Posts tagged ‘Science’

Zombies and non fiction.


Zombie makers by Rebecca L. Johnson.

Are there… things… that can take over the bodies and brains of innocent creatures?

Turn them into senseless slaves?

Force them to create new zombies so the zombie makers can spread? Absolutely. And they´re are closer than you think.


Zombies and force and motion by Mark Weakland.

What happens when you mix zombies, werewolves, and aliens with the science of motion, matter, and energy? You get some of the wackiest science book you´ve ever read! Join Bigfoot on an exploration of adaptation, Check ut what ghosts can teach you about atoms. Dive into the science of animal and plant cells with vampires. The entire Monster Science series shows you what happens when the world of science collides with your favorite monsters.

March 12, 2013 at 1:49 pm Leave a comment

Experiments, legos, insects, and drums are some of the newest topics!


En el agua by Lisa Burke.

Water is everywhere, clouds, oceans, underground, it surround us. But, how it works? Find it out in this books with some fun experiments that you will enjoy!


The Lego Book by Daniel Lipkowitz.

The amazing LEGO story now expanded to cover the new play themes, such as LEGO Ninjago, Friends, LEGo DC Universe Super Heroes, and much more, including of 50 years of the LEGO wheel!

Discover the history of LEGO bricks and find out how they are made, explore LEGO Star Wars, LEGO Harry Potter, LEGO Toy Story and more!

Watch an interview with the author:


The ultimate guide to insects by Patrick Hook.

Find inside this book detailed descriptions to enable easy identification of insects in the field.


Learn to play the drums by Simon Bridgestock.

Read this essential primer for anyone wanting to learn the art of drumming. It is designed with the beginner specifically in mind and it takes the reader from the very basics to playing more advanced pieces in a well-planned and structured way.

Before you go, check this recommendation from the Awesome Box:


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The secret of the fortune wookiee by Tom Angleberger.


March 4, 2013 at 9:45 am Leave a comment

Easy Science Experiments!

Scary science by Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone.

Get ready to brew up some scary fun!

Frighten your friends with shrunken heads, rotting zombies, and spooky sounds. Gross out your family with festering ooze, squishy eyeballs, and bubbling alien blood. Learn how to make spiderwebs, rubber bones, and things that glow in the dark. And discover the real-life stories behind deadly spiders, zombie worms, exploding snakes, vampires and more.

The Usborne big book of science: things to make and do by Rebecca Gilpin and Leonie Pratt.

Find over fifty fantastically fun projects that use easy-to-find everyday materials. Make things that fly, fling, spin, swim, whoosh, zoom and ooze, and discover the surprising science behind them.

April 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm Leave a comment

Everyday Assessment in the Science Classroom edited by J. Myron Atkin and Janet E. Coffey.

A collection of 10 essays on the theories behind the latest assessment techniques. Second book on Science Educators´Essay Collection of National Science Teachers Association contains new insight will help you to make a dynamic classroom. Your students will talk about their learning, establishing criteria, doing self-assessment, and setting goals. Take a look at the table of contents.

December 13, 2011 at 11:07 am Leave a comment

How Do We Dream? edited by Jack Myers.

What makes your stomach growl?

Why do people laugh? Why do you hiccup?

Why does pepper make many people sneeze?

What is the cause of sleepwalking?

What color is the brain?

These and more questions will be answered in this book,don´t miss it!

Learn more about dreaming in a video available in this How stuff works page.

October 18, 2011 at 10:43 am Leave a comment

Science Rocks! by Ian Graham.

Who says Science is bored? No way, try this book, you will find science experiments you can do with stuff you´ll find at home. Start now, visit Encino Library and check it out!

July 28, 2011 at 1:25 pm Leave a comment

American Women Scientists: 23 inspiring biographies, 1900-2000 by Moira Davison Reynolds.

For most of the 20th century, American women had little encouragement to become scientists In 1906, there were only 75 female scientists employed by academic institutions in U.S.. Despite considerable barriers, determined women have, however, decidedly distinguished themselves. Of the 23 American women scientists covered, six were awarded Nobel prizes.

This book provides profiles of women who made significant achievements in a variety of scientific fields.


June 6, 2011 at 12:06 pm Leave a comment

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