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Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Student Edition

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Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe © 2008 provides comprehensive coverage of concepts exceeding state and local standards, and is designed to be universally accessible to a broad range of learners. To aid comprehension, the conceptual presentation is organized around Themes, Big Ideas, and Main Ideas in earth science. Themes are overarching concepts used thoughout the book that help students make connections between various topics and concepts; Big Ideas found in the Unit Opener summarize each chapter and help students focus on topics that relate to the Themes; Big Ideas are broken down into Main Ideas at section level to draw students' attention to more specific details. Students will be able to see and understand how earth science relates to the world they live in!

Features:

Strong support for reading comprehension makes earth science accessible to all students.

Development of strong inquiry skills allows students to really think like scientists!

An abundance of differentiated resources addresses diverse classroom needs.

Integrated technology saves time and increases teacher productivity.

Table of Contents

Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, © 2008

Unit 1: The Nature of Science

The Nature of Science

Mapping Our World

Unit 2: Composition of Earth

Matter and Change

Minerals

Igneous Rocks

Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

Unit 3: Surface Processes on Earth

Weathering, Erosion, and Soil

Mass Movements, Wind, and Glaciers

Surface Water

Groundwater

The Atmosphere and the Oceans

Atmosphere

Meteorology

The Nature of Storms

Climate

Earth's Oceans

The Marine Environment

Unit 5: The Dynamic Earth

Plate Tectonics

Volcanism

Earthquakes

Mountain Building

Unit 6: Geologic Time

Fossils and the Rock Record

The Precambrian Earth

The Mesozoic, Cenozoic, and Paleozoic Eras

Unit 7: Resources and the Environment

Earth Resources

Energy Resources

Human Impact on Resources

Unit 8: Beyond Earth

The Sun-Moon-Earth System

Our Solar System

Stars

Galaxies and the Universe

Product Details

ISBN:
9780078746369
Author:
Mcgraw-hill
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Glencoe
Author:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Borrero, Francisco
Author:
Hess, Frances Scelsi
Subject:
General
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
glencoe, mcgraw-hill, high school, ninth grade, tenth grade, earth science, geology, earth space, eart space science, foldbables, regents earth science, national geographic, dinah zike, borrero, hess, hsu, kunze, leslie, letro, manga, sharp, snow, nationa
Subject:
glencoe, mcgraw-hill, high school, ninth grade, tenth grade, earth science, geology, earth space, eart space science, foldbables, regents earth science, national geographic, dinah zike, borrero, hess, hsu, kunze, leslie, letro, manga, sharp, snow, nationa
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
glencoe, mcgraw-hill, high school, ninth grade, tenth grade, earth science, geology, earth space, eart space science, foldbables, regents earth science, national geographic, dinah zike, borrero, hess, hsu, kunze, leslie, letro, manga, sharp, snow, nationa
Subject:
Science Reference-General
Copyright:
Series:
Glencoe Science
Publication Date:
March 2007
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1029
Dimensions:
11.14x8.56x1.53 in. 5.38 lbs.

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