Until she’s forced to strike a devil’s bargain with him: he distracts her best friend from a mouth-breather ex, and in return Esther will help him with the sci-fi script he’s writing. Her patience is put to the test when it’s time to fulfill her end of the deal. But the more time she spends with her nemesis, the more hate turns into attraction—and attraction into something much deeper. As Esther’s carefully constructed defenses start to crumble, will love be her undoing or her salvation? This sweet, enemies-to-lovers romance is the second in a series of standalone rom-coms featuring heroines who work in STEM fields. “I loved Esther and Jonathan’s journey from awkwardness to comfortable friendship to love.” —Smart B*tches, Trashy Books “If you’re a fan of geeky romances, you need to pick this one up. It’s geek-rom at its finest.” —Pervy Ladies Books “Entertaining, often hilarious, relatable, intelligent, realistic romance at its absolute best.” —Fic Central

The Air You Breathe

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Frances de Pontes Peebles
  • ISBN : 0735211019
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Number of Pages : 464
  • Readers : 6938

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: "[A] glorious, glittery saga of friendship and loss... I read The Air You Breathe in two nights. (One might say I inhaled it.)." --NPR "Echoes of Elena Ferrante resound in this sumptuous saga."--O, The Oprah Magazine "Enveloping...Peebles understands the shifting currents of female friendship, and she writes so vividly about samba that you close the book certain its heroine's voices must exist beyond the page." -People The story of an intense female friendship fueled by affection, envy and pride--and each woman's fear that she would be nothing without the other. Some friendships, like romance, have the feeling of fate. Skinny, nine-year-old orphaned Dores is working in the kitchen of a sugar plantation in 1930s Brazil when in walks a girl who changes everything. Graça, the spoiled daughter of a wealthy sugar baron, is clever, well fed, pretty, and thrillingly ill behaved. Born to wildly different worlds, Dores and Graça quickly bond over shared mischief, and then, on a deeper level, over music. One has a voice like a songbird; the other feels melodies in her soul and composes lyrics to match. Music will become their shared passion, the source of their partnership and their rivalry, and for each, the only way out of the life to which each was born. But only one of the two is destined to be a star. Their intimate, volatile bond will determine each of their fortunes--and haunt their memories. Traveling from Brazil's inland sugar plantations to the rowdy streets of Rio de Janeiro's famous Lapa neighborhood, from Los Angeles during the Golden Age of Hollywood back to the irresistible drumbeat of home, The Air You Breathe unfurls a moving portrait of a lifelong friendship--its unparalleled rewards and lasting losses--and considers what we owe to the relationships that shape our lives.

My Soul Immortal

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Jen Printy
  • ISBN : Not Available
  • Publisher : Red Adept Publishing, LLC
  • Number of Pages : 312
  • Readers : 4079

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Book 1 of Fated Eternals An endless love, for an endless price. Jack’s immortality is exposed when he prevents a liquor store heist, forcing him to flee to protect his secret—a secret not even he understands. But when he meets Leah Winters—a mirror image of his decades-lost love, Lydia—his very soul is laid bare. He begins to question his sanity. Is she real, and if so, what does that mean for Jack and his secret? Jack’s not the only mystery man in town. A stranger named Artagan hints at knowledge Jack is desperate to possess. But can he trust Artagan, or does the dark newcomer harbor deadly secrets of his own? As Jack’s bond with Leah grows, so does the danger to her life. Jack must discover just how much he is willing to risk in order to save the woman he already lost once. Keywords: Paranormal, Romance, Immortal, Love

Business Chemistry

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  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Author : Kim Christfort,Suzanne Vickberg
  • ISBN : 1119501644
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 1247

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: A guide to putting cognitive diversity to work Ever wonder what it is that makes two people click or clash? Or why some groups excel while others fumble? Or how you, as a leader, can make or break team potential? Business Chemistry holds the answers. Based on extensive research and analytics, plus years of proven success in the field, the Business Chemistry framework provides a simple yet powerful way to identify meaningful differences between people’s working styles. Who seeks possibilities and who seeks stability? Who values challenge and who values connection? Business Chemistry will help you grasp where others are coming from, appreciate the value they bring, and determine what they need in order to excel. It offers practical ways to be more effective as an individual and as a leader. Imagine you had a more in-depth understanding of yourself and why you thrive in some work environments and flounder in others. Suppose you had a clearer view on what to do about it so that you could always perform at your best. Imagine you had more insight into what makes people tick and what ticks them off, how some interactions unlock potential while others shut people down. Suppose you could gain people’s trust, influence them, motivate them, and get the very most out of your work relationships. Imagine you knew how to create a work environment where all types of people excel, even if they have conflicting perspectives, preferences and needs. Suppose you could activate the potential benefits of diversity on your teams and in your organizations, improving collaboration to achieve the group’s collective potential. Business Chemistry offers all of this--you don’t have to leave it up to chance, and you shouldn’t. Let this book guide you in creating great chemistry!

