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Books with author John Hudson Tiner

  • 100 Scientists Who Shaped World History

    John Tiner, John Hudson Tiner

    Paperback (Bluewood Books, Feb. 1, 2000)
    Readers will be fascinated to learn about a wide range of scientists who have attained recognition or have demonstrated unique abilities in a variety of scientifc fields including, astronomy, mathematics, chemistry, physics, anthropology, oceanography, botany, and medicine.Chronolgically presented, this book begins with Pythagoras (c. 580 BC to c 500 BC) and ends with Stephen Hawking (b. 1942). As with all of the scientists featured in 100 Scientists Who Shaped World History, both men sought answers to the physical world around them. Pythagoras, a Greek philosopher and mathematician, coined the world philosphy, believed that mathematics and nature were harmonious and is best known for the Pythagorean theorem. Hawking, an English physicist, combined the theory of relativity with quantum mechanics to describe the properties of black holes.
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  • Exploring the World of Biology: From Mushrooms to Complex Life Forms

    John Hudson Tiner

    Paperback (Master Books, Jan. 12, 2009)
    The field of biology focuses on living things, from the smallest microscopic protozoa to the largest mammal. In this book you will read and explore the life of plants, insects, spiders and other arachnids, life in water, reptiles, birds, and mammals, highlighting God's amazing creation. You will learn about the following and so much more:How does biological classification give each different type of plant or animal a unique name?In what ways are seeds spread around the world?What food does the body use for long-term storage of energy?How did biologists learn how the stomach digested food?What plant gave George de Mestral the idea for Velcro?For most of history, biologists used the visible appearance of plants or animals to classify them. They grouped plants or animals with similar-looking features into families. Starting in the 1990s, biologists have extracted DNA and RNA from cells as a guide to how plants or animals should be grouped. Like visual structures, these reveal the underlying design or creation.The newest book in our Exploring series, Exploring the World of Biology is a fascinating look at life - from the smallest proteins and spores, to the complex life systems of humans and animals.
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  • Exploring the History of Medicine

    John Hudson Tiner

    Paperback (Master Books, April 1, 1999)
    From surgery to vaccines, man has made great strides in the field of medicine. Quality of life has improved dramatically in the last few decades alone, and the future is bright. But students must not forget that God provided humans with minds and resources to bring about these advances.A biblical perspective of healing and the use of medicine provides the best foundation for treating diseases and injury. In Exploring the World of Medicine, author John Hudson Tiner reveals the spectacular discoveries that started with men and women who used their abilities to better mankind and give glory to God.The fascinating history of medicine comes alive in this book, providing students with a healthy dose of facts, mini-biographies, and vintage illustrations. Includes chapter tests and index.
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  • Exploring The World of Biology

    John Hudson Tiner

    eBook (Master Books, Nov. 1, 2008)
    The field of biology focuses on living things, from the smallest microscopic protozoa to the largest mammal. In this book you will read and explore the life of plants, insects, spiders and other arachnids, life in water, reptiles, birds, and mammals, highlighting God's amazing creatio. You will learn about the following and so much more:- How does biological classification give each different type of plant or animal a unique name?- In what ways are seeds spread around the world?- What food does the body use for long-term storage of energy?- How did biologists learn how the stomach digested food?- What plant gave George de Mestral the idea for Velcro?For most of history, biologists used the visible appearance of plants or animals to classify them. They grouped plants or animals with similar-looking features into families. Starting in the 1990s, biologists have extracted DNA and RNA from cells as a guide to how plants or animals should be grouped. Like visual structures, these reveal the underlying design or creation.The newest book in our Exploring series, Exploring the World of Biology is a fascinating look at life - from the smallest proteins and spores, to the complex life systems of humans and animals.
  • The Ghost Lake -- The True Story of Louis Agassiz

