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A collection of books, journals, films and videos from the California Academy of Sciences . The California Academy of Sciences is a leading scientific and cultural institution based in San Francisco. It is home to an aquarium, planetarium, natural history museum, and research and education programs, which engage people of all ages and backgrounds on two of the most important topics of our time: life and its sustainability. Founded in 1853, the Academy's mission is to explore, explain, and sustain life. Visit www.calacademy.org for more information. Look for: Video General Texts Ants Texts

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by Cooper, Geoffrey M
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 648-650) and index
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Topics: Cellular biology, Molecular biology, Microchemistry, Science, Science/Mathematics, General, Life...
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by Alexander, Christopher; Ishikawa, Sara; Silverstein, Murray
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xliv, 1171 p. : 21 cm
Topics: Symbolism in architecture, Semiotics
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by Masters, William H; Johnson, Virginia E; New York Academy of Medicine, donor. DNLM
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The sexual response cycle -- The research population -- Female extragenital response -- Female external genitalia -- The clitoris -- The vagina -- The artificial vagina -- The uterus -- The female orgasm -- Pregnancy and sexual response -- Male extragenital reactions -- The penis -- The scrotum and the testes -- The male orgasm (ejaculation) -- The aging female -- The aging male -- Similiarities in physiologic response -- Myotonia in sexual response -- Study-subject sexuality
Topics: Sex (Biology), Sex (Psychology), Sexual Behavior, Sex customs, Sexualité (Biologie), Sexualité...
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by Skloot, Rebecca, 1972-
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x, 369 p., [8] p. of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by McKibben, Bill; Gore, Albert, 1948-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: American Prose, Ecology, Nature, Nature/Ecology, Essays, Reference, Nature / Essays, Ecocriticism,...
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by Gillispie, Charles Coulston, ed; American Council of Learned Societies
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"Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies."
Topics: Scientists, Scientifiques, Natuurwetenschappen, Science
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 517-527) and index
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 11, Reading Level-Grade 12
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by Andrew Chaikin
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Topics: Project Apollo (U.S.) -- History., Space flight to the moon -- History.
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by Mileaf, Harry
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Includes index
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Topic: Electricity
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by Ray Bradbury
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Topic: Mars (Planet) -- Fiction
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by Eric Carle
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Topics: Toy and movable books -- Specimens, Chameleons -- Fiction, Self-acceptance -- Fiction, Toy and...
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by Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957; Williams, Garth
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A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors
Topics: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957, Frontier and pioneer life, Families, Family, Frontier and pioneer...
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by Macaulay, David
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Includes index
Topics: Technology, Technology, Technology, Technology, Technology, Tecnologia
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by Wolfram, Stephen
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Includes index
Topics: Cellular automata, Computational complexity, Natural Science Disciplines, Models, Theoretical,...
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ARCH copy: Oxford University Press paperback, 1968
Topics: Natural history, Natural history, Wildlife conservation
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by Van Allsburg, Chris
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When two bad ants desert from their colony, they experience a dangerous adventure that convinces them to return to their former safety
Topics: Ants, Ants
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Includes index
Topics: Science/Mathematics, Science, Astronomy - Universe, Cosmology, Science / General, Cosmologie,...
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"Based on a documentary filmscript by Jack Leustig, Roberta Grossman, Lee Miller, and William Morgan with contributions by John M.D. Pohl."
Topics: Indians of North America, Indianen
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 671-732) and indexes
Topics: Homosexuality in animals, Homoseksualiteit, Dieren, Animaux, Homosexualité
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Bibliography: p. [223]-239
Topic: Animals
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by Klein, Cornelis, 1937-; Hurlbut, Cornelius S. (Cornelius Searle), 1906-2005; Dana, James Dwight, 1813-1895. Manual of mineralogy
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Hurlbut's name appears first on the previous (19th) ed
Topic: Mineralogy
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by Futuyma, Douglas J., 1942-
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Bibliography: p. 557-589
Topic: Evolution (Biology)
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System requirements for accompanying computer disc (Macintosh): Macintosh 68040 or better; 16 MB of RAM; System 7.0 or better; color monitor displaying 16-bit at 800 x 600 pixels resolution (24-bit recommended); CD-ROM drive
Topic: Plants
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-457) and index
Topics: Social evolution, Civilization, Ethnology, Human beings, Culture diffusion, Historia, Geografia...
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Electronic data processing, Computers, Informatica, Computers, Toepassingen, Informatique,...
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by Dickinson, Terence; Dyer, Alan, 1953-
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Includes index
Topic: Astronomy
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Includes index
Topics: Astronomy, Astronomie, Astrophysique, Sciences physiques, Sterrenkunde
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Includes index
Topics: Cosmology, Cosmologie, Espace et temps, Trous noirs (Astronomie), Cosmologia, Kosmologie
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by McPhee, John, 1931-
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Includes index
Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Adult
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by University of Chicago Press
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Topics: Printing -- Style manuals, Authorship -- Style manuals
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 517-527) and index
Topic: Science
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [260]-297) and index
Topics: Sex, Sex differences, Sexual behavior in animals, Seksueel gedrag, Sekseverschillen
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by Greene, B. (Brian), 1963- author,Rogers D. Spotswood Collection. TxSaTAM
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 427-428) and index
Topics: Superstring theories, Cosmology, Supercordes (Physique nucléaire), Cosmologie, Cosmology,...