The Nature of the Chemical Concept

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  • Category : Books
  • Author : Keith S Taber
  • ISBN : 1782624600
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Number of Pages : 378
  • Readers : 2049

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The features of chemistry that make it such a fascinating and engaging subject to teach also contribute to it being a challenging subject for many learners. Chemistry draws upon a wide range of abstract concepts, which are embedded in a large body of theoretical knowledge. As a science, chemistry offers ideas that are the products of scientists' creative imaginations, and yet which are motivated and constrained by observations of natural phenomena. Chemistry is often discussed and taught largely in terms of non-observable theoretical entities - such as molecules and electrons and orbitals - which probably seem as familiar and real to a chemistry teacher as Bunsen burners: and, yet, comprise a realm as alien and strange to many students as some learners' own alternative conceptions ('misconceptions') may appear to the teacher. All chemistry teachers know that chemistry is a conceptual subject, especially at the upper end of secondary school and at university level, and that some students struggle to understand many chemical ideas. This book offers a step-by-step analysis and discussion of just why some students find chemistry difficult, by examining the nature of chemistry concepts, and how they are communicated and learnt. The book considers the idea of concepts itself; draws upon case studies of how canonical chemical concepts have developed; explores how chemical concepts become represented in curriculum and in classroom teaching; and discusses how conceptual learning and development occurs. This book will be invaluable to anyone interested in teaching and learning and offers guidance to teachers looking to make sense of, and respond to, the challenges of teaching chemistry.

No One Knows

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : J.T. Ellison
  • ISBN : 1501118498
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 368
  • Readers : 3843

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: In this riveting and complex thriller from the author of Lie to Me, a woman must figure out if she’s losing her mind, or if her husband has really returned from the dead… The day Aubrey Hamilton’s husband is declared dead by the state of Tennessee should bring the closure she needs to move on with her life. But Aubrey doesn’t want to move on; she wants Josh back. It’s been five years since he disappeared, since their blissfully happy marriage—they were happy, weren’t they?—screeched to a halt and Aubrey became the prime suspect in her husband’s disappearance. Five years of emptiness, solitude, loneliness, questions. Why didn’t Josh show up at his best friend’s bachelor party? Was he murdered? Did he run away? And now, all this time later, who is the mysterious yet strangely familiar figure suddenly haunting Aubrey’s new life? In No One Knows, New York Times bestselling author J.T. Ellison peels back the layers of a complex woman hiding dark secrets beneath her unassuming exterior. This masterful thriller is perfect for fans of Gillian Flynn, Liane Moriarty, and Paula Hawkins.

The Girl in the Headlines

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  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Author : Hannah Jayne
  • ISBN : 1728225221
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Number of Pages : 352
  • Readers : 4143

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The headlines say she killed her family. The truth? She doesn't remember. Andrea McNulty goes to sleep on her eighteenth birthday with a near-perfect life: she's a high school field hockey star, a doted-upon big sister, the beloved daughter of two happy parents. But when she wakes up in a motel room the next morning, unable to remember what happened the previous night and covered in blood, Andi is a fugitive. According to the news, Andi's parents were brutally attacked in the middle of the night. Her father is dead, her mother is in a coma, her little brother Josh is missing—and Andi is the prime suspect. Terrified and on the run from the police, Andi teams up with Nate, the sympathetic boy working the motel's front desk, to find the real murderer. But while the police are getting further from the killer, the killer is getting closer to Andi—closer than she could ever have imagined.

