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Climate Change: Evidence, Im... - Division on Earth and Life S...

Climate Change: Evidence, Im...Division on Earth and Life S...

What is climate? Climate is commonly thought of as the expected weather conditions at a given location over time. People know when they go to New York City in winter, they should take a heavy coat. When they visit the Pacific Northwest, the… more

Climate Change: Evidence, Impacts, and Choices
Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Great Books for Babies and T... - Kathleen Odean

Great Books for Babies and T...Kathleen Odean

“The ideal time to begin sharing books with children is during babyhood, even with children as young as six weeks.”—Starting Out Right National Research CouncilAll parents hope to give their children the best possible start in life. Many … more

Great Books for Babies and Toddlers: More Than 500 Recommended Books for Your Child’s First Three Years
Kathleen Odean
Ballantine Books , English
Math & Science for Young Children - Rosalind Charlesworth, Karen...

Math & Science for Young ChildrenRosalind Charlesworth, Karen...

MATH AND SCIENCE FOR YOUNG CHILDREN, 6th Edition is a unique text that focuses on the integration of math and science along with the other important areas of child development during the crucial birth-through-eight age range. It also carefu… more

Math & Science for Young Children
Rosalind Charlesworth, Karen K. Lind
Cengage Learning , English
Design, Make, Play: Growing ... -

Design, Make, Play: Growing ...

Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators is a resource for practitioners, policymakers, researchers and program developers that illuminates creative, cutting edge ways to inspire and motivate young people about sci… more

Design, Make, Play: Growing the Next Generation of STEM Innovators
Routledge , English
Capabilities for the Future:... - National Research Council, C...

Capabilities for the Future:...National Research Council, C...

Over the past 5 years or more, there has been a steady and significant decrease in NASA’s laboratory capabilities, including equipment, maintenance, and facility upgrades. This adversely affects the support of NASA’s scientists, who rely on… more

Capabilities for the Future: An Assessment of NASA Laboratories for Basic Research
National Research Council, Committee on the Assessment of NASA Laboratory Cap
National Academies Press , English
Medical Care Economic Risk: ... - Gooloo S. Wunderlich, Panel ...

Medical Care Economic Risk: ...Gooloo S. Wunderlich, Panel ...

The United States has seen major advances in medical care during the past decades, but access to care at an affordable cost is not universal. Many Americans lack health care insurance of any kind, and many others with insurance are nonethel… more

Medical Care Economic Risk: Measuring Financial Vulnerability from Spending on Medical Care
Gooloo S. Wunderlich, Panel on Measuring Medical Care Risk in Conjunction with the New Supplemental Income Poverty Measure, Committee on National Statistics, Board on Health Care Services, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Institut
National Academies Press , English
Weather Services for the Nat... - Committee on the Assessment ...

Weather Services for the Nat...Committee on the Assessment ...

During the 1980s and 1990s, the National Weather Service (NWS) undertook a major program called the Modernization and Associated Restructuring (MAR). The MAR was officially completed in 2000. No comprehensive assessment of the execution of … more

Weather Services for the Nation: Becoming Second to None
Committee on the Assessment of the National Weather Service’s Modernization Program, Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Recognition and Alleviation ... - National Research Council, C...

Recognition and Alleviation ...National Research Council, C...

The use of animals in research adheres to scientific and ethical principles that promote humane care and practice. Scientific advances in our understanding of animal physiology and behavior often require theories to be revised and standards… more

Recognition and Alleviation of Pain in Laboratory Animals
National Research Council, Committee on Recognition and Alleviation of Pain i
National Academies Press , English
Severe Space Weather Events-... - Committee on the Societal an...

Severe Space Weather Events-...Committee on the Societal an...

The adverse effects of extreme space weather on modern technology—power grid outages, high-frequency communication blackouts, spacecraft anomalies—are well known and well documented, and the physical processes underlying space weather are… more

Severe Space Weather Events—Understanding Societal and Economic Impacts: A Workshop Report
Committee on the Societal and Economic Impacts of Severe Space Weather Events: A Workshop, Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Focusing on Children's Healt... - National Research Council, I...

Focusing on Children's Healt...National Research Council, I...

Socioeconomic conditions are known to be major determinants of health at all stages of life, from pregnancy through childhood and adulthood. “Life-course epidemiology” has added a further dimension to the understanding of the social determi… more

Focusing on Children’s Health: Community Approaches to Addressing Health Disparities: Workshop Summary
National Research Council, Institute of Medicine
National Academies Press , English
Experimentation and Rapid Pr... - National Research Council, C...