    John Hudson Tiner

    language (Baker Book House Company, July 29, 2010)
    Louis Agassiz convinced a reluctant scientific community that glaciers moved and that a great Ice Age had once existed. In one of his most stirring public speeches he said, "Many years ago a long winter settled over a land previously covered with rich vegetation, where great beasts like those found in India and Africa freely roamed. Death entered with its terrors. With one blow of its violent hand it destroyed a mighty creation and wrapped all nature in a shroud of ice."Introduction: The Ghost Lake -The True Story of Louis AgassizEven when he was very young, Louis Agassiz was fascinated by the world of nature. All creatures interested him. He quickly learned the unique features of the fish and animals around his home in Switzerland. He eagerly explored to learn more.In the 1800s, naturalists and scientists were not highly regarded by ordinary folks. His father believed it better for him to remain a farmer or become a bookkeeper or doctor. Young Agassiz had a dream to study nature. He did not give up easily. With the help of his sisters, he was able to attend the University of Heidelberg to work on a medical degree.Along with his medical studies, Louis learned all he could about animals, plants, and fossils. He found fossils especially fascinating. He soon became well known for his great knowledge of science. A devout Christian, he was relentless in his quest for knowledge.
  • Exploring Planet Earth: The Journey of Discovery from Early Civilization to Future Exploration

    John Hudson Tiner

    Paperback (Master Books, Sept. 1, 1997)
    The first in a series of books on science, this book has broad appeal for any elementary-age child, but is written specifically as a resource tool for fifth grade through junior high level. Blending a creationism perspective of history with definitions of terms and identification of famous explorers, scientists, etc., this book gives students an excellent initial knowledge of people and places, encouraging them to continue their studies in-depth.Supplemented with photographs, illustrations, questions, and chapter review activities, Exploring Planet Earth brings to life people like Marco Polo and Christopher Columbus, and gives students the opportunity to read history that hasn't been altered or erased altogether.
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  • The Story of the Pledge of Allegiance

    John Hudson Tiner

    Hardcover (Master Books, March 28, 2003)
    When American put their hands over their hearts to recite the Pledge of Allegiance, we know why it's done. Yet how many of us know the story behind the Pledge? How did it come to be? In this wonderful book, John Hudson Tiner provides the interesting detail behind the patriotic words, Learn facts about the various stages that culminated in the Pledge of Allegiance we say today. It has changed! Read the stirring accounts of good men and women who boldly proclaimed that God is the source of this country's many blessings.
  • The Story of In God We Trust

    John Hudson Tiner

    Hardcover (Master Books, March 1, 2003)
    A few coins jingle in a pocket, Paper bills pass through many hands each day. Do we stop to think about the words printed on our money? Who is responsible for telling the world that we trust in God? In this wonderful book, John Hudson Tiner reveals the events that led to the phrase "In God We Trust" finding a place on American coins and currency. The practice isn't old as you think! The world's beacon of freedom knows where ultimate freedom comes from, and this great story will inspire its citizens.
  • How to Survive: Lessons for Everyday Life from the Extreme World

    John Hudson

    Hardcover (Macmillan, June 27, 2019)
    'When it comes to survival and getting out of trouble, listen to this man. John is the real deal.'Levison WoodWhat is the connection between crawling through a jungle and your ‘to do’ list? What can ejecting out of a stealth bomber teach you about the importance of thinking the worst? What can surviving in extreme situations teach us about surviving everyday life?John Hudson, Chief Survival Instructor to the British Military, knows what it takes to survive. Combining first-hand experience with 20 years of studying the choices people have made under the most extreme pressure, How to Survive is a lifetime’s worth of wisdom about how to apply the principles of survival to everyday life.The cornerstone of military survival (surviving anything) is understanding the relationship between effort, hope and goals – a mindset that can be transposed anytime, anywhere. In How to Survive you will learn how this template for survival can be applied to any situation in your everyday life.Through gripping first-hand accounts of near disaster and survival stories from across the extreme world you will learn that by following these principles you can develop the mindset that will allow you to make better decisions under pressure, which are as equally applicable to first dates and presentations as to climbing Everest and getting lost at sea.
  • Isaac Newton

    John Hudson Tiner

    Hardcover (Mott Media, Jan. 1, 1984)
    A biography of the seventeenth-century English scientist who developed the theory of gravity, discovered the secrets of light and color, and formulated the system of calculus.
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  • 100 Scientists Who Changed the World

    John Hudson Tiner

    Library Binding (World Almanac Education, Dec. 1, 2002)
    Brief biographies of 100 scientists, from ancient Greece to the present day, who have made significant contributions to our understanding of the world around us.
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  • By John Tiner - 100 Scientists Who Shaped World History

    John Hudson Tiner

    Paperback (BLUEWOOD BOOKS, May 28, 2000)
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