Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe / Edition 1

Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe / Edition 1

by McGraw-Hill/Glencoe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0078245656

ISBN-13: 9780078245657

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Challenging, comprehensive and relevant, this textbook combines in-depth presentation with a stunning visual program.

Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe is a comprehensive program that provides thorough content with a wide variety of engaging laboratory experiences. Relevant connections are highlighted to emphasize an

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Challenging, comprehensive and relevant, this textbook combines in-depth presentation with a stunning visual program.

Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe is a comprehensive program that provides thorough content with a wide variety of engaging laboratory experiences. Relevant connections are highlighted to emphasize an environmental application between the classroom and the contemporary world. Strong support is given to math skills using the content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078245657
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
Study Guide
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Earth ScienceThe Nature of ScienceMapping Our WorldUnit 2 Composition of EarthMatter and Atomic StructureMineralsIgneous RocksSedimentary and Metamorphic RocksUnit 3 Surface Processes on EarthWeathering, Erosion, and SoilMass Movements, Wind, and GlaciersSurface WaterGroundwaterUnit 4 The Atmosphere and the OceansAtmosphereMeteorologyThe Nature of StormsClimatePhysical OceanographyThe Marine EnvironmentUnit 5 The Dynamic EarthPlate TectonicsVolcanic ActivityEarthquakesMountain