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Curious About Nature

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Proclaims the enjoyment of teaching, studying and learning outdoors via the inspirational stories of some remarkable people.

A Curious Treatise of the Nature and Quality of Chocolate put into English by Don Diego de Vades forte i e James Wadsworth

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Scriptores Logarithmici Or a Collection of Several Curious Tracts on the Nature and Construction of Logarithms Mentioned in Dr Hutton s Historical Introduction to His New Edition of Sherwin s Mathematical Tables Together with Some Tracts on the Binomial Theorem and Other Subjects Connected with the Doctrine of Logarithms Volume 1 6

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The Curious Nature Guide

Author : Clare Walker Leslie
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With dozens of simple prompts and exercises, best-selling author, naturalist, and artist Clare Walker Leslie invites you to step outside for just a few minutes a day, reignite your sense of wonder about the natural world, and discover the peace and grounding that come from connecting with nature. Using stunning photography as well as the author’s own original illustrations, The Curious Nature Guide will inspire you to use all of your senses to notice the colors, sounds, smells, and textures of the trees, plants, animals, birds, insects, clouds, and other features that can be seen right outside your home, no matter where you live. Sketch or write about one exceptional nature image each day; learn to identify cloud types and the weather they bring; or create a record of what you see each day as you walk your dog. Easy, enjoyable, and enlightening, these simple exercises will transform your view of the world and your place within it.

Just Curious About Animals and Nature Jeeves

Author : Erin Barrett
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HOW MUCH ELECTRICITY CAN YOU GET FROM AN ELECTRIC EEL? WHEN CAN MISTLETOE BE THE KISS OF DEATH? HOW MANY SHEEP DOES IT TAKE TO GET ENOUGH WOOL FOR A SUIT? WHAT DID BOOK WORMS EAT BEFORE THERE WERE BOOKS? The mysteries of the natural world are endless, but your trusty manservant, Jeeves, has the answers to hundreds of nature's most fascinating mysteries. Based upon questions received at the popular Ask Jeeves® website, Just Curious About Animals and Nature, Jeeves is a fun and freewheeling safari of discovery that can tame even the most savage intellectual curiosity. Packed with incredible facts on everything from the size of a giraffe's tongue (yow, two feet!) to just how fast a fly can fly (4.5mph) to whether dogs have belly buttons (yes, they do), this is a book certain to both amuse and amaze. With a little help from everybody's butler, you'll unlock the secret behind the firefly's glow, wonder at the language of hippos, and scratch your head when you learn the truth about poison ivy. Certain to help you develop the kind of brainpower that will impress your friends and frighten your enemies, Just Curious About Animals and Nature, Jeeves is perfect for fans of flora and fauna, or for anyone who wants to know the whats, whens, whys, and hows of nature.

Curious by Nature

Author : Candace Savage
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The author of Strangers in the House examines nature’s connection to herself and humanity in this collection of essays. Curious by Nature showcases Candace Savage’s exploration of the varied ways we relate to wildlife from our retelling of fairytales about the big, bad wolf to our struggles to find a balance between harvesting trees and allowing grizzly bears the space to roam. Along the way, she asks intriguing questions to which she sets out to find answers, such as what brings out the mothering instinct in mammals, what are the forces behind the spectacular displays of the northern lights, and just how do crows calculate the optimum height from which to drop their whelks? Savage has spent the last twenty-five years exploring our complex relationships with the natural world: our prejudices, our growing body of scientific knowledge, our awe. She is particularly interested in bridging the gap between mythology and science, between longing and fact. Creating a livable future for ourselves and for other species, she believes, calls for both knowledge and love, and a deep sense of the value of wildness. This book is a record of Savage’s ongoing quest to engage readers in a conversation that enriches our lives and the lives of the animals whose stories she tells. Praise for Curious by Nature “Whimsical . . . . Though Savage is distressed by this “destruction that we, as high-end consumers of the world's splendor, are leaving in our wake,” the purpose of her essays is not to incite indignation but "to bring the ungraspable reality of the non-human world into clearer focus.” In this she succeeds admirably.” —Publishers Weekly

Wonders and the Order of Nature 1150 1750

Author : Lorraine Daston
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A rich exploration of how European naturalists used wonder and wonders (oddities and marvels) to envision and explain the natural world.

Nature Anatomy

Author : Julia Rothman
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See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world. Explore the anatomy of a jellyfish, the inside of a volcano, monarch butterfly migration, how sunsets work, and much more. Rothman’s whimsical illustrations are paired with interactive activities that encourage curiosity and inspire you to look more closely at the world all around you. Nature Anatomy is the second book in Rothman's Anatomy series – you'll love Nature Anatomy Notebook, Ocean Anatomy, Food Anatomy, and Farm Anatomy, too!

History of Vigo County Indiana

Author : Henry C. Bradsby
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Author : Sir Norman Lockyer
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Nature Readers

Author : Mrs. Julia MacNair Wright
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Nature in Downland

Author : William Henry Hudson
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Whom nature leadeth by G Noel Hatton

Author : Alice Mona Caird
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Nature Study

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Life Its Nature Varieties and Phenomena Also Times and Seasons

Author : Leopold Hartley Grindon
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Curious Kids Nature Guide

Author : Fiona Cohen
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Filled with fun facts and 100 full-color, beautiful, and scientifically accurate illustrations, this nature guide will inspire kids to go outdoors and discover the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest. Did you know that baby raccoons are smaller than a bar of soap? Or that salmon smell using little pits in the front of their eyes? Curious Kids Nature Guide is filled with full-color illustrations and fun facts about the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, encouraging kids to discover and explore nature in their own backyards and beyond. Organized by habitat--forest, beach, fresh water, and backyards and urban parks--this book will teach kids about some of the most intriguing flora, fauna, and natural phenomena of the region while also sharing ecological lessons.

Why Is the Sky Blue

Author : Sally Grindley
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Although he wants to learn all that wise old Donkey knows, Rabbit cannot sit still to listen to the answers to his questions, but in the end he teaches Donkey some new things.

The Nature of Knowledge

Author : Philip Chapin Jones
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Annual Report of the Regents of the University to the Legislature of the State of New York

Author : University of the State of New York. Board of Regents
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The World of Wonders a record of things wonderful in nature science and art Correspondence

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