Marvelous Mattie

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ISBN: 9781466852099
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Number of pages: 32
Author: Emily Arnold McCully
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Download and read online Marvelous Mattie in PDF and EPUB With her sketchbook labeled My Inventions and her father's toolbox, Mattie could make almost anything – toys, sleds, and a foot warmer. When she was just twelve years old, Mattie designed a metal guard to prevent shuttles from shooting off textile looms and injuring workers. As an adult, Mattie invented the machine that makes the square-bottom paper bags we still use today. However, in court, a man claimed the invention was his, stating that she "could not possibly understand the mechanical complexities." Marvelous Mattie proved him wrong, and over the course of her life earned the title of "the Lady Edison." With charming pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations, this introduction to one of the most prolific female inventors will leave readers inspired. Marvelous Mattie is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.


Finding Wonders

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ISBN: 9781481465670
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Number of pages: 208
Author: Jeannine Atkins
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Finding Wonders in PDF and EPUB A gorgeously written novel in verse about three girls in three different time periods who grew up to become groundbreaking scientists. Maria Merian was sure that caterpillars were not wicked things born from mud, as most people of her time believed. Through careful observation she discovered the truth about metamorphosis and documented her findings in gorgeous paintings of the life cycles of insects. More than a century later, Mary Anning helped her father collect stone sea creatures from the cliffs in southwest England. To him they were merely a source of income, but to Mary they held a stronger fascination. Intrepid and patient, she eventually discovered fossils that would change people’s vision of the past. Across the ocean, Maria Mitchell helped her mapmaker father in the whaling village of Nantucket. At night they explored the starry sky through his telescope. Maria longed to discover a new comet—and after years of studying the night sky, she finally did. Told in vibrant, evocative poems, this stunning novel celebrates the joy of discovery and finding wonder in the world around us.


33 Things Every Girl Should Know

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ISBN: 030755399X
Release Date: 2009-03-04
Number of pages: 160
Author: Tonya Bolden
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers

Download and read online 33 Things Every Girl Should Know in PDF and EPUB Natalie Merchant. Sigourney Weaver. Tabitha Soren. Wendy Wasserstein. Rebecca Lobo. Lauren Hutton. Anita Roddick. Lynda Barry. These are among the thirty-three extraordinary women who lend their diverse voices to this outstanding collection of stories, songs, poems, comics, and essays that will give every adolescent girl reason to feel hopeful about making the transition from girlhood to womanhood. Dealing with subjects like popularity, success, communication with boys, speaking one's mind, and body image, here is a book that offers help and inspiration to girls as they struggle to find a portrayal of womanhood they can call their own. 33 Things Every Girl Should Know is an empowering and inspirational gift book that every girl will want to own, to share with friends, and to use as a springboard to self-knowledge, self-acceptance, and self-esteem. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Girls Who Rocked the World

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ISBN: 9781582703022
Release Date: 2012-10-30
Number of pages: 256
Author: Michelle Roehm McCann
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Girls Who Rocked the World in PDF and EPUB Tells the stories of forty-six girls who were younger than twenty years of age when they changed the history of the world through amazing accomplishments.


Calculus Early Transcendentals Paper

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ISBN: 9781429231848
Release Date: 2011-03-30
Number of pages: 1050
Author: Jon Rogawski
Publisher: Macmillan

Download and read online Calculus Early Transcendentals Paper in PDF and EPUB What’s the ideal balance? How can you make sure students get both the computational skills they need and a deep understanding of the significance of what they are learning? With your teaching—supported by Rogawski’s Calculus Second Edition—the most successful new calculus text in 25 years! Widely adopted in its first edition, Rogawski’s Calculus worked for instructors and students by balancing formal precision with a guiding conceptual focus. Rogawski engages students while reinforcing the relevance of calculus to their lives and future studies. Precise mathematics, vivid examples, colorful graphics, intuitive explanations, and extraordinary problem sets all work together to help students grasp a deeper understanding of calculus. Now Rogawski’s Calculus success continues in a meticulously updated new edition. Revised in response to user feedback and classroom experiences, the new edition provides an even smoother teaching and learning experience.


Organic Chemistry with Biological Applications

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ISBN: 0495391476
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 1127
Author: John McMurry
Publisher: Gardners Books

Download and read online Organic Chemistry with Biological Applications in PDF and EPUB Renowned for its student-friendly writing style and fresh perspective, this fully updated Second Edition of John McMurry’s ORGANIC CHEMISTRY: A BIOLOGICAL APPROACH, International Edition provides full coverage of the foundations of organic chemistry—enhanced by biological examples throughout. Based on user feedback, McMurry continues to discuss the organic chemistry of biological pathways and now adds two dozen additional organic chemistry topics, as well as new problems, new illustrations, and new essays. Media integration with OWL for Organic Chemistry, a customizable online learning system and assessment tool, reduces faculty workload, facilitates instruction, and helps students master concepts through tutorials, simulations, and algorithmically generated homework questions.


