Earth Science

Earth Science Author Edward J. Tarbuck
ISBN-10 9780321958006
Year 2014-01-27
Pages 768
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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NOTE: Books a la Carte are unbound, three-hole-punch versions of the textbook. This lower cost option is easy to transport and comes with same access code or media that would be packaged with the bound book. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Earth Science provides a student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The authors’ texts have always been recognized for their readability, currency, dynamic art program, delivery of basic principles and instructor flexibility. The Fourteenth Edition incorporates a new active learning approach, a fully updated and mobile visual program, and MasteringGeology™—the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available.

Earth Science

Earth Science Author Edward J. Tarbuck
ISBN-10 0321714849
Year 2010-12-31
Pages 768
Language en
Publisher Pearson College Division
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Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Earth Science is a student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The authors focus on readability, with clear, example-driven explanations of concepts and events. The Thirteenth Edition incorporates a new active learning approach and a fully updated visual program. This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole- punched, loose-leaf version. Books à la Carte also offer a great value--this format costs significantly less than a new textbook.

Foundations of Earth Science

Foundations of Earth Science Author Frederick K. Lutgens
ISBN-10 9780134294827
Year 2016-09-16
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Pearson
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For all introductory Earth Science courses. Digital Content and Experiences Bring Earth Science To Life Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Foundations of Earth Science provides a student-friendly, highly visual, non-technical survey of our physical environment with balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. Foundations of Earth Science is thebrief, paperback version of the best-selling Earth Science by Lutgens and Tarbuck, and designed for introductory courses in Earth science. The new Eighth Edition facilitates active learning by incorporating learning objectives throughout each chapter to provide students with a structured learning path. The learning path is tied to chapter objectives, giving students opportunities to demonstrate their understanding at the end of each section. The Eighth Edition uses the BouncePages image recognition app (available at no charge on both iOS and Android stores) to connect students’ digital devices to the print textbook, enhancing their reading and learning experience. Lutgens/Tarbuck’s innovative SmartFigures feature has been expanded, adding new digital content via Project Condor, Mobile Field Trips by Michael Collier, Animated Figures, and additional tutorial videos from Callan Bentley.This edition also includes MasteringGeology, the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available. Also Available with MasteringGeology™ MasteringGeology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringGeology does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringGeology, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringGeology, search for: 0134127641/ 9780134127644 Foundations of Earth Science Plus MasteringGeology with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134184815 / 9780134184814 Foundations of Earth Science 0134251881 / 9780134251882 MasteringGeology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Foundations of Earth Science

Down to Earth Sociology 14th Edition

Down to Earth Sociology  14th Edition Author James M. Henslin
ISBN-10 9781416536208
Year 2007-02-13
Pages 588
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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A new edition of a popular college reference features thirty percent new articles addressing current issues of contemporary sociology, from politics and religion to crime and poverty, in a volume that links each article to related chapters in widely used introductory textbooks. Original. 35,000 first printing.

People of the Earth

People of the Earth Author Dr. Brian Fagan
ISBN-10 9781317346821
Year 2015-08-26
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Understand major developments of human prehistory People of the Earth: An Introduction to World Prehistory 14/e, provides an exciting journey though the 7-million-year-old panorama of humankind's past. This internationally renowned text provides the only truly global account of human prehistory from the earliest times through the earliest civilizations. Written in an accessible way for beginning students, People of the Earth shows how today's diverse humanity developed biologically and culturally over millions of years against a background of constant climatic change.

An Introduction to Physical Science

An Introduction to Physical Science Author James Shipman
ISBN-10 9781305544673
Year 2015-01-01
Pages 800
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Consistent with previous editions of An Introduction to Physical Science, the goal of the new Fourteenth edition is to stimulate students' interest in and gain knowledge of the physical sciences. Presenting content in such a way that students develop the critical reasoning and problem-solving skills that are needed in an ever-changing technological world, the authors emphasize fundamental concepts as they progress through the five divisions of physical sciences: physics, chemistry, astronomy, meteorology, and geology. Ideal for a non-science major's course, topics are treated both descriptively and quantitatively, providing instructors the flexibility to emphasize an approach that works best for their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Environmental Science

Environmental Science Author George Tyler Miller
ISBN-10 0534420397
Year 2003
Pages 542
Language en
Publisher Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
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This title covers developments in environmental science and environmental science education. The student CD-ROM integrates nearly 100 animations and interactions with chapter summaries, flashcards and web-based quizzes.

