By Warner Shedd
Have you noticeable a flying squirrel flapping during the air, watched a beaver wearing a load of dust on its tail, or ducked while a porcupine began throwing its quills? not likely, says Warner Shedd, debunking those and plenty of extra renowned myths approximately our animal acquaintances in Owls are usually not clever & Bats are not Blind. during this fascinating and eminently readable biology lesson, Warner Shedd, former nearby govt for the nationwide flora and fauna Federation, bargains clinical facts that refutes a few of the most farseeing and persevering folklore approximately wild animals. choked with funny anecdotes and engaging proof approximately greater than thirty North American species, Owls should not clever & Bats are not Blind is an pleasing dose of clinical fact for any nature fanatic or armchair adventurer.
By Philip J. Davis
From the Preface: "This e-book is addressed to all who're excited by the character of arithmetic and its position in society. it's neither a textual content publication nor a experts' publication. It involves a few loosely associated essays which may be learn independently and for which i've got attempted to supply a leitmotif through throwing mild at the dating among arithmetic and customary experience. In those essays i'm hoping to foster a severe perspective in the direction of either the life of good judgment in arithmetic and the ambiguous position that it may play."
By Johan van Benthem, Benedikt Lowe, Dov M. Gabbay
Usually, common sense has handled notions of fact and reasoning. long ago numerous a long time, although, examine concentration in good judgment has shifted to the large box of interactive logic—the area of logics for either conversation and interplay. the most functions of this circulate are logical techniques to video games and social software program; the wealth of those purposes was once the point of interest of the 7th Augustus de Morgan Workshop in November 2005. This choice of papers from the workshop serves because the preliminary quantity within the new sequence Texts in Logics and Games—touching on examine in common sense, arithmetic, machine technology, and video game theory. “A very good demonstration of up to date subject matters in logic.”—Wiebe van der Hoek, collage of Liverpool
By School Specialty Publishing
This math actions booklet is designed as a source for aiding preschoolers find out about numbers. every one e-book gains one zero one instructing rules on the topic of the subject matter of its name. The skill-building actions during this e-book invite youngsters to discover numbers, quantity acceptance and counting. either cooperative and person studying are inspired during the hands-on developmentally applicable actions. those actions were correlated to country criteria and span a number of curriculum components together with math, language improvement, technology, artwork, and track.
By Norman Doyle
Before he walked onto the political degree, Norman Doyle grew up in Avondale, belief Bay, in a kin of 9 youngsters. He in his father's footsteps and made his strategy to long island urban, the place he came across employment as an ironworker at the web site of the area exchange middle. Later, he back domestic, the place his political aspirations took root. encouraged via the fiery speeches of Brian Peckford, and with the encouragement of the neighborhood ironworkers, Norman threw his hat within the ring and was once elected to the home of meeting in 1979. "Norm," as he's affectionately recognized in his domestic province, left provincial politics in 1993 and later joined the home of Commons whilst he was once elected because the Member of Parliament for St. John's East in 1997. He used to be appointed to the Senate of Canada in 2012, the most recent of many achievements in a protracted and illustrious political profession. in the course of his years on Confederation Hill (St. John's) and Parliament Hill (Ottawa), Norm labored along different political...
By Rudolf Josef Taschner
Drawing essentially from old examples, this publication explains the super function that numbers and, particularly, arithmetic play in all features of our civilization and tradition. The full of life type and illustrative examples will have interaction the reader who desires to comprehend the numerous ways that arithmetic permits technology, expertise, paintings, track, politics, and rational foundations of human proposal. every one bankruptcy makes a speciality of the effect of arithmetic in a particular box and on a particular ancient determine, similar to "Pythagoras: Numbers and Symbol"; "Bach: Numbers and Music"; "Descartes: Numbers and Space."
By Nick Belardes, Caroline Leavitt
By J. J. Clessa