When We Lost Our Heads

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Heather O'Neill
  • ISBN : 1443451592
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Number of Pages : 448
  • Readers : 2037

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER Belletrist Book Club selection * Readers' Digest Book Club selection * Cityline Book Club selection From the bestselling author of The Lonely Hearts Hotel, a spellbinding story about two young women whose friendship is so intense it not only threatens to destroy them, it changes the course of history Marie Antoine is the charismatic, spoiled daughter of a sugar baron. At age twelve, with her pile of blond curls and unparalleled sense of whimsy, she’s the leader of all the children in the Golden Mile, the affluent strip of nineteenth-century Montreal where powerful families live. Until one day in 1873, when Sadie Arnett, dark-haired, sly and brilliant, moves to the neighbourhood. Marie and Sadie are immediately inseparable. United by their passion and intensity, they attract and repel each other in ways that set them both on fire. Marie, with her bubbly charm, sees all the pleasure of the world, whereas Sadie’s obsession with darkness is all-consuming. Soon, their childlike games take on the thrill of danger and then become deadly. Forced to separate, the girls spend their teenage years engaging in acts of alternating innocence and depravity, until a singular event unites them once more, with devastating effects. After Marie inherits her father’s sugar empire and Sadie disappears into the city’s gritty underworld, the working class begins to foment a revolution. Each woman will play an unexpected role in the events that upend their city—the only question is whether they will find each other once more. From the beloved Giller Prize-shortlisted author who writes “like a sort of demented angel with an uncanny knack for metaphor” (Toronto Star), When We Lost Our Heads is a page-turning novel that explores gender and power, sex and desire, class and status, and the terrifying strength of the human heart when it can’t let someone go.

Chemistry Lessons Box Set: Books 1-3

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  • Category : Fiction
  • Author : Susannah Nix
  • ISBN : 1950087018
  • Publisher : Haver Street Press
  • Number of Pages : 877
  • Readers : 7156

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Dive into the first three books of the Chemistry Lessons series, featuring smart, relatable, women who work in STEM fields. Laugh, cry, and swoon along with them as they navigate life, careers, friendship, and falling in love. Book 1: Remedial Rocket Science After scoring her dream IT job, geeky computer whiz Melody moves to Los Angeles. But she’s in for an unpredictable ride when she realizes her new coworker — and the CEO’s son — is an old one-night stand! “A whimsical story” (Publishers Weekly) full of laughs and heart. Book 2: Intermediate Thermodynamics Between her job as an aerospace engineer and her knitting club, Esther doesn’t have time for romance. But when her annoying neighbor, Jonathan, agrees to date her best friend in exchange for help with his screenplay, Esther finds her dislike of him morphing into attraction… Book 3: Advanced Physical Chemistry Curvy chemical engineer Penny swears off men until she can figure out why they keep cheating on her. But her no-men resolution hits a snag when the superhumanly hot barista at her favorite coffee shop gives her the kiss of her life. A 2019 RITA® Award winner! Grab the whole set and settle in for three hilariously heartwarming and addictive romances. Each book features a different couple with their own happy ever after and no cliffhangers.

Affective Dimensions in Chemistry Education

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Murat Kahveci,MaryKay Orgill
  • ISBN : 3662450852
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 318
  • Readers : 3442

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: 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 domain. The affective domain refers to feelings-based constructs such as attitudes, values, beliefs, opinions, emotions, interests, motivation, and a degree of acceptance or rejection. It can affect students’ interest in science topics and their motivation to persevere in learning science concepts.

Misconceptions in Chemistry

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Hans-Dieter Barke,Al Hazari,Sileshi Yitbarek
  • ISBN : 3540709894
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 294
  • Readers : 8907

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Over the last decades several researchers discovered that children, pupils and even young adults develop their own understanding of "how nature really works". These pre-concepts concerning combustion, gases or conservation of mass are brought into lectures and teachers have to diagnose and to reflect on them for better instruction. In addition, there are ‘school-made misconceptions’ concerning equilibrium, acid-base or redox reactions which originate from inappropriate curriculum and instruction materials. The primary goal of this monograph is to help teachers at universities, colleges and schools to diagnose and ‘cure’ the pre-concepts. In case of the school-made misconceptions it will help to prevent them from the very beginning through reflective teaching. The volume includes detailed descriptions of class-room experiments and structural models to cure and to prevent these misconceptions.

Practice Makes Perfect: Organic Chemistry

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  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Author : Marian DeWane,Thomas J. Greenbowe
  • ISBN : 0071789871
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Number of Pages : 304
  • Readers : 9313

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The equation for success in chemistry is practice, practice, practice! Increase your confidence in your science skills with Practice Makes Perfect: Organic Chemistry. Inside are numerous lessons to help you better understand the subject. These lessons are accompanied by exercises to practice what you’ve learned, along with a complete answer key to check your work. Throughout this book you will learn the critical terms to help you understand organic chemistry, and you will expand your knowledge of the subject through dozens of sample problems and their solutions. With the lessons in this book, you will find it easier than ever to grasp concepts in organic chemistry. And with a variety of exercises for practice, you will become comfortable using your growing science skills in your classwork and on exams. You’ll be on your way to mastering these topics and more: • Properties of organic compounds • Molecular geometry and isomers • Nomenclature and structure of alcohols • Reactions of carboxylic acids • Acid-base reactions • Formation of esters Offering a winning method for comprehending essentials right away, this book will become your indispensable resource for understanding the fundamentals of this science.

