Science Books

The universe is a strange and fascinating place, from the subatomic all the way up to the astronomical. Study and conduct experiments in any and every branch of science that calls to you.

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Chemistry: 1001 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

Published 05-23-2022

Chemistry: 1001 Practice Problems For Dummies provides 1,001 more opportunities to practice what you're learning in class. The book includes step-by-step explanations for each answer and one year of free online access to the problems so you can practice anywhere, anytime.

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Physics I: 501 Practice Problems For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

Published 05-16-2022

Practice your way to a better understanding of physics, and to better grades. This book provides 501 opportunities to hone your skills, and includes a step-by-step explanation of each problem. Also, the book includes free online access to the problems so you can practice anywhere, anytime.

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Climate Change For Dummies

Published 04-11-2022

This straightforward guide — cowritten by the former leader of Canada's Green Party and the Canadian Chief of Staff to the Minister of Natural Resources — sifts the fact from the fiction. It covers a wide range of issues related to climate change, including the short- and long-term effects, how individuals and governments can help, the best sources of clean energy, and much more.

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Geography For Dummies

Published 04-05-2022

<p><b>The whole world in the palm of your hand</b> <p>Ever wonder how you can have a rainforest on one side of a mountain and a desert on the other? Or zoom around the globe with Google Maps and wonder how everything got to where it is now? The answer is&hellip;geography. <p>In <i>Geography For Dummies</i>, you&rsquo;ll discover that geography is more than just cool trivia&mdash;it explains tons about the world around us. From understanding the basics&mdash;like how to read maps and geographic coordinates&mdash;to learning about how the continents got to their current positions, you&rsquo;ll learn fascinating things about the planet&rsquo;s people, cities, resources, and more. <p>In this book, you&rsquo;ll discover: <ul> <li>How geographers make and use maps to understand and tell useful stories about the earth</li> <li>How weather and climate shape the planet, impact the water supply, and change landscapes</li> <li>How humans use (and overuse) the planet we live on to our advantage</li></ul><p><i>Geography For Dummies</i> is an incredible exploration of our planet and the people who live on it. This book takes a huge subject and makes it accessible for the rest of us!

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Physics I For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Published 03-28-2022

Physics classes are recommended or required courses for a wide variety of majors, and they can be quite challenging. Physics I For Dummies, 3rd Edition tracks specifically to an introductory course and, keeping with the traditionally easy-to-follow Dummies style, teaches you the basic principles and formulas in a clear and concise manner, proving that you don't have to be Einstein to understand physics!

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Biochemistry For Dummies

Published 02-15-2022

<p><b>It&rsquo;s alive! It&rsquo;s alive! (Thanks to biochemistry, that is.)&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Biochemistry is the science of&nbsp;the chemical processes that allow for&hellip;well&hellip;life.&nbsp;If it moves, breathes,&nbsp;eats, or sleeps, biochemistry can probably explain how.&nbsp;So, it stands to reason that the fundamentals of biochemistry can get a little complicated.&nbsp;</p> <p>In&nbsp;<i>Biochemistry For Dummies,</i>&nbsp;you&rsquo;ll explore the&nbsp;carbons, proteins, and cellular systems that make up the biochemical processes that create and sustain life of all kinds. Perfect for students&nbsp;majoring in biology, chemistry, pre-med, health-services, and other science-related fields, this book tracks a typical college-level biochemistry class. It simplifies and clarifies&nbsp;the subject with easy-to-follow diagrams and real-world examples. You&rsquo;ll also get:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Explorations of cell biology, carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, and other fundamental building blocks of life&nbsp;</li> <li>Discussions of the basic structures common to all living organisms&nbsp;</li> <li>Treatments of the microscopic details of life that make us all tick&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>If you&rsquo;re looking for a hand with some of the trickier parts of biochemistry&mdash;or you just need an accessible overview of the subject&mdash;check out&nbsp;<i>Biochemistry&nbsp;For Dummies&nbsp;</i>today!&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Organic Chemistry I Workbook For Dummies

Published 01-26-2022

<p><b>Need help with&nbsp;organic&nbsp;chemistry? Get extra practice with this workbook&nbsp;</b></p> <p>If you&rsquo;re looking for a little extra help with organic chemistry than your&nbsp;Organic Chemistry I&nbsp;class offers,&nbsp;<i>Organic Chemistry&nbsp;I Workbook&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;is exactly what you need! It&nbsp;lets you take the theories you&rsquo;re&nbsp;learning&nbsp;(and maybe struggling with)&nbsp;in class and practice them&nbsp;in the same format you&rsquo;ll find on class exams and&nbsp;other licensing exams, like the MCAT. It offers tips and tricks to memorize difficult concepts and shortcuts to solving problems.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>This&nbsp;reference guide and practice book explains the concepts of organic chemistry&nbsp;(such as functional groups,&nbsp;resonance, alkanes,&nbsp;and&nbsp;stereochemistry)&nbsp;in a concise, easy-to-understand format&nbsp;that&nbsp;helps&nbsp;you&nbsp;refine&nbsp;your&nbsp;skills.&nbsp;It also&nbsp;includes&nbsp;real practice with&nbsp;hundreds of exam questions&nbsp;to test your knowledge.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Walk through the answers and clearly identify where you went wrong (or right) with each problem&nbsp;</li> <li>Get&nbsp;practical advice on&nbsp;acing your exams&nbsp;</li> <li>Use organic chemistry in practical applications&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><i>Organic Chemistry I Workbook&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;provides&nbsp;you&nbsp;with opportunities to review&nbsp;the&nbsp;material and practice solving problems based on the topics covered in a typical Organic&nbsp;Chemistry&nbsp;I&nbsp;course.&nbsp;With the help of this&nbsp;practical&nbsp;reference, you&nbsp;can&nbsp;face down your exam and pass on to Organic Chemistry II with confidence!&nbsp;</p>

