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Anamods - Nine 3-dimensional medically-accurate models made of
vinyl (eye, ear, brain, heart, lung, kidney, liver, male & female reproductive
systems). Each comes with suggested lessons, activities guide & stand. The
guide is missing for the ear, but I may find it as I go through more of our
storage. Each has already been assembled and is in a plastic storage bag). Age
range: ages 12+. $20.00
The Aquarium Take-Along Book by Sheldon L. Gerstenfeld - Learn all
about your favorite water animals, as well as how to preserve marine life for
future generations. Noted veterinarian Sheldon L. Gerstenfeld takes youngsters
behind the scenes in this guidebook for children, their parents, and their
teachers. The book cover has some wrinkles. Paper, 104 pages. Ages 7-10.
Animal Kingdoms: Wildlife Sanctuaries of the World (National Geographic
Society) - An unforgettable encounter with wildlife living in protected habitats
around the world. Contains stunning full-color, glossy photos of animals in
their natural environment. All are amazing, some are caught in humorous poses as
Gorgeous hardcover book. Jacket has some minor edgewear.
Audubon Society Field Guide to the Natural Places of the Northeast Inland (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York)
- Good condition. Library stickers, some creasing. Paper, 425 pages. #2825
The Best of Edison Science Teaching Kit - A thick binder full of 73 science Edison experiments. Includes energy conservation, alternative energy sources, environmental experiments, static electricity, and more. $2.00
Biology and Human Behavior: The Neurological Origins of Individuality
by Professor Robert Sapolsky of Stanford University (A Teaching Company audio
recording) - When are we responsible for our own actions, and when are we in the
grip of biological forces beyond our control? This intriguing question is the
scientific province of behavioral biology, a field that explores interactions
among the brain, mind, body, and environment that have a surprising influence on
how we behave—from the people we fall in love with, to the intensity of our
spiritual lives, to the degree of our aggressive impulses. In short, it is the
study of how our brains make us the individuals that we are.
Eight lectures on seven audio cassettes. Each lecture is 45 minutes long.
Lecture 1: The Basic Components, Lecture 2: Neurochemistry-How Two Neurons
Communicate, Lecture 3: Plasticity in the Synapse-How Learning Works, Lecture 4:
The Dynamics of Interacting Neurons, Lecture 5: The Autonomic Nervous System (ANS),
Lecture 6: Endocrinology I-Generating an Endocrine Signal, Lecture 7:
Endocrinology II-Hormonal Effects on the Brain, Lecture 8: A Synthesis The
Biology of Who We Are. #2589506 $15.00
The Science of Life (The Teaching Company) taught by Professor Stephen Nowicki,
Duke University - This intensive, 72-lecture course will give you the
background and guidance to explore in depth the fundamental principles of how
living things work—principles such as evolution by natural selection, the
cellular structure of organisms, the DNA theory of inheritance, and other key
ideas that will help you appreciate the marvelous diversity and complexity of
You will explore living systems at all levels, from biological molecules to
You will discover the mechanisms behind such intriguing phenomena as why
children resemble their parents, what causes plants to bend toward light, how
memories are stored, why some birds have very long tails, and how life itself
began on Earth.
Above all, you will learn how to think about biology, so that in your day-to-day
life you will understand the significance and complexities of news stories,
medical issues, and public debates, not to mention what is going on in your own
garden and in nature all around you.
Professor Nowicki presents the subject in a conceptual format, emphasizing the
importance of broad principles. Facts and details are offered in abundance, but
in the context of developing a framework that listeners can absorb.
72, 30-minute lectures. 12 discs.
Bird Life (A Golden Guide) - Looks at the behavior and biology
of birds and is packed with information on: How birds fly, migrate, nest, sing,
raise their young, and more ways to observe birds as they go about their daily
lives and how to attract and care for backyard birds. A perfect complement to
identification guides. Very good condition. Paper, 160 pages. #0797
Chemistry: Precision & Design Quizzes (Abeka) - Just the quizzes. We do not have
the textbook. Most of the questions have been answered using pencil. #55417
The Day We Walked on the Moon: A Photo History of Space Exploration by George Sullivan - Illustrated with dramatic color photos and historic newspaper headlines,
The Day We Walked on the Moon takes an exciting look at the space age, from
Sputnik to Neil Armstrong's famous steps, from Skylab to the space shuttle.
Excellent condition. Paper, 72 pages. #5877
Ecology, Pollution and
Environment by Turk, Turk and Wittes - An interdisplinary examination of
the ecological problems facing the world. Written in 1972. Paper, 217 pages.
Disguises and Surprises by Claire Llewellyn -
Young readers meet the beasts and
other masters of camouflage in this full-color, large format book. Full of
fascinating facts to wow children, this SuperSmart book will astonish and amaze
with every page. #715X $1.99
Exploring Nature with Your Child: An Introduction to the Enjoyment and
Understanding of Nature for All by Dorothy Edwards Shuttlesworth. This
classic 1952 guide was designed for parents and children. Written by the founder
and editor of the Junior Natural History Magazine. Black & white photos,
old-style color illustrations. Still has original dust jacket, but it has some
tears and edgewear. The book, though, is in great condition. Hardcover, 448
Exploring Space - from ancient legends, to the telescope, to modern space missions. A very attractive, interactive book. Excellent condition. Stickers already applied. Hardcover, 48 pages.
