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Disaster in the Indian Ocean: Tsunami 2004

by John Albert Torres

Examines the devastation caused by the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the outpouring of charitable response from around the world, and if a similar incident could happen in the United States.

Disasters: Natural and Man-Made Catastrophes Through the Centuries

by Brenda Z. Guiberson

Natural and man-made disasters have the power to destroy thousands of lives very quickly. Both as they unfold and in the aftermath, these forces of nature astonish the rest of the world with their incredible devastation and magnitude. In this collection of ten well-known catastrophes such as the great Chicago fire, the sinking of the Titanic, and hurricane Katrina, Brenda Guiberson explores the causes and effects, as well as the local and global reverberations of these calamitous events. Highlighted with photographs and drawings, each compelling account tells the story of destruction and devastation, and most especially, the power of mankind to persevere in the face of adversity.

Discover Manga Drawing

by Mario Galea

Discover the secrets to drawing manga! You can draw manga! And you'll have fun doing it as you create dozens of guys and girls in a variety of costumes. The easy lessons in this book make drawing in the world's most popular style as easy as picking up a pencil. Start with the basics of drawing heads and bodies, then learn ways to customize each character, from the looks on their faces to the clothes they're wearing. Make your people old or young, happy or angry, sweet or sinister. Hundreds of illustrations and 30+ step-by-step demos show you how to: Give your people feeling with facial expressions Bring them to life with dynamic action poses Personalize them with hairstyles, clothes, weapons and props Pull it all together to create popular character types including bishoujo (beautiful girls loved by all) and bad boys. Dress them up as space samurai, sorceresses, spies, skateboarders and more. Before long, your imagination will kick in and you'll be drawing cool, cute and 100 percent original characters of your own creation. Excited yet? You should be - you're about to draw some real manga!

Discover the Amazon

by Blair Shedd Lauri Berkenkamp

From avoiding predators to navigating through the jungle without a compass, this innovative guide provides kids with the vital tools one would need if lost in the Amazon. Offering practical survival techniques based on real stories, children will learn lessons that can be adapted to almost any outdoor situation, such as making fire, deciphering animal tracks, and using the natural world for all to create necessary supplies. Opening with an informative section on the region and its people, this essential resource combines history and science in a fun and engaging way. Facts and sidebars on the local creatures and plants are interspersed along with 15 activities for the home or classroom-from making a fishing spear to determining how much water is needed to stay healthy.

Discover the Oceans

by Lauri Berkenkamp Chuck Forsman

From both a historical and scientific point of view, above and below the surface, this engaging guide brings the world's oceans to life through fun facts, illustrations, and in-depth information. Interactive activities appear throughout, ranging from making solar stills and simple fishing spears to experimenting with a homemade diving bell and figuring out how much water it really takes to survive. With the oceans being the least explored environment on Earth, this reference illuminates some of the most incredible and surprising plants and animals as well as how to survive and navigate these vast expanses.

Discovering Art History

by Gerald F. Brommer

This new edition of Discovering Art History is an in-depth, comprehensive approach to art. The program includes an extensive survey of Western art, studies of non-Western art, as well as an introduction to art appreciation. Engaging studio activities throughout the text are keyed to chapter content. This premier art history program will show students how the visual arts serve to shape and reflect ideas, issues, and themes from the time of the first cave paintings to the twenty-first century. The Student Book includes:In-depth profiles of artists, artistic periods, and movements Vibrant maps, timelines, and diagrams Student profiles for peer comparison of studio exercises

Discovering Careers

by John A. Wanat E. Weston Pfeiffer Richard Van Gulik

Discovering Careers provides students with the opportunity to begin career exploration as young adults. Students will discover their personal goals, interests, and aptitudes as related to career concepts. Technology skills will be developed as well as personal skills, decision-making skills, and employability skills. Discovering Careers challenges students to begin to determine what they want and expect for their future. Opportunities are presented to research careers using the 16 national career clusters, as established by the States' Career Clusters Initiative, to help define future goals. As part of the learning process, awareness will be gained of the educational and training requirements that are needed for various careers and occupations. Traditional careers and nontraditional careers will also be studied. Discovering Careers is the first step toward preparing students to make the most of their study time and learn how to prepare for the future.

