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              How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom

              How Students Learn: Mathematics in the Classroom (Paperback)

              By Committee on How People Learn: A Targeted Report for Teachers; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National; Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

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              In this volume, practical questions that confront every mathematics teacher are addressed using the latest research on cognition, teaching, and learning.

              ISBN 9780309089494
              Published 15 January 2005 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Carcinogenspb

              Carcinogenspb (Hardback)

              By Committee on Comparative Toxicity of Naturally Occurring Carcinogens; on Life Sciences, Commission; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Assembles information on the magnitude of potential cancer risk - and potential anticarcinogenic effect - from naturally occurring chemicals compared with risk from synthetic chemical constituents. This book offers recommendations for epidemiological and diet research. It is of i ...

              ISBN 9780309053914
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Science, Medicine, and Animals: A Circle of Discovery: Teacher's Guide

              Science, Medicine, and Animals: A Circle of Discovery: Teacher's Guide (Paperback)

              By Institute for Laboratory Animal Research; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Explains the role that animals play in biomedical research and the ways in which scientists, governments, and citizens have tried to balance the experimental use of animals with a concern for living creatures. This book is recommended by the National Science Teacher's Association ...

              ISBN 9780309101172
              Published 15 January 2006 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Distributed Decision Making: Report of a Workshop

              Distributed Decision Making: Report of a Workshop (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; on Human-Systems Integration, Board; on Human Factors, Committee; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Outlines the process and problems involved in dispersed decision making and draws on academic and case history information. This book highlights the need for better theories, improved research methods, and interdisciplinary studies on the individual and organizational issues asso ...

              ISBN 9780309041997
              Published 15 January 1990 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond

              Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide to Grad School and Beyond (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy; Academy of Sciences, National; Policy and Global Affairs; Academy of Engineering, National; Institute of Medicine

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              Offers guidance to students on planning careers. This booklet is designed for graduate science and engineering students currently in or soon to graduate from a university, as well as undergraduates in their third or fourth year of study who are deciding whether or not to pursue g ...

              ISBN 9780309053938
              Published 15 January 1996 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Solar Influences on Global Change

              Solar Influences on Global Change (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By on Global Change, Board; Commission on Geosciences, Environment and Resources; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              The proper specification of natural global changes is a prerequisite for detecting anthropogenic impacts. This book addresses monitoring and understanding of solar influences on the climate system and the ozone layer and prioritizes the research effort to provide a scientific bas ...

              ISBN 9780309051484
              Published 15 January 1994 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Issues In Risk Assessment Pb

              Issues In Risk Assessment Pb (Hardback)

              By on Risk Assessment Methodology, Committee; on Life Sciences, Commission; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              The scientific basis, inference assumptions, regulatory uses, and research needs in risk assessment are considered in this two-part volume. The first part is Use of Maximum Tolerated Dose in Animal Bioassays for Carcinogenicity; and the second is Two-Stage Models of Carcinogenesi ...

              ISBN 9780309047869
              Published 15 January 1993 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Dynamic Changes in Marine Ecosystems: Fishing, Food Webs, and Future Options

              Dynamic Changes in Marine Ecosystems: Fishing, Food Webs, and Future Options (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Committee on Ecosystem Effects of Fishing: Phase II - Assessments of the Extent of Change and the Implications for Policy; Studies Board, Ocean; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              The National Research Council conducted an independent study to weigh the collective evidence for fishery-induced changes to marine ecosystems and the implications of the findings for US fisheries management. This book provides comprehensive information in regard to these finding ...

              ISBN 9780309100502
              Published 15 December 2006 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation's Support of the Atmospheric Sciences

              Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation's Support of the Atmospheric Sciences (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Committee on Strategic Guidance for NSF's Support of the Atmospheric Sciences; Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Research Council, National; Academy of Sciences, National

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              The National Science Foundation's Division of Atmospheric Sciences (ATM) supports research to develop new understanding of Earth's atmosphere and how the Sun impacts it. Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation's Support of the Atmospheric Sciences provides guidance ...

              ISBN 9780309103497
              Published 15 June 2007 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Immunization Safety Review: Hepatitis B Vaccine and Demyelinating Neurological Disorders

              Immunization Safety Review: Hepatitis B Vaccine and Demyelinating Neurological Disorders (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Safety Review Committee, Immunization; Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Institute of Medicine; Academy of Sciences, National; Edited by Stratton, Kathleen

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              Immunization to protect infants and children from vaccine-preventable diseases is one of the greatest achievements of public health. Immunization is not without risks, however. It is well established, for example, that the oral polio vaccine can on rare occasion cause paralytic p ...

              ISBN 9780309084697
              Published 15 March 2003 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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