Earth Science Plus Mastering Geology With Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package by Edward J. TarbuckEarth Science Plus Mastering Geology With Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package by Edward J. Tarbuck

Earth Science Plus Mastering Geology With Pearson Etext -- Access Card Package

byEdward J. Tarbuck, Frederick K. Lutgens, Dennis G. Tasa

Book & Toy | June 9, 2017

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For introductory courses in Earth Science.

This package includes Mastering Geology.


Use dynamic media to bring Earth Science to life

Earth Science answers the need for a straightforward text that excites readers about the world around them. Perfect for individuals with little-to-no background in science, the text covers geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy clearly and without technical jargon. Tarbuck, Lutgens, and Tasa are praised for their uncomplicated writing, dynamic media that help visualize physical processes, stunning art program that brings the “wow” factor, and valuable activities in Mastering Geology that provide activity-based learning to solidify readers’ understanding. The 15th Edition incorporates the latest data and applications from Earth Science, new data analysis activities, and an updated dynamic mobile media and Mastering Geology program.

 

Personalize learning with Mastering Geology

By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult Earth Science concepts. 

 

013460993X / 9780134609935 Earth Science Plus Mastering Geology with eText -- Access Card Package

 

Package consists of:

  • 013454353X / 9780134543536 Earth Science
  • 013460993X / 9780134609935 Mastering Geology with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Earth Science

Fred Lutgens and Ed Tarbuck have been good friends and colleagues since 1970. Between them, they have more than 57 years of experience teaching geology to undergraduates, and both have been recognized with awards as excellent and inspiring professors. They share a special interest in introducing geology to beginning students and a be...
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Title:Earth Science Plus Mastering Geology With Pearson Etext -- Access Card PackageFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:766 pages, 10.8 × 9.6 × 0.8 inPublished:June 9, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Earth Science   

PART 1: EARTH MATERIALS 
2. Matter and Minerals 
3. Rocks: Materials of the Solid Earth   

PART 2: FORCES WITHIN 
4. Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds 
5. Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior 
6. Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity 
7. Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building   

PART 3: SCULPTING THE EARTH’S SURFACE 
8. Weathering, Soil, and Mass Movement 
9. Running Water and Groundwater 
10. Glaciers, Deserts, and Wind   

PART 4: DECIPHERING EARTH’S HISTORY 
11. Geologic Time 
12. Earth’s Evolution Through Geologic Time

 

PART 5: THE GLOBAL OCEAN

13. The Ocean Floor

14. Ocean Water and Ocean Life

15. The Dynamic Ocean

 

PART 6: EARTH’S DYNAMIC ATMOSPHERE

16. The Atmosphere: Composition, Structure, and Temperature

17. Moisture, Clouds, and Precipitation

18. Air Pressure and Wind

19. Weather Patterns and Severe Storms

20. World Climates and Global Climate Change

 

PART 7: EARTH’S PLACE IN THE UNIVERSE

21. Origins of Modern Astronomy

22. Touring Our Solar System

23. Light, Telescopes, and the Sun

24. Beyond Our Solar System

 

APPENDICES

A. Metric and English Units Compared

B. Relative Humidity and Dew-Point Tables