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Science: general issues

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Forensics For Dummies

Forensics For Dummies

Author: Douglas P. Lyle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2019

Forensics For Dummies (9781119608967) was previously published as Forensics For Dummies (9781119181651). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. Understand the real-life science behind crime scene investigation Forensics For Dummies takes you inside the world of crime scene investigation to give you the low down on this exciting field. Written by a doctor and former Law & Order consultant, this guide will have you solving crimes along with your favorite TV shows in no time. From fingerprints and fibers to blood and ballistics, you'll walk through the processes that yield significant information from the smallest clues. You'll learn how Hollywood gets it wrong, and how real-world forensics experts work every day in fields as diverse as biology, psychology, anthropology, medicine, information technology, and more. If you're interested in a forensics career, you'll find out how to break in--and the education you'll need to do the type of forensics work that interests you the most. Written for the true forensics fan, this book doesn't shy away from the details; you'll learn what goes on at the morgue as you determine cause of death, and you'll climb into the mind of a killer as you learn how forensic psychologists narrow down the suspect list. Crime shows are entertaining, but the reality is that most forensics cases aren't wrapped up in an hour. This book shows you how it's really done, and the amazing technology and brilliant people that do it every day. Learn who does what, when they do it, and how it's done Discover the many fields involved in crime scene investigation Understand what really happens inside a forensics lab Examine famous forensics cases more intriguing than any TV show Forensic scientists work in a variety of environments and in many different capacities. If you think television makes it look interesting, just wait until you learn what it's really like! Forensics For Dummies takes you on a tour of the real-world science behind solving the case.

The Handy Science Answer Book 5th Edition

The Handy Science Answer Book 5th Edition

Author: The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

A good research paper is more than just a clear, concise, scientific expose. It is a document that needs to go beyond the science to attract attention. There are both strict and less definable norms for doing this, but many authors are unaware as to what they are or their use. Publishing is rapidly changing, and needs to be explained with a fresh perspective. Simply writing good, clear, concise, science is no longer enough-there is a different mind-set now required that students need to adopt if they are to succeed. The purpose of this book is to provide the foundations of this new approach for both young scientists at the start of their careers, as well as for more experienced scientists to teach the younger generation. Most importantly, the book will make the reader think in a fresh, creative, and novel way about writing and publishing science. This is an introductory guide suitable for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional researchers in both the life and physical sciences.

An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

A good research paper is more than just a clear, concise, scientific expose. It is a document that needs to go beyond the science to attract attention. There are both strict and less definable norms for doing this, but many authors are unaware as to what they are or their use. Publishing is rapidly changing, and needs to be explained with a fresh perspective. Simply writing good, clear, concise, science is no longer enough-there is a different mind-set now required that students need to adopt if they are to succeed. The purpose of this book is to provide the foundations of this new approach for both young scientists at the start of their careers, as well as for more experienced scientists to teach the younger generation. Most importantly, the book will make the reader think in a fresh, creative, and novel way about writing and publishing science. This is an introductory guide suitable for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional researchers in both the life and physical sciences.

Discovery Engineering in Physical Science Case Studies for Grades 6-12

Discovery Engineering in Physical Science Case Studies for Grades 6-12

Author: M. Gail Jones, Elysa Corin, Megan Ennes, Emily Clayton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

Who knew that gecko feet inspired scientists to develop a stickier adhesive or that cockleburs in dog fur led to the invention of Velcro? Discovery Engineering uses these and other surprising cases of innovations sparked by accidental observations to teach about the amazing role of serendipity in science. The case studies in this new resource are a lively way to integrate engineering into your physical science classes. Middle and high school students will learn to understand fundamental science processes while trying out their own ideas for unexpected applications. Each of the book's 22 investigations starts with a real case of accidental inspiration that students explore through primary documents or historical accounts. Then it's time for the students to become the innovators. They're tasked to do research, examine data and physical materials, and use their own creativity to design new products or problem-solving applications. The investigations are easy to implement and flexible enough to use in part or as a whole. Students will learn one or more science concepts as they're exposed to background on the unpredictable nature of science. And they'll be intrigued by investigations with titles such as By the Teeth of Your Skin: Shark Skin and Bacteria and The Slinky: From Ship to Staircase. Try this book and see what happens! The result may be more engaged students-and more great ideas about how gecko feet can inspire solutions to everyday problems.

Exemplary Evidence Scientists and Their Data

Exemplary Evidence Scientists and Their Data

Author: Jessica Fries-Gaither Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

With this follow-up to the award-winning Notable Notebooks, you can help kids discover what data-and scientists-can do! Exemplary Evidence highlights how a diverse range of scientists, including Marie Tharp and Russell Stands-Over-Bull, have used measurements, mapping, and even sketches to make all kinds of breakthroughs.

Never Stop Wondering

Never Stop Wondering

Author: Emily Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

Keep curiosity alive! That's the message of Never Stop Wondering, which inspires children to develop an enduring interest in the mysteries of the universe. Illustrated with whimsical drawings and written in lively verse by Emily Morgan (author of the Next Time You See series, pp. 58-60), the book is a vibrant ode to the power of asking questions and the endeavor of science. It prompts kids to be inquisitive and persistent like the great scientists of history and provides activities to get their questions flowing; it motivates them to appreciate scientific inquiry; and most important, it encourages them to never stop in their quest to explore the whys of the world.

Helicopter Theory

Helicopter Theory

Author: Wayne Johnson Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/05/2019

The Description for this book, Helicopter Theory, will be forthcoming.