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Cool Careers For Girls As Environmentalists

Author : Ceel Pasternak
ISBN : 1570231737
Genre : Environmental sciences
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Explores various careers that directly or indirectly affect our environment and includes salary range and educational requirements for each field.

Cool Careers For Girls In Cybersecurity And National Safety

Author : Linda Thornburg
ISBN : 1570232083
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 82. 77 MB
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Designed for young girls ages 11-14, this book profiles 10 pioneering women working in cybersecurity and national safety.

Serving Older Teens

Author : Sheila B. Anderson
ISBN : 0313317623
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 31. 94 MB
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In this lively and practical guide, notable teen experts and practitioners explain why service to teens in this age range is so important, and how you can enhance your collection and services to accommodate and win over this important group. Topics range from understanding older teen needs and creating a vital teen space to building and promoting a winning collection. Brimming with valuable insights, fresh ideas, as well as nuts and bolts directions, this is a must-read for all librarians who work with older teens. While libraries have traditionally offered diverse materials, services, and programs for children and even young teens based on their developmental needs, older teens (aged 16-19) are too often left out, with the excuse that older teens aren't interested. On the threshold of adulthood, these young people have immense informational needs that libraries are in a wonderful position to supply: information about colleges, about work, about relationships, and leisure activities. In this lively and practical guide, notable teen experts and stellar practitioners Sheila Anderson, Amy Alessio, Patrick Jones, Robin Lupa, and Kristine Mahood explain why service to teens in this age range is so important, and how you can enhance your collection and services to accommodate and win over this important group. Topics range from understanding older teen needs and creating a vital teen space to building and promoting a winning collection. Brimming with valuable insights, fresh ideas, as well as nuts-and-bolts directions, this is a must-read for all librarians who work with older teens.

Cool Careers For Girls As Crime Solvers

Author : Linda Thornburg
ISBN : 1570231753
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Profiles ten women with careers in different areas of crime solving, including firearms examiner, forensic anthropolgist, and latent fingerprint examiner, and explains their duties and how they prepared for and got their positions.

Young Women Of Achievement

Author : Frances A. Karnes
ISBN : UOM:39076002804420
Genre : Social Science
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This upbeat, useful resource guide gives young women everything they need to start exploring and planning a career in science, math, or technology. Illustrations.

Career Opportunities In Science And Technology

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ISBN : IND:30000093959892
Genre : Science
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The Ultimate Girls Guide To Science

Author : Beth Caldwell Hoyt
ISBN : 1582700923
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 79. 83 MB
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Offers students a comprehensive guide to women in science, complete with mini-bios of young girl scientists, profiles of famous women scientists in history, and easy experiments. Original.

Women In Natural Resources

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ISBN : MINN:31951P008710044
Genre : Agriculture
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Lc Science Tracer Bullet

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ISBN : UCBK:C088746791
Genre : Science
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Biennial Report

Author : University of California, Davis. Institute of Transportation Studies
ISBN : NWU:35556034535294
Genre : Transportation
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The Economical Environmentalist

Author : Prashant Vaze
ISBN : 9781849774604
Genre : Business & Economics
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Reducing your carbon emissions in an economic down-turn can be challenging, but saving the planet doesn't have to cost you more. Tough economic times need not relegate concerns for the planet to the back burner. The author is an environmental economist trying to live a low-carbon life in London. He worked for 15 years in the UK's Office of Climate Change, the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit and the Department of the Environment. So far so good. But he has kids. A family to visit in India. A hectic job. In distilling and building on his own experience of trying to live a low carbon life, he helps us navigate the choices that confront us all - families, singletons, pensioners - when making decisions about what to eat, what to buy, how to travel and how to keep warm in the era of climate change and economic turmoil. He works out the sums and lets us know which choices will make the biggest difference, and which are false savings. His book is an irreverent but seriously rigorous reference guide to low-cost, low-carbon living for everyone - in any location - in tough times. It's brimming with up-to-date information on current and future technologies, tips and ideas for every budget on how to spend the least for the biggest carbon reduction gain and insight from the experiences of people trying to live low-carbon lives.

