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Book cover: The Scientific Revolution RevisitedThe Scientific Revolution Revisited
by - Open Book Publishers ,
Mikulas Teich examines the ways of investigating and understanding nature that matured during the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance, insisting on the essential interpenetration of such inquiry with its changing social environment.
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Book cover: Communicating Science EffectivelyCommunicating Science Effectively
- National Academies Press ,
The book offers a research agenda for science communicators and researchers seeking to apply this research and fill gaps in knowledge about how to communicate effectively about science, focusing on issues that are contentious in the public sphere.
(808 views)
Book cover: Science: An Elementary Teacher's GuideScience: An Elementary Teacher's Guide
- Wikibooks ,
This book serves as a guide for elementary teachers to effectively teach science in their classrooms. It is also intended to provide elementary education majors with the science background they need for their qualifying exams.
(416 views)
Book cover: Why Icebergs Float: Exploring Science in Everyday LifeWhy Icebergs Float: Exploring Science in Everyday Life
by - UCL Press ,
The author takes examples from the science we see every day and uses them as entry points to explain a number of fundamental scientific concepts in ways that anyone can grasp. This book encourages us to reflect on our own relationship with science.
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Book cover: Science Literacy: Concepts, Contexts, and ConsequencesScience Literacy: Concepts, Contexts, and Consequences
by - National Academies Press ,
The book studies the role of science literacy in public support of science. It synthesizes the available research literature on science literacy, makes recommendations on the need to improve the understanding of scientific research in the US.
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Book cover: How Modern Science Came into the WorldHow Modern Science Came into the World
by - Amsterdam University Press ,
A vision of the Scientific Revolution as made up of six distinct yet narrowly interconnected, revolutionary transformations, each of some twenty-five to thirty years' duration. The author explains how modern science could come about in Europe ...
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Book cover: Enhancing the Effectiveness of Team ScienceEnhancing the Effectiveness of Team Science
by - National Academies Press ,
The book synthesizes the available research to provide guidance on assembling the science team; leadership, education and professional development for science teams and groups. It examines institutional and organizational structures and policies ...
(1038 views)
Book cover: Planning and Managing Scientific ResearchPlanning and Managing Scientific Research
by - ANU Press ,
This work is based on extensive research experiences and is designed to provide an introduction to planning and managing scientific research for the beginning researcher. The aim is to build an understanding of the nature of scientific research...
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Book cover: Science for All AmericansScience for All Americans
by - Oxford University Press ,
This book is about science literacy. 'Science for All Americans' consists of a set of recommendations on what understandings and ways of thinking are essential for all citizens in a world shaped by science and technology ...
(1796 views)
Book cover: The Evolution of Modern ScienceThe Evolution of Modern Science
by - Bookboon ,
The Evolution of Modern Science outlines the story of science from Aristotle to the present. The goals of this book are to show the evolution of modern science in historical and political context and to demystify science.
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Book cover: The Encyclopedia of ScienceThe Encyclopedia of Science
by ,
The Encyclopedia of Science is an on-line A-to-Z of science. The goal is to provide a comprehensive source of information covering all aspects of contemporary science, mathematics, and technology, including historical data and biographies.
(6379 views)
Book cover: GCSE ScienceGCSE Science
- Wikibooks ,
This General Science book is aimed at GCSE students rather than university students. Although this text is set out using the English system, students from other nations will find much of the material relevant. The subject is divided into modules.
(3488 views)
Book cover: The Wonder Book of KnowledgeThe Wonder Book of Knowledge
by - John C. Winston Company ,
The marvels of modern industry and invention; the interesting stories of common things; the mysterious processes of nature simply explained. This book is presented to those who wish to have a non-technical account of the wonders of the modern age.
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Book cover: An Introduction to the History of ScienceAn Introduction to the History of Science
by - Houghton Mifflin Company ,
This book is intended as a simple introduction, taking advantage of the interests of youth of from 17 to 22 years of age (and their intellectual compeers) in order to direct their attention to the story of the development of the sciences.
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Book cover: Science and HypothesisScience and Hypothesis
by - W. Scott ,
Henri Poincare wrote the essays in this book in 1905, the landmark period in physics after Maxwell and before special relativity. Not just the science, but the social attitudes of the day come through in this pleasant little book.
