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    Read more about The Adventure of Physics - Vol. VI: The Strand Model - A Speculation on Unification

    The Adventure of Physics - Vol. VI: The Strand Model - A Speculation on Unification

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    Contributor: Schiller

    Publisher: Motion Mountain

    License: CC BY-NC-ND

    This book is written for anybody who is intensely curious about nature and motion. Have you ever asked: Why do people, animals, things, images and empty space move? The answer leads to many adventures, and this book presents one of the best of them: the search for a precise, unified and final description of all motion.

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    Read more about The Sustainable Business Case Book

    The Sustainable Business Case Book

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    Contributors: Gittell, Magnusson, and Merenda

    Publisher: Saylor Foundation

    License: CC BY-NC-SA

    The issue of sustainability and specifically sustainable business is of increasing interest and importance to students of business and also students in the sciences, government, public policy, planning and other fields. There can be significant benefits from students learning about sustainable business from the rich experiences of business practice.

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    Read more about The Adventure of Physics - Vol. I: Fall, Flow, and Heat

    The Adventure of Physics - Vol. I: Fall, Flow, and Heat

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    Contributor: Schiller

    Publisher: Motion Mountain

    License: CC BY-NC-ND

    This book is written for anybody who is curious about nature and motion. Curiosity about how people, animals, things, images and space move leads to many adventures. This volume presents the best of them in the domain of everyday life.

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    Read more about Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation

    Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation

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    Contributors: Theis and Tomkin

    Publisher: OpenStax CNX

    License: CC BY

    With “Sustainability: A Comprehensive Foundation”, first and second-year college students are introduced to this expanding new field, comprehensively exploring the essential concepts from every branch of knowledge – including engineering and the applied arts, natural and social sciences, and the humanities. As sustainability is a multi-disciplinary area of study, the text is the product of multiple authors drawn from the diverse faculty of the University of Illinois: each chapter is written by a recognized expert in the field.

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    Read more about World Regional Geography - People, Places and Globalization

    World Regional Geography - People, Places and Globalization

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    Publisher: University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing

    License: CC BY-NC-SA

    World Regional Geography: People, Places and Globalization is designed for students to experience and study as much of the world as possible within a limited amount of time. It gives students the fundamental concepts and the latest data regarding world places in a concise, easy-to-read format.

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    Read more about College Physics - 2e

    College Physics - 2e

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    Contributors: Urone, Hinrichs, and Dirks

    Publisher: OpenStax

    License: CC BY

    College Physics 2e introduces topics conceptually and progresses through clear explanations in the context of career-oriented, practical applications, and meets the scope and sequence of an algebra-based physics course. The narrative of physics and scientific discovery has been even further expanded to focus on including more diverse contributors to the field. Building on the success of the first edition the authors have increased focus on interdisciplinary connections, including enhancements to biological and medical applications. The problem solving approach has been revised to further unify conceptual, analytical, and calculation skills within the learning process, the authors have integrated a wide array of strategies and supports throughout the text for students.

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    Read more about General Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and Applications

    General Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and Applications

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    Contributors: Averill and Eldredge

    Publisher: Saylor Foundation

    License: CC BY-NC-SA

    The overall goal of the authors with General Chemistry: Principles, Patterns, and Applications was to produce a text that introduces the students to the relevance and excitement of chemistry.

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    Read more about Essentials of Geographic Information Systems

    Essentials of Geographic Information Systems

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    Contributors: Campbell and Shin

    Publisher: Saylor Foundation

    License: CC BY-NC-SA

    Essentials of Geographic Information Systems integrates key concepts behind the technology with practical concerns and real-world applications. Recognizing that many potential GIS users are nonspecialists or may only need a few maps, this book is designed to be accessible, pragmatic, and concise. Essentials of Geographic Information Systems also illustrates how GIS is used to ask questions, inform choices, and guide policy. From the melting of the polar ice caps to privacy issues associated with mapping, this book provides a gentle, yet substantive, introduction to the use and application of digital maps, mapping, and GIS.

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    Read more about The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

    The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry

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    Contributors: Ball, Hill, and Scott

    Publisher: Saylor Foundation

    License: CC BY-NC-SA

    The Basics of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry by David W. Ball, John W. Hill, and Rhonda J. Scott is for the one-semester General, Organic and Biological Chemistry course. The authors designed this textbook from the ground up to meet the needs of a one-semester course. It is 20 chapters in length and approximately 350-400 pages; just the right breadth and depth for instructors to teach and students to grasp.

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    Read more about Light and Matter

    Light and Matter

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    Contributor: Crowell

    Publisher: Benjamin Crowell

    License: CC BY-SA

    This is an introductory text intended for a one-year introductory course of the type typically taken by biology majors, or for AP Physics B. Algebra and trig are used, and there are optional calculus-based sections.

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