Research and Practice in Chemistry Education

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Madeleine Schultz,Siegbert Schmid,Gwendolyn A. Lawrie
  • ISBN : 9811369984
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 274
  • Readers : 9809

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book brings together fifteen contributions from presenters at the 25th IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education 2018, held in Sydney. Written by a highly diverse group of chemistry educators working within different national and institutional contexts with the common goal of improving student learning, the book presents research in multiple facets of the cutting edge of chemistry education, offering insights into the application of learning theories in chemistry combined with practical experience in implementing teaching strategies. The chapters are arranged according to the themes novel pedagogies, dynamic teaching environments, new approaches in assessment and professional skills – each of which is of substantial current interest to the science education communities. Providing an overview of contemporary practice, this book helps improve student learning outcomes. Many of the teaching strategies presented are transferable to other disciplines and are of great interest to the global community of tertiary chemistry educators as well as readers in the areas of secondary STEM education and other disciplines.

Exam Survival Guide: Physical Chemistry

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Jochen Vogt
  • ISBN : 331949810X
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 382
  • Readers : 9113

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: A text- and exercise book for physical chemistry students! This book deals with the fundamental aspects of physical chemistry taught at the undergraduate level in chemistry and the engineering sciences in a compact and practice-oriented form. Numerous problems and detailed solutions offer the possibility of an in-depth reflection of topics like chemical thermodynamics and kinetics, atomic structure and spectroscopy. Every chapter starts with a recapitulation of important background information, before leading over to representative exercises and problems. Detailed descriptions systematically present and explain the solutions to the problems, so that readers can carefully check their own solutions and get clear-cut introductions on how to approach similar problems systematically. The book addresses students at the (upper) undergraduate level, as well as tutors and teachers. It is a rich source of exercises for exam preparation and can be used alongside classical textbooks. Furthermore it can serve teachers and tutors for the conception of their lessons. Its well-thought-through presentation, structure and design make the book appeal to everybody who wants to succeed with the physical chemistry lessons and exercises.

Creating Networks in Chemistry

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Anita Kildebæk Nielsen,Sona Strbanova
  • ISBN : 1847558240
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Number of Pages : 428
  • Readers : 2067

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: During the second half of the nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century chemical societies were established all over Europe. The book focuses on this process and further development of the European chemical societies before World War I and in exceptional cases up to 1930. It comprises chapters based on a common set of questions and an extensive concluding chapter that provides a comparative analysis of the early development of the European chemical societies. The book offers unique historical material showing the social, intellectual and political circumstances in which the chemical societies were constituted and function, their relations to universities and chemical industries, everyday lives, international contacts, etc. The analysis of data explores how networks in chemistry and professional autonomy were constituted, and investigates the process of demarcation that inevitably takes place when a social institution of a scientific discipline is formed. The reader gets answer to the important question of what chemistry was and was not in the latter half of nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century. Various aspects of creating scientific societies have been of much interest to historians of science in recent years. Nevertheless, histories of scientific societies are mostly occasional publications written to celebrate their jubilees. This volume represents a first international comparative analysis on the beginnings of chemical societies in Europe based on a detailed historical research done by a group of renowned historians of chemistry from several countries. As such it is an entirely new contribution to the history of chemistry in Europe and European scientific societies in general and a unique source for chemists and historians. Its ambition is to become a reference work in history of chemistry, set the standard for similar studies in other disciplines, and serve European chemical societies to provide a context for their complex histories and relationships. The book can be read by miscellaneous audiences and various types of readers with diverse intentions who will benefit differently from it: - A member of a national chemical society will find there narrative on his "own" society's establishment and early history and the opportunity to compare it with societies from other countries - Historically interested chemists will find in the book details as well as wider perspectives on the institutional history of their discipline - Historians of chemistry will get a thoroughly documented and scholarly book on the early history of chemical societies in Europe, written by acknowledged colleagues. The individual chapters will offer additional literature and sources for their research into history of chemistry. - Historians of science will get material for comparative studies on scientific institutions on the roles of learned societies on national and international level. They can be inspired to create similar studies related to other scientific disciplines. The underlying common set of guidelines can provide methodological assistance. - Teachers of history of chemistry and history of science will find in the book additional reading material and literature. - Social and general historians will be given a well-edited and reliable source on a number of social institutions that played versatile roles in local/national settings. The establishment of chemical societies can be compared with other kinds of learned, professional, and amateur societies in the same period. They also will get data and information about some aspects of the scientific boom in the second half of the nineteenth century and pre-WW1 period.

