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You Wouldn't Want to Live Without Fire!

By: Alex Woolf

Price: $15.95

Publisher: UK, Salariya Book Company: 2015

Seller ID: 003185

ISBN: 1910184578

Condition: New


Imagine a world without fire. There would be no cooked food, no artificial light and no way of keeping warm in a cool climate. Fire can be dangerous, but over thousands of years we have learned to tame it. We use it to make pottery, glass and metals. It enabled us to invent the steam engine, the internal combustion engine and the rocket. Where would we be without it? View more info

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A Short History of Nearly Everything [used book]

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: UK, Black Swan: 2004

Seller ID: 000763

ISBN: 0552997048

Condition: Good


Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller: but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology... View more info

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Solar That Really Works! 4th Edition Cabins, Caravans, Campervans, Motor Homes

By: Collyn Rivers

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Australia, Caravan and Motorhome Books: 2016

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9780994495235

ISBN: 0994495234

Condition: New


Solar That Really Works fills a previously all but unexplored need. In one tightly written book, Collyn covers all that is needed to design and install solar electrical systems in anything from a tiny caravan or campervan to a large fishing camp. It includes the specialised needs of big converted coaches and the increasingly accepted fifth-wheeler caravans. Solar That Really Works covers just what can and cannot realistically be run from a typical solar installation. ... View more info

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Solar Success Third Edition - Complete guide to home and property systems

By: Collyn Rivers

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Australia, Successful Solar Books: 2018

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780994495211

ISBN: 0994495218

Condition: New


This down-to-earth book shows how to make solar work reliably, consistently and economically. It explains what can realistically be run from solar: and what cannot. It covers the energy typically used (and saveable) for every aspect of a home or property (of any size). It shows how to assess the available sun year around (anywhere) and how to assess the size system you need. It covers design and installation in depth. View more info

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Two Percent Solutions for the Planet: 50 Low-Cost, Low-Tech, Nature-Based Practices for Combatting Hunger, Drought, and Climate Change

By: Courtney White

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 003664

ISBN: 1603586172

Condition: New


Two Percent Solutions for the Planet profiles fifty innovative practices that soak up carbon dioxide in soils, reduce energy use, sustainably intensify food production, and increase water quality. The two percent refers to: the amount of new carbon in the soil needed to reap a wide variety of ecological and economic benefits; the percentage of the nation s population who are farmers and ranchers; and the low financial cost (in terms of GDP) needed to get this work done. ... View more info

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Ned Kelly : Under the Microscope - Solving the forensic mystery of Ned Kelly's remains

By: Craig Cormick

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, CSIRO Publishing: 2014

Seller ID: 9781486301768

ISBN: 1486301762

Condition: New


Do we really need another Ned Kelly book? After all, his story is a part of Australian folklore and his legend has been captured in movies, books and paintings. The answer is yes, as this book is unique. It is a rigorous look at the forensic science behind investigations into Ned Kelly. In 2009 the remains of Ned Kelly were dug up at Pentridge Prison and identified after an exhaustive forensic analysis by the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine. Analysing a skeleton... View more info

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The Sacred Balance: Rediscovering Our Place in Nature [used book]

By: David Suzuki and Amanda McConnell

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1997

Seller ID: 001546

ISBN: 1864484144

Condition: Good


This text is environmentalist David Suzuki's "bottom line" for a sustainable future. It begins by exploring the inventiveness that has enabled humans to adapt so successfully to life on Earth. This has led to explosive changes in population, phenomenal scientific and technological power, greatly increased consumption of resources, a massive movement to the cities and the new global economics. As we prepare for the arrival of the next millennium, the need to find a truly ... View more info

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Pearson Physics Queensland 11 Skills and Assessment Book

By: Doug Bail

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2018

Seller ID: 9781488619694

ISBN: 1488619697

Condition: New


Introducing the Pearson Physics Queensland 11 Skills and Assessment Book. Fully aligned to the new QCE 2019 Syllabus. Write in Skills and Assessment Book written to support teaching and learning across all requirements of the new Syllabus, providing practice, application and consolidation of learning. Opportunities to apply and practice performing calculations and using algorithms are integrated throughout worksheets, practical activities and question sets. All a... View more info

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Brain Food: No Artificial Facts or Flavours

By: Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, MacMillan: 2012

Seller ID: 001785

ISBN: 1742611710

Condition: New


National Living Treasure Dr Karl places everyday science under the microscope; gives an insight into your insides; considers the elements of life; talks popcorn and pop stars, missing microbes and teaspoons; and ponders the paradoxical panda all in the name of edifying entertainment.Featuring 16 squared pages crammed full of glorious words and pictures, Brain Food will make you laugh, make you think AND best of all, make youse smarterer! About the Author: Dr Karl Kru... View more info

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Wild Plants of Greater Brisbane Revised Edition: A Queensland Museum Wild Guide *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Edited by Michelle Ryan

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2010

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003421

ISBN: 0975111620

Condition: New


Brisbane and the surrounding region is one of the greenest urban environments in the world. In this book you'll find more than 500 species of our most familiar wild plants, and a few that are less well known, featured in over 1100 colour photographs; along with brief, easy-to-read, descriptions of the plants and their habitats. Photographic details of the whole plant, the flower fruit and seed enable individual plants to be easily identified. An added bonus is the wild... View more info

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Handbook of the Physicochermical Properties of the Elements [used book][rare]