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Book cover: Science and MethodScience and Method
by - T. Nelson ,
An examination of the process scientists go through when determining which of the facts before them will be most useful in advancing scientific knowledge. In this text Poincare investigates mathematics, logic, physics, mechanics, and astronomy.
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Book cover: The Limits Of ScienceThe Limits Of Science
by - University of Pittsburgh Press ,
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: what are the theoretical limits on science?
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Book cover: On Being a Scientist: responsible conduct in researchOn Being a Scientist: responsible conduct in research
- National Academies Press ,
A well-written resource for understanding the principles of responsible research. This is an excellent guide, not only for seasoned scientists and research administrators, but also for newcomers to the field of science and research administration.
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Book cover: What is and what will be: Integrating spirituality and scienceWhat is and what will be: Integrating spirituality and science
by - Mountain Math Software ,
A book about mathematics, physics and spirituality. Spiritual instincts have evolved to connect us with the creative aspects of biological evolution which are crucial to long term survival. The book integrates spirituality and science.
(7967 views)
Book cover: A History of ScienceA History of Science
by - Project Gutenberg ,
We shall best understand our story of the growth of science if we think of each new principle as a stepping-stone which must fit into its own particular niche. The story of the building of this wonderful structure is in itself fascinating.
(8272 views)
Book cover: Science ClarifiedScience Clarified
- Advameg, Inc. ,
This science-related website presents a complete science encyclopedia online. From the table of contents: Science and Technology; Science of Everyday Things; Science in Dispute; Landforms and Other Geologic Features; and more.
(8356 views)
Book cover: Yorick's World: Science and the Knowing SubjectYorick's World: Science and the Knowing Subject
by - University of California Press ,
Peter Caws provides a fresh treatment of some of the most vexing problems in the philosophy of science: explanation, induction, causality, evolution, discovery, artificial intelligence, and the social implications of technological rationality.
(7671 views)
Book cover: The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific DiscoveryThe Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery
by - Microsoft Research ,
The Fourth Paradigm, the collection of essays expands on the vision of pioneering computer scientist Jim Gray for a new, fourth paradigm of discovery based on data-intensive science and offers insights into how it can be fully realized.
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Book cover: The Revolutions of WisdomThe Revolutions of Wisdom
by - University of California Press ,
Lloyd's masterly book offers a fascinating and persuasive picture of ancient Greek scientists at work, a complex analysis involving a wide range of issues. Lloyd handles the labyrinthine and often problematic evidence with delicacy and skill.
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Book cover: Common ScienceCommon Science
by - World Book Company ,
A collection of about 2000 questions asked by children forms the foundation on which this book is built. Rather than decide what it is that children ought to know, an attempt was made to find out what children want to know.
(8627 views)
Book cover: The Impact of Science on SocietyThe Impact of Science on Society
by - NASA ,
Science and technology have had a major impact on society, and their impact is growing. The authors cover the impact of science on society from the time of man's first significant scientific invention to that of expected future scientific advances.
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Book cover: The Outline of Science, Vol. 1The Outline of Science, Vol. 1
by - G. P. Putnam's Sons ,
The aim of this book is to give the intelligent student-citizen a bunch of intellectual keys by which to open doors which have been hitherto shut to him because the portals were made forbidding by an unnecessary display of technicalities.
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Book cover: Design of Comparative ExperimentsDesign of Comparative Experiments
by - Cambridge University Press ,
This book develops a coherent framework for thinking about factors that affect experiments and their relationships, including the use of Hasse diagrams. The book is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses.
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Book cover: 21st Century Science21st Century Science
by - University of Oregon ,
A review of the foundations of modern science emphasizing the status of our current view of Nature. The text is an introduction to the philosophy used to explore the meaning of reality. It is a non-mathematical course with a modern perspective.
(9239 views)
Book cover: The Incomplete Guide to the Art of DiscoveryThe Incomplete Guide to the Art of Discovery
by - Columbia University Press ,
Jack Oliver draws on his 50 years as a scientist to explore the strategies, tactics, and personal traits and attitudes necessary for fruitful scientific discovery. This book can serve as a guide to the young scientist or student of science.
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Book cover: An Ordinary World: The Role of Science in Your Search for Personal MeaningAn Ordinary World: The Role of Science in Your Search for Personal Meaning
by - Science Integration Institute ,
This book invites readers to explore science as a useful guide in the search for meaning. Science is a powerful filter for figuring out how the world works and therefore for figuring out a context within which to make choices in everyday life.
(11689 views)