Activities covered: The state we're in: Air is a gas! What is weather? Lightning! Convection: temperature differences and the motion of air Highs, lows, and winds The greenhouse effect The reasons for seasons ...plus 12 more fascinating activities See other Hands-On Science Series titles (13-Book set)
Reproducible activities, correlated to the National Science Education Standards, that engage students' minds as they observe, examine & investigate vectors, Newton's laws of motion, friction, gravitation, kinetic & potential energy, and other key concepts in physics.
Reproducible activities, correlated to the National Science Education Standards, that engage students' minds as they observe, examine & investigate the concepts of force, work, power, efficiency, mechanical advantage, and ramps, wedges, levers, pulleys & gears.
Investigate the concepts of force, work, power, efficiency, and mechanical advantage Activities covered include: What is force? What is work? What is power? Mechanical advantages in a bicycle How a wedge and pulley work How much power do you have in your legs? Harnessing the power of the wind :: Investigate the concepts of force, work, power, efficiency, and mechanical advantage Activities covered include: What is force? What is work? What is power? Mechanical advantages in a bicycle How a wedge and pulley work How much power do you have in your legs? Harnessing the power of the wind
Being brilliant at networking is the essential skill for personal and career success, whether going after a dream job, branching out and starting a business or simply to meet new people. With new and updated chapters, the second edition of this book will show you how to become a brilliant networker. Packed full of tried and tested techniques and secrets from some of the UK’s most successful networkers, Brilliant Networking, Second Edition contains useful tools, anecdotes and real life examples of people who have used networking to secure their dream jobs, make career moves, grow their business or even find their life partner, to those who network and connect people professionally for a living.
So many people today are struggling with the increasing pace of change and the constant and excessive busyness that comes with it. Many feel stretched, overwhelmed and exhausted, besieged by the demands of complex projects and workplaces. They are engaged in a kind of "doing" that is more effort and struggle, rather than a "doing" that comes from a place of presence, openness and aliveness. This is not only ineffective and unsustainable, but ultimately ends in stress, anxiety and burnout. This book, by the authors of the award-winning Not Knowing (Best Management Book of the Year), explores the limits and dangers of "doing"; how do they play out in our lives and workplaces; what is driving, or contributing, to our excessive activity; and what would a different kind of "doing" look like, that is less about control and struggle and more about well-being, harmony and creativity.
Knowledge and expertise are highly valued in today's business world. These values are introduced at an early age by our education system, and at work, we are assessed based on what we know, on having the answers and solutions. Our need for certainty, to know what's going on, to have all the answers, exerts strong pressure in our lives. This award-winning book offers an alternative, contrarian approach to dealing with such pressures--and to embrace "not knowing" rather than fearing it. The authors argue it is by "not knowing" that we in fact develop an exploratory mindset, and we discover, engage and create new ways to deal with business and management problems and issues. The book is supported by stories of individuals and the positive change they made in their lives through "not knowing." Solving new problems with old ways of thinking are no longer useful in the new world.
100 Things Nationals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Washington Nationals. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of the Senators or a new supporter of the Bryce Harper-led squad, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. It contains every essential piece of Nationals knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.