By: Editied by G. V. Samsonov

Price: $100.00

Publisher: UK, Oldbourne: 1968

Seller ID: 004033

Condition: Good


This handbook contains concise information on the basic physical properties of the elements and on their chemical characteristics. In general, the data selected for inclusion in the handbook are those which either agree well with calculated data (in those cases where calculations could be carried out) or satisfy various correlations, particularly those based on concepts of the distribution of valence electrons of isolated atoms in the formation of a condensed state, as e... View more info

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Popular Mechanics Robots: A New Age of Bionics, Drones and Artificial Intelligence

By: Editors by Daniel H. Wilson

Price: $34.95

Publisher: USA, Hearst Communications: 2015

Seller ID: 003659

ISBN: 1618371681

Condition: New


Thanks to film and literature, the idea of robots and artificial intelligence has long intrigued us. The fascination continues with Popular Mechanics Robots, which gathers the very best of the magazine's fantastic robotic coverage and examines the way we live with these machines today - and how we will continue to exist with other advanced technologies in the future. Readers can now discover all varieties of robot, including ones that recognize our faces, gestures, and e... View more info

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Pearson Chemistry Queensland 11 Skills and Assessment Book

By: Elissa Huddart

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Pearson Education: 2019

Seller ID: 9781488619670

ISBN: 1488619670

Condition: New


Introducing the Pearson Chemistry 11 Queensland Skills and Assessment Book. Fully aligned to the new QCE 2019 Syllabus. Write in Skills and Assessment Book written to support teaching and learning across all requirements of the new Syllabus, providing practice, application and consolidation of learning. Opportunities to apply and practice performing calculations and using algorithms are integrated throughout worksheets, practical activities and question sets. All... View more info

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A Primer of Botanical Latin with Vocabulary

By: Emma Short and Alex George

Price: $82.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 003041

ISBN: 1107693756

Condition: New


Latin is one of two acceptable languages for describing new plants, and taxonomists must be able to translate earlier texts in Latin. Providing a simple explanation of Latin grammar along with an in-depth vocabulary, this is an indispensable guide for systematic botanists worldwide. All relevant parts of speech are discussed, with accompanying examples as well as worked exercises for translating diagnoses and descriptions to and from Latin. Guidelines for forming specifi... View more info

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Bees, Wasps, and Ants: The Indispensable Role of Hymenoptera in Gardens

By: Eric Grissell

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Timber Press: 2010

Seller ID: 001531

ISBN: 0881929883

Condition: New


Few insects are more important than bees, wasps, and ants. They maintain the garden's biological balance, fertilize vegetables, fruits, and flowers, and recycle nutrients within the soil. It's no exaggeration to say that a garden can't be understood without an understanding of its insects. "Bees, Wasps, and Ants" explores the importance of the Hymenoptera and explains how gardeners can encourage (or discourage) them in the garden. Part One includes a summary of their bi... View more info

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Jacaranda Science Quest 7 Australian Curriculum 3e learnON & print

By: Graeme Lofts and Merrin J. Evergreen

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Australia, Jacaranda: 2017

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780730347002

ISBN: 0730347001

Condition: New


Jacaranda Science Quest 7 AC 3e learnON & Print. This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the Australian Curriculum for Science. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the immersive digital learning platform that replaces eBookPLUS in 2018. With learnON, students enjoy: media, such as videos and interactivities, directly embedded within the reading content (no more opening in a separate browser tab!); the ability ... View more info

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Jacaranda Science Quest 8 Australian Curriculum 3e learnON & print

By: Graeme Lofts and Merrin J. Evergreen

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Australia, Jacaranda: 2017

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780730346777

ISBN: 0730346773

Condition: New


Jacaranda Science Quest 8 AC 3e learnON & Print. This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the Australian Curriculum for Science. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the immersive digital learning platform that replaces eBookPLUS in 2018. With learnON, students enjoy: media, such as videos and interactivities, directly embedded within the reading content (no more opening in a separate browser tab!); the ability to pe... View more info

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Jacaranda Science Quest 9 Australian Curriculum 3e learnON & Print

By: Graeme Lofts and Merrin J. Evergreen

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Australia, Jacaranda: 2017

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780730346920

ISBN: 0730346927

Condition: New


Jacaranda Science Quest 9 AC 3e learnON & Print. This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the Australian Curriculum for Science. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the immersive digital learning platform that replaces eBookPLUS in 2018. With learnON, students enjoy: media, such as videos and interactivities, directly embedded within the reading content (no more opening in a separate browser tab!); the ability to pe... View more info

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Jacaranda Science Quest 10 Australian Curriculum 3e learnON & Print

By: Graeme Lofts and Merrin J. Evergreen

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Australia, Jacaranda: 2017

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780730346852

ISBN: 0730346854

Condition: New


Jacaranda Science Quest 10 AC 3e learnON & Print. This combined print and digital title provides 100% coverage of the Australian Curriculum for Science. The textbook comes with a complimentary activation code for learnON, the immersive digital learning platform that replaces eBookPLUS in 2018. With learnON, students enjoy: media, such as videos and interactivities, directly embedded within the reading content (no more opening in a separate browser tab!); the ability to p... View more info

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Heaven and Earth: Global Warming, The Missing Science

By: Ian Plimer

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Australia, Connor Court Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 004303

ISBN: 1921421142

Condition: New


The Earth is an evolving dynamic system. Current changes in climate, sea level and ice are within variability. Atmospheric CO2 is the lowest for 500 million years. Climate has always been driven by the Sun, the Earth's orbit and plate tectonics and the oceans, atmosphere and life respond. Humans have made their mark on the planet, thrived in warm times and struggled in cool times. The hypothesis that humans can actually change climate is unsupported by evidence from geol... View more info