Philip Hiscock August 24, August 31st will see the second of two full moons in the same month the other was on the 1st in North America or on the 2nd in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. You've probably heard the second of those full moons referred to as a "blue moon" — but you might be surprised at the origin of the phrase.
Life as We Know It! Extreme Biology is a compelling guide to developments at the very forefront of science Chemistry: Getting a Big Reaction illustrated by Simon Basher, author Dan Green Begins with a short overview of the discipline and information on Antoine Lavoisier's 18th-century scientific findings.
Concepts are grouped by associations: Meet Plot, one of the many 'Schemers and Dreamers' who keeps a story running and its events moving in the right order; Atmosphere, known as a 'Scene Setter' because her job entails filling a scene with suspense, drama, or comedy; a cast of 'Heroes and Villains' including Protagonist and Narrator; and chatty, talkative Wordsmiths like Dialogue to name one in particular.
Creative Writing is a persuasive guide that includes tons of detail on the building blocks of narrative and what makes creative writing work The Bare Bones illustrated by Simon Basher, author Dan Green Everyone knows about the physical attributes of dinos, but what about personalities to go with those prehistoric proportions?
Welcome to this highly memorable one-stop guide to the world of dinosaurs, courtesy of Basher. Join the primeval party and meet terrifying Tyrannosaurus rex, huge Giganotosaurus and tiny Compsognathus. Also includes lots of information from the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods, including dinosaur dinners, habitats, and fossil discoveries The Bill of Writes illustrated by Simon Basher, author Mary Budzik Learning grammar used to be one of the most boring exercises ever, but not anymore!
Basher illustrates each grammar basic - from parts of speech to sentence components to groupings and agreements - with its own character, who explains exactly what makes them tick and how they are used. The perfect reference for linguists of all ages who struggle to remember the difference between a preposition and pronoun!
A Book You Can Count On illustrated by Simon Basher, author Dan Green Introduces basic mathematical terms such as zero, line, pi, quadrilaterals, ratio, bar graph, and x representing unknown quantities.
Each one speaks for itself.
Later Subtract touches on subtracting negative numbers and offers a mental-math puzzler with an alternate method of reaching the solution. The colorful, iconic illustrations of the characters are appealing enough to disarm many mathphobic students, while those who love the subject will be in their element.
Gods and Godesses illustrated by Simon Basher, author Dan Green Gives a fresh look to some of the key characters from these famous myths and legends — meet Zeus, father of the Greek Gods; Norse Freyja, goddess of love, beauty, war and death; and Egyptian Bastet, goddess of cats.
With Basher wit and signature stye, these gods and goddesses, along with many many others, are brought to life to tell you their stories Meet Rhythm and Pitch, who know how to hold a tune; Time Signature, who loves to keep control; clever Chord, who works patterns to great effect; Brass, the powerful loudmouth of the instrument types; and Classical, Pop and Electronic from a crew of sweet characters Encounter deep trenches, curious creatures, mountains taller than any you will find on land, and the mixers and stirrers that keep the water flowing.
Includes a must-have pull out poster of the oceanic characters Elements with Style illustrated by Simon Basher, author Adrian Dingle Dingle shows all the elements of the periodic table on a chart with very original graphics and spotlights 64 of the elements for closer examination Each element appears with all of its handy information including its symbol, atomic number, atomic weight, color, standard state, and classification.
Of course, each character still has all its distinctive charm to help students remember the basics. Perfect for studying, trivia, creating games and more Why Matter Matters illustrated by Simon Basher, author Adrian Dingle From gravity to the theory of relativity, imagine physics as a community full of wacky characters--the building blocks of the universe each with a unique personality What Planet Are You On?
Authors blend a surprising wealth of facts into the chatty, humorous text, which is filled with analogies kids can relate to Each mark is each represented by its own character — from unassuming Semicolon to loud-mouthed Exclamation Mark — who explain in their own words what makes them tick and how they are used.
A Gem of a Book illustrated by Simon Basher, author Dan Green An in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet, through charming illustrations paired with basic information told from a first person perspective.
Meet a community of characters based on the things that form the foundations of our planet: A Diamond of a Deck illustrated by Simon Basher, author Dan Green Rocks and minerals are grouped into families, and each is presented with key facts and metrics such as hardness, color, origin, and components.
Basher's iconic character-driven artwork gives each rock or mineral a friendly face to go with all the scientific detail.
These cards make a handy study aid, quiz tool, or rock-hunting companion United We Stand illustrated by Simon Basher Unique, comprehensive guide to 50 states plus DC and the six territories presents each state in the hip Basher fashion.
Gives each state a face, voice, and personality and gives kids a fun, unusual but really information-packed gazetteer of their country. From Alabama to Wyoming, each state boasts about why it is special, dishes fun facts not found elsewhere, and waxes poetics about its motto, state bird, flag, state flower, and more!Award-winning news and culture, features breaking news, in-depth reporting and criticism on politics, business, entertainment and technology.
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derided researchers in machine learning who use purely statistical methods to produce behavior that mimics something in the world, but who don't try to understand the meaning of that behavior. Mar 12, · The relatively thin atmospheric cocoon that protects us from meteor impacts and radiation also makes for a habitable climate, thanks to the greenhouse gases it .