Argumentation in Chemistry Education

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  • Category : Education
  • Author : Sibel Erduran
  • ISBN : 1788015797
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Number of Pages : 295
  • Readers : 8685

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Many studies have highlighted the importance of discourse in scientific understanding. Argumentation is a form of scientific discourse that plays a central role in the building of explanations, models and theories. Scientists use arguments to relate the evidence that they select from their investigations and to justify the claims that they make about their observations. The implication is that argumentation is a scientific habit of mind that needs to be appropriated by students and explicitly taught through suitable instruction. Edited by Sibel Erduran, an internationally recognised expert in chemistry education, this book brings together leading researchers to draw attention to research, policy and practice around the inclusion of argumentation in chemistry education. Split into three sections: Research on Argumentation in Chemistry Education, Resources and Strategies on Argumentation in Chemistry Education, and Argumentation in Context, this book blends practical resources and strategies with research-based evidence. The book contains state of the art research and offers educators a balanced perspective on the theory and practice of argumentation in chemistry education.

Chemistry Education and Sustainability in the Global Age

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Mei-Hung Chiu,Hsiao-Lin Tuan,Hsin-Kai Wu,Jing-Wen Lin,Chin-Cheng Chou
  • ISBN : 9400748604
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 352
  • Readers : 4494

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: This edited volume of papers from the twenty first International Conference on Chemical Education attests to our rapidly changing understanding of the chemistry itself as well as to the potentially enormous material changes in how it might be taught in the future. Covering the full range of appropriate topics, the book features work exploring themes as various as e-learning and innovations in instruction, and micro-scale lab chemistry. In sum, the 29 articles published in these pages focus the reader’s attention on ways to raise the quality of chemistry teaching and learning, promoting the public understanding of chemistry, deploying innovative technology in pedagogy practice and research, and the value of chemistry as a tool for highlighting sustainability issues in the global community. Thus the ambitious dual aim achieved in these pages is on the one hand to foster improvements in the leaching and communication of chemistry—whether to students or the public, and secondly to promote advances in our broader understanding of the subject that will have positive knock-on effects on the world’s citizens and environment. In doing so, the book addresses (as did the conference) the neglect suffered in the chemistry classroom by issues connected to globalization, even as it outlines ways to bring the subject alive in the classroom through the use of innovative technologies.

Science Education in East Asia

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Myint Swe Khine
  • ISBN : 3319163906
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Number of Pages : 637
  • Readers : 4379

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: This book presents innovations in teaching and learning science, novel approaches to science curriculum, cultural and contextual factors in promoting science education and improving the standard and achievement of students in East Asian countries. The authors in this book discuss education reform and science curriculum changes and promotion of science and STEM education, parental roles and involvement in children's education, teacher preparation and professional development and research in science education in the context of international benchmarking tests to measure the knowledge of mathematics and science such as the Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and achievement in science, mathematics and reading like Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Among the high achieving countries, the performance of the students in East Asian countries such as Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and China (Shanghai) are notable. This book investigates the reasons why students from East Asian countries consistently claim the top places in each and every cycle of those study. It brings together prominent science educators and researchers from East Asia to share their experience and findings, reflection and vision on emerging trends, pedagogical innovations and research-informed practices in science education in the region. It provides insights into effective educational strategies and development of science education to international readers.

Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Eric Scerri,Grant Fisher
  • ISBN : 0190631546
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Number of Pages : Not Available
  • Readers : 2322

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The philosophy of chemistry has emerged in recent years as a new and autonomous field within the Anglo-American philosophical tradition. With the development of this new discipline, Eric Scerri and Grant Fisher's "Essays in the Philosophy of Chemistry" is a timely and definitive guide to all current thought in this field. This edited volume will serve to map out the distinctive features of the field and its connections to the philosophies of the natural sciences and general philosophy of science more broadly. It will be a reference for students and professional alike. Both the philosophy of chemistry and philosophies of scientific practice alike reflect the splitting of analytical and continental scholastic traditions, and some philosophers are turning for inspiration from the familiar resources of analytical philosophy to influences from the continental tradition and pragmatism. While philosophy of chemistry is practiced very much within the familiar analytical tradition, it is also capable of trail-blazing new philosophical approaches. In such a way, the seemingly disparate disciplines such as the "hard sciences" and philosophy become much more linked.

