Describes the branch of astrophysics known as astroparticle physics. Using experimental methods known from cosmic ray and particle physics, astroparticle physics investigates processes of highest energies taking place in the universe. The new edition reports on progress made by recent discoveries in gravitational wave astronomy and neutrino astronomy and also astrobiology.
Black Experience in Design, an anthology centering a range of perspectives, spotlights teaching practices, research stories, and conversations from a Black/African diasporic lens. Through the voices represented, this text exemplifies the inherently collaborative and multidisciplinary nature of design, providing access to ideas and topics for a variety of audiences, meeting people as they are and wherever they are in their knowledge about design.
This book provides strategies to create a more purposeful, intentional curriculum that addresses equity and inclusion across disciplines without compromising content. Bringing together practical lesson plans and instructional options that faculty can use and adapt to deliver content in a way that is mindful of inclusion and equity, this book further extends the practical application of social justice principles.
Direct democracy typically is lauded for putting power in the hands of the people. Shauna Reilly draws on and compares case studies of referendums, recall elections, and initiatives around the world to investigate the complex realities of direct democracy in action.
To learn how to design flexible systems is not just learning another craft, it is going to change the way you think and work entirely. It is an approach, how to design. If you would place system design into a curriculum it would be the foundation course, putting you in the right mindset. You can apply the systemic approach to any discipline you will later specialize in, from corporate design, communication design, user experience design to textile design.
Josef Albers's Interaction of Color is a masterwork in art education. Conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors, and students, this influential book presents Albers's singular explanation of complex color theory principles.
2 Volumes Josef Albers's 'Interaction of Color' is a masterwork in 20th century art observation and was conceived as a handbook and teaching aid for artists, instructors and students. It presents his ideas of colour experimentation in a clear and accessible manner.
The definitive guide to nursing diagnoses, as reviewed and approved by NANDA-I. In this new edition of a seminal text, the authors have written all introductory chapters at an undergraduate nursing level, providing the critical information needed for nurses to understand assessment, its link to diagnosis and clinical reasoning, and the purpose and use of taxonomic structure for the nurse at the bedside.
The unforgettable, unknown history of colors and the vivid stories behind them in a beautiful multi-colored volume The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso's blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid yellow to kelly green, and from scarlet women to imperial purple, these surprising stories run like a bright thread throughout history.
The birth of a completely new branch of observational astronomy is a rare and exciting occurrence. For a long time, our theories about gravitational wave-proposed by Albert Einstein and others more than a hundred years ago-could never be fully proven, since we lacked the proper technology to do it.
Wonderbook has become the definitive guide to writing science fiction and fantasy by offering an accessible, example-rich approach that emphasizes the importance of playfulness as well as pragmatism. It also exploits the visual nature of genre culture and employs bold, full-color drawings, maps, renderings, and visualizations to stimulate creative thinking.
Agent Moose, the best (worst) secret agent in the Big Woods, and his slightly more intelligent sidekick, Owlfred, are on the case again! There's big news in the Big Woods! The circus is in town, Granny Moose is coming to visit, and a mysterious robber is on the loose.
"As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes--big or small--in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves"-- Provided by publisher.
Summary: Thirteen-year-old Eggbert, a planter's son on a pirate-infested Caribbean island chain, is on the run from a wealthy and powerful villain trying to kill him for his connection to a hidden treasure.
"Meet the robots Blink and Block in this STEM-inspired story by debut author-illustrator Vicky Fang. Blink is scanning the playground for treasure, and Block is pretty sure there's no gold to be found. Will Blink prove that treasure does exist--or will these two new pals find something even better?"-- Provided by publisher
Just before Chinese New Year, Dandan discovers that her family is moving to America, far away from her best friend Yueyue; before they leave Yueyue gives her a stack of red paper and a spool of string so she can share the art of paper cutting with Americans--and when Chinese New Year comes around again Dandan remembers Yueyue's gift and introduces her new friend Christina to this ancient art.
"Follows a little girl from dawn to dusk as she draws rangolis to welcome guests, cooks puris and chana masala, dresses up in beautiful colors, participates in the puja, and lights the diyas in honor of Diwali: the Hindu festival of lights"--Provided by publisher.
Do you ever wonder where we put all of our garbage, who gets rid of it, or how our planet isn't a big pile of mess? I'm Trying to Love Garbage has all the answers! From scavengers to detritivores to decomposers, nature's garbage collectors are everywhere.
What do you see when you imagine a wolf? Sharp, pointy teeth? Big, hungry eyes? A soft sweater and a friendly smile? Wait a minute! The wolf in this story would rather knit than huff, puff, or blow anyone's house down. But that doesn't stop the townsfolk from crying wolf anyway. What's a kind-hearted wolf to do when everyone keeps running and screaming at 'Hello'? It's time to show the world that this wolf is the furthest thing from Big and Bad. This beautifully illustrated fable engages readers directly, reminding them to challenge expectations.
