Painless Life Science

Author: Joyce Thornton Barry
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764141720
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Presents an introduction to life science, including how to classify living organisms, identify the parts of a plant, and the ecology of animals in their environments.

Painless Grammar

Author: Rebecca Elliott
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764181177
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Introduces the dos and don'ts of English grammar--ranging from punctuation to spelling and sentence construction--using humorous, down-to earth examples.

The Biolab Book

Author: Lundy Pentz
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801837074
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Biolab Book is designed with the student in mind. Dissection diagrams show the specimens exactly as they appear in the dissecting pan; exercises and follow-up questions help the student see the big picture; and the manual anticipates problems and questions, offering the beginning biologist a smooth, painless introduction to lab procedures. The Biolab Book is designed with the student in mind. The Biolab Book not only teaches but also helps students feel at home in the lab. To call this exceptional manual accurate and comprehensive tells only half the story. The author's enthusiasm, imagination, and talent shine through on every page, setting The Biolab Book far above conventional lab manuals.

Environmental Science For Dummies

Author: Alecia M. Spooner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111823961X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The easy way to score high in Environmental Science Environmental science is a fascinating subject, but some students have a hard time grasping the interrelationships of the natural world and the role that humans play within the environment. Presented in a straightforward format, Environmental Science For Dummies gives you plain-English, easy-to-understand explanations of the concepts and material you'll encounter in your introductory-level course. Here, you get discussions of the earth's natural resources and the problems that arise when resources like air, water, and soil are contaminated by manmade pollutants. Sustainability is also examined, including the latest advancements in recycling and energy production technology. Environmental Science For Dummies is the most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to get a handle on the topic, whether you're looking to supplement classroom learning or simply interested in learning more about our environment and the problems we face. Presents straightforward information on complex concepts Tracks to a typical introductory level Environmental Science course Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning If you're enrolled in an introductory Environmental Science course or studying for the AP Environmental Science exam, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.

Painless French

Author: Carol Chaitkin
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438007700
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learning French becomes fun as students learn about French culture, build their vocabulary (including new web-based words), and discover how easy it is to speak, read, and understand French. Bonus Online Component includes additional games such as Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.

Painless American Government

Author: Jeffrey Strausser
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9781438081205
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Titles in Barron's Painless series are designed for middle school and high school students, helping them excel in subjects they might expect to be either hopelessly boring or excruciatingly difficult. The authors are all experienced teachers, adept at winning the hearts and minds of adolescents, and skillful in adding a light, humorous touch to even the heaviest and grimmest topics. This book opens with a general description of government and a comparison of democracy as practiced by the founding fathers and how it operates in today's America. The author goes on to discuss the Constitution as our basis of government, civil liberties and civil rights, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government, elections and political parties, how public policy is created and shaped, and how each citizen can become involved in the process of self-government. The book includes quizzes with answer keys.

Painless Vocabulary

Author: Michael Greenberg
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764181214
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This addition to Barron's "Painless" series is focused to meet the needs of middle school and high school students. The author's friendly, informal narrative style takes the drudgery out of students' vocabulary building, which is a prerequisite for their academic achievement and future success in college and beyond. Each of 24 chapters introduces 15 new words, first placing the words in a brief essay that allows students to comprehend them in a given context. "Brain Tickler" questions that follow challenge students and help them determine whether they have gained some mastery of word usage. Sidebars appear on many pages with titles such as "Major Mistake Territory," alerting students to possible pitfalls and problems involving correct understanding of word meanings and normal usage. Each chapter concludes with an "On Your Own" section, which invites students to use the target vocabulary list within the context of their own everyday speech. Morbid. . . furtively . . . predecessor . . . infer . . . are typical examples of words students will learn to use with ease. The book's vocabulary is neither too easy nor too arcane--focusing instead on words that students should have at their command in high-school and by the time they enter college.

Painless Algebra

Author: Lynette Long
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764181184
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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For students who are intimidated by all forms of math, here is a set of easy steps that lead to an understanding of elementary algebra. The author defines all terms, points out potential pitfalls in algebraic calculation, and makes problem solving a fun activity. New in this edition are painless approaches to understanding and graphing linear equations, solving systems of linear inequalities, and graphing quadratic equations. Barron's popular "Painless Series " of study guides for middle school and high school students offer a lighthearted, often humorous approach to their subjects, transforming details that might once have seemed boring or difficult into a series of interesting and mentally challenging ideas. Most titles in the series feature many fun-to-solve "Brain Tickler" problems with answers at the end of each chapter.

E Z Earth Science

Author: Alan Sills
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780764144646
Format: PDF
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Earth science makes sense when you approach it the E-Z way! Get a clear, concise review of geology and the geologic time scale, plate tectonics and continental drift, current environmental issues, and much more.