Elementary Lessons in Zo÷logy

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American Book Company, 1895 - Zoology
 

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Page 275 - ELEMENTS OF ASTRONOMY. Accompanied with numerous Illustrations, a Colored Representation of the Solar, Stellar, and Nebular Spectra, and Arago's Celestial Charts of the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. American edition, revised and enlarged, and specially adapted to the wants of American schools.
Page 275 - AN elementary text-book for High-Schools and Academies, based on the most practical and interesting method of studying the subject — that of observation. To assist the pupil in his work, careful directions are given when, how, and where to find the heavenly bodies ; also for observing, in entertaining and instructive ways, the characteristics and phenomena of the constellations. Their motions are described in familiar language...
Page 275 - ... Arago's celestial charts of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Especially adapted to the wants of American schools. Ray's New Elements of Astronomy. Revised edition. By SH PEABODY $1.20. The elements of Astronomy with numerous engravings and star maps. The author has restricted himself to plain statements of the facts, principles, and processes of the science. Steele's New Descriptive Astronomy. By J. DORMAN STEELE, Ph. D $1.00.
Page 275 - Accompanied with numerous illustrations, a colored representation of the solar, stellar, and nebular spectra, and Arago's celestial charts of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Especially adapted to the wants of American schools. Ray's New Elements of Astronomy. Revised edition. By SH PEABODY $1.20. The elements of Astronomy with numerous engravings and star maps. The author has restricted himself to plain statements of the facts, pnnciples, and processes of the science.
Page 275 - This book, while intended for junior classes, is by no means primary or elementary. It is designed as a brief course, to serve as a foundation for more extended study. Gillet and Rolfe's Astronomy. By JOSEPH A. GILLET and NJ ROLFE...
Page 275 - This bonk has been prepared by practical teachers, and contains nothing beyond the comprehension of the student of a high school or a seminary. Kiddle's Short Course in Astronomy. By HENRY KIDDLE, AM Fully illustrated. . . . $0.65. This is a short course in Astronomy and the use of the globes. In mechanical execution it is unsurpassed. Kiddle's New Elementary Astronomy. By HENRY KIDDLE, A. M $i.08. A new manual of the elements of Astronomy, descriptive and mathematical, comprising the latest discoveries...
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Page 275 - Designed as a popular introduction to the study of the science for schools, colleges,, and general reading. With a colored frontispiece and 158 illustrations.
Page 70 - ... would decompose if killed outright. The mother wasp stings them in such a manner, that they are only paralyzed, and remain alive but inactive till wanted, — a wonderfully successful way of providing her offspring with "fresh meat." 3. Cells in which there is a larva feeding on the spiders. 4. Cell in which the spiders have all been eaten (save their skins, which are pushed to the bottom of the cell), and in each of which there is a larva fully grown, or perhaps transformed into a pupa, and...
Page 69 - The nest may easily be removed, when the old wasp is absent, by pushing a knife blade under it. Study the development of the insect as shown in the contents of the nest. Examine the contents of all the cells. Their walls may be easily cut away with a knife. Find :— 1. A cell or cells unfinished, and containing at the bottom a single egg. 188 189 food of the larva that will hatch from the egg in the bottom of each cell. Note tho condition of the spiders, — not dead, but paralyzed.

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