My STEAM Notebook

My STEAM Notebook Author Darcy Pattison
ISBN-10 9781629440781
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 156
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My STEAM Notebook is an elementary science interactive workbook that brings the past into the future in a powerful way. Primary source documents from 150 years of American scientists provide an amazing look into the practice of keeping a science notebook. Featuring notebooks from ten scientists, students learn how to write and draw in ways that help develop their understanding of science. The workbook helps teachers implement the Next Generation Science Standards, the Common Core State Standards for ELA, and the STEAM initiative. Historical documents are interspersed with notebook pages for students to use in recording observations. Historical documents will: • Emphasize the importance of writing in science and model effective writing and drawing to record observations • Introduce students to eleven American scientists who have made lasting contributions • Introduce students to a variety of scientific fields • Demonstrate the importance of notebooks across a wide variety of science specialties including ornithology (birds), behavioral evolutionary biology, malacology (mollusks), botany (plants), entomology (insects), zookeeper, epidemiology (infectious diseases), agrostology (grasses), ichthyology (fish), and taxidermy (preserving specimens). Using the interactive notebook pages, students will learn to: • Record observations through writing and drawing • Develop explanations and arguments based on evidence • Write narrative and informative essays • Understand the interconnections between drawing and writing to provide information The notebook pages are deceptively simple in their organization. Headers encourage careful recording of important information, and a Table of Contents keeps everything at the student’s fingertips. Odd-numbered pages provide a grid for math or handwriting help. Even-numbered pages are for free-form writing, drawing, or gluing in teacher-provided worksheets. Each scientist inspires suggestions for how to work in the notebook. Sample STEAM questions—Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math—are included for each scientist. This is a nuts and bolts interactive STEAM notebook that will help elementary science come alive for students.



Steam Romance and Rails

Steam  Romance and Rails Author E.E. Burke
ISBN-10 9780996982238
Release 2016-01-07
Pages 600
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Steam Romance and Rails has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Steam Romance and Rails also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Steam Romance and Rails book for free.



Adventures of Working Men From the Notebook of a Working Surgeon

Adventures of Working Men  From the Notebook of a Working Surgeon Author George Fenn
ISBN-10 9785040515318
Release 2017-09-05
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Adventures of Working Men From the Notebook of a Working Surgeon has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Adventures of Working Men From the Notebook of a Working Surgeon also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Adventures of Working Men From the Notebook of a Working Surgeon book for free.



The Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Notebooks of Samuel Taylor Coleridge Author Samuel Taylor Coleridge
ISBN-10 0691099073
Release 2002
Pages 1923
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This final volume of Bollingen Series L covers the material Coleridge wrote in his notebooks between January 1827 and his death in 1834. In these years, Coleridge made use of the notebooks for his most sustained and far-reaching inquiries, very little of which resulted in publication in any form during his lifetime. Twenty-eight notebooks are here published in their entirety for the first time; entries dated 1827 or later from several more notebooks also appear in this volume. Following previous practice for the edition, notes appear in a companion volume. Coleridge's intellectual interests were wide, encompassing not only literature and philosophy but the political crises of his time, scientific and medical breakthroughs, and contemporary developments in psychology, archaeology, philology, biblical criticism, and the visual arts. In these years, he met and conversed with eminent writers, scholars, scientists, churchmen, politicians, physicians, and artists. He planned a major work on Logic (still unpublished at his death), and an outline of Christian doctrine, also unfinished, though his work toward this project contributed to On the Constitution of the Church and State (1830) and the revised Aids to Reflection (1831). The reader of these notebooks has the opportunity to see what one of the most admired minds of the English-speaking world thought on several issues--such as race and empire, science and medicine, democracy (particularly in reaction to the Reform Bills introduced in 1831 and 1832), and the authority of the Bible--when he wrote without fear of public disapprobation or controversy.



Railway Top Spots

Railway Top Spots Author Julian Holland
ISBN-10 9781446302620
Release 2012
Pages 192
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A nostalgic look back at the top spots for trainspotters in the1950s and 60s. A wealth of memories for those once and always train enthusiastswho can remember the excitement of close encounters with steam and speed,tracks and trains, engines and engineers. Divided into the six British railwayregions, each chapter documents the favourite stations and engine sheds thatwere a magnet to the spotter. An evocative look at the golden age of Britishrailways in the post-war years, this book revisits the bestselling The LostJoy of Railways with the addition of new photographs, personal note bookpages, and other ephemera. A perfect gift for train spotters, old andyoung.



