Earth Science Plus Masteringgeology With Etext -- Access Card Package by Edward J. TarbuckEarth Science Plus Masteringgeology With Etext -- Access Card Package by Edward J. Tarbuck

Earth Science Plus Masteringgeology With Etext -- Access Card Package

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

Other | June 8, 2011

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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, 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. 

 

0321767276 / 9780321767271 Earth Science with MasteringGeology™

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0321688503 / 9780321688507 Earth Science

0321727444 / 9780321727442 MasteringGeology™ with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card -- 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 Masteringgeology With Etext -- Access Card PackageFormat:OtherDimensions:768 pages, 11.1 × 9.2 × 1.3 inPublished:June 8, 2011Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321767276

ISBN - 13:9780321767271

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Table of Contents

1: Introduction to Earth Science

Unit 1 Earth Minerals
2: Matter and Minerals
3: Rocks: Materials of the Solid Earth

Unit 2 Sculpturing Earth’s Surface
4: Weathering, Soil, and Mass Wasting
5: Running Water and Ground Water
6: Glaciers, Deserts, and Wind

Unit 3 Forces Within
7: Plate Tectonics: A Scientific Revolution Unfolds
8: Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior
9: Volcanoes and Other Igneous Activity
10: Crustal Deformation and Mountain Building

Unit 4 Deciphering Earth’s History
11: Geologic Time
12: Earth’s Evolution Through Geologic Time

Unit 5 The Global Ocean
13: The Ocean Floor
14: Ocean Water and Ocean Life
15: The Dynamic Ocean

Unit 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

Unit 7 Earth’s Place in the Universe
21: Origins of Modern Astronomy
22: Planetary Geology
23: Light, Astronomical Observations, and The Sun
24: Beyond Our Solar System