From the medical student and biology enthusiast to the graphic designer and artist: this life-size model gives everyone access to an age-old classic of scientific illustration. Simply fold the precut pieces (no need for scissors or glue!) to build this human skeleton, complete with anatomical labels..
Nearly a century before Mondrian made geometrical red, yellow, and blue lines famous, 19th-century mathematician Oliver Byrne employed the color scheme for his 1847 edition of Euclid's mathematical and geometric treatise Elements. Byrne's idea was to use color to make learning easier and "diffuse pe..
Continuing Chemistry Workbook is your complete package for NCEA Level 3 Chemistry. This fun and easy-to-read workbook features:
- Background notes and explanations
- Test-Yourself questions with fully worked answers
- Key learning outcomes
- Exam-style Review questions with fully worked answers and ..
Chemistry cast the building blocks of civilisation. The exploitation of fire, the development of pigments, and the smelting of metals all triggered huge human developments and led us from the stone age into the technological era. How the World Works: Chemistry is a wonderful introduction to this ..
"How can a three-pound mass of jelly that you can hold in your palm imagine angels, contemplate the meaning of infinity, and even question its own place in the cosmos?" -V. S. Ramachandran, neuroscientist, 2011How we think, feel, move, remember, imagine, and experience the outside world and our own ..
"It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole." -Dmitri Mendeleev (1834-1907)All matte..
This highly visual series provides younger children with first facts and pictures abour their favourite subjects. Each spread presents a new topic and is accompanied by simple text and realistic, detailed illustrations...
From the ice-age recordings of moon cycles and the earliest calendars, to modern wristwatches and quantum clocks, time and its effects have always enthralled mankind. This book is a tribute to timekeeping in its many forms and takes in the most significant creations as well as countless time trivia...
"We are buried beneath mountains of fast-accumulating data. In such circumstances, this book, rather than adding to the data load, aims to offer real understanding." -James LovelockHuman beings are extraordinary creatures. Intelligent, agile, and curious, we have adapted and invented our way to beco..