Foundations of Earth Science

  • Filename: foundations-of-earth-science.
  • ISBN: 9780134294827
  • Release Date: 2016-09-16
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Frederick K. Lutgens
  • Publisher: Pearson



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

Earth Science

  • Filename: earth-science.
  • ISBN: 0321688503
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 740
  • Author: Edward J. Tarbuck
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



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, a fully updated visual program, and is available for the first time with MasteringGeology--the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available, and also entirely new to the Earth science course.

The Atmosphere

  • Filename: the-atmosphere.
  • ISBN: 9780134015965
  • Release Date: 2015-01-28
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Frederick K. Lutgens
  • Publisher: Pearson



NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringMeteorology does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringMeteorology search for ISBN-10: 0321984420 / ISBN-13: 9780321984425. That package includes ISBN-10: 0321984625 /ISBN-13: 9780321984623 and ISBN-10: 0321984862/ISBN-13: 9780321984869. For introductory meteorology courses. Providing the perfect storm of rich media and active learning tools. The Atmosphere: An Introduction to Meteorology remains the definitive introductory meteorology text, reinforcing basic concepts with everyday, easy-to-grasp examples. This revision retains the hallmark features professors have come to expect from Tarbuck and Lutgens: a friendly, largely non-technical narrative, timely coverage of recent atmospheric events, and carefully crafted artwork by leading science illustrator Dennis Tasa. The Thirteenth Edition now incorporates a new active-learning approach, integrated mobile media, and MasteringMeteorology, the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available.This edition also extends its coverage of global climate change with dedicated climate change features in each chapter, coverage of the IPCC 5th Assessment report, and an inquiry-based approach in updated Student Sometimes Ask features with interesting facts that strengthen the connection between students and the content. Also available with MasteringMeteorology. MasteringMeteorology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced activities that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep students on track. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts.

An Introduction to Physical Science

  • Filename: an-introduction-to-physical-science.
  • ISBN: 9781305544673
  • Release Date: 2015-01-01
  • Number of pages: 800
  • Author: James Shipman
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



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.

Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science

  • Filename: fundamentals-of-ecosystem-science.
  • ISBN: 9780080916804
  • Release Date: 2012-12-31
  • Number of pages: 326
  • Author: Kathleen C. Weathers
  • Publisher: Academic Press



Ecosystem science has developed into a major part of contemporary ecology, and it is now applied to diagnose and solve a wide range of important environmental problems. Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science provides a compact and comprehensive introduction to modern ecosystem science. Written by a group of experts, this book covers major concepts of ecosystem science, biogeochemistry, and energetics. Addresses, contrasts, and compares both terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems Combines general lessons, concepts, frameworks, and challenges in highly accessible synthesis chapters Presents firsthand case studies, written by leaders in the field, offering personal insights into how adopting an ecosystem approach led to innovations, new understanding, management changes, and policy solutions

Inside Biosphere 2

  • Filename: inside-biosphere-2.
  • ISBN: 9780544761292
  • Release Date: 2015-10-13
  • Number of pages: 80
  • Author: Mary Kay Carson
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



In the Arizona desert, scientists conduct studies and experiments aimed to help us better understand our environment and what sort of things are happening to it due to climate change. The location is Biosphere 2, an immense structure that contains a replica ocean, savannah, and rainforest, among other Earth biomes. It’s a unique take on the Scientists in the Field mission statement — in this case, the lab is a replica that allows the scientists to conduct large-scale experiments that would otherwise be impossible.

Essentials of Geology

  • Filename: essentials-of-geology.
  • ISBN: 0321714725
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 554
  • Author: Frederick K. Lutgens
  • Publisher: Pearson College Division



With the renowned readability of the Lutgens/Tarbuck/Tasa team, the Eleventh Edition of Essentials of Geology continues to enhance both the approach and the visual presentation that has made this text a best-seller. This revision incorporates a new active learning approach throughout each chapter which offers the students a structured learning path and provides a reliable, consistent framework for mastering the chapter concepts. It also includes new additions to the visual program and current issues, such as climate change, are thoroughly updated.

Law for Social Workers

  • Filename: law-for-social-workers.
  • ISBN: 9780199685684
  • Release Date: 2015-01-18
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: Hugh Brayne
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



Law for Social Workers has been supporting social work students and professionals for over 20 years. The ideal book to see you through both your course and career, the new edition features contributions from a practicing social worker and provides the perfect balance of accessible explanation and practical insight. The new edition continues to provide an accurate, jargon-free account of the law social workers need to know, with helpful diagrams and case studies included throughout to explain areas of difficulty and ensure understanding for students and professionals at all levels. The 13th edition also features 'The Social Worker's Toolkit', offering practical advice on topics such as going to court, preparing evidence, and writing reports, and provides the ideal support while on placement or in the workplace. The book is accompanied by a fully interactive Online Resource Centre featuring updates on recent cases and changes to legislation, guidance on answering exercises in the book, a glossary explaining essential legal terminology, and video podcasts. For lecturers, resources include suggested lecture discussion points and powerpoint slides, plus a test bank of over 200 multiple choice questions for class-testing. With its comprehensive coverage and practical focus, Law for Social Workers will be an invaluable guide throughout your degree and as you enter the workplace, equipping you with the essential legal knowledge to give you the confidence to practice.

Cengage Advantage Books Sustaining the Earth

  • Filename: cengage-advantage-books-sustaining-the-earth.
  • ISBN: 9781439049846
  • Release Date: 2011-01-01
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: G. Miller
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Sustainability is the integrating theme of this current and thought-provoking book. SUSTAINING THE EARTH provides the basic scientific tools for understanding and thinking critically about the environmental problems we face. About half the price of other environmental science texts, this 14-chapter, one-color core book offers an integrated approach that emphasizes how environmental and resource problems and solutions are related. The concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. By framing the concepts with goals for more sustainable lifestyles and human communities, students see how promising the future can be. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Chemistry

  • Filename: chemistry.
  • ISBN: 0733974597
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 1234
  • Author: Theodore L. Brown
  • Publisher:



Intended for first year Chemistry majors and non-majors, this book teaches students the concepts and skills for understanding chemistry, and contains content related to Organic Chemistry. It also provides the information students need for learning, skill development, reference and test preparation.

The Nature and Properties of Soils

  • Filename: the-nature-and-properties-of-soils.
  • ISBN: 0135133874
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 965
  • Author: Nyle C. Brady
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall



'The Nature and Properties of Soil' is a broad textbook for introductory soil courses in agronomy and soil science. It emphasizes soils as part of the geosystem.

The Times Universal Atlas of the World

  • Filename: the-times-universal-atlas-of-the-world.
  • ISBN: 0007455224
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Collins Geo



The authority and accuracy of a top range Times World Atlas at an affordable price. Fully updated with extra information next to each map making this a perfect reference tool for exploring the world.

People of the Earth

  • Filename: people-of-the-earth.
  • ISBN: 9781317346814
  • Release Date: 2015-08-26
  • Number of pages: 560
  • Author: Dr. Brian Fagan
  • Publisher: Routledge



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.

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