Children S Books In Print 2007

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ISBN : 0835248518
Genre : Authors
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105111052903
Genre : Books
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Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015058394233
Genre : American literature
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Books In Print 2004 2005

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ISBN : 0835246493
Genre : Literature
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Careers For Girls In The Health Sciences

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ISBN : IND:30000079194415
Genre : Medical sciences
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Optimistic Environmentalist The

Author : David R. Boyd
ISBN : 9781770907645
Genre : Nature
File Size : 66. 22 MB
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A hopeful, inspiring, and honest take on the environment Yes, the world faces substantial environmental challenges — climate change, pollution, and extinction. But the surprisingly good news is that we have solutions to these problems. In the past 50 years, a remarkable number of environmental problems have been solved, while substantial progress is ongoing on others. The Optimistic Environmentalist chronicles these remarkable success stories. Endangered species — from bald eagles to gray whales — pulled back from the precipice of extinction. Thousands of new parks, protecting billions of hectares of land and water. The salvation of the ozone layer, vital to life on Earth. The exponential growth of renewable energy powered by wind, water, and sun. The race to be the greenest city in the world. Remarkable strides in cleaning up the air we breathe and the water we drink. The banning of dozens of the world's most toxic chemicals. A circular economy where waste is a thing of the past. Past successes pave the way for even greater achievements in the future. Providing a powerful antidote to environmental despair, this book inspires optimism, leading readers to take action and exemplifying how change can happen. A bright green future is not only possible, it's within our grasp.

Working Class Environmentalism

Author : Karen Bell
ISBN : 9783030295196
Genre : Social Science
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This book presents a timely perspective that puts working-class people at the forefront of achieving sustainability. Bell argues that environmentalism is a class issue, and confronts some current practice, policy and research that is preventing the attainment of sustainability and a healthy environment for all. She combines two of the biggest challenges facing humanity: that millions of people around the world still do not have their social and environmental needs met (including healthy food, clean water, affordable energy, clean air); and that the earth’s resources have been over-used or misused. Bell explores various solutions to these social and ecological crises and lays out an agenda for simultaneously achieving greater well-being, equality and sustainability. The result will be an invaluable resource for practitioners and policy-makers working to achieve environmental and social justice, as well as to students and scholars across social policy, sociology, human geography, and environmental studies.

Understanding Girls

Author : Dale Rose Baker
ISBN : 9789463004978
Genre : Education
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Understanding Girls: Quantitative and Qualitative Research is a retrospective of the author’s research that led to receiving the 2013 Distinguished Contributions Award to Science Education through Research. This book includes selected articles that document changes in her research approaches and theoretical frameworks. The articles represent the evolution of her thinking about the issue of girls in science as well as her impact on science education. The author’s work is placed in the context of science education research at the time of publication, research in education and psychology, and the culture of the times. She pulls back the curtain that often makes the messy work of research seem straightforward and linear to reveal why she did the research and the methodological decisions she faced. She describes the serendipitous nature of some of the work as well as her frustrations in trying to understand data, and struggles to insure that she accurately and respectfully presented the voices of girls and their teachers. The book also includes some of the earliest research in engineering education preceding the focus on engineering practices found in the Next Generation Science and Engineering Standards. Understanding Girls provides insights into why girls may or may not decide to participate in science and engineering and what can be done to increase their participation. It provides evidence that we have increased girls’ participation and the challenges that remain to insure that every girl who wants to become a scientist or engineer has the opportunity to do so.

From Enslavement To Environmentalism

Author : David McDermott Hughes
ISBN : 9780295800516
Genre : Social Science
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From Enslavement to Environmentalism takes a challenging ethnographic and historical look at the politics of eco-development in the Zimbabwe-Mozambique border zone. David Hughes argues that European colonization in southern Africa--essentially an unsuccessful effort to turn the region into another North America or Australia--has profoundly reshaped rural politics and culture and continues to do so, as neoliberal developers commoditize the lands of African peasants in the name of conservation and economic progress. Hughes builds his engaging analysis around a sort of natural experiment: in the past, whites colonized British Zimbabwe but avoided Portuguese Mozambique almost entirely. In Zimbabwe, chiefdoms that had historically focused on controlling people began to follow the English example of consolidating political power by dividing and controlling land. Meanwhile, in Mozambique, Portugal perpetuated traditional practices of recruiting and distributing forced labor as the primary means of securing power. The territory remained unmapped. For almost the entire twentieth century, a sharp disjuncture in the politics of land, leadership, labor, and resource use marked the border zone. In the late 1990s, as white South Africans began to establish timber plantations in Mozambique, that difference began to be effaced. Under the banner of environmentalism and economic progress, tourism firms were allowed to claim peasant farmland. The objectives of liberal conservationists and developers, though high-minded, led them to commoditize ancestral lands. Southern African policymakers supported this new form of colonization as a form of racial integration between white investors and black peasants, paving the way for an ironic and contentious situation in which ethnic tolerance, gentrification, and land-grabbing have gone hand in hand. From Enslavement to Environmentalism engages topics central to current debates in anthropology, resource politics, and development policy, and will be of interest to both regional specialists and generalists.

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