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Every Molecule Tells A Story

Author : Simon Cotton
ISBN : 9781439807736
Genre : Medical
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From cooking to medicine, from engineering to art, chemistry—the science of molecules—is everywhere. A celebration of the molecules of chemistry, Every Molecule Tells a Story celebrates the molecules responsible for the experiences of everyday life: the air we breathe; the water we drink; the chemicals that fuel our living; the steroids that give us sex; the colours of the seasons; the drugs that heal us; and the scented molecules that enrich our diet and our encounters with each other. You can’t see them, but you know that they are there. Unveiling the structures of poisonous "natural" substances and beneficial man-made molecules, this book brushes away any preconceived notions about chemistry to demonstrate why and how molecules matter.
Category: Medical

Chemistry As A Game Of Molecular Construction

Author : Sason Shaik
ISBN : 9781119001409
Genre : Science
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Chemistry as a Game of Molecular Construction: The Bond-Click Way utilizes an innovative and engaging approach to introduce students to the basic concepts and universal aspects of chemistry, with an emphasis on molecules’ beauty and their importance in our lives. • Offers a unique approach that portrays chemistry as a window into mankind’s material-chemical essence • Reveals the beauty of molecules through the “click” method, a teaching methodology comprised of the process of constructing molecules from building blocks • Styles molecular construction in a way that reveals the universal aspect of chemistry • Allows students to construct molecules, from the simple hydrogen molecule all the way to complex strands of DNA, thereby showing the overarching unity of matter • Provides problems sets and solutions for each chapter
Category: Science

The Basics Of Atoms And Molecules

Author : Tom Jackson
ISBN : 9781477727157
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A fun-filled introduction to matter, the elements of the periodic table, atoms, electrons, reactions and bonding, and radioactivity, this volume provides young adults with chemistry examples that reflect their real-world interconnections in science. Key terms, easy experiments, and clear illustrations help to guide students through chemical applications. A chapter about Niels Bohr and his model for the atom honors his contribution to the understanding of atomic structure and to nuclear fission. Tools and techniques, such as a scanning tunneling microscope, Rutherford's gold foil experiment, and a mass spectrometer, highlight this instructive text that is aligned to the Common Core Standards.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Drugs In American Society An Encyclopedia Of History Politics Culture And The Law 3 Volumes

Author : Nancy E. Marion
ISBN : 9781610695961
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 49.20 MB
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Containing more than 450 entries, this easy-to-read encyclopedia provides concise information about the history of and recent trends in drug use and drug abuse in the United States—a societal problem with an estimated cost of $559 billion a year. • Contains more than 450 detailed entries on topics ranging from drugs themselves—such as alcohol, codeine, heroin, marijuana, and methamphetamines—to key individuals like Harry Anslinger to organizations such as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) • Covers the latest developments in U.S. policies and public attitudes toward drugs and drug use • Provides citations with each entry to guide users to other valuable research resources • Features carefully selected primary documents—including excerpts from important laws, policies, and campaigns—that have shaped American drug policy over the decades
Category: Political Science

Molecules That Amaze Us

Author : Paul May
ISBN : 9781000687767
Genre : Science
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"This new book is by two knowledgeable and expert popularizers of chemistry and deals exclusively with molecules and compounds rather than with the simpler atoms and elements. It is based on the very successfulMolecule of the Month' website that was begun by Paul May fifteen years ago and to which his co-author Simon Cotton has been a frequent co
Category: Science

Chemistry And Industry

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ISBN : UCSD:31822041000209
Genre : Chemistry, Technical
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Category: Chemistry, Technical

Contemporary American Jewelry Design

Author : Ettagale Blauer
ISBN : 9781475748543
Genre : Science
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The Phenomenon of Studio Goldsmithing When the history of art in the 1980s is written, much of it will be etched in gold. This is the time of the contemporary goldsmith, an artist who chooses to work in precious metals rather than oils or marble. The contemporary jeweler-as-artist has only recently become a re cognized force. With rare exceptions, the whole field is little more than thirty years old. But it is only within the past fifteen years that these jewelers have entered the jewelry mainstream. The phenomenon of contemporary goldsmithing embraces an eclectic group of artists, each with a unique vision, each taking a per sonal path to jewelry producing. They have as little relationship to the typical, mass-produced jewelry as a champagne maker has to a bottler of orange soda. They approach a piece of art, not a piece of metal. The work is personal and a perfect expression of the "back to the land" movement that spawned it. Many of these goldsmiths were looking not merely for a way to make a living but for a way to make a life that was worthy of living. Running a business while trying to remain a creative metalsmith at the same time is the ongoing challenge. The jeweler-artists have solved or resolved these often conflicting needs in slightly different ways and in a beautiful variety of techniques and styles. Their meth ods, their growth, and their work are discussed here.
Category: Science

A R E Journal

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ISBN : UVA:X002449645
Genre : Parapsychology
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Category: Parapsychology

The Book Of Knowledge

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ISBN : UIUC:30112064263178
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Journal

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ISBN : NYPL:33433062735869
Genre : Industrial arts
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Category: Industrial arts

Literature

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924065567608
Genre : Literature
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Power

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ISBN : UVA:X002276509
Genre : Machinery
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Category: Machinery

Literature

Author : Henry Duff Traill
ISBN : NYPL:33433087362939
Genre : Literature
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Story Smart Using The Science Of Story To Persuade Influence Inspire And Teach

Author : Kendall Haven
ISBN : 9781610698122
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 74.64 MB
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This one-of-a-kind book reveals the secrets of a story's power to persuade, inspire, influence, and to teach. • Shows how to use the power of story to get your message across in any medium or venue • Explores the convergence of the neural science of story with the art of communication to reveal the power of words • Provides tips, techniques, and strategies for structuring your stories for the most impact • Reveals the common communication pitfalls to avoid
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Soul And Its Story

Author : Norman Pearson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105046639824
Genre : Evolution
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Category: Evolution