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Summary: "A gripping tale of microbes, medicine and money, Under our skin exposes the hidden story of Lyme disease, one of the most controversial and fastest growing epidemics of our time. Each year, thousands go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, often told that their symptoms are 'all in their head.' Following the stories of patients and physicians fighting for their lives and livelihoods, the film brings...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Open Eye Pictures 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UND

DeGette, Diana.

Contents: What in God's name?? -- Where I stand -- The bubble bill -- Ms. DeGette goes to Washington -- Charting the course -- Francesca -- Angels dancing on the head of a pin -- Snowflake babies -- Send in the clones -- Abstinence only -- Whatever it is, I'm against it! -- An ounce of prevention -- Through no fault on anybody's part -- A foolish consistency -- Closing arguments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.0277 DEG

Summary: Who said statistics were boring? Using magic and circus motifs, this program demonstrates the significance of probability theory and the importance of using the correct test to analyze research data. Host Amy and her friend Matt the Magician guide viewers through the need to make probability statements, and along with a team of students, use juggling skills to explore choice of test. Setting...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: A dream may be the most difficult human experience to quantify-but dreaming is an excellent topic for building qualitative research skills. This program illustrates experiments, designed and conducted by students, that revolve around sleep and dreams. In the process, it provides thorough insight into the issues relevant to collecting and utilizing qualitative data. Viewers are shown how to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Foster, Donald W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808 FOS

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Summary: How can animals be studied when the researcher cannot get close to it? Camera traps and drones are revolutionizing wildlife biology by recording the secret lives of animals, from whales and tigers to giant armadillos, all without disturbing them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Summary: Adam suspects that most hairy dogs have balding owners. Testing his "pet" theory at a local park, he quickly finds flaws in his own experiment. This video demonstrates Adam's second test, involving better preparation, more rigorous analysis, and an exciting pasta cook-off. Showing how Adam can effectively determine the best spaghetti recipe, the program illustrates concepts that are central to...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Chambers, Catherine

Summary: Most people need medicine at some point in their lives. It s this fact that drives the pharmaceutical industry and makes it one of the most profitable industries today. So much goes into the making of a single pharmaceutical product before it even goes on the shelves, including research, manufacturing, clinical trials, and marketing. Readers discover these stages of development and learn what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Pub. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 615.1 CHA

Summary: Research scientists invent a machine that can record sensory experiences only to have devastating results when one scientist records her own death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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Summary: This video focuses on effective ways to understand and organize data using descriptive statistics. Analyzing data collected from studies of young music students, the video helps viewers sort through basic data-interpretation concepts: measures of central tendency, levels of measurement, measures of dispersion, and graphs. A wide range of organization principles are covered, including mode,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Walter, Chip

Summary: Explores today's scientific pursuit of immortality, with exclusive visits inside Silicon Valley labs and interviews with the visionaries who believe we will soon crack into the aging process and cure death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.6 WAL

Bowen, Mark (Mark Stander)

Contents: I: The Sajama expedition -- The mountain God -- An island in the sky -- II: Early days -- Where next? -- Beginnings -- A decade on Quelccaya -- III: The warming sets in -- First signs -- The great experiment -- Temperature follows suit -- China opens up -- IV: The essence of life -- A city by a lake -- The seesaw -- V: More pieces for the puzzle -- Casting about -- From Tibet... -- ...to Peru...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.514 BOW

Segal, Nancy L.

Summary: Accidental Brothers tells the unique story of two sets of identical Colombian twin brothers who discovered at age 25 that they were mistakenly raised as fraternal twins--when they were not even biological brothers. Due to an oversight that presumably occurred in the hospital nursery, one twin in each pair was switched with a twin in the other pair. The result was two sets of unrelated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.8 SEG

Beatty, John D.

Summary: Knowing what type of record exists and where to find it can help the researcher look beyond the standard census and vital-record sources to discover some less-familiar record groups.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Genealogical Society 1992

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3772 Indiana Beatty

Burnett, D. Graham.

Summary: Explores how humans' view of whales changed from the nineteenth to the twentieth century, looking at how the sea mammals were once viewed as monsters but evolved into something much gentler and more beautiful.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599.5072 BUR

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mercer 1986

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 907.2 T

Summary: An update on U.S. Foundation trends.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foundation Center 2008

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1 available in Foundation Collection, Call number: R-FC 361.7 INT

Summary: The more digital technology becomes inseparable from our daily lives, the more chances corporate and political media have to manipulate young people-unless students are taught how to dissect and defend against that manipulation. This program helps educators instill media literacy through an exploration of its basic concepts as well as examples drawn from film and television. Defining media...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Reading rate and comprehension can mean the difference between success and failure to students. Three strategies for improving both are presented in this program. The first suggests reading during the day, for short periods in a quiet place, for maximum efficiency. One method demonstrates how to divide words into groups on a page as an effective way of improving reading rate. The SQ3R Strategy...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Fowler, John

Summary: A zoologist's portrait of Dr. Dian Fossey's remarkable mountain gorilla camp documents the story of the controversial unraveling of the Rwandan facility after Fossey's murder and the author's contributions to tracking mountain gorillas through hostile terrain, confronting aggressive silverbacks and rehabilitating orphaned baby gorillas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Hestermann, Josh

Summary: Describes the different types of marine science, including geology, oceanography, and marine biology, and discusses the current challenges facing marine environments.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 551.4 HES

Hornblum, Allen M.

Summary: "The sad history of young children, especially institutionalized children, being used as cheap and available test subjects - the raw material for experimentation - started long before the atomic age and went well beyond exposure to radioactive isotopes. Experimental vaccines for hepatitis, measles, polio and other diseases, exploratory therapeutic procedures such as electroshock and lobotomy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 HOR

Krasner, Barbara

Summary: This book presents leading theories and important clues about the mystery of Area 51, and challenges readers to study the evidence and develop their own conclusions about what has happened and what still happens today in Area 51.

Format: text

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

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Light, Sally.

Summary: "This book will tell you: what to look for when inspecting the house and site. How to estimate or establish building dates and styles. How to find out who has owned or lived in the house in the past. Ways to find old records and retrieve helpful information from them. The procedure for getting a house listed on a historic register. The importance of a house history to the resale value of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Golden Hill Press 1989

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 728.37 LIG

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