Reading Nature's Clues

Reading Nature's Clues

Author: Doug Sadler

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0921149158

Category: Nature

Page: 245

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Explains to amateur naturalists how to know what is happening in nature by examining the "clues" in animal tracks, habitats, and lifestyles; plants; geological features; and natural sounds, smells, and body language.
Nature Speaks
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Kellie Robertson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-22 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Nature Speaks recovers the common ground shared between physics—what used to be known as "natural philosophy"—and fiction-writing as ways of representing the natural world. In doing so, it traces how nature gained an authoritative voice in the late medieval period only to lose it at the outset of modernity.
Engineering Education for the Next Generation: A Nature-Inspired Approach
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Samuel Cord Stier
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-10 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Guide your students through the fascinating world of engineering, and how to draw inspiration from Nature’s genius to create, make, and innovate a better human-built world. Studded with more than 150 illustrations of natural phenomena and engineering concepts, this fascinating and practical book clearly demonstrates how engineering design is broadly
How To Read Water
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Tristan Gooley
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

From the bestselling author of THE WALKER'S GUIDE TO OUTDOOR CLUES AND SIGNS A must-have book for walkers, sailors, swimmers, anglers and everyone interested in the natural world, in How To Read Water, Natural Navigator Tristan Gooley shares knowledge, skills, tips and useful observations to help you enjoy the landscape
Imaginary Citizens
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Courtney Weikle-Mills
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-01-15 - Publisher: JHU Press

Courtney Weikle-Mills discusses such characters as Goody Two-Shoes, Ichabod Crane, and Tom Sawyer in terms of how they reflect these conflicting ideals.
Issues in Science and Theology: Nature – and Beyond
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Michael Fuller, Dirk Evers, Anne Runehov, Knut-Willy Sæther, Bernard Michollet
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-25 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book addresses a variety of important questions on nature, science, and spirituality: Is the natural world all that there is? Or is it possible to move ‘beyond nature’? What might it mean to transcend nature? What reflections of anything ‘beyond nature’ might be found in nature itself? Gathering papers