A General Physiology: For High Schools : Based Upon the Nervous System

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American Book Company, 1900 - Physiology - 408 pages
 

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Page 409 - ... together with graphic pictures of their native peoples, just as they are found to-day in their homes and at their work. This has been done in such simple language and charming manner as to make each chapter as entertaining as a story.
Page 410 - By JACQUES W. REDWAY, FRGS, and RUSSELL HINMAN, Author of the Eclectic Physical Geography. The publication of The Natural Geographies marks a new era in the study and teaching of geography. Some of the distinctive features which characterize this new series are : 1.
Page 410 - Geographies marks a new era in the study and teaching of geography. Some of the distinctive features which characterize this new series are : 1. A Natural Plan of Development, based on physical geography and leading in a natural manner to the study of historical, industrial, and commercial geography. 2. Clear and distinct political maps showing correctly the comparative size of different countries, and physical maps showing relief by contour lines and different colors, as in the best government maps....
Page 67 - In a lever of the third kind, the fulcrum is at one end, the weight at the other, and the power is applied between them.
Page 67 - In a lever of the second kind, the fulcrum is at one end, the power at the other, and the weight between them.
Page 410 - Frequent exercises and reviews leading to the correlation and comparison of the parts of the subject already studied. 5. Topical outlines for the language work required by the Courses of Study of the best schools. 6. Supplementary Exercises including laboratory work and references for collateral reading. 7. Numerous original and appropriate pictures and graphic diagrams to illustrate the text. 8. Clear explanations of each necessary term where it first occurs, and omission of formal definitions at...
Page 388 - ... enables us to see the body itself; while reflected light enables us to see another body in it. The most perfectly polished mirror does not reflect all the light it receives. It diffuses a portion, so that we see the mirror as well as the objects reflected in it. 93. The Law of Refraction. — The bending of a ray of light in passing from one medium to another can be illustrated by the apparatus shown in Figure 64. AD is a graduated circle ; B, a semi - cylindrical glass vessel filled with water...
Page 411 - The Language Lessons are simple and practical, presenting a great variety of material and introducing the elements of grammar in an easy and untechnical way. The book has...
Page 102 - ... a ray of light passes obliquely from one medium into another of a different density, it is refracted, or turned out of its former course.
Page 410 - ... by contour lines and different colors, as in the best government maps. 3. Inductive and comparative treatment of subjects according to the most approved pedagogical principles. 4. Frequent exercises and reviews leading to the correlation and comparison of the parts of the subject already studied. 5. Topical outlines for the language work required by the Courses of Study of the best schools. 6. Supplementary Exercises including laboratory work and references for collateral reading. 7. Numerous...

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