This well illustrated book presents a compact history of the Solar System from its dusty origins 4,600,000 years ago to the present day. Its primary aim is to show how the planets and their satellites, comets, meteors, interplanetary dust, solar radiation and cosmic rays continually interact, sometimes violently, and it reflects humanity's progress in exploring and interpreting this history. The book is intended for a general readership at a time when human and robotic exploration of space is often in the news and should also appeal to students at all levels. It covers the essentials but refers to a large literature which can be accessed via the internet.
The major topic in this collection is the way external examinations shape the nature of the school curriculum and how it is taught. There are studies of how pupils and teachers adapt to the exam system, and of how that system and its role in the accountability of schools, have changed in recent years. The articles collected here throw into relief important aspects of what is taught in schools, and they do this on the basis of a solid foundation of empirical research.
Apley and Solomon’s Concise System of Orthopaedics and Trauma is firmly established as the leading introductory textbook of orthopaedic practice and the principles of fracture management. Praised in previous editions for its systematic approach, balanced content and easy-to-read style, the fourth edition has been brought fully up to date with more than 800 illustrations, many new to this edition, providing an invaluable pictorial account of this highly visual subject.
The integument (the natural covering of an organism or an organ, such as its skin, husk, shell, or rind) is the largest organ system of the human body and is often described as the gatekeeper to every other system. Its integrity will not only determine the admission or rejection of many foreign invaders (bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc.), but also plays a significant role in providing the milieu for the immune system to do battle with these invaders. It is typically the first view of an examiner and often yields very important clues to seemingly non-dermatologic issues.
Planets & Solar System The Complete Manual 2016
Throughout history, humankind has looked up at the stars and wondered what they were. Playing a central role in mythology, philosophy and superstition, it wasn’t until the rise of astronomy that we began to understand these celestial bodies. After Galileo Galilei’s incredible discovery, we now know the role of the Sun as the centre of a system of planets, dubbed the Solar System. As new technology advances we discover more and more about our fellow planets, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and the dwarf planet Pluto.
Getting Things Done Fast... The Ultimate Stress-free Productivity System (Audio)
The premise is simple: our ability to be productive is directly proportional to our ability to relax. Only when our minds are clear and our thoughts are organized can we achieve stress-free productivity and unleash our creative potential. In Getting Things Done... Fast the author will introduce you to some powerful productivity systems that will help you produce automatically - you won't wast time scurrying about and having things fall through the cracks...
How It Works – Book Of Space 7th Edition 2016
Space is the great big unknown, with billions of lightyears still undiscovered. That doesn’t stop humankind from trying though, as this book documents all the research man has poured into exploring our universe. Discover the wonders in our solar system, the technology being developed for space exploration, the strangest and most incredible celestial bodies in our universe, and the best way to observe it all with a telescope. Featuring: Solar System – Journey from the surface of the Sun, past planets, moons, asteroids and more, towards the edge of our Solar System Exploration.