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by Carle, Eric
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After Mrs. Seahorse lays her eggs on Mr. Seahorse's belly, he drifts through the water, greeting other fish fathers who are taking care of their eggs
Topics: Father and child, Sea horses, Fishes, Father and child, Sea horses, Fishes
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-457) and index
Topics: Social evolution, Civilization, Ethnology, Human beings, Culture diffusion, Historia, Geografia...
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Bibliography: p. 306-308
Topic: Biology
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by Diana L. Walstad
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Topics: Aquarium plants -- Handbooks, manuals, etc., Aquariums -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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by Richard Louv
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Topics: Parenting - General, Nature, Environmental Psychology, Outdoor Life, Family & Relationships,...
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by Seuss, Dr
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The Once-ler describes the results of the local pollution problem
Topics: Stories in rhyme, Children's stories
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by Lodish, Harvey F; Darnell, James E
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Second edition's main entry under the heading for Darnell
Topics: Cytology, Molecular biology
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Bibliography: p. 222-260
Topics: Indians -- Diseases, Indians -- Agriculture, Medical geography -- History, Biogeography, Indians,...
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by Asimov, Isaac, 1920-
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Bibliography: p. 743
Topic: Physics
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Maps on lining papers
Topics: Irrigation, Water resources development, Political corruption
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by Cleveland, William S., 1943-
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360 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Mathematical statistics -- Graphic methods, Graphic methods
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by Pellant, Chris
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Includes index
Topics: Rocks, Minerals, Rocks, Minerals, Rocks, Minerals
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by Stotz, Douglas F. (Douglas Forrester), 1956-; Conservation International; Field Museum of Natural History
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"A project of Conservation International and the Field Museum of Natural History."
Topics: Birds, Birds, Birds, Birds, Birds, Birds
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by Sean B. Carroll
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Topics: Developmental genetics, Evolutionary genetics
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by Christopher Mattison
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Topic: Snakes.
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by Nash, Roderick
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Bibliography: p. [389]-407
Topics: Frontier and pioneer life, Nature conservation
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Bibliography: p. 271-274
Topics: Environmental sciences, Environmental sciences, Ecología
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by King, Ronald, 1914-
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Bibliography: p. 13
Topic: Botanical illustration
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by Lewis, Philippa; Darley, Gillian
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Bibliography: p. [17]-[18]
Topics: Decoration and ornament -- Dictionaries, Decoration and ornament
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-201) and index
Topics: Columbus, Christopher, Colomb, Christophe, ca 1451-1506, Colomb, Christophe (1450? - 1506), Taino...
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by Campbell, Neil A., 1946-2004
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Biology, Biologie
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by Chomsky, Noam
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-265) and index
Topics: Language and languages, Language, Langage et langues, Taalwetenschap
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by Macdonald, David W. (David Whyte)
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Includes index
Topic: Mammals
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by Lillesand, Thomas M; Kiefer, Ralph W
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topic: Remote sensing
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by Neil Shubin
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Topics: Human anatomy -- Popular works, Human evolution -- Popular works
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by Rice, Prudence M
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Bibliography: p. 487-542
Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Pottery, Ceramics
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by Miroslav Verner
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Topics: Pyramids -- Egypt, Egypt -- Antiquities
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by Couper, Heather; Henbest, Nigel
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Includes index
Topics: Astronomy, Space sciences
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by Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957; Williams, Garth
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A year in the life of two young girls growing up on the Wisconsin frontier, as they help their mother with the daily chores, enjoy their father's stories and singing, and share special occasions when they get together with relatives or neighbors
Topics: Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957, Frontier and pioneer life, Families, Family, Frontier and pioneer...
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by Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996
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Bibliography: p. 295-304
Topic: Astronomy
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by Tarshis, Lauren; Dawson, Scott, illustrator
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007-010
Topic: Earthquakes
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by Lehner, Ernst
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Originally published, Cleveland: World Publishing, 1950
Topic: Signs and symbols
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by Simpson, John A
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Topics: Wörterbuch, Englisch Wörterbuch
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by Arnosky, Jim
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Instructions for drawing plants and animals in motion
Topics: Action in art, Drawing, Botanical illustration, Animals in art, Drawing
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"A Potomac Associates book."
Topics: Economic history, Economic development, Social history
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by Goodall, Jane, 1934-
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Bibliography: p. 627-646. Includes indexes
Topics: Gombe Stream National Park (Tanzania), Chimpanzees, Mammals, Mammals
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by Thyen, O. (Olaf); Clark, M. (Michael); Scholze-Stubenrecht, Werner; Sykes, J. B. (John Bradbury); Dudenredaktion (Bibliographisches Institut); Oxford University Press. Dictionary Dept. German Section
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2001 reissue has CD-ROM: SpeakGerman free with the Oxford-Duden German dictionary. Windows version 1.0 ; LC's copy discarded
Topics: German language, English language
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by Sunquist, Melvin E; Sunquist, Fiona
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 430-434)
Topic: Felidae
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by Raven, Peter H; Evert, Ray Franklin; Curtis, Helena
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Includes bibliographies and index
Topics: Botany, Botanique, Botanik
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"Elisabeth Sifton books."
Topics: Mass media, Mass media, Televisie, Culturele invloeden
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Reprint of the ed. published by Random House, New York
Topic: Voyager Project
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 406-411) and index
Topics: Popular astronomy, Technology, Science, Science/Mathematics, Astronomy - General, Astrophysics...