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Wonders Of The Sea

Author : Kendall F. Haven
ISBN : 1591582792
Genre : Education
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Integrates various scientific fields of oceanic study--Physical Oceanography, Geologic Oceanography, Biological and Chemical Oceanography, etc.-- with the study of myth.

Wonders Of The Land

Author : Kendall F. Haven
ISBN : 1591583187
Genre : Education
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A book intended for teachers to use with students in the upper elementary and middle school grades looks at such natural phenomena as earthquakes, glaciers, and volcanoes.

Wonders Of The Air

Author : Tamra Andrews
ISBN : 1591581052
Genre : Education
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This second book in a 4 book series is intended for teachers to use with students in the intermediate and middle school grades. Its purpose is to look at natural phenomena of the air (rainbows, thunder, lightning, tornadoes etc) through the eyes of ancient myth and then to look at the actual modern day science that explains each myth, using the interdisciplinary style of teaching.

Wonders Of The Sky

Author : Tamra Andrews
ISBN : 1591581044
Genre : Education
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Students are encouraged to appreciate the magic in myth and science, as well as the commonality of all human experience with nature. Grades 4-8.

Storytelling Magazine

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ISBN : UVA:X006176912
Genre : Folklore
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Northern Lights

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ISBN : 1570612900
Genre : Nature
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Electric green pierced by neon blue, shocking pink spinning into violent red, and shimmering purple sidled up against deep indigo: never before have you seen such high-octane colors in the sky, and never before has a book shown the northern lights-aurora borealis-in such vivid color. In Northern Lights, photographers Calvin Hall and Daryl Pederson bring to print nearly a hundred photographs of this amazing natural phenomenon, shot from remote locations all over Alaska and using no filters or digital enhancement. Just as fascinating are the legends, myths, and science surrounding this polar phenomenon, described by George Bryson. As 2002 marks the peak viewing time of the northern lights in an eleven-year cycle, this book brings the elusive magic of the northern lights to stargazers near and far.

Consecrating Science

Author : Lisa H. Sideris
ISBN : 9780520967908
Genre : Religion
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Debunking myths behind what is known collectively as the new cosmology—a grand, overlapping set of narratives that claim to bring science and spirituality together—Lisa H. Sideris offers a searing critique of the movement’s anthropocentric vision of the world. In Consecrating Science, Sideris argues that instead of cultivating an ethic of respect for nature, the new cosmology encourages human arrogance, uncritical reverence for science, and indifference to nonhuman life. Exploring moral sensibilities rooted in experience of the natural world, Sideris shows how a sense of wonder can foster environmental attitudes that will protect our planet from ecological collapse for years to come.

The World S Encyclopedia Of Wonders And Curiosities Of Nature And Art Science And Literature

Author : John Platts
ISBN : UOM:39015024571237
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Color And Light In Nature

Author : David K. Lynch
ISBN : 0521775043
Genre : Science
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We live in a world of optical marvels - from the commonplace but beautiful rainbow, to the rare and eerie superior mirage. But how many of us really understand how a rainbow is formed, why the setting sun is red and flattened, or even why the sky at night is not absolutely black? This beautiful and informative guide provides clear explanations to all naturally occurring optical phenomena seen with the naked eye, including shadows, halos, water optics, mirages and a host of other spectacles. Separating myth from reality, it outlines the basic principles involved, and supports them with many figures and references. A wealth of rare and spectacular photographs, many in full color, illustrate the phenomena throughout. In this new edition of the highly-acclaimed guide to seeing, photographing and understanding nature's optical delights, the authors have added over 50 new images and provided new material on experiments you can try yourself.

Dictionary Of Nature Myths

Author : Tamra Andrews
ISBN : 9780195136777
Genre : Social Science
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Comprehensive and cross-referenced, this informative volume is a rich introduction to the world of nature as experienced by ancient peoples around the globe. 51 halftones.

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