Category: Science Nature Education

  • Geospatial Technologies and Geography Education in a by Osvaldo Muñiz Solari,Ali Demirci,Joop van der Schee

    By Osvaldo Muñiz Solari,Ali Demirci,Joop van der Schee

    This ebook is an initiative awarded by way of the fee on Geographical schooling of the foreign Geographical Union. It focuses relatively on what has been realized from geospatial initiatives and examine from the prior many years of imposing geospatial applied sciences (GST) in formal and casual schooling. the target of this booklet is to notify a world viewers of academics, pros, students, and policymakers concerning the state-of-the-art and clients of geospatial practices (GPs) as geared up actions that use GST and classes realized in terms of geographical schooling. GST make up a sophisticated physique of data built by way of practitioners of geographic details platforms (GIS), distant sensing (RS), international positioning platforms, (GPS), and electronic cartography (DC). GST have lengthy been utilized in lots of diversified sectors; in spite of the fact that, their first use in better schooling begun within the early Eighties after which subtle to secondary faculties through the Nineties. beginning with GIS and RS, it developed right into a a lot broader context, as GST increased to incorporate GPS and DC with new conversation applied sciences and web functions. GST were used around the globe as a mixture of instruments and distinct concepts to make learn, educating, and studying extra effective.

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  • Essentials of Qualitatively-Driven Mixed-Method Designs by Janice M. Morse

    By Janice M. Morse

    In a mixed-method culture that privileges the quantitative, best qualitative researcher Janice Morse breaks new floor via arguing the significance of study designs for which the first part is qualitative, and includes both a quantitative or a qualitative supplemental process. utilizing a number of examples and visible activates, Morse convincingly demonstrates that such designs permit beginner researchers to procure solutions extra fast and with extra simple task. Her book

    • provides transparent and concise factors making even advanced study designs comprehensible to the start researcher;

    • argues for the significance of basic qualitative designs because of their theoretical strength;

    • stresses the significance of utilizing goal-directed activities and analyses that don't violate the assumptions of both qualitative or quantitative inquiry.

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  • Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction (Oxford Biosciences) by David A Liberles

    By David A Liberles

    Ancestral series reconstruction is a method of turning out to be value in molecular evolutionary biology and comparative genomics. As a robust device for checking out evolutionary and ecological hypotheses, in addition to uncovering the hyperlink among series and molecular phenotype, there are strength purposes in more than a few fields.

    Ancestral series Reconstruction begins with a ancient assessment of the sector, prior to discussing the capability functions in drug discovery and the pharmaceutical undefined. this can be by means of a bit on computational method, which supplies a close dialogue of the on hand equipment for reconstructing ancestral sequences (including their benefits, dangers, and power pitfalls). in simple terms computational purposes of the procedure are then coated, together with whole
    proteome reconstruction. additional chapters offer a close dialogue on taking computationally reconstructed sequences and synthesizing them within the laboratory. The publication concludes with an outline of the clinical questions the place experimental ancestral series reconstruction has been applied to
    provide insights and tell destiny research.

    This learn point textual content offers a primary synthesis of the theories, methodologies and functions linked to ancestral series popularity, whereas at the same time addressing the various sizzling issues within the box. it is going to be of curiosity and use to either graduate scholars and researchers within the fields of molecular biology, molecular evolution, and evolutionary bioinformatics.
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  • Theoretical Frameworks in Qualitative Research by Vincent A. Anfara,Norma T. Mertz

    By Vincent A. Anfara,Norma T. Mertz

    The Second Edition of Theoretical Frameworks in Qualitative Research, by way of Vincent A. Anfara, Jr. and Norma T. Mertz, brings jointly a few of today’s best qualitative researchers to debate the frameworks at the back of their released qualitative reports. They percentage how they discovered and selected a theoretical framework, from what self-discipline the framework used to be drawn, what the framework posits, and the way it motivated their learn. either beginner and skilled qualitative researchers may be able to research first-hand from numerous individuals as they give some thought to the method and judgements curious about finishing their learn. The ebook additionally offers history for starting researchers in regards to the nature of theoretical frameworks and their significance in qualitative examine; approximately ameliorations in standpoint concerning the position of theoretical frameworks; and approximately how to define and use a theoretical framework.

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  • Science Formative Assessment, Volume 2: 50 More Strategies by Page D. Keeley

    By Page D. Keeley

    Deepen clinical knowing with formative assessment!