First Field Guide: Birds (National Audubon Society) - This book is part of a series of guides designed for
young ages 8-18 interested in nature. It has an introductory section filled with interesting facts, descriptions of early naturalists, definitions of many of the terms used in the book, and a guide to using the field guide portion of the book.
It features 50 common species with photos and brief descriptions of 125 more.
Includes excellent photographs. An excellent beginning birder guidebook. The
dust-jacket is a bit worn but the book is in excellent condition. Paper, 159
A Field Guide to the Butterflies of North America, East of the Great Plains by Alexander B Klots.
Fair condition. Has plastic-covered dust-jacket. Library stickers (withdrawn).
Illustrations, photos. Hardcover, 349 pages.#9130 $2.00
The Geology Book by Dr John D. Morris - Geology from a
creationist perspective. Includes pull-out poster. Excellent condition.
Hardcover, 80 pages. #2817
Holt Physical Science: Includes the teacher's edition of the 1986 text and the
acccompanying teacher's resource book, which is a 3-ring binder containing review material and answers. Both of these
together would cost about $200 if you purchased the new edition. You could use
this alone as a resource in putting your own independent science lesson plan or
to accompany the student text, which you would need to buy separately.
Both books for $25.00
The Human Genome Project: Exploring Our Molecular Selves educational
kit. Primarily designed for 9-12 grade level but may effectively be used at the
undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as by the general public. The kit
includes: a 15 minute video documentary on the Human Genome Project in English
and Spanish. A multimedia CD-ROM. An informational brochure on genomics,
genetics, and genetic medicine. A wall poster. Free with purchase.
Icebergs: Facts, Stories, Activities by Jenny Wood -
A learning and activity book that
provides an inventive, amusing, and educational introduction to icebergs.
Full-color illustrations and photographs detail these giant ice floes in all
their natural wonder. Paper, 32 pages. #9624 $1.99
Insects and How They Function by Philip S. Callahan - The book discusses the organs and bodies of insects, how their structures function, and how they sense the world. The author is an entomologist and did all the illustrations and photographs in the book.
Library stickers (withdrawn). Hardcover, 191 pages. #1812 $3.00
Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body by Joanna Cole -
The Magic School Bus carrying Ms.
Frizzle and the entire class, shrinks and is accidentally eaten by Arnold, and
journeys through his body. #4275
Plastic Model of the Human Heart -
This came in a Magic School Bus kit. It's $1.00 by itself or free with the
purchase of the above Magic School Bus book (make sure to mention if you order
the book). #HRT $1.00 (free w/book)
Merrill Science Ages 9-12. (1989) Hardcover, 424 pages. #5155
Merrill Science/Grade 4 (1989) Hardcover, 384 pages. #1470
MacMillan Earth Science - Junior High (1986). Excellent condition. Hardcover, 580 pages.
Physical Science Teacher's Edition and Teacher's Resource Book
(Holt, 1986) - For ages 13+ The Holt Physical Science consists of an
introductory chapter (What is Science) followed by 20 chapters organized into
six units. The first 3 units deal with the study of physics. The last three
units are concerned with chemistry. Each units consists of three or four
chapters. The teacher's edition has the same information as the student's
edition but has additional material (annotations, answers to some questions,
etc.) The Teacher's Resource Book is in a three-ring binder. The pages are
divided by index tabs. Included are blackline masters that are review quizzes,
skills questions, and lab sheets for each chapter of the text. There are also
transparency masters and tests/midterm/final test.
2 books: Text and Teacher's Resource Book: #9346 $25.00
Reptiles & Amphibians (A Golden Guide) - This guide to the
snakes, frogs, turtles, and salamanders of North America aids in the
identification of 212 species. Learn: How to tell the difference between
reptiles and amphibians, how and where to find them, how to separate fact from
fable. Includes full-color illustrations, up-to-date range maps, and interesting
facts. Just the right size for a pocket. Very good condition. Paper, 160 pages.
Science Crafts for Kids (Book & Kit) - Contains a hardcover
book of 144 pages that features easy-to-understand explanations of scientific
facts behind the amazing experiments. Relive some of the great moments in
scientific history, how science affects your life every day, and try to solve
some mind-bending puzzles and riddles. Contains bag of soil, 8" embroidery hoop,
paddlewheel plank, and plastic scissors. Other accessories originally included
in kit are missing. Book by itself retails for $19.95 #9005 $10.00
Switched-On Schoolhouse Science 8 (Grade 8) - System requirements:
CD-Rom PC (Pentium 133 or better), 16 MB RAM, 160 MB for a full installation, 4X
CD-Rom drive, 16-bit sound card capable of 22,050 KHz or better, SVGA video card
capable of 640x480x256 colors, Windows 95, 98, 200 or ME.
CD-Rom still sealed, box has some creases.
The Weather Classroom: A Complete Workbook for Understanding
Meteorology, Climatology, and the Environment. Developed by The Weather
Channel (Cable in the Classroom). 15 chapters, includes The Basics of
Weather, Solar Radiation, Temperature, Clouds, Weather Forecasting and
more. Paper, 76 pages. #700X $1.00
World Geography Map Studies (Abeka) - The Map Studies Book
provides opportunity for students to practice their geography skills and
reinforces learning through map projects.
Paper. Questions have been answered in