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Visualizing #29: Visualizing Earth Science

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Visualizing Earth Science relies heavily on rich visuals to expand on concepts for students and solidify their understanding of them. This accessible format, coupled with the assumption that students have little knowledge of earth science, allows students to navigate through the material with greater ease  the goal being to help them understand the world around them and interpret what they see in a meaningful, accurate and exciting way.     

Authors Zeeya Merali and Brian Skinner focus on visual learning in their debut of their first edition, Visualizing Earth Science. This text weaves illustrated timelines throughout to exemplify how concepts fit together and develop over time. Students will quickly learn difficult concepts with this innovative, visual approach.

Synopsis:

Visualizing Earth Science relies heavily on the rich visuals to expand on concepts for students and solidify their understanding of them. This accessible format, coupled with the assumption that students have little knowledge of earth science, allows students to navigate through the material with greater ease – the goal being to help them understand the world around them and interpret what they see in a meaningful, accurate and exciting way.

Authors Zeeya Merali and Brian Skinner focus on visual learning in their debut of their first edition, Visualizing Earth Science. This text weaves illustrated timelines throughout to exemplify how concepts fit together and develop over time. Students will quickly learn difficult concepts with this innovative, visual approach.

About the Author

Dr. Brian J. Skinner is a Eugene Higgins Prof Geology at Yale University.  His research intrests include the origin and distribution of mineral deposits.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Earth Science

Chapter 2. Minerals: Earth’s Building Blocks

Chapter 3. Rocks: Keepers of Earth’s History

Chapter 4. Weathering, Soils, and Mass Wasting

Chapter 5. Water On and Under The Ground

Chapter 6. Extreme Climatic Regions: Glaciers, Ice Sheets, and Deserts

Chapter 7. Plate Tectonics and Mountain Building

Chapter 8. Earthquakes and Earth’s Interior

Chapter 9. Volcanoes and Other Igneous Manifestations

Chapter 10. How Old Is Old? The Rock Record and Deep Time

Chapter 11. A Brief History of Life on Earth

Chapter 12. The Oceans

Chapter 13. Where Ocean Meets Land

Chapter 14. The Atmosphere: Composition, Structure, and Clouds

Chapter 15. Global Circulation and Weather Systems

Chapter 16. Global Climates Past and Present

Chapter 17. The Solar System

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471747055
Author:
Skinner, Brian J.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Contribution by:
Strahler, Alan
Contribution:
Strahler, Alan
Author:
Skinner, Brian J.
Author:
Merali, Zeeya
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Geology-General
Subject:
General & Introductory Earth Sciences
Copyright:
Series:
VISUALIZING SERIES
Series Volume:
29
Publication Date:
January 2009
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
10.81x9.02x.69 in. 2.89 lbs.
Age Level:
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"Synopsis" by , Visualizing Earth Science relies heavily on the rich visuals to expand on concepts for students and solidify their understanding of them. This accessible format, coupled with the assumption that students have little knowledge of earth science, allows students to navigate through the material with greater ease – the goal being to help them understand the world around them and interpret what they see in a meaningful, accurate and exciting way.

Authors Zeeya Merali and Brian Skinner focus on visual learning in their debut of their first edition, Visualizing Earth Science. This text weaves illustrated timelines throughout to exemplify how concepts fit together and develop over time. Students will quickly learn difficult concepts with this innovative, visual approach.

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