Between Lives An Artist and Her World

Between Lives  An Artist and Her World Author Dorothea Tanning
ISBN-10 9780393062892
Release 2011-08-22
Pages 400
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The life and times of one of our most enchanting artists; a twentieth-century fairy tale, lovingly remembered and luminously told. Fourteen years ago, the artist Dorothea Tanning published Birthday, a collection of reminiscences. Now she has expanded it into a memoir of her journey through the last century as confidant, collaborator, and muse to some of its most inspired minds and personalities: a diverse assemblage that ranges from the fathers of dada and surrealism to Virgil Thompson, George Balanchine, Alberto Giacometti, Dylan Thomas, Truman Capote, Joan Miró, James Merrill, and many more. At its center is the relationship, tenderly rendered, between Tanning and her famed husband, the enigmatic surrealist Max Ernst. Whether recalling the poignant presence of her friend Joseph Cornell or simply marveling at the facades along a Venice canal, "their filmy reflections fluttering in the dirty canal like fragile altar cloths hung out to dry," Tanning's writing is beguiling, wry, and shot through with the same eye for pregnant detail and immanent magic that marks her art.



Poems from My Purple Notebook

Poems from My Purple Notebook Author Justin R. McManus
ISBN-10 9781440102745
Release 2008-10
Pages 120
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This book of poetry I wrote while I was in high school. I would carry around a purple notebook and write in it. I would write my thoughts, ideas, how I was feeling. I never set out to write poems its just something that seemed to happen and before I knew it my notebook was filled. Since then I have written a lot of poems. When I decided to publish my work I figured I should start at the beginning.



Steam Engine Research Resources

Steam Engine Research Resources Author Stanley Graham
ISBN-10 9781409290094
Release 2009-06-29
Pages 278
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A collection of rare texts which the author has found essential during forty years researching steam engines. If you want to find those obscure facts and clues about stationary steam in the North of England, this book is for you.



An Indian Summer of Steam

An Indian Summer of Steam Author David Maidment
ISBN-10 9781473869295
Release 2016-01-30
Pages 320
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An Indian Summer of Steam' is the second volume of David Maidment's 'railway' autobiography, following his first book 'A Privileged Journey', published in xxxx. David was a railway enthusiast who made the hobby his career. After management training on the Western Region, between 1961 and 1964, he became a stationmaster in a Welsh Valley, an Area Manager on the Cardiff _ Swansea main line and radiating valleys, the South Wales Train Planning Officer, the Head of Productivity Services for the Western Region and subsequently the British Railways Board, before four years from 1982 as Chief Operating Manager of the London Midland Region, the BRB's first Quality & Reliability Manager in 1986, and finally British Rail's Head of Safety Policy after the Clapham Junction train accident, until privatisation.rn This experience led to a number of years as an international railway safety consultant, and, as a result of an encounter on an Indian railway station during a business trip abroad, to found the 'Railway Children' charity to support street children living on the rail and bus stations of India, East Africa and the UK, described in 2012 by an officer of the United Nations Human Rights Commission as the largest charity in the world working exclusively for street children. All this is the background to the descriptions the author gives of the last years of steam and his many journeys and experiences during his training in South Wales and the South West, his travels all over BR from 1962 until the end of steam in 1968, his search for steam in France, East and West Germany and China and the steam specials in Britain, France, Germany and China after the demise of regular steam working. The book includes over 100 black and white and 100 colour photos, most taken by the author during his travels, and nearly forty pages of logs of locomotive performance in Britain and the continent. rn All royalties from the book are being donated by the author to the charity he founded, a brief description of which is included in the last chapter of the book.



The Secret Hum of a Daisy

The Secret Hum of a Daisy Author Tracy Holczer
ISBN-10 9780698158610
Release 2014-05-01
Pages 320
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Twelve-year-old Grace and her mother have always been their own family, traveling from place to place like gypsies. But Grace wants to finally have a home all their own. Just when she thinks she's found it her mother says it's time to move again. Grace summons the courage to tell her mother how she really feels and will always regret that her last words to her were angry ones. After her mother's sudden death, Grace is forced to live with a grandmother she's never met. She can't imagine her mother would want her to stay with this stranger. Then Grace finds clues in a mysterious treasure hunt, just like the ones her mother used to send her on. Maybe it is her mother, showing her the way to her true home. Lyrical, poignant and fresh, The Secret Hum of a Daisy is a beautifully told middle grade tale with a great deal of heart.