Introduction to Abstract Algebra

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ISBN: 9781118135358
Release Date: 2012-03-20
Number of pages: 535
Author: W. Keith Nicholson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Introduction to Abstract Algebra in PDF and EPUB Praise for the Third Edition ". . . an expository masterpiece of the highest didactic value that has gained additional attractivity through the various improvements . . ."—Zentralblatt MATH The Fourth Edition of Introduction to Abstract Algebra continues to provide an accessible approach to the basic structures of abstract algebra: groups, rings, and fields. The book's unique presentation helps readers advance to abstract theory by presenting concrete examples of induction, number theory, integers modulo n, and permutations before the abstract structures are defined. Readers can immediately begin to perform computations using abstract concepts that are developed in greater detail later in the text. The Fourth Edition features important concepts as well as specialized topics, including: The treatment of nilpotent groups, including the Frattini and Fitting subgroups Symmetric polynomials The proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra using symmetric polynomials The proof of Wedderburn's theorem on finite division rings The proof of the Wedderburn-Artin theorem Throughout the book, worked examples and real-world problems illustrate concepts and their applications, facilitating a complete understanding for readers regardless of their background in mathematics. A wealth of computational and theoretical exercises, ranging from basic to complex, allows readers to test their comprehension of the material. In addition, detailed historical notes and biographies of mathematicians provide context for and illuminate the discussion of key topics. A solutions manual is also available for readers who would like access to partial solutions to the book's exercises. Introduction to Abstract Algebra, Fourth Edition is an excellent book for courses on the topic at the upper-undergraduate and beginning-graduate levels. The book also serves as a valuable reference and self-study tool for practitioners in the fields of engineering, computer science, and applied mathematics.


An Introduction to Scientific Computation and Programming

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ISBN: PSU:000055802475
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 546
Author: Daniel Kaplan
Publisher: Cl-Engineering

Download and read online An Introduction to Scientific Computation and Programming in PDF and EPUB This book provides students with the modern skills and concepts needed to be able to use the computer expressively in scientific work. The author takes an integrated approach by covering programming, important methods and techniques of scientific computation (graphics, the organization of data, data acquisition, numerical methods, etc.) and the organization of software. Balancing the best of the teach-a-package and teach-a-language approaches, the book teaches general-purpose language skills and concepts, and also takes advantage of existing package-like software so that realistic computations can be performed.


Principles of Neurocomputing for Science and Engineering

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ISBN: 0070259666
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 642
Author: Fredric M. Ham
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering

Download and read online Principles of Neurocomputing for Science and Engineering in PDF and EPUB Neurocomputing can be applied to problems such as pattern recognition, optimization, event classification, control and identification of nonlinear systems, and statistical analysis - just to name a few. This book is intended for a course in neural networks."--BOOK JACKET


Foundations of Mathematical Economics

Filename: foundations-of-mathematical-economics.pdf
ISBN: 0262531925
Release Date: 2001
Number of pages: 649
Author: Michael Carter
Publisher: MIT Press

Download and read online Foundations of Mathematical Economics in PDF and EPUB An economics-focused introduction to the mathematical foundations of the field.


Geometry Workbook For Dummies

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ISBN: 0471799408
Release Date: 2006-11-06
Number of pages: 300
Author: Mark Ryan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Geometry Workbook For Dummies in PDF and EPUB Presents an introduction to the concepts of geometry and offers a collection of geometry problems along with detailed answer explanations.


Quantum Mechanics

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ISBN: 0805387161
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 334
Author: Robert Joseph Scherrer
Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Download and read online Quantum Mechanics in PDF and EPUB "Robert Scherrer's text provides a uniquely accessible and thorough introduction to quantum mechanics for undergraduates. It is designed from the ground up to address the changing needs of today's students taking this important and challenging course. Scherrer carefully develops a solid foundation by recapping on the required math and other basic concepts before developing all the major more advanced topics. The introductory chapters introduce the experimental evidence that historically motivated the development of quantum mechanics and explain why this topic is so central to today's science and technology. Every section starts with an intuitive explanation of quantum phenomenon, which provides a clear physical motivation for the discussion that follows. Unique Math Interlude chapters throughout the book ensure that the student has all the required mathematical skills required to master quantum mechanics. In-text worked examples provide more detailed derivations and solutions than any other book."--Publisher's description.