Oh, Yuck!

The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty
Author: Joy Masoff
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 0761189211
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 224
View: 428
Kids love stuff that's gross. From the liquids, solids, and gases--especially the gases!--or their own bodies to the creepy, crawly, slimy, slithery, fetid, and feculent phenomena in the world at large, kids with a curious bent just can't get enough. Oh, Yuck! The Encyclopedia of Everything Nasty brings together, in one book, all the good things about some of the baddest things on Earth. Exhaustively researched and impeccably scientific, yet written with a lively lack of earnestness, Oh, Yuck! is an ants to zits encyclopedic compendium covering people, animals, insects, plants, foods, and more. Here are vampire bats, which sip blood and pee at the same time so that they'll always be light enough to fly away; and slime eels, wreathed in mucus and eating fellow fish from the inside out. Oh, Yuck! explains why vomit smells; where dandruff comes from; what pus is all about; and why maggots adore rotting meant. Other features include gross recipes, putrid projects, 10 foods that make you airborne, and more. With hundreds of cartoon illustrations and real-life photographs, Oh, Yuck! is the complete guide to the irresistible--at least to an 8-to-12 year old--underbelly of life.

Attack of the Killer Facts!

1,001 Terrifying Truths about the Little Green Men, Government Mind-Control, Flesh-Eating Bacteria, and Goat-Sucking Vampires
Author: Eric Gryzymokowski
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440525390
Category: Reference
Page: 320
View: 5070
Factoid Attack: Inherent sadistic streak in dentists confirmed! The electric chair was invented by a dentist, Dr. Alfred Southwick. Not surprising, dentists have been perfecting torture devices for centuries. Factoid Attack: Galaxy at risk! Intelligent life in short supply! In 1961, Astronomer Frank Drake estimated the number of probable intelligent civilizations inhabiting our galaxy. Using conservative numbers, that estimate came to 10,000. Unfortunately, we are not included in that total. Factoid Attack: Colorblind bulls hate all matadors equally! The color of a matador's cape, or muleta, is traditionally red, which is widely believed to irritate the bull. In reality, bulls are colorblind, so it is irrelevant what color cape a matador uses to antagonize them. Shot in the dark, but maybe it's the being stabbed with swords bit that pisses them off. Forget Fringe, Warehouse 13, and The X-Files. In this book, you'll find more weird and wacko truths than in all those combined. From golden poison dart frogs with enough venom to kill ten grown humans to cockroaches that can survive radiation 15 times stronger than what kills people, scary and strange just got scarier—and stranger!

Alcohol in Popular Culture: An Encyclopedia

An Encyclopedia
Author: Rachel Black
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 031338049X
Category: Social Science
Page: 229
View: 1557
This encyclopedia presents the many sides of America's ongoing relationship with alcohol, examining the political history, pivotal events, popular culture, and advances in technology that have affected its consumption. • More than 100 A–Z entries describe the culture and history of alcohol, including the drinks themselves, concepts, business aspects, entertainment, regulations, social aspects, organizations, events, rituals, use in religions, and effects on health • Compiles all-original information from 32 distinguished international and American scholars and journalists • Offers a number of historical and contemporary photographs • Extensive bibliography provides additional suggested reading

Made by Papa

67 geniale Projekte für Väter und Kinder
Author: Scott Bedford
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783772475900
Page: 336
View: 2042

Overcoming Textbook Fatigue

21st Century Tools to Revitalize Teaching and Learning
Author: ReLeah Cossett Lent
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416614729
Category: Education
Page: 202
View: 3324
Overcoming textbook fatigue means reaching within and beyond the textbook to access all sorts of 21st century tools, the same ones that students will be using in college, careers, and daily life. -ReLeah Cossett Lent Textbook fatigue is a malaise that negatively affects teachers and students. It is the result of scripted programs and step-by-step teachers' manuals that dismiss the individualization of schools, teachers, and students. Because textbooks provide a one-way distillation of information aimed at a broad, generic population, they offer little to engage or pique the interest of the 30 individuals in a classroom. In this example-packed book, ReLeah Cossett Lent shows how educators can reclaim the curriculum by shifting the textbook from sole source to resource. She also gives advice on using Common Core State Standards throughout the school and in the classroom. Teachers, coaches, curriculum coordinators, and administrators will discover proven techniques that will revitalize teaching and learning in every content area: *Discipline-specific writing activities that extend and deepen lessons. *Strategies for using content-specific materials that encourage students to "read to learn." *Effective vocabulary strategies that work throughout the curriculum. *Methods to tap into and build background knowledge. *Fun activities that use relevant life skills to involve and engage students in learning. Lent highlights what's to be gained from loosening the grip on textbooks and provides practical guidance on how to accomplish that goal, using real-life examples from schools that have made the change. Overcoming Textbook Fatigue is brimming with ideas to restore the joy of teaching and learning and, in the process, boost student achievement. Lent is a 20-year teaching veteran, an award-winning author, and an experienced international consultant specializing in literacy and communities of practice.

