books about: partington
Our Changing Planet: The View from Space
Cambridge University Press
For over 40 years, satellites have been orbiting the Earth quietly monitoring the state of our planet. Unseen by most of us, they are providing information on the many changes taking place, from movements in the land and volcanic eruptions, to human-caused changes such as the growth of cities, deforestation and the spread of pollutants in the atmosphere and oceans. Led by four editors with support from a production team at NASA Goddard Space ...
Buddhism Today 32 | Fall/Winter 2013
Diamond Way Buddhist Centers USA, 2014
This electronic edition of Buddhism Today magazine has full-color images and slightly different formatting, but is otherwise identical in content to the paper edition. Buddhism Today aims to be a living document of authentic Buddhist transmission intended for the lay person and yogi practitioner in the West. It is meant for people leading normal active lives, who wish to understand and experience mind’s vast potential.
Ditch of Dreams: The Cross Florida Barge Canal and the Struggle for Florida's Future (Florida History and ...
University Press of Florida
For centuries, men dreamed of cutting a canal across the Florida peninsula. Intended to reduce shipping times, it was championed in the early twentieth century as a way to make the mostly rural state a center of national commerce and trade. Rejected by the Army Corps of Engineers as "not worthy," the project received continued support from Florida legislators. Federal funding was eventually allocated and work began in the 1930s, but the canal ...
Hiking and Backpacking Big Sur
Analise Elliot Heid
This is the most detailed guide to hiking and backpacking in Big Sur. Explore the endless hiking and backpacking possibilities in 76 trips (plus numerous side trips) on the rugged coastline and isolated backcountry trails of Big Sur, Ventana Wilderness, and Silver Peak Wilderness with this brand new guide. Stretching 90 miles from Carmel to San Simeon, Big Sur consists of coastal cliffs, jagged rocky promontories, ancient redwood forests, and ...
Big Sur (Images of America: California)
Big Sur Historical Society
Big Sur is a river and a region on California's Central Coast. Extending for 75 miles along the Pacific shore, from south of Carmel to north of San Simeon, the Big Sur Coast is defined by the backdrop of the rugged Santa Lucia Mountains as they abruptly descend to meet the sea. For millennia the home of native people, Americans and Europeans began to settle Big Sur country even before California became a state. This book combines outstanding ...
The Natural History of Big Sur (California Natural History Guides)
Donald J. Usner
University of California Press
Each year millions of people visit the area of rugged California coastline and wild mountains known as Big Sur. Finally here is a book that is both a natural history of this beautiful region and an excellent guide to its extensive public lands. The first section introduces the area's geology, climate, flora, fauna, and human history. The second section describes selected sites, trails, and features that are mentioned in Part One. Although Big ...
AFLS 4-Book Bundle (Assessment of Functional Living Skills)
James W. Partington Ph.D. BCBA-D and Michael M. Mueller Ph.D. BCBA-D
Behavior Analysts, Inc. & Stimulus Publications
The AFLS 4-Book Bundle includes the AFLS Guide, the Basic Living Skills Protocol, the Home Skills Protocol, and the Community Participation Protocol. In all, more than 730 different functional skills are assessed across 24 different areas at home and in the community. The Assessment of Functional Living Skills is designed for use by Parents, Teachers, Behavior Analysts, Speech Language Pathologists, Psychologists, Direct Care Staff, and other ...
Finding Sherlock's London: Travel Guide to over 200 Sites in London
In his Sherlock Holmes adventures, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has probably done more than any other writer, to form our image of London. In our mind's eye, we still see the sinister, fog-bound city that was the center of the Empire. Although not entirely true, readers have come to think of the Sherlock Holmes' adventures as London stories.Today, time, the Blitz, and urban redevelopment have taken their toll, but much of what Sherlock "saw" is still ...
Mortifera is the story of two medieval Irish demon hunters who summon a demon of their own to battle the occult. This historical-horror-fiction-filled graphic novel has something for even the most discerning medieval horror fan. Do you like: Demons? We got 'em. What about ghosts? Yep. The Undead? Totally. Medieval Warfare? Boat loads, homie. Decapitations? Damn Straight! Humor? This one is subjective, I guess, but I sure think we have some funny ...