Growing Up In The West

Growing Up In The West Author John Muir
ISBN-10 9781847674708
Release 2010-07-01
Pages 800
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Edwin Muir - POOR TOM, J.F. Hendry - FERNIE BRAE, Gordon M. Williams - FROM SCENES LIKE THESE, Tom Gallacher - APPRENTICE. Introduced by Liam McIlvanney. Growing Up in the West presents four very different and memorably vivid accounts of what it was to be young and growing up in Glasgow and the west of Scotland, from the 1930s to the 1960s. Poor Tom tells of a young man’s struggle to come to terms with the slow death of his brother in the city slums of a culturally impoverished Scotland. Fernie Brae celebrates the growth and education of a sensitive in a novel reminiscent of Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Gordon Williams’s novel tells a grimmer story as its young protagonist eventually succumbs to a culture of drink and violence where the harshness of life on the land sits next to industrial sprawl: ‘From scenes like these old Scotia’s grandeur springs.’ Set in the Clydeside shipyards, the wryly observant and humorous style of Apprentice strikes a happier note from the 1960s.



The Original 1939 Notebook of a Return to the Native Land

The Original 1939 Notebook of a Return to the Native Land Author Aimé Césaire
ISBN-10 9780819573711
Release 2013-04-26
Pages 120
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Aimé Césaire’s masterpiece, Notebook of a Return to the Native Land, is a work of immense cultural significance and beauty. This long poem was the beginning of Césaire’s quest for négritude, and it became an anthem of Blacks around the world. Commentary on Césaire’s work has often focused on its Cold War and anticolonialist rhetoric—material that Césaire only added in 1956. The original 1939 version of the poem, given here in French, and in its first English translation, reveals a work that is both spiritual and cultural in structure, tone, and thrust. This Wesleyan edition includes the original illustrations by Wifredo Lam, and an introduction, notes, and chronology by A. James Arnold.



A Country Doctor s Notebook

A Country Doctor s Notebook Author Mikhail Bulgakov
ISBN-10 9781448105281
Release 2012-12-07
Pages 160
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TRANSLATED BY MICHAEL GLENNY With the ink still wet on his diploma, the twenty-five-year-old Dr Mikhail Bulgakov was flung into the depths of rural Russia which, in 1916-17, was still largely unaffected by such novelties as the motor car, the telephone or electric light. How his alter-ego copes (or fails to cope) with the new and often appalling responsibilities of a lone doctor in a vast country practice - on the eve of Revolution - is described in Bulgakov's delightful blend of candid realism and imaginative exuberance.



Rachel Khoo s Kitchen Notebook

Rachel Khoo s Kitchen Notebook Author Rachel Khoo
ISBN-10 9781452156712
Release 2015-12-15
Pages 272
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Living a life as colorful and creative as Rachel Khoo—star of three BBC television series, author of bestselling cookbooks, illustrator, and international tastemaker—creates a constellation of ideas and inspiration. Each page offers doable and delicious recipes, style-setting ideas from around the globe, 250 photographs, and Rachel's charming illustrations and engaging notes. Here's a cookbook unlike any other—one that brings a smile of surprise and delight every time it's opened.



Steam Shack Tales of the Mech Band

Steam Shack  Tales of the Mech Band Author Michael Acevedo
ISBN-10 9781465396778
Release 2011-11-21
Pages 84
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Join Dylan and his newly formed MechBand as they go where no mechanical engineer (in training) has ever gone... from the outskirts of Montgomery, Alabama, to the icy peaks of an unknown mountain. Not to mention constant dangers... they will have an adventure worth telling!



The Writer s Notebook II Craft Essays from Tin House

The Writer s Notebook II  Craft Essays from Tin House Author Christopher Beha
ISBN-10 9781935639473
Release 2012-10-23
Pages 272
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The Writer's Notebook II offers aspiring authors sixteen insightful essays about the craft of writing by Tin House authors and summer workshop faculty members, including Aimee Bender, Steve Almond, Maggie Nelson, Karen Russell, Benjamin Percy, and others. The Writer's Notebook II continues in the tradition of The Writer's Notebook, featuring essays based on craft seminars from the Tin House Summer Writer's Workshop, as well as a variety of craft essays from Tin House magazine contributors and Tin House Books authors. The collection includes essays that not only examine important craft aspects such as humor, suspense, and research but that also explore creating fractured and nonrealist narratives and the role of dream in fiction. An engaging and enlightening read, The Writer's Notebook II is both a toolkit and an inspiration for any writer. The Writer’s Notebook II offers aspiring authors sixteen insightful essays about the craft of writing by Tin House authors and summer workshop faculty members, including Aimee Bender, Steve Almond, Maggie Nelson, Karen Russell, Benjamin Percy, and others.



My Italian Notebook

My Italian Notebook Author Gough Whitlam
ISBN-10 1865080292
Release 2002
Pages 341
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An intriguing, idiosyncratic tribute to things Italian from Gough Whitlam - and an insight into one of Australia's most unique minds.