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Physics I Workbook For Dummies with Online Practice

Published 01-06-2022

<p><b>Nail your next&nbsp;physics exam&nbsp;and prepare yourself for the next level of physics education&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Physics isn&rsquo;t the easiest&nbsp;part of high&nbsp;school,&nbsp;but it doesn&rsquo;t have to be&nbsp;pull-your-hair-out hard.&nbsp;In&nbsp;<i>Physics&nbsp;I&nbsp;Workbook&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>, you get practical guidance&nbsp;to reinforce what you already know and&nbsp;master new physics concepts.&nbsp;You&rsquo;ll&nbsp;gain confidence&nbsp;in critical&nbsp;subject areas like motion, thermodynamics, and electromagnetism&nbsp;while setting yourself up for success&nbsp;in college- and university-level&nbsp;physics&nbsp;courses.&nbsp;</p> <p>This book offers&nbsp;hands-on practice exercises&nbsp;in the book and on an online test bank&nbsp;that come with plain-English&nbsp;answers&nbsp;and step-by-step explanations so you can see what you did right and where you need practice.&nbsp;The perfect combination of instruction&nbsp;and&nbsp;application,&nbsp;<i>Physics I Workbook&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;also&nbsp;provides:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Understandable&nbsp;explanations of&nbsp;central&nbsp;physics concepts and the&nbsp;techniques you need to solve&nbsp;common problems&nbsp;</li> <li>Practice questions with complete answer explanations&nbsp;to test your knowledge as you progress&nbsp;</li> <li>Highlights of the ten most common pitfalls and traps that students encounter&nbsp;in physics assignments and exams and how to avoid them&nbsp;</li> <li>A collection of the ten most useful online&nbsp;physics&nbsp;resources, along with free, 1-year access to online chapter quizzes&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Whether you&rsquo;re planning to&nbsp;tackle&nbsp;the MCAT&nbsp;one day or just want to&nbsp;improve your performance on your next physics test,&nbsp;<i>Physics I Workbook&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;offers you an opportunity&nbsp;to&nbsp;master a rewarding and challenging subject that&nbsp;unlocks&nbsp;countless educational and career opportunities.&nbsp;</p>

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Weather For Dummies

Published 08-24-2021

<p><b>What in the world is going on up there?&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Look up! It&rsquo;s a bird; it&rsquo;s a plane; it&rsquo;s a Polar mesospheric&nbsp;cloud!&nbsp;When you look to the sky, do you&nbsp;wonder why&nbsp;the Sun is so bright or why the clouds are white&nbsp;or why&nbsp;the sky is blue?&nbsp;Then,&nbsp;<i>Weather&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;is your&nbsp;resource&nbsp;to&nbsp;fuel your curiosity about the weather. It&nbsp;takes you on an&nbsp;exciting journey through the Earth's atmosphere&nbsp;and the&nbsp;ways it behaves. You&rsquo;ll get an overview of&nbsp;rain,&nbsp;Sun, clouds,&nbsp;storms&nbsp;and&nbsp;other phenomena.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>With helpful&nbsp;photographs and illustrations, you can&nbsp;easily visualize&nbsp;different&nbsp;weather&nbsp;types&nbsp;and&nbsp;relate&nbsp;them into&nbsp;the world around you.&nbsp;The scientific words and phrases are explained in detail&nbsp;(what is barometric pressure?), your curious questions are answered (why do we have seasons?),&nbsp;and&nbsp;the roots of&nbsp;weather myths, proverbs, and sayings are&nbsp;revealed&nbsp;(&ldquo;early thunder, early spring&rdquo;).&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Discover how weather&nbsp;forecasts&nbsp;are made, and what constitutes a weather emergency&nbsp;</li> <li>Find out what causes change in weather,&nbsp;such as&nbsp;how air pressure drives winds&nbsp;</li> <li>Learn how climate change&nbsp;is affecting today&rsquo;s&nbsp;weather&nbsp;</li> <li>Discover&nbsp;how light plays tricks on our eyes to create effects like rainbows, sun dogs, and halos&nbsp;</li> <li>Have fun with at-home weather experiments, including setting up your own weather station&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for any weather amateur, you can have your head in the clouds&nbsp;while&nbsp;your feet&nbsp;are&nbsp;on the ground.&nbsp;Next time you&rsquo;re outside, take&nbsp;<i>Weather&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;along with you, look at the sky, and discover something new about the environment you live in.&nbsp; &nbsp;</p>

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Oceans For Dummies

Published 02-24-2021

<p><b>Dive deep to explore the ocean</b></p> <p>From how most of our oxygen is created by phytoplankton, to how currents control our climate, to the marine food chain and the importance of coral, this is the holy grail of ocean books that&rsquo;s easy for everyone to digest.&nbsp;</p> <p>It features fun facts about some of the most incredible, bizarre, and fascinating creatures in the ocean, from mantis shrimp that can strike things with the speed of a .22 caliber bullet to fish with clear heads that can see out of the top of their skulls. The ocean is full of wonders and there is still so much left to explore and understand.</p> <ul> <li>How our oceans work</li> <li>What creatures live in the ocean</li> <li>Find out how the ocean regulates our climate and weather patterns</li> <li>How growing pollution threatens our ocean and its inhabitants</li> </ul> <p><i>Oceans For Dummies </i>is perfect for anyone with an interest in the ocean, including kids, adults, students, ocean lovers, surfers, fishermen, conservationists, sailors, and everyone in between. </p>

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