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Rise Dough
Bread Making - Free online books and tutorials

Digital Education
Provides a panorama of the application of new digital technologies in education.

Medieval England
The Fall of Britain. The Founding of England. The Vikings and the Rise of Wessex. The Eleventh-Century Invasions. England under the Normans. Henry II and His Sons. The Thirteenth Century and the First Two Edwards. The Era of the Hundred Years War. The Wars of the Roses

Intellectual currents of the twentieth century
Over the last hundred years intellectual schools have come and gone. A dizzying procession of positivism, pragmatism, psychoanalysis, structuralism, phenomenology, existentialism, and postmodernism has passed. But beneath all of the different ideas there are some trends that stand out.

Travels with Samantha
This book is about the summer the author spent seeing North America, meeting North Americans, and trying to figure out how people live. You'll come face to face with examples of the stunning ethnic, scenic, and cultural richness of the continent.

Making Photographs
Pulling together light and subjects and composition occupy my mind first and foremost. Only when I've figured out all of that do I start rummaging through my equipment cabinet. So I decided to try to write a photography textbook that reflects the way that I think about taking pictures

The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
To explain in what has consisted the revenue of the great body of the people, or what has been the nature of those funds, which, in different ages and nations, have supplied their annual consumption, is the object of these four first books.

The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin
In considering the origin of species, it is quite conceivable that a naturalist, reflecting on the mutual affinities of organic beings, on their embryological relations, their geographical distribution, geological succession, and other such facts, might come to the conclusion that species had not been independently created, but had descended, like varieties, from other species.

The Cluetrain Manifesto: The End of Business as Usual
This book tells a story. Four times. Many times. It is the story of how these things have happened -- and some powerful hints about what could happen from here on out.

DNA: Life's Instruction Manual
DNA is in every cell of your body. Join us as we zoom in on a human hand until we get down inside of the nucleus. The nucleus contains DNA, the Instruction Manual for your body. DNA is more than a pretty molecule. It contains the information needed to construct and operate a human body. Type your name as have it converted into a DNA alphabet. The information in DNA can be used for many purposes. How would you deal with the information if you were a doctor? a judge? a parent? It's not always easy to decide....

An Outline of American Geography
Regional Landscapes of the United States

See How It Flies
A new spin on the perceptions, procedures, and principles of flight.

Basics of Space Flight Learners' Online Workbook
The goal of this training module is to provide an aid for identifying and understanding the general concepts associated with space flight in general and deep space missions in particular.

Views of the Solar System
Presents a vivid multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more.

A Brain for All Seasons: Human Evolution and Abrupt Climate Change
Calvin connects us directly to evolution and the surprises it holds. Highly illustrated, conversational, and learned, this book is a view of where we came from, and where we're going.

The Ascent of Mind Ice Age Climates and the Evolution of Intelligence
An online book on the ice ages and how human intelligence evolved.

The Cerebral Symphony
This is Calvin's book on animal and human consciousness, using the setting of the Marine Biological Labs and Cape Cod

Television Production
A Comprehensive Online Cybertext in Studio and Field Production

OnLine Biology Book
The text items are modified lecture outlines I have developed over the many years of teaching freshman-level biology. Use for educational purposes is encouraged and appreciated.

Beginners Guide to Molecular Biology
The Beginner's Guide to Molecular Biology is an online book that will explain in simple words what are chromosomes, DNA, RNA, and a lot more. Do you want to know how we make Proteins? What is in the machinery of the Cell?

Philip and Alex's Guide to Web Publishing
To make a great site, you need to know a little bit about writing, photography, publishing, Unix system administration, relational database management systems (RDBMS), user interface design, and computer programming.

Science Toys You Can Make With Your Kids
All of the science toys are things I have built and demonstrated many times, sometimes on television, sometimes in small groups. The most successful and interesting science toys make it into this electronic book.

The Age of Fable or Stories Of Gods And Heroes
This online book is about the divinities of Olympus. We propose to tell the stories relating to them which have come down to us from the ancients, and which are alluded to by modern poets, essayists, and orators.

Biodiversity and Conservation, electronic book
Read about the origin, nature and value of biological diversity, the threats to its continued existence, and approaches to preserving what is left.

Zoom Whales
Read and learn all about whales on this book available online.

Zoom Dinosaurs
Zoom Dinosaurs is a comprehensive electronic book about dinosaurs.


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