Books & Software

Books & Software

This practical introduction to microscopy includes projects and activities, and useful information on how to use a microscope, subject and slide preparation, and more.48 pages, softcover.There is a $20 minimum order on this item for mailorder customers only. If the total of your order is less than $20, we recommend...
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Nightwatch - A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe, by renowned Canadian author Terence Dickinson.Nightwatch is the standard reference for all amateur astronomers. Never before has a guide been written so ultra-simplified, without the usual jargon found in reference books. Gorgeous full-color photos appear throughout.You will read about the known...
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The Equinox Astronomy Guide for BeginnersBy Terence Dickinson and illustrated by John BianchiExploring the Night Sky is aimed at novice star gazers anxious to expand their astronomical repertoire beyond the Big and Little Dippers. Dickinson has designed a superb introduction to astronomy that is clear, concise, beautifully illustrated, and very...
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The Firefly Planisphere is a simple rotary map which can be set to show the night sky for any time and date.The the planisphere to learn and locate the constellations, numerous deep-sky objects, the planets, and more. Identify the magnitudes of major stars. Locate meteor showers, includes a handy date...
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The Orion Star Target Planisphere is a simple rotary map which can be set to show the night sky for any time and date.The the planisphere to learn and locate the constellations, numerous deep-sky objects, aid in locating planets, and more. Identify the magnitudes of major stars. Locate meteor showers,...
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The modern classic, completely updated.The newest edition of The Backyard Astronomer's Guide includes the latest data and answers the questions most often asked by home astronomers, from beginners to experienced stargazers. Terence Dickinson and Alan Dyer provide expert guidance on the right types of telescopes and other equipment; photographing the...
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How often have you looked at the stars and wondered about the constellations and star names? Wheather you are a teacher, a student or a star gazer, you need this DVD! Astronomy is now part of curriculum in many schools. Teachers will find The Celestial Sphere an excellent way to...
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Kenn Kaufman, a devoted conservationist, works vigorously to promote the appreciation and protection of nature. He is a field editor for Audubon, a columnist for numerous magazines, the author of Lives of North American Birds, and Kingbird Highway. The guide includes: Pictorial table of contents and colour-tabbed sections Similar species...
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