A girl named Petra Pena, who wanted nothing more than to be a storyteller, like her abuelita. But Petra's world is ending. Earth has been destroyed by a comet, and only a few hundred scientists and their children - among them Petra and her family - have been chosen to journey to a new planet. They are the ones who must carry on the human race.
"Something strange happened on an unremarkable day just before the season changed. beautiful book that describes the impact of COVID-19 on communities and why some essential workers could not quarantine. Everybody who was outside . . . went inside. Outside, it was quieter, wilder, and different. Inside, we laughed, we cried, and we grew. We remembered to protect the ones we love and love the ones who protect us. While the world changed outside, we became stronger on the inside and believed that someday soon spring would come again."--Provided by publisher.
When Ben and the rest of his family make their way to America, Ben brings with him both his sharp artistic eye and his desire to fight for what's right. As he grows, he speaks for justice through his art--from challenging classmates who bully him for being Jewish, to resisting his teachers' calls to paint beautiful landscapes in favor of painting stories true to life, to use his work to urge the US government to pass Depression-era laws that help people find food and security.
"This informative and whimsical picture book explores how a love of birds inspired two literary greats--Charles Dickens and Edgar Allen Poe. It was Dickens's own pet raven, Grip, that inspired Poe's greatest poem. In this ingenious slice of history, biography, and even ornithology, two brilliant writers bond over an unexpected, shared fascination. This endearing and unusal book celebrates the fact that creative inspiration can be found everywhere."-- Provided by publisher.
Little chicken Sabrina Sue lives on a farm but dreams of the sea, and despite the other farm animals telling her she is ridiculous and silly, she decides to set out on an adventure to finally see the ocean.
Sabrina Sue is a small chicken who lives on a farm but dreams of far away places, and one day she decides to go and see the snow, so she finds a place that has snow and sets out by truck and train to get there.
While visiting her abuelo in Cuba, a young girl helps him sell frutas, singing the name of each fruit as they walk, and after she returns to the United States, they exchange letters made of abrazos--hugs. Includes historical and cultural notes.
It is Willa's first birthday, and between big sister Starla Jean, her pet chicken Opal Egg, and her new neighbor Nate's pet kitten, there is bound to be chaos--especially when it comes to baking a cake.
Whether demanding protective laws or advocating for equal access to things like voting rights, public spaces, and jobs, the twenty-five marches in this book show us that even when a fight seems impossible, marching can be the push needed to tip the scales and create a movement. This gorgeous collection celebrates this rich and diverse history, the often-overlooked stories, and the courageous people who continue to teach us the importance of coming together to march today.
Featuring colorful, comic-style artwork, an introduction to parrots is presented through humorous text complemented by engaging facts, from how parrots see ultraviolet light to how they can identify colors in human language.
Summary: "Sisters Clemmie, Matilda, and Emma embark on an adventure of the imagination through the jungles of a mysterious island, which reveals the unbreakable bond they share."--Provided by publisher
Call Number: Pura Belpre Award PZ7.1.R383 Vam 2021
Publication Date: 2021
Little Lobo and Bernabé are bringing supplies to the big celebration in the country across the bridge -- but everyone else seems to be going, too! During the long delay, they see all kinds of people on the bridge for different reasons and speaking different languages, but when someone has a grumpy moment, they all come together to make the wait as good as can be.
Disney Sleeping Beauty in german language. The evil witch, Malefiz, is evnious of the beautiful princess Aurora. Up until her sixteenth birthday, the princess has been protected by three good fairies. On her birthday, the princess pricks her finger on a spindle cursed by Malefiz and falls into a deep sleep. Only Prince Phillip can defeat the dragon gaurding the princess and lift the curse.
Princess and the Frog in german language. The film tells the story of a hardworking waitress named Tiana who dreams of opening her own restaurant. After kissing a prince who has been turned into a frog by an evil witch doctor, Tiana becomes a frog herself and must find a way to turn back into a human before it is too late.
Tangled in german language. Tangled tells the story of Rapunzel, a lost, young princess with magical long blonde hair who yearns to leave her secluded tower. Against her foster mother's wishes, she accepts the aid of an intruder to take her out into the world which she has never seen.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in German language. Snow White's stepmother, the Queen, is told by her magic mirror that Snow White is the most beautiful in the kingdom. The Queen's jealously forces Snow White to flee to the forest where she finds refuge with the seven dwarfs. The Queen finds Snow White and gives her a poisoned apple. Will magic kisses undue the curse?