A Wild Coast and Lonely: Big Sur Pioneers (Tetra)
Wide World Publishing, Tetra
The Beauty of the Big Sur coast is legend. Thousands visit it each year on their way from San Francisco to Los Angeles. But as the fame of Big Sur has spread, its colorful pioneer history has been largely forgotten. The once isolated, sombre and mysterious landscape, made famous by narrative poems of Robinson Jeffers, has disappeared along with tales of feuds and murders. Rosalind Wall, a native herself, shares her memories and knowledge of its ...
From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story
Praise for From Alchemy to Chemistry in Picture and Story "The timeline from alchemy to chemistry contains some of the most mystifying ideas and images that humans have ever devised. Arthur Greenberg shows us this wonderful world in a unique and highly readable book." —Dr. John Emsley, author of The Elements of Murder: A History of Poison "Art Greenberg takes us, through text and lovingly selected images, on a 'magical mystery tour' of ...
The Chemistry of Alchemy: From Dragon's Blood to Donkey Dung, How Chemistry Was Forged
A unique approach to the history of science using do-it-yourself experiments along with brief historical profiles to demonstrate how the ancient alchemists stumbled upon the science of chemistry. Be the alchemist! Explore the legend of alchemy with the science of chemistry. Enjoy over twenty hands-on demonstrations of alchemical reactions. In this exploration of the ancient art of alchemy, three veteran chemists show that the alchemists' ...
Bloody Mary: Gentle Woman
Frances G. Reinehr
Book by Reinehr, Frances G.
A Chemical History Tour: Picturing Chemistry from Alchemy to Modern Molecular Science
Take a stroll through this one-of-a-kind book that offers readers an illustrated tour of how chemistry developed, from alchemy to the emergence of chemistry as a scientific discipline in the early 17th century, and, finally, modern-day chemistry. Discover this rare collection of more than 180 illustrations spanning 400 years of chemical publications, with each illustration accompanied by an essay discussing its significance in the context of ...
Getting Started: Developing Critical Learning Skills for Children on the Autism Spectrum- A Step-by-step ...
James W. Partington Ph.D. BCBA-D
Behavior Analysts, Inc.
This book is a "must have" for every parent or educator of a child who has no-or very limited-language skills. It provides evidence-based ABA/VB methodology, written in non-technical and easy to understand terms. It provides critical information on where to start and how to teach initial skills to children with minimal language skills. It provides the rationale for teaching six critical learning skills and the procedures necessary to develop ...
THE ADVENTURE OF BRUCE-PARTINGTON PLANS (non illustrated)
The monotony of pea-soup-fog-shrouded London is broken by a sudden visit from Holmes’s brother Mycroft. He has come about some missing, secret submarine plans. Seven of the ten pages — three are still missing — were found with Arthur Cadogan West’s body. He was a young clerk in a government office at Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, whose body was found next to the Underground tracks near the Aldgate tube station, his head crushed. He had little ...
The Art of Chemistry: Myths, Medicines, and Materials
A fascinating collection of the pictures, figures, and diagrams that chemists create to explain their craft In A Chemical History Tour , Arthur Greenberg took readers on a wild romp through the history of chemistry, introducing the unique characters, sometimes bizarre theories, and novel experiments that ultimately produced the modern science. Now Greenberg returns with more tales of chemistry glory, lovingly chronicling the extraordinary ...
The Adventure of the Bruce Partington Plans Sherlock Holmes
A Conan Doyle
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"The London criminal is certainly a dull fellow," said he in the querulous voice of the sportsman whose game has failed him. "Look out this window, Watson. See how the figures loom up, are dimly seen, and then blend once more into the cloud-bank. The thief or the murderer could roam London on such a day as the tiger does the jungle, unseen until he pounces, and then evident only to his victim." "There have," said I, "been numerous petty ...
Atlas of X-Linked Intellectual Disability Syndromes
Roger E. Stevenson
Charles E. Schwartz
Oxford University Press
The Atlas of X-Linked Intellectual Disability Syndromes is a comprehensive and up-to-date summary of the clinically distinctive disorders caused by genes on the X chromosome. Clinical and laboratory data on 150 syndromes are presented in a concise and consistent manner. Each syndrome is defined and information is provided on somatic features, growth and development, neurological signs, cognitive performance, imaging and other laboratory ...
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