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Electricity, like every science, presents two phases to the student, one belonging to a theoretical knowledge, and the other which pertains to the practical application of that knowledge. The boy is directly interested in the practical use which he can make of this wonderful phenomenon in nature.
With sections on such riveting topics [...]Continue Reading →
Available here are accounts of the lives and works of seventeenth and eighteenth century mathematicians (and some other scientists), adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908).
This is not an ebook- but rather a website that has short biographies of mathematicians from the 17th and 18th centuries.
They [...]Continue Reading →
Some of the best science lessons happen in the kitchen. When learning to make candy, you need to know about temperature, measurement, the crystallization of sugar, and much more.
This simple book is full of recipes, instructions, and information about making candy. Fudges, taffies, brittles, caramels, fondants, lozenges, and more mouthwatering recipes will [...]Continue Reading →
Do you have boys at home that love to work with wood, tools, and mechanical parts?
Every Boy His Own Mechanic is a book just for them! The book covers woodworking, painting, mixing cement, fixing bicycles, and tons more.
With 400+ pages of instructions and illustrations, your boys AND [...]Continue Reading →
Geometry is one of the most elegant fields in mathematics. It deals with visual shapes that we know from everyday life.
Parents and students that are looking for a more modern text that they can use in math studies now have a free option in WikiBooks.
From the creators of Wikimedia, WikiBooks attempts [...]Continue Reading →
Edwin George Lutz brings us another artistic book, this time detailing the origin and making of animated cartoons.
From the early days of flip books to the beginning of motion pictures using celluloid film, this book is perfect for kids who are interested in animation and cartooning.
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A book for little folk who want to make gardens and don’t know how.
The book details flower gardening, market gardening, [...]Continue Reading →
Yesterday I shared a gem of electrical knowledge- Hawkins Electrical Guide, Number One. I was intrigued by the book and wondered if the other books in the series were available.
I am pleased to say that I found volumes 3-9! Volume 2 seems to mysteriously vanished since its publication in 1916. If I [...]Continue Reading →
Hot off the e-book press from gutenberg.org, Hawkins Electrical Guide, Number One is an impressive compilation of electrical knowledge.
From the introduction:
This book, or “Guide,” is so called because it leads or points out the way to the acquirement of a theoretical and practical knowledge of Electricity.
There are several [...]Continue Reading →
This is such a cute book! The color illustrations and the little “stories” that teach basic arithmetic are perfect for Charlotte Mason and other relaxed styles of homeschooling.
Through incidents and activities natural to children, teaches numbers 1 – 100.
However, the book covers much more [...]Continue Reading →