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Coordinated Science for the 21st Century: An Integrated, Project-Based Approach

by Arthur Elsenkraft Ruta Demery Gary Freebury Robert Ritter Michael Smith John B. Southard

Coordinated Science for the 21st Century is an innovative core curricula assembled from four proven inquiry-based programs. This book comprises four units, viz., 1. Active Physics, 2. Active Chemistry, 3. Active Biology, and 4. Earthcomm. Each unit of this course has been designed and built on the National Science Education Standards. Each utilizes the same instructional model and the same inquiry-based approach.

Imagine: Living in a Socialist U.S.A.

by Michael Smith Frances Goldin Debby Smith

"What are the possibilities inherent in Socialism? What is it? What can it mean to humanity 's future? What would it look like in America? These are the questions raised in this exquisitely timely book. We must profoundly change the way we live, or we will not survive. A Socialism that we make ourselves could be the answer."--Alice WalkerThe polar ice caps are melting, hurricanes and droughts ravish the planet, and Earth's population is threatened by catastrophic climate change. Millions of American jobs have been sent overseas and aren't coming back. Young African American men make up the majority of America's prison population. Half of the American population is poor or near poor, living precariously on the brink, while the top one percent owns as much as the bottom eighty. Government police-state spying on its citizens is pervasive. Consequently, as former President Jimmy Carter has said, "we have no functioning democracy."Imagine: Living in a Socialist USA is at once an indictment of American capitalism as the root cause of our spreading dystopia and a cri di coeur for what life could be like in the United States if we had economic as well as a real political democracy. It features thirty-one concise and accessible essays by revolutionary thinkers and activists on various aspects of a new society and, crucially, on how to get from where we are now to where we want to be, living in a society that is truly fair and just.Contributors IncludePaul Street * Joel Kovel * Ron Reosti * Rick Wolff * Michael Steven Smith * Mumia Abu-Jamal * Angela Davis * Ajamu Baraka * Harriet Fraad * Tess Fraad-Wolff * Renate Bridenthal * Blanche Wiesen Cook * Leslie Cagan * Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz * Steven Wishnia *Juan Gonzalez * Frances Fox Piven * Arun Gupta * Tom Angotti * Dave Lindorff * William Ayers * Mat Callahan * Clifford D. Conner * Fred Jerome * Michael Moore * Michael Ratner * Kazembe Balagun * Michael Zweig * Dianne Feeley * Paul Le Blanc * Martín Espada * Terry Bisson

Integrated Coordinated Science for the 21st Century

by Gary Freebury Ruta Demery Robert Ritter Arthur Eisenkraft John B. Southard Michael Smith

Integrated Coordinated Science for the 21st Century is an innovative core curricula assembled from four proven inquiry-based programs.

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