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The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World

Oliver Morton · Princeton University Press
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

The risks of global warming are pressing and potentially vast. The difficulty of doing without fossil fuels is daunting, possibly even insurmountable. So there is an urgent need to rethink our responses to the crisis. To meet that need, a small but increasingly influential group of scientists...
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Making Hay: How to Cut, Dry, Rake, Gather, and Store a Nourishing Crop. A Storey BASICS® Title

Ann Larkin Hansen · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Paperback

Ann Larkin Hansen covers everything you need to know to successfully make your own hay from cutting drying and raking to baling and storingxAShe also tells you everything you need to know about equipment options including traditional horse power tractor power and implements ranging from...
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A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer A Doudna · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril. Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use....
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Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Graduate Programs in Business, Education, Information Studies, Law & Social Work 2015 contains more than 11,000 graduate programs across all of the relevant disciplines - including accounting and finance, business management, education, law, library and information sciences, marketing,...
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Praxis Core For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

Chan Cleveland · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Get the ultimate guide to the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators, complete with practice tests The Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators test has replaced the Praxis (PPST) as the pre-certification exam for educators, and plenty has changed. The new exam still tests competency...
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Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works

Elizabeth Green · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A 2014 New York Times Book Review Notable BookWe've all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great?Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great....
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Plastic Purge: How to Use Less Plastic, Eat Better, Keep Toxins Out of Your Body, and Help Save the Sea Turtles!

Michael SanClements · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Paperback

Now a Denver Post #1 bestseller. Plastic is everywhere we look. Our computers and children's toys are made out of it, and our water and slices of American cheese are packaged in it. But why is there so much and what is it doing to our bodies? Is it possible to use less plastic and be happier...
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Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Peterson's Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences 2015 contains comprehensive profiles of more than 3,850 graduate programs in all relevant disciplines-including aerospace/aeronautical engineering, agricultural engineering & bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil and environmental...
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CNA Exam Preparation 2016: 1000 Review Questions For the Nursing Assistant Test

Key Points Exam Prep Team · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 170
Format: Print book

CNA Exam Preparation 2016 is a compilation of 1000 review questions for the Nurse Assistant Tests for 2016. The review questions are divided into 52 sections for easier comprehension. This item is Non-Returnable.
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More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing

Diane Ravitch · Haymarket Books
Format: Book

For too long so-called education reformers, mostly billionaires, politicians, and others with little or no background in teaching, have gotten away with using standardized testing to punish our nations youth and educators. Now, across the country, students are walking out, parents are opting...
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Loving Learning: How Progressive Education Can Save America's Schools

Tom Little · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Noted educator Tom Little and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Katherine Ellison reveal the home-grown solution to turning American students into life-long learners.The longtime head of Park Day School, Tom Little embarked on a tour of 43 progressive schools across the country. In this...
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Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character

David Banks · Atria / 37 Ink; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

From a respected educator who has advised Hillary Clinton and Cory Booker on scholastic issues a rare book that can bring tears to your eyes while showing the way to deep and meaningful social change New York Times bestselling author William PollackDavid Banks knows a few things about at-risk...
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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

Kevin Kelly · Viking
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

A New York Times BestsellerFrom one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our livesMuch of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological...
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Future Tech, Right Now: X-Ray Vision, Mind Control, and Other Amazing Stuff from Tomorrow

HowStuffWorks.com · Sourcebooks
Format: Print book

From X-ray vision to mind reading, come explore the coolest and craziest technology of the future Flying cars! Teleporting! Robot servants! These fantastic concepts are closer to reality than you think. In this exciting book, the team at HowStuffWorks tackles the technology, devices, and developments...
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon: Why China Has the Best

Yong Zhao · Jossey-Bass
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

The secrets behind China's extraordinary educational system good, bad, and ugly Chinese students' consistently stunning performance on the international PISA exams where they outscore students of all other nations in math, reading, and science have positioned China as a world education...
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