Lessons in Love

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  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Author : A. Destiny,Catherine Hapka
  • ISBN : 1442484020
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Number of Pages : 240
  • Readers : 9001

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: There might not be an exact science to first kisses, but Bailey’s about to experiment! This standalone addition to the Flirt series, now with a new cover, is sweet, fresh, and clean. For fifteen-year-old high school sophomore Bailey Myers, science comes easy. But her feelings about the new boy in town, super hot Logan Morse, are a bit more complicated. For whatever reason, the newcomer’s smile makes butterflies flutter rapidly in Bailey’s stomach and causes her knees to go weak. There’s no scientific explanation for such a reaction, at least none that Bailey knows of, unless… No, it can’t be. Bailey doesn’t get crushes. Sure, she thinks Logan’s good-looking in a jaw-dropping way, has eyes she could stare at forever, and speaks with a voice that sounds like cherubs blasting their cute little trumpets. But that’s a normal reaction, right? And even if it wasn’t, it’s not like Bailey has a chance, not with all the other gorgeous, popular girls at their school who have Logan Morse on their radar. But when Logan needs a science tutor and Bailey gets the job, their growing friendship begins to turn into something more, as Bailey learns that chemistry is a powerful force…

Essentials of Chemical Education

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Hans-Dieter Barke,Günther Harsch,Siegbert Schmid
  • ISBN : 9783642217562
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 328
  • Readers : 5722

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: For everybody teaching chemistry or becoming a chemistry teacher, the authors provide a practice-oriented overview with numerous examples from current chemical education, including experiments, models and exercises as well as relevant results from research on learning and teaching. With their proven concept, the authors cover classical topics of chemical education as well as modern topics such as every-day-life chemistry, student’s misconceptions, the use of media or the challenges of motivation. This is the completely revised and updated English edition of a highly successful German title.

Practice Makes Perfect Chemistry Review and Workbook, Second Edition

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Marian DeWane,Heather Hattori
  • ISBN : 1260135187
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Number of Pages : Not Available
  • Readers : 9490

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The Winning Equation for Success in Chemistry is Practice, Practice, Practice! This book will help you apply concepts and see how chemistry topics are interconnected. Inside are numerous lessons to help you better understand the subject. These lessons are accompanied by dozens of exercises to practice what you’ve learned, along with a complete answer key to check your work. Throughout this book you will learn the terms to help you understand chemistry, and you will expand your knowledge of the subject through hundreds of sample questions and their solutions. With the lessons in this book, you will find it easier than ever to grasp chemistry concepts. And with a variety of exercises for practice, you will gain confidence using your growing chemistry skills in your classwork and on exams. YOU’LL BE ON YOUR WAY TO MASTERING THESE TOPICS AND MORE•Atomic structure•The periodic table•Chemical formulas•Chemical reactions•Mass and mole relationships•Gas laws•Solutions•Acids and bases•Thermochemistry•A brand-new chapter on the structure of molecules

The Chemical Scythe

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  • Category : Medical
  • Author : Alastair Hay
  • ISBN : 1489903399
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Number of Pages : 264
  • Readers : 2735

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: The Chemical Scythe is the first book in a projected series to be published by Plenum Press in association with the International Disaster Institute. The aim of the series, Disaster Research in Practice, is to provide scientific and readable accounts on the most urgent areas of disaster research. It is fitting, therefore, that Dr. Hay's investigation into the nature and effects of dioxins heralds the new series. The problem of chemical hazards is one that we will have to learn to live with in future decades. Dr. Hay's book is an authoritative account of the chemistry and proven and potential effects of dioxins, and of the impli cations for safety planning. He concludes with a cautious, yet optimistic note-that indeed we can learn to live with such hazards, providing that we are prepared to understand and plan for the unexpected. The accident at Seveso in 1976 alerted the world to an imperfectly un derstood but immensely alarming environmental hazard. Public debate and argument as to the implications of dioxins and, indeed, the use of herbicides as aggressive weapons in Vietnam, rage on. And yet it is only through the painstaking research exemplified in this book that it will eventually be pos sible to promote the vital accountability on the part of industrialists and governments.

