byDavid Gue, Dale Makar, Jacqueline Martin

Hardcover | April 6, 2001

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Empower your students for the 21st century with a solid foundation in the concepts of life, physical, and earth science by developing their skills of scientific inquiry, technological problem-solving, and societal decision-making.
Title:SCIENCEFOCUS 7Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.13 × 8.63 × 1 inPublished:April 6, 2001Publisher:McGraw Hill School IndigeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070864675

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Table of Contents

Science - Technology - Society
To the Teacher
A Tour of Your Textbook
Safety in Your Science Classroom

Unit 1 Interactions and Ecosystems

Topic 1 Interactions Within Ecosystems
Topic 2 Human Impacts on Ecosystems
Topic 3 Environmental Choices
Wrap-up Topics 1 - 3
Topic 4 How Organisms Interact
Topic 5 Cycles in the Environment
Topic 6 Succession and Change in Ecosystems
Topic 7 Environmental Monitoring

Unit 2 Plants for Food and Fibre

Topic 1 People and Plants
Topic 2 Structure and Adaptation
Topic 3 Plant Reproduction and Breeding
Topic 4 Meeting the Need for Food and Fibre
Topic 5 Sustaining the Soil
Topic 6 Pests and Pest Control

Unit 3 Heat and Temperature

Topic 1 Using Energy from Heat
Topic 2 Measuring Temperature
Topic 3 The Particle Model, Temperature, and Thermal Energy
Topic 4 Expansion and Contraction
Topic 5 The Particle Model and Changes of State
Topic 6 Transferring Energy
Topic 7 Sources of Thermal Energy
Topic 8 Conserving Our Fossil Fuels

Unit 4 Structures and Forces

Topic 1 Types of Structures
Topic 2 Describing Structures
Topic 3 Mass and Forces
Topic 4 Forces, Loads, and Stresses
Topic 5 How Structures Fail
Topic 6 Designing with Forces
Topic 7 Stable Structures

Unit 5 Planet Earth

Topic 1 Minerals
Topic 2 Rocks and the Rock Cycle
Topic 3 Erosion
Topic 4 The Moving Crust
Topic 5 Earthquakes
Topic 6 Volcanoes
Topic 7 Mountains
Topic 8 Fossils
Topic 9 Geologic Time
Topic 10 Fossil Fuels
Appendix Classifying Living Things
Science Skills Guide

SkillFOCUS 1 Safety Symbols
SkillFOCUS 2 Using Your Textbook as a Study Tool
SkillFOCUS 3 How to Use a Science Log/Science Journal
SkillFOCUS 4 Units of Measurement
SkillFOCUS 5 Estimating and Measuring
SkillFOCUS 6 Scientific Inquiry
SkillFOCUS 7 Scientific Problem Solving
SkillFOCUS 8 Societal Decision Making
SkillFOCUS 9 Using Technology in Science
SkillFOCUS 10 Organizing and Communicating Scientific Results
SkillFOCUS 11 Scientific and Technological Drawing
SkillFOCUS 12 Using Models in Science