Download e-book for kindle: Unser Wetter bärenstark erklärt (German Edition) by Michaela Koschak

By Michaela Koschak

Warum ist der Himmel blau und Schnee weiß? Wieso bestehen Wolken nicht aus Zuckerwatte? Und warum hat ein Hurrikan nur ein Auge und sieht trotzdem nichts? Diese und viele andere Fragen beantwortet Michaela Koschak seit Jahren im Kinderwetter im MDR-Fernsehen. In diesem Buch hat sie die wichtigsten und spannendsten Wetterphänomene auf einen Blick zusammengefasst. Anschaulich erklärt, mit zahlreichen Fotos und mit Anleitungen für eigene Experimente.
Michaela Koschak ist Diplom-Meteorologin. Seit 2002 moderierte sie verschiedene Wettersendungen, zunächst beim SFB in Berlin, dann beim MDR in Leipzig. 2006 entwickelte sie das Kinderwetter, eine vierminütige Wettererklärsendung für Kinder. Das Kinderwetter läuft immer samstags vor dem Sandmann um kurz vor Sieben Uhr im MDR-Fernsehen.

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Insects and the Life of Man: Collected Essays on Pure by V.B. Wigglesworth PDF

By V.B. Wigglesworth

ISBN-10: 0412147009

ISBN-13: 9780412147005

ISBN-10: 0412147300

ISBN-13: 9780412147302

whilst Patrick A. Buxton used to be appointed through the London college of Hygiene and Tropical medication in 1926 to move their division of scientific Entomology, he had shaped the opinion that the keep an eye on of the insect-borne ailments of the tropics used to be being impeded by means of lack of awareness concerning the body structure of bugs. He persuaded the Board of administration to comply with the choice of a lecturer who may endeavour to enhance the topic of insect body structure; and on the recommendation of Sir Gowland Hopkins, less than whom I had labored at Cambridge, and with the aid of Sir Walter Morley Fletcher, Secretary of the scientific learn Council and a member of the Board of administration, i used to be appointed to this put up - with chance for large trip to review scientific entomology within the tropics and with ample time for learn. a few seventeen years later, in the course of the battle years, W. W. C. Topley, as Secretary of the rural learn Council, used to be confronted with the pressing desire for more desirable equipment of keep watch over of insect pests in agriculture and horticulture by way of insecticidal or different ability. As a aid for this goal he suggested the institution of a Unit of Insect body structure to hold out easy study which might be of strength worth to agriculture; and that i used to be invited to behave as director. So once more i used to be capable of adopt world-wide shuttle - to profit the weather of agricultural entomology.

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Germ Theory (Science Foundations) by Natalie Goldstein PDF

By Natalie Goldstein

ISBN-10: 1604130415

ISBN-13: 9781604130416

given that humankind's earliest days, the increase of civilization ended in an immense bring up within the quantity and kinds of ailments that afflict the human inhabitants. Early winning theories concerning the factors of and remedies for affliction integrated superstitious ideals, the applying of natural treatments, and the well-meant yet eventually faulty humoral concept of ailment - an idea that persevered into the nineteenth century. proposing a complete background of the improvement of the germ thought of sickness, "Germ idea" profiles the foremost scientists who helped the idea, together with Leeuwenhoek, Jenner, Pasteur, Lister, Koch, Walter Reed, and others. The dialogue ends with an exploration of antibiotics and the trendy challenge of disease-resistance as a result of overuse of those drugs.

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Read e-book online The Evolution of Mammalian Characters PDF

By D. M. Kermack

ISBN-10: 0709915349

ISBN-13: 9780709915348

ISBN-10: 1468478192

ISBN-13: 9781468478198

This publication isn't meant to offer a whole and complete account of the Mesozoic mammals, and neither is it meant as a guide for learn employees learning pre-Tertiary mammals. Our goal is to offer an account of the beginning and evolution of convinced of the characters of the Mammalia. we've got attempted to painting the fossils we describe because the residing animals they as soon as have been, now not as lifeless bones. Our account ends with the tip of the decrease Cretaceous, considering the fact that by way of that point the main characters of the mammals had develop into proven. There exist a few characters which, at the moment day, are constrained to the Mammalia. those contain: (1) a jaw articulation shaped by means of the squamosal and the dentary; (2) a series of 3 bones, malleus, incus and stapes connecting the tympanic membrane to the interior ear; (3) the presence of hair or fur; (4) the presence of milk-glands within the girl; (5) the left aortic arch is the systemic arch; (6) the phalangeal formulation in either manus and pes is 2.3.3.3.3; (7) the various tooth have a couple of root. of those characters (1) or (2) are enough via themselves to outline a mammal; characters (6) and (7) are identified to were already in lifestyles in a number of the mammal-like reptiles - the ancestors of the mammals.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Teen Brain (Gray Matter) by Sherre Florence Phillips,Eric H. Chudler

By Sherre Florence Phillips,Eric H. Chudler

ISBN-10: 0791094154

ISBN-13: 9780791094150

Scientists, educators, physicians, or even a few mom and dad proposal that they had a deal with at the teenager mind. It was once assumed that the adolescent mind was once totally outfitted with all of the equipment on hand to adults, and in a position to functioning like an grownup. specialists assumed that the adolescent years supplied a interval of "seasoning" - plenty of trial, errors, and but extra trials - with a purpose to enhance decision-making talents. although, as any youngster can attest, it truly is simply no longer that straightforward. because of new mind imaging know-how, scientists have stumbled on that the mind goes via a digital metamorphosis in the course of early life. there's a burst of latest development, circuits are being molded, and styles of mind job in the course of decision-making are faraway from adult-like. "The teenager mind" is a revealing examine the massive new discoveries linked to the improvement of the adolescent mind and their outcomes on youngster behavior.

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Download PDF by Rebecca Felix: What Do People Do in Winter? (21st Century Basic Skills

By Rebecca Felix

ISBN-10: 1631376063

ISBN-13: 9781631376061

ISBN-10: 1631376519

ISBN-13: 9781631376511

This point 1 guided reader discusses human actions in the course of seasonal swap. scholars will enhance be aware acceptance and studying talents whereas studying approximately what actions humans do within the iciness season.

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Read e-book online How Do Plants Get Food? (Science in the Real World) PDF

By Barbara J. Davis

ISBN-10: 1604134682

ISBN-13: 9781604134681

whilst humans get hungry, they devour a meal. All animals and vegetation desire water and sustenance to outlive and develop. Animals get their strength from consuming foodstuff, yet crops have a unique process. "How Do crops Get Food?" exposes how crops get nutrients and make strength via photosynthesis. Real-world examples are colorfully proven with full-color pictures and illustrations.

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Download e-book for iPad: Chemical Bonds (Essential Chemistry) by Phillip Manning

By Phillip Manning

ISBN-10: 0791097404

ISBN-13: 9780791097403

sleek existence is made of a mind-boggling array of fabrics. an easy consuming cup, for instance, can be made up of Styrofoam, paper, or glass, counting on the drinker's wishes in the interim. domestic garage cupboards could be made up of steel, wooden, or plastic. area shuttles are assembled from silicon, metal, and enormous quantities of different fabrics. All of this stuff owe their houses to the chemical bonds among the atoms that make up the substance. "Chemical Bonds" examines the character of the chemical bonds, answering primary questions about how they shape, how they're damaged, and the way they assist outline existence as we all know it.

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