Experimentation and Rapid Pr...National Research Council, C...

The U.S. military forces currently face a nontraditional threat from insurgents and terrorists who primarily employ improvised explosive devices, and have shown a cycle of adaptation of less than 12 months to responses by U.S. forces to cou… more

Experimentation and Rapid Prototyping in Support of Counterterrorism
National Research Council, Committee on Experimentation and Rapid Prototyping
National Academies Press , English
A Review of the NIOSH Roadma... - Catharyn T. Liverman, Alan R...

A Review of the NIOSH Roadma...Catharyn T. Liverman, Alan R...

Although asbestos is no longer mined in the United States, prior and ongoing exposures to asbestos continue to contribute to respiratory diseases, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. To examine ongoing issues and concerns i… more

A Review of the NIOSH Roadmap for Research on Asbestos Fibers and Other Elongate Mineral Particles
Catharyn T. Liverman, Alan R. Nelson, Elizabeth A. Eide, Eileen Abt
National Academies Press , English
How Students Learn: History,... - Committee on How People Lear...

How Students Learn: History,...Committee on How People Lear...

How do you get a fourth-grader excited about history? How do you even begin to persuade high school students that mathematical functions are relevant to their everyday lives? In this volume, practical questions that confront every classroom… more

How Students Learn: History, Mathematics, and Science in the Classroom
Committee on How People Learn, A Targeted Report for Teachers, Center for Studies on Behavior and Development, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Board on Behavioral, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
NASA Space Technology Roadma... - Steering Committee for NASA ...

NASA Space Technology Roadma...Steering Committee for NASA ...

NASA’s Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) has begun to rebuild the advanced space technology program in the agency with plans laid out in 14 draft technology roadmaps. It has been years since NASA has had a vigorous, broad-based program… more

NASA Space Technology Roadmaps and Priorities: Restoring NASA’s Technological Edge and Paving the Way for a New Era in Space
Steering Committee for NASA Technology Roadmaps, National Research Council, National Academies
National Academies Press , English
Radioisotope Power Systems: ... - Radioisotope Power Systems C...

Radioisotope Power Systems: ...Radioisotope Power Systems C...

Spacecraft require electrical energy. This energy must be available in the outer reaches of the solar system where sunlight is very faint. It must be available through lunar nights that last for 14 days, through long periods of dark and col… more

Radioisotope Power Systems: An Imperative for Maintaining U.S. Leadership in Space Exploration
Radioisotope Power Systems Committee, Space Studies Board, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
2014 Report on Climate Chang... - U.S. Government

2014 Report on Climate Chang...U.S. Government

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This highly publicized report, issued in May 2014, represents the highlights of the Third National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Impacts in the United States. As required by the Global Change Research Act of 1990, this report has colle… more

2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
U.S. Government
Progressive Management , English
Letter Report Assessing the ... -

Letter Report Assessing the ...

The U.S. Geological Survey requested that the National Research Council review and provide guidance on the direction and priorities of the National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. This initial letter report concerns the scientific… more

Letter Report Assessing the USGS National Water Quality Assessment Program’s Science Framework
National Academies Press , English
Educating Children with Autism - Committee on Educational Int...

Educating Children with AutismCommittee on Educational Int...

Autism is a word most of us are familiar with. But do we really know what it means?Children with autism are challenged by the most essential human behaviors. They have difficulty interacting with other people-often failing to see people as … more

Educating Children with Autism
Committee on Educational Interventions for Children with Autism, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Board on Behavioral, Youth and Families Board on Children, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English
Advancing the Competitivenes... - National Research Council, C...

Advancing the Competitivenes...National Research Council, C...

Construction productivity—how well, how quickly, and at what cost buildings and infrastructure can be constructed—directly affects prices for homes and consumer goods and the robustness of the national economy. Industry analysts differ on… more

Advancing the Competitiveness and Efficiency of the U.S. Construction Industry
National Research Council, Committee on Advancing the Competitiveness and Pro
National Academies Press , English
Ocean Acidification:A Nation... - Research, and Impacts Assess...

Ocean Acidification:A Nation...Research, and Impacts Assess...

The ocean has absorbed a significant portion of all human-made carbon dioxide emissions. This benefits human society by moderating the rate of climate change, but also causes unprecedented changes to ocean chemistry. Carbon dioxide taken up… more

Ocean Acidification:A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Ocean
Research, and Impacts Assessment Committee on the Development of an Integrated Science Strategy for Ocean Acidification Monitoring, National Research Council
National Academies Press , English

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