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Kallipoliti, Lydia

Summary: From the space program to countercultural architectural groups experimenting with autonomous living, The Architecture of Closed Worlds documents a disciplinary transformation and the rise of a new environmental consciousness. It presents an archive of 39 prototypes from 1928 to the present, creating a genealogy of closed-resource structures. These include the FNRS Balloon (1931), Aqualung...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lars Müller 2018

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Boyle, T. Coraghessan

Summary: Sealed inside a glass enclosure designed as a prototype for a possible off-Earth colony, eight Terranauts in the 1990s Arizona desert test their skills in five biome environments that they must protect from skeptics who would sabotage the mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BOY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BOY

Branley, Franklyn Mansfield

Summary: Examines life aboard a space shuttle, describing how astronauts deal with weightlessness, how they eat and exercise, some of the work they do, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 1998

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 629.477 BRA

Bodeen, S. A. (Stephanie A.)

Summary: "Your world is as you see it to be. Until it isn't." These are the first words Kiva's best friend Seth says, after three years of silence. Kiva thought she was growing up in ancient Alexandria. That's what she and all her classmates had been led to believe by their parents. It turns out she was living in virtual reality, in a sleep chamber in deep space, and three years ago, Seth woke up. Now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC BOD

Westerfeld, Scott

Summary: "Three years ago an event destroyed the small city of Poughkeepsie, forever changing reality within its borders. Uncanny manifestations and lethal dangers now await anyone who enters the Spill Zone. The Spill claimed Addison's parents and scarred her little sister, Lexa, who hasn't spoken since. Addison provides for her sister by photographing the Zone's twisted attractions on illicit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2017

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Hayden, Kate

Summary: Describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE HAY

Hayden, Kate.

Summary: Describes the various steps necessary for an astronaut to prepare for a flight into space and follows astronaut Linda Gardner as she trains for her space shuttle mission.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2000

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE HAY

Summary: The first season of this series examines the economies of being environmentally conscious in green building design. The first program, The green apple, uses New York City, particularly One Bryant Park and the Solaire, to demonstrates how the ubiquitous skyscraper can be a model of environmental responsibility. The second episode, Green for all, features architect and activist Sergio Palleroni...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Home Video 2006

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DES

Summary: An epic detective story that offers a gripping expose on why the world is so unequal. Professor Jared Diamond traveled the globe for over 30 years trying to answer this question. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book. Why did Eurasians conquer, displace, or decimate Native Americans, Australians, and Africans, instead of the reverse? Diamond dismantles racially based theories of human...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.4 DVD Guns 2005

Summary: According to some environmental experts, the air inside our homes and offices could be more polluted than the outdoor air in the largest cities. Radon, mold, household cleaning products, and secondhand smoke are only a few elements that may pose health risks. This program examines the issue in detail and illustrates ways to improve indoor air quality. Case studies include a nonsmoker diagnosed...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew quickly head toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. Galactica Commander Adama and President Laura Roslin are facing the problems of waning supplies and crushed morale. Along the way they have to deal with the credible threat that Cylons may be aboard the ship.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Battlestar 2005

Kruesi, Liz

Summary: "Space Exploration covers incredible work being done in our solar system, ranging from the New Horizons Pluto mission to cutting-edge studies on comets, engine technology, and humanity's future journeys to Mars. High-impact photos and explanatory graphics and charts bring scientific concepts to life."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 629 KRU

Summary: Nuclear fusion has kept our Sun burning for five billion years. Might it be harnessed here on Earth as an energy source? This program illustrates the race to create artificial stars that can ensure humanity's earthbound survival. Several facilities and projects are profiled-including the Joint European Torus, or JET, which initiates nuclear fusion at a rate far higher than that inside the Sun;...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Lee, Justin

Summary: Discusses what the respiratory system is, how it works, and how it may be affected by various diseases.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2001

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 612.2 LEE

Taggart, Lisa.

Summary: "Explore classic and unusual designs for structures, versatile spaces for sports, growing family gardens, welcoming pets, and much more"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxmoor House/Sunset Publishing 2012

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Summary: Jake Sully is a former Marine confined to a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to infiltrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2010

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI AVA

Friedman, Becky

Summary: "Daniel and his friends are playing circus at the playground! But when Daniel performs his tiger-tastic juggling act, Mom and Dad are too busy with his baby sister Margaret to watch. Mom teaches Daniel that when a baby makes things different, he can find a way to make things fun. Will Daniel find a way to include Margaret in his circus act?"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Spotlight 2015

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Packard, Edward

Summary: Uses illustrations of exponentially increasing peas to present the concept of numbers from one to a million, billion, trillion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2000

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Summary: Jackie works as a CCTV operator. Each day she watches over a small part of the world, protecting the people living their lives under her gaze. One day a man appears on her monitor, a man she thought she would never see again, a man she never wanted to see again. Now she has no choice, she is compelled to confront him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tartan Video 2007

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RED

Kranz, Gene.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 629.4 KRA

Perez, Monica

Summary: "Come along as George blasts off into space, on a mission to learn all about space travel and the solar system. This adventure is packed to the brim with additional science facts, real photos, experiments, activities, and more!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

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Harrison, James.

Summary: Explores space including planets, galaxies, the universe, stars, meteors and comets, and space exploration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2012

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED HAR

Summary: Lisa convinces the locals to clean up the polluted Lake Springfield after a crowd of fans sink the Green Day concert stage. Meanwhile, Homer saves a pig from being killed in Krusty Burger and adopts it, calling the animal Spider Pig. After two days, Spider Pig fills up a silo with its excrement and not knowing what else to do, Homer dumps the silo in the lake, polluting it. The angry population...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SIM

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SIM RATED PG-13

Stille, Darlene R.

Summary: Describes the various parts of the human respiratory system and then explains how that system brings fresh oxygen into the body and carries carbon dioxide to the lungs to be expelled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 1997

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 612.2 STI