    Only by means of quite figuring out what your scholars are pondering are you able to layout studying possibilities that deepen content material mastery and meet their person wishes. during this hugely attractive source, across the world revered specialist web page Keeley stocks 50 new strategies to pinpoint scholar realizing earlier than, in the course of, and after guideline. as well as selling top practices within the school room, the suggestions shared right here help studying and hyperlink guideline to the subsequent new release technological know-how criteria. those versatile tests can be utilized with any technological know-how curriculum, besides:


    • Practical techniques to be used through the guideline cycle

    • Considerations for implementation and proposals for modification

    • An rationalization of ways each one approach promotes learning

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  • Inhalation Studies: Foundations and Techniques by Robert F. Phalen

    By Robert F. Phalen

    This considerably up-to-date and multiplied new version offers the clinical foundations of inhalation examine necessary to the layout and behavior of toxicologic stories. It comprises the foremost advances which have been made within the box, together with contemporary advances in biology and the swiftly expanding worldwide matters and stories on particulate air pollution.

    The Second Edition used to be inspired by:

    • new advancements within the ultrafine particle healthiness results and targeted aerosol research

    • advances in realizing postnatal lung development and the deposition and clearance of inhaled particles

    • new concepts in toxicity testing

    • the explosion of information within the genetic and molecular realms

    • the advent of a big variety of transgenic animal models

    • updated moral instructions for animal testing

    • the emergence of aerosol medicine

    • the transforming into hazard of aerosol-related terrorism

    • increased appreciation of nonpulmonary results of inhaled substances

    • use of clinical scanning strategies to check respiration tract structure

    • the creation of recent inhalation publicity systems

    • the emergence of aerosol concentrators to be used in pollution studies
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  • 30 Essential Skills for the Qualitative Researcher by John W. Creswell

    By John W. Creswell

    30 crucial abilities for the Qualitative Researcher fills a niche in introductory literature on qualitative inquiry by means of providing useful "how-to" information for starting researchers within the social, behavioral, and wellbeing and fitness sciences. Author John W. Creswell attracts on years of educating, writing, and undertaking his personal tasks to provide powerful recommendations and approaches with many utilized examples from examine layout, qualitative inquiry, and combined methods. Creswell defines what a ability is, and recognizes that whereas there's greater than 30 that somebody will use and ideal, the abilities awarded during this publication are the most important for a brand new qualitative researcher beginning a qualitative project.

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  • Activist Science and Technology Education (Cultural Studies by Larry Bencze,Steve Alsop

    By Larry Bencze,Steve Alsop

    This assortment examines problems with company, energy, politics and id as they relate to technology and know-how and schooling, inside modern settings. Social, financial and ecological critique and reform are tested via a number of contributing authors, from more than a few foreign contexts. those chapters learn urgent pedagogical questions inside socio-scientific contexts, together with petroleum economies, nutrients justice, overall healthiness, environmentalism, weather swap, social media and biotechnologies.
    Readers will realize a long way attaining inquiries into activism as an open query for technology and know-how schooling, citizenship and democracy. The authors name at the paintings of sought after students during the a while, together with Bourdieu, Foucault, Giroux, Jasanoff, Kierkegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Rancière and Žižek.
    The program of serious theoretical scholarship to mainstream practices in technological know-how and expertise schooling distinguishes this publication, and this deep, theoretical remedy is complemented through many grounded, extra pragmatic exemplars of activist pedagogies. functional examples are set in the public sphere, inside chosen new social pursuits, and in addition inside extra formal institutional settings, together with basic and secondary colleges, and better schooling.
    These assembled discussions offer a foundation for a extra notably reflexive transforming of technology and expertise schooling. academic coverage makers, technology schooling students, and technology and expertise educators, among others, will locate this paintings thought-provoking, instructive and informative.

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  • Making Scientists by Gregory Light

    By Gregory Light

    Gregory gentle and Marina Micari reject the view that technology, expertise, engineering, and arithmetic are elite disciplines constrained to a small quantity with innate expertise. wealthy in concrete recommendation, Making Scientists deals a brand new paradigm of the way clinical matters might be taught on the collage point to underrepresented groups.
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  • Cytochrome P450, Part C: 357 (Methods in Enzymology) by Eric F. Johnson,Michael R. Waterman

    By Eric F. Johnson,Michael R. Waterman

    The seriously acclaimed laboratory ordinary for greater than 40 years, Methods in Enzymology is without doubt one of the so much hugely revered courses within the box of biochemistry. due to the fact that 1955, every one quantity has been eagerly awaited, usually consulted, and praised by means of researchers and reviewers alike. Now with greater than three hundred volumes (all of them nonetheless in print), the sequence comprises a lot fabric nonetheless appropriate today—truly a necessary e-book for researchers in all fields of lifestyles sciences.
    • Human Genomics and Genetics
    • Structure and Mechanism
    • Regulation of Expression
    • Metabolism
    • Invertibrate P450s
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