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Biodiversity by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and held by 2,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This important book for scientists and nonscientists alike calls attention to a most urgent global problem: the rapidly accelerating loss of plant and animal species to increasing human population pressure and the demands of economic development. Based on a major conference sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Smithsonian Institution, Biodiversity creates a systematic framework for analyzing the problem and searching for possible solutions
American Revolution by Stuart Murray( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 2,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence
Resources for teaching middle school science by National Science Resources Center (U.S.)( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian timelines of the ancient world by Christopher Scarre( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tracks the advance of history from human origins to the Renaissance in all parts of the world simultaneously, through specially designed time charts featuring full-color photographs of fascinating artifacts from a diversity of cultures
The Smithsonian collection of newspaper comics by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

18 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples from the Yellow Kid of 1896 to Peanuts, B.C., and Doonesbury
Thread of life : the Smithsonian looks at evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charts the course of evolution and traces advances that have been made in the field
The Smithsonian book of invention by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

11 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history and development of invention and technology from prehistoric times to the present and examines the impact of technology and industry on civilization
In the age of mankind : a Smithsonian book of human evolution by Roger Lewin( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes what is currently known about human evolution, loks at the work of anthropologists, and discusses the human traits of consciousness and language
The Civil War : a visual history( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 1,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, "The Civil War" is a definitive visual history of one of the most defining moments in our country's history. Includes comprehensive timelines, first-person accounts by soldiers, civilians, and key political and military leaders, as well as examinations of broader topics such as transportation, the economy, and the treatment of wounded soldiers
Maker lab : 28 super cool projects : build, invent, create, discover by Jack Challoner( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn about science in your own home kitchen using everyday materials. Put together a school project or simply make something incredible to share with your friends! --
Space, time, infinity : the Smithsonian views the universe by James Trefil( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of astronomy, looks at what we have learned about the Sun, Moon, stars and planets, and identifies key questions which face astronomers of the future
Fashion : the definitive history of costume and style( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From simple to sophisticated, elegant to excessive, what we wear says who we are. "Fashion" is the ultimate visual guide to everything ever worn. From the extravagance of Ancient Egypt, through the legendary fashion houses of Chanel and Dior, to the latest cutting-edge labels, this gorgeous collection of costume and dress shows how fashion reflects people and places, and captures the times in which they lived"--Page 4 of cover
Presidents by James Barber( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the great leaders who have shaped American history
Fire of life : the Smithsonian book of the Sun( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores man's perception of and relation to the sun from earliest times to the present, discussing the sun's origin, solar energy, and facts and theories that implicate the sun in near-disasters and including hundreds of photographs and illustrations
Natural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on Earth( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overseen and authenticated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, Natural History presents an unrivaled visual survey of Earth's natural history. Giving a clear overview of the classification of our natural world-over 6,000 species-Natural History looks at every kingdom of life, from bacteria, minerals, and rocks to fossils to plants and animals. --from publisher description
The story of the West : a history of the American West and its people by Robert M Utley( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the history of the West from the emergence of pre-Columbian civilizations more than 12,000 years ago to the urban West of today
Privateers in Charleston, 1793-1796 : an account of a French palatinate in South Carolina by Melvin H Jackson( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The planets by Heather Couper( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new 3D models built using data gathered by NASA and the European Space Agency
Smithsonian physical tables by Smithsonian Institution( )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2003 in English and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprising 901 tables concentrating on a broad scope of common physical and chemical data, the information provided is of general interest to scientists and engineers and of particular interest to those involved with physics in its larger sense. On knovel, the Smithsonian physical tables are now easy to navigate and are full-text searchable as are all references on knovel. All entries in the index are hyperlinked to their page numbers
A Smithsonian book of comic-book comics( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductions from their first comic-book printings for such characters as Superman, Batman, Scribbly, Plastic Man, Captain Marvel, Little Lulu, Donald Duck, Pogo, and The Spirit
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Resources for teaching middle school science
American RevolutionResources for teaching middle school scienceSmithsonian timelines of the ancient worldIn the age of mankind : a Smithsonian book of human evolutionThe Civil War : a visual historyPresidentsNatural history : the ultimate visual guide to everything on EarthThe story of the West : a history of the American West and its people
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