Suspended in Language

Niels Bohr's Life, Discoveries, and the Century He Shaped

Author: Jim Ottaviani,Leland Purvis

Publisher: G.T. Labs

ISBN: 0966010655

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 318

View: 7834


Tells the story of the life and work of the Danish physicist in comic book format.

Niels Bohr, Revised Edition

Author: Ray Spangenburg,Diane Kit Moser

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 143810412X


Page: N.A

View: 6034


"Niels Bohr, Revised Edition" delves into the life and work of the founder of the modern atomic theory, highlighting his research on the atom and its structure, the subsequent development of the nuclear age, and his efforts to use his influence to promote peace. This revised edition offers new sidebars on subjects of interest, including the tools of physics, biographical profiles, and the recent play and film "Copenhagen," which has raised ethical concerns surrounding the relationship between science and society during wartime. Additionally, a new final chapter looks at string theory, the hypothesis that attempts to solve the universal paradoxes that have puzzled so many since Bohr's time.

Graphic Novels and Comics in the Classroom

Essays on the Educational Power of Sequential Art

Author: Carrye Kay Syma,Robert G. Weiner

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786459131

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 296

View: 4648


Sequential art combines the visual and the narrative in a way that readers have to interpret the images with the writing. Comics make a good fit with education because students are using a format that provides active engagement. This collection of essays is a wide-ranging look at current practices using comics and graphic novels in educational settings, from elementary schools through college. The contributors cover history, gender, the use of specific graphic novels, practical application and educational theory.

Graphic Novels in High School and Middle School Classrooms

A Disciplinary Literacies Approach

Author: William Boerman-Cornell,Jung Kim,Michael L. Manderino

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475828365

Category: Education

Page: 148

View: 5588


Graphic Novels in High School and Middle School Classrooms is the ultimate guide for using graphic novels and learning how the graphic novel format can support critical thinking and help reach disciplinary goals in any subject. Using specific graphic novels, this book helps students read, question, and write about both fiction and non-fiction.

Reading, writing, & inquiry in the science classroom, grades 6-12

strategies to improve content learning

Author: Kathleen Chamberlain,Christine Corby Crane

Publisher: Corwin Pr

ISBN: 9781412960700

Category: Education

Page: 119

View: 5955


This resource covers reading and writing practices, science standards, and sample lessons to help educators successfully integrate literacy and science instruction in any classroom.

The Real Story

A Guide to Nonfiction Reading Interests

Author: Sarah Statz Cords

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN: 9781591582830

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 460

View: 5598


Explores the genres and sub-genres of nonfiction and provides an annotated bibliography of more than five hundred popular nonfiction titles, organized according to genre with a focus on titles published in the last decade.

The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels

Author: Danny Fingeroth

Publisher: N.A


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 302

View: 1175


Explains the history and types of graphic novels and lists must-read ones and well-known illustrators.


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781891867729

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 24

View: 6790


A surreal western adventure told in an experimental narrative style that will have you re-reading it many times over. We follow the singular story of RabbitHead and her faithful steed, Horsey, though many harrowing experiences, only to have the story branch off into different directions and run simultaneously to each other, introducing a plethora of characters, some goofy, some deadly serious. At the end, the storylines collide and the comic comes full circle, to end where it begins