Prentice Hall Earth Science

Prentice Hall Earth Science Author Edward J. Tarbuck
ISBN-10 0133627667
Year 2009
Pages 804
Language en
Publisher
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Renowned authors Edward Tarbuck and Frederick Lutgens invite students on a journey of observation, explanation, and participation in the study of Earth's processes. An accessible writing style, original artwork by Dennis Tasa, and powerful technology create a fresh new program that leads your diverse classroom on a path to discovery. This new edition is perfectly suited to today's high school curriculum. Bringing content to life, the integrated GEODe Key Concepts CD-ROM connects students to the world through video, animations, and assessment.

Horizons Exploring the Universe

Horizons  Exploring the Universe Author Michael A. Seeds
ISBN-10 9781305960961
Year 2016-09-14
Pages 512
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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The 14th Edition of HORIZONS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE is fully updated with the latest astronomy discoveries and online resources to meet the needs of today's students. The unique and compelling stars-first organization allows students to see that the planets of our solar system are a natural byproduct of star formation. Focusing on two central questions -- What are we? and How Do We Know? -- Seeds and Backman help students understand their place in the universe and how scientists work. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Educating Exceptional Children

Educating Exceptional Children Author Samuel Kirk
ISBN-10 9781285451343
Year 2014-03-05
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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Authored by luminaries in the special education field, EDUCATING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN introduces readers to each of the thirteen disability categories, and to the needs of children who are gifted and talented. The fourteenth edition continues to focus on the strengths of previous editions, while also providing new material about such important hot topics as genetics, neurology, inclusion, assistive technology, and information processing. The book provides key, research-based teaching methods and strategies for children with various exceptionalities, and also offers analysis of ecological factors that influence the exceptional child in and out of the classroom. This edition also features a new chapter on children with ADD/ADHD, new diagnosis information from the DSM-5, coverage of CEC and Common Core State Standards, the most current teaching techniques for each category, and current coverage of the Response to Intervention Model. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Elementary Surveying

Elementary Surveying Author Charles D. Ghilani
ISBN-10 9780133587869
Year 2014-01-15
Pages 960
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Elementary Surveying, Fourteenth Edition, is ideal for Surveying courses offered in Civil Engineering departments and is a useful reference for civil engineers. This highly readable, best-selling text presents basic concepts and practical material in each of the areas fundamental to modern surveying (geomatics) practice. Its depth and breadth are ideal for self-study. Elementary Surveying, Fourteenth Edition, is updated throughout to reflect the latest advances and technology. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you and your students. It will help: Emphasize the Theory of Errors in Surveying Work: Common errors and mistakes are listed to remind students to exercise caution in their work. Use Strong Pedagogy Tools to Teach: Numerous worked example problems, figures, illustrations, and end-of-chapter problems help students apply concepts. Reflect the Latest Advances in Technology: To keep your course current and relevant, this edition covers the latest advancements in surveying technology.

Environmental Science

Environmental Science Author William Cunningham
ISBN-10 1260153126
Year 2017-02-20
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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Environmental Science: A Global Concern is a comprehensive presentation of environmental science for non-science majors which emphasizes critical thinking, environmental responsibility, and global awareness. This book is intended for use in a one or two-semester course in environmental science, human ecology, or environmental studies at the college or advanced placement high school level. As practicing scientists and educators, the Cunningham author team brings decades of experience in the classroom, in the practice of science, and in civic engagement. This experience helps give students a clear sense of what environmental science is and why it matters in this exciting, new 13th edition. Environmental Science: A Global Concern provides readers with an up-to-date, introductory global view of essential themes in environmental science. The authors balance evidence of serious environmental challenges with ideas about what we can do to overcome them. An entire chapter focuses on ecological restoration; one of the most important aspects of ecology today. Case studies in most chapters show examples of real progress, and “What Can You Do?” lists give students ideas for contributing to solutions.

Physical Geology

Physical Geology Author Charles (Carlos) Plummer
ISBN-10 0073369381
Year 2012-02-27
Pages 704
Language en
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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Physical Geology, 14th edition, is the latest refinement of a classic introductory text that has helped countless students learn basic physical geology concepts for over 25 years. Students taking introductory physical geology to fulfill a science elective, as well as those contemplating a career in geology, will appreciate the accessible writing style and depth of coverage in Physical Geology. Hundreds of carefully rendered illustrations and accompanying photographs correlate perfectly with the chapter descriptions to help readers quickly grasp new geologic concepts. Numerous chapter learning tools and a website further assist students in their study of physical geology.