Discovering Careers

by John A. Wanat E. Weston Pfeiffer Richard Van Gulik

Discovering Careers is designed to introduce students to the skills they will need to succeed in school, on the job, and on their own. By studying this text, students will be able to explore personal goals, interests, and aptitudes that will influence future life decisions. Through exploration of the career clusters and pathways, students will learn about the training and skills required to pursue their post-high school plans. This text helps students take their first steps toward making the most of their education while preparing for the future. - An emphasis is placed on planning a personal program of future study that students can carry into high school and beyond. - Career clusters are featured to provide awareness of the multitude of career choices available after high school. - Cross-curricular opportunities and connections are fostered throughout the text to provide realistic applications

Discovering Fiction: A Reader of North American Short Stories 1

by Judith Kay Rosemary Gelshenen

North American short stories enhance students' reading skills, language learning, and enjoyment of literature. Discovering Fiction, Second Edition, Student's Book 1 presents stories with universal appeal to engage students and make them think critically. Among the authors included are O. Henry, William Saroyan, Gwendolyn Brooks, Isaac Asimov, and Sandra Cisneros. Extensive pre-reading activities capture students' interest. Post-reading activities check their comprehension, increase their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary, and provide thought-provoking discussion and writing assignments. Literary term explanations and tasks enhance students' appreciation of literature. In addition, WebQuests take students beyond the reading to expand their knowledge of the topic while building Internet reading skills.

Discovering Food and Nutrition

by Connie R. Sasse

The essential textbook for beginning level food and nutrition courses. "Discovering Food and Nutrition" helps students learn to plan nutritious meals and snacks within limits of time and money, to shop wisely, to work in a kitchen safely and efficiently, and to prepare a variety of foods. "Discovering Food and Nutrition" is an introductory foods program for middle school with short chapters, engaging photos and charts, and a comfortable reading level. It offers middle school students and high school students with special needs the motivation to learn how to become active, engaged students of food preparation, nutrition and consumer skills.

Discovering Life Skills (2nd Edition)

by Annette Gentry Bailey

Discovering Life Skills is an exploratory overview of Family and Consumer Sciences designed for middle school use. Discovering Life Skills can be used for a six-week, nine-week, or semester course. The 25 chapters correlate to the FACS modules sold by a variety of vendors. See the Module Crosswalk in the Teacher Resource Guide.

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States

by James M. Mcpherson Joyce Appleby Alan Brinkley Donald A. Ritchie Albert S. Broussard

Bring the people, issues, and events of yesterday to life for the students of today with the first truly integrated print and digital curriculum for Middle School U. S. History. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Put students in the middle of the action with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States

by James M. Mcpherson Joyce Appleby Alan Brinkley Donald A. Ritchie Albert S. Broussard

Student Edition: Connect to Core US History content with an accessible,student-friendly text built on the instructional approach of Understanding by Design®

Discovering Our Past: A History of the United States, Early Years

by Joyce Appleby Alan Brinkley Albert S. Broussard

Bring the people, issues, and events of yesterday to life for the students of today with the first truly integrated print and digital curriculum for Middle School U. S. History. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Put students in the middle of the action with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World

by Jackson J. Spielvogel

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World connects today's students to the stories of our past with the first truly integrated print and digital middle school world history curriculum. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Bring the stories of the ages to life with with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World

by Jackson J. Spielvogel

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World connects today's students to the stories of our past with the first truly integrated print and digital middle school world history curriculum. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning System combines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on the Essential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Bring the stories of the ages to life with with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features, Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills with Thinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

Discovering Our Past: A History of the World, Early Ages

by Jackson J. Spielvogel

Discovering Our Past: A History of the Worldconnects today's students to the stories of our past with the first truly integrated print and digital middle school world history curriculum. McGraw-Hill networks: A Social Studies Learning Systemcombines print resources grounded in solid pedagogy with a full suite of teaching and learning tools for a flexible, customized learning experience. Focus on theEssential Questions with an accessible student text built around Enduring Understanding and NCSS Standards Bring the stories of the ages to life with with The Story Matters chapter openers, Biography features,Step Into Place maps and Step Into Time timelines Maximize comprehension with built-in reading strategies, vocabulary support, Visual Literacy activities, and Guided Questions Build critical thinking and historical analysis skills withThinking Like a Historian, It Matters Because, What Do You Think, and Connections to Today Customize the learning experience with differentiated instruction, leveled reading, customizable assessments and worksheets, and flexible online learning tools

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