The Radioactive Boy Scout

Author : Ken Silverstein
ISBN : 1439558191
Genre : Science
File Size : 73.4 MB
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Traces a boy's fascination with science and nuclear physics, which compelled him to misrepresent himself to the government and build a reactor in his back yard, causing an environmental catastrophe in his quiet Detroit town.
Category: Science

The Radioactive Boy Scout

Author : Ken Silverstein
ISBN : 9780812966602
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 60.58 MB
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Traces a boy's fascination with science and nuclear physics, which compelled him to misrepresent himself to the government and build a reactor in his back yard, causing an environmental catastrophe in his quiet Detroit town.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Boy Who Played With Fusion

Author : Tom Clynes
ISBN : 9780544085114
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 27.42 MB
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Offers an account of child genius Taylor Wilson's successful quest to build his own nuclear reactor at the age of 14, and an exploration of how gifted children can be nurtured to do extraordinary things. 35,000 first printing. Illustrations.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Capacity Building In The Fight Against Terrorism

Author : IOS Press
ISBN : 9781614993094
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 83.10 MB
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The fight against terrorism is constantly in the news, and NATO has committed to the mission of counterterrorism as a central role of the alliance. This is a mission which requires the maximum cooperation of all NATO members and partners, and the sharing of knowledge and expertise is crucial to its success. This book presents the proceedings of the NATO Centre of Excellence – Defence against Terrorism (COE-DAT) Advanced Training Course ‘Capacity Building in the Fight against Terrorism’, held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in June 2012. The presentations were delivered by 11 expert practitioners and academics from eight countries. The subjects covered include: an overview of terrorism; NATO's approach to defence against terrorism; weapons of mass destruction terrorism; eco-terrorism; religion and the question of violence; as well as energy and environmental security, international cooperation, human rights, use of the internet, crisis management, finance, recruitment and prejudice perception management as they relate to the fight against terrorism. This book will be of interest to all those wishing to maintain an awareness of the current situation as regards terrorism and counter terrorism worldwide.
Category: Political Science

The Ugly Game

Author : Heidi Blake
ISBN : 9781501131493
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 75.16 MB
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An "account by two ... investigative journalists at Britain's The Sunday Times explains how the 2022 World Cup was secured for Qatar--a key element in the ongoing, international FIFA controversy"
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Wrong Hands

Author : Ann Larabee
ISBN : 9780190201173
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 31.19 MB
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"A fascinating, timely, and often disturbing history of how underground do-it-yourself weapons manuals have influenced violent radicalism, and how the state has responded"--
Category: Political Science

Disciplinary And Content Literacy For Today S Adolescents Sixth Edition

Author : William G. Brozo
ISBN : 9781462530083
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 79.84 MB
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Well established as a clear, comprehensive course text in five prior editions, this book has now been extensively revised, with a focus on disciplinary literacy. It offers a research-based framework for helping students in grades 6-12 learn to read, write, and communicate academic content and to develop the unique literacy, language, and problem-solving skills required by the different disciplines. In an engaging, conversational style, William G. Brozo presents effective instruction and assessment practices, illustrated with extended case studies and sample forms. Special attention is given to adaptations to support diverse populations, including English language learners. (Prior edition title: Content Literacy for Today's Adolescents, Fifth Edition.) New to This Edition: *Shift in focus to disciplinary literacy as well as general content-area learning. *Chapter on culturally and linguistically diverse learners. *Incorporates a decade of research and the goals of the Common Core State Standards. *Increased attention to academic vocabulary, English language learners, the use of technology, and multiple text sources, such as graphic novels and digital texts. *Pedagogical features: chapter-opening questions plus new case studies, classroom dialogues, practical examples, sample forms, and more.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Romancing The Atom

Author : Robert R. Johnson
ISBN : 9780313392795
Genre : History
File Size : 20.30 MB
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This book presents a compelling account of atomic development over the last century that demonstrates how humans have repeatedly chosen to ignore the associated impacts for the sake of technological, scientific, military, and economic expediency. * Draws from top-secret government and military documents from the history of atomic development, archival documents from the Library of Congress, and letters from Albert Einstein and other prominent scientists during the 1950s and 1960s * Presents chronological histories of events such as the displacement and relocation of the Bikini Islanders, uranium mines on Native American lands, and the cleanup of a secret uranium milling facility in a residential neighborhood in Oxford, Ohio * Contains various maps including radioactive cleanup sites in the United States and other parts of the world * Includes many photographs and illustrations that accompany the text * Provides a bibliography containing a significant collection of books, magazine articles, newspaper reports, movies, comics, government documents, and other related archival materials
Category: History

Quick And Popular Reads For Teens

Author : Pam Spencer Holley
ISBN : 9780838935774
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 79.9 MB
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Collects ten years of the "Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults" and "Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers" lists, organized by both author and theme.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

How To Build A Nuclear Bomb

Author : Frank Barnaby
ISBN : 1560256036
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 66.97 MB
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Outlines what it takes to make chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons; suggests who might be able to produce and use such weapons; and examines how effective countermeasures might be.
Category: Political Science