The story of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood is one of the most iconic and universal stories in all human history; one of the most important stories for three of the world's great religions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Now, an astonishing recovery is challenging everything thought known about this Biblical legend. Dr Irving Finkel, armed with a 4000-year-old tablet, teams up with a group of maritime archaeologists and attempts to build the vessel that inspired the Biblical Ark.
Author J.K. Rowling captured the world's imagination with her series of books featuring the adventures of young wizard Harry Potter. With this release from Questar, fans of the books are given the opportunity to learn about the factual information and locations featured in the stories as well as the literary and mythological influences. Narrated by actor Hugh Laurie, Discovering the Real World of Harry Potter: The Magic Behind the Young Wizard discusses such topics as the origins of the Philosopher's Stone, King Arthur, and a real school like the Hogwarts Academy.
What's the sure road to success in calculus? The answer is simple: Precalculus. Traditionally studied after Algebra II, this mathematical field covers advanced algebra, trigonometry, exponents, logarithms, and much more. These interrelated topics are essential for solving calculus problems, and by themselves are powerful methods for describing the real world, permeating all areas of science and every branch of mathematics. Little wonder, then, that precalculus is a core course in high schools throughout the country and an important review subject in college.