Studied Ignorance

How Curricular Censorship and Textbook Selection Are Dumbing Down American Education
Author: Herbert N. Foerstel
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440803242
Page: 158
View: 4612
Despite concerted efforts from our educators, administrators, and government, American education continues to struggle. The author of this work argues that the decline can be traced to censored curricula, inaccurate textbooks, test-driven evaluations, and increasing poverty among the student population.

Barrow's Boys.

Eine unglaubliche Geschichte von wahrem Heldenmut und bravourösem Scheitern.
Author: Fergus Fleming
Publisher: mareverlag
ISBN: 9783936384703
Page: 599
View: 9950

Schatzjäger in Schwierigkeiten

Roman für Minecrafter
Author: Winter Morgan
Publisher: Panini
ISBN: 3833233761
Category: Fiction
Page: 128
View: 617
MINECRAFT: Die schier unendlichen Möglichkeiten der gewaltigen Spielewelt und die vielseitigen, kreativen Aspekte sorgen für langanhaltenden Spielspaß bei jungen und alten Gamern. Gerade die Minecraft- Community ist dabei ein steter Quell an epischen neuen Impulsen, wozu auch zahlreiche Geschichten in und um das Minecraft-Universum zählen.

Das Buch vom Müssen und Machen

Author: Nicola Davies
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783794151233
Page: 61
View: 6023

Der Tomorrow Code

Author: Brian Falkner
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423414758
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 420
View: 6568
Tane und Rebecca erhalten eine rätselhafte Nachricht: eine anscheinend endlose Sequenz von Nullen und Einsen. Sie schaffen es, die Botschaft zu entschlüsseln. Doch die Freude über den Erfolg währt nicht lange – die Nachricht kommt aus der Zukunft (abgeschickt von ihnen selbst) und prophezeit nichts anderes als den Weltuntergang! Nur Tane und Rebecca können die Katastrophe verhindern. Doch die Zeit läuft gegen sie. Langsam, aber unerbittlich setzt ein Massensterben ein...

Abenteuer in der Südsee

Author: Mary Pope Osborne
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783785555361
Category: Hawaii
Page: 92
View: 7088

DORK Diaries, Band 07

Nikkis (nicht ganz so) schillernde Filmkarriere
Author: Rachel Renée Russell
Publisher: Egmont
ISBN: 3505133760
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 336
View: 9758
OH MEIN GOTT! Der lokale Fernsehsender plant eine Realityshow über Nikkis Band. Die Neuigkeit beschert Nikki einen Spitzenplatz auf der Beliebtheitsskala ihrer Schule. Nur leider nicht bei ihrem Schwarm Brandon. Oder doch? Oh Mann, Jungs und Schmetterlinge im Bauch können ganz schön kompliziert sein – vor allem als angehender Fernsehstar. Natürlich versucht auch Nikkis BFFI (Beste-Feindin-für-immer) Mackenzie, einen Auftritt in der Show zu ergattern, und dabei ist ihr jedes Mittel recht.

Improvisation und Theater : die Kunst spontan und kreativ zu reagieren

Author: Keith Johnstone,Petra Schreyer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783923854677
Category: Improvisation - Schauspielkunst
Page: 363
View: 945

Wir kaufen einen Zoo

eine ganz normale Familie und ein verrückter Traum
Author: Benjamin Mee
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783442376414
Page: 319
View: 5026

The Concise Encyclopedia of the Human Body

Author: David Burnie
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780606178020
Page: N.A
View: 7854

Krasser geht's nicht!

Author: Julie Anne Peters
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783423781909
Page: 222
View: 2890

Joe Girard: Ein Leben für den Verkauf

Bewährte Erfolgsrezepte für alle Branchen
Author: Joe Girard,Stanley Brown
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3663104273
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 256
View: 4139
"Die sichere Anleitung mit Erfolgsgarantie, um der beste Verkäufer der Welt zu werden", mit Know-how aus erster Hand, praktischen Tipps, konkreten Erfahrungen, schillernden Erlebnissen und "Informationen, die Sieger machen, und Informationen, an denen Nicht-Sieger mit offenen Augen vorbeilaufen." (Umberto Saxer)