Teaching Chemistry Around the World

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  • Category : Education
  • Author : Björn Risch
  • ISBN : 3830972962
  • Publisher : Waxmann Verlag
  • Number of Pages : 400
  • Readers : 2451

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: As teachers we often tend to expect other countries to teach chemistry in much the same way as we do, but educational systems differ widely. At Bielefeld University we started a project to analyse the approach to chemical education in different countries from all over the world: Teaching Chemistry around the World. 25 countries have participated in the project. The resulting country studies are presented in this book. This book may be seen as a contribution to make the structure of chemistry teaching in numerous countries more transparent and to facilitate communication between these countries. Especially in the case of the school subject chemistry, which is very unpopular on the one hand and occupies an exceptional position on the other hand – due to its relevance to jobs and everyday life and most notably due to its importance for innovation capacity and problem solving – we have to learn from each others’ educational systems.

Chemistry, Grades 6 - 12

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  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Author : Barbara R. Sandall
  • ISBN : 1580379559
  • Publisher : Mark Twain Media
  • Number of Pages : 80
  • Readers : 5030

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Connect students in grades 5 and up with science using Chemistry: Physical and Chemical Changes in Matter. This 80-page book reinforces scientific techniques. It includes teacher pages that provide quick overviews of the lessons and student pages with Knowledge Builders and Inquiry Investigations that can be completed individually or in groups. The book also includes tips for lesson preparation (materials lists, strategies, and alternative methods of instruction), a glossary, an inquiry investigation rubric, and a bibliography. It allows for differentiated instruction and supports National Science Education Standards and NCTM standards.

Cambodia for Sale

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  • Category : Education
  • Author : Will Brehm
  • ISBN : 1000359077
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Number of Pages : 164
  • Readers : 9197

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Cambodia for Sale: Everyday Privatization in Education and Beyond details a post-conflict society that socializes children into a world of private rather than public goods. Despite the government's best efforts since the 1990s to re-constitute a functioning system of public services, life remains organized around buying and selling virtually everything, from humanitarian aid to schooling and from religious good deeds to irrigation. Through an ethnography of one village, Cambodia for Sale argues that efforts to rebuild Cambodia after decades of conflict have resulted in various forms of everyday privatization. Although this is most notable in the education system, these practices of privatization can be found in multiple institutions that constitute social life, from the Buddhist pagoda to local government. The various efforts of international development are as much at fault for this reality as are the legacies of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. This argument unfolds through the life stories of six residents of the Preah Go village, who collectively depict everyday life through overlapping village institutions, systems, and histories. This is an insightful and valuable reference for scholars interested in educational development, Southeast Asian studies, and comparative education.

Green Chemistry and Computational Chemistry

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : Liliana L. Mammino
  • ISBN : 0323851827
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Number of Pages : 508
  • Readers : 1143

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Green chemistry already draws on many techniques and approaches developed by theoretical chemists, whilst simultaneously revealing a whole range of interesting new challenges for theoretical chemists to explore. Highlighting how work at the intersection of these fields has already produced beneficial results, Green Chemistry and Computational Chemistry: Shared Lessons in Sustainability is a practical, informative guide to combining green and theoretical chemistry principles and approaches in the development of more sustainable practices. Beginning with an introduction to both theoretical chemistry and green chemistry, the book goes on to explore current approaches being taken by theoretical chemists to address green and sustainable chemistry issues, before moving on to highlight ways in which green chemists are employing the knowledge and techniques of theoretical chemistry to help in developing greener processes. The future possibilities for theoretical chemistry in addressing sustainability issues are discussed, before a selection of case studies provides good insight into how these interactions and approaches have been successfully used in practice. Highlights the benefits of green and theoretical chemistry groups working together to tackle sustainability issues across both academia and industry Supports readers in easily selecting the most appropriate path through the book for their own needs Presents a range of examples examining the practical implications and outcomes of interdisciplinary approaches

Implementing Inquiry-based Learning in a Diverse Classroom

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  • Category : Education
  • Author : Sandra Puddu
  • ISBN : 3832545913
  • Publisher : Logos Verlag Berlin GmbH
  • Number of Pages : 171
  • Readers : 8005

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: This thesis, an explorative case study, provides insights into the implementation of inquiry-based learning in an authentic classroom. For one year, a teacher was accompanied while implementing inquiry-based learning in a highly diverse class. In doing so, the observations focused on strategies for both scaffolding and dealing with diversity. Additionally, data reflecting students' views of scientific inquiry were gathered. The results show a successive implementation of inquiry-based learning through four phases supported by various scaffolding strategies. The views of scientific inquiry are discussed on both the class and the individual level. Finally, all these findings are brought together to paint a vivid picture of the investigated class. Die vorliegende Arbeit, eine explorative Fallstudie, bietet einen Einblick in ein authentisches Klassenzimmer, in dem Forschendes Lernen eingeführt wurde. Dazu wurde eine Lehrperson ein Jahr lang begleitet. Die Beforschung fokussierte auf Lernbegleitungsstrategien, den Umgang mit Diversität sowie den Sichtweisen der Schülerinnen und Schüler über Naturwissenschaften. Die Resultate zeigen eine schrittweise Einführung von Forschendem Lernen in vier Phasen, begleitet von vielfältigen Lernbegleitungsstrategien. Schließlich werden alle Ergebnisse zusammengeführt, um ein lebendiges Bild des untersuchten Unterrichts und der Personen zu zeichnen.

High School Chemistry Unlocked

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  • Category : Science
  • Author : The Princeton Review
  • ISBN : 1101921560
  • Publisher : Princeton Review
  • Number of Pages : 272
  • Readers : 8090

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF CHEMISTRY with THE PRINCETON REVIEW. High School Chemistry Unlocked focuses on giving you a wide range of key lessons to help increase your understanding of chemistry. With this book, you'll move from foundational concepts to complicated, real-world applications, building confidence as your skills improve. End-of-chapter drills will help test your comprehension of each facet of chemistry, from atoms to alpha radiation. Don't feel locked out! Everything You Need to Know About Chemistry. • Complex concepts explained in straightforward ways • Walk-throughs of sample problems for all topics • Clear goals and self-assessments to help you pinpoint areas for further review • Guided examples of how to solve problems for common subjects Practice Your Way to Excellence. • 165+ hands-on practice questions, seeded throughout the chapters and online • Complete answer explanations to boost understanding • Bonus online questions similar to those you'll find on the AP Chemistry Exam and the SAT Chemistry Subject Test High School Chemistry Unlocked covers: • Building blocks of matter • Physical behavior of matter • Chemical bonding • Chemical reactions • Stoichiometry • Solutions • Acids and bases • Equilibrium • Organic chemistry • Radioactivity ... and more!

Enhancing Learning with Effective Practical Science 11-16

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  • Category : Education
  • Author : Ian Abrahams,Michael J. Reiss
  • ISBN : 1472592301
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Number of Pages : 280
  • Readers : 1818

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Enhancing Learning with Effective Practical Science begins with an exploration of the reasons why practical work is often less effective than it could be. It provides 72 full and clear lesson guides for effective practical lessons in biology, chemistry and physics for students aged between 11 and 16. Each lesson guide presents the practical work to be undertaken, the apparatus and materials required and the ideas to be explored. Health and safety issues are also covered. Essential reading for trainee science teachers, and practising teachers looking to enhance their teaching through effective use of practical work, especially if teaching outside their science specialism.

Problems and Problem Solving in Chemistry Education

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  • Category : Education
  • Author : Georgios Tsaparlis
  • ISBN : 1839163593
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Number of Pages : 468
  • Readers : 2767

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BOOK OVERVIEWS: Problem solving is central to the teaching and learning of chemistry at secondary, tertiary and post-tertiary levels of education, opening to students and professional chemists alike a whole new world for analysing data, looking for patterns and making deductions. As an important higher-order thinking skill, problem solving also constitutes a major research field in science education. Relevant education research is an ongoing process, with recent developments occurring not only in the area of quantitative/computational problems, but also in qualitative problem solving. The following situations are considered, some general, others with a focus on specific areas of chemistry: quantitative problems, qualitative reasoning, metacognition and resource activation, deconstructing the problem-solving process, an overview of the working memory hypothesis, reasoning with the electron-pushing formalism, scaffolding organic synthesis skills, spectroscopy for structural characterization in organic chemistry, enzyme kinetics, problem solving in the academic chemistry laboratory, chemistry problem-solving in context, team-based/active learning, technology for molecular representations, IR spectra simulation, and computational quantum chemistry tools. The book concludes with methodological and epistemological issues in problem solving research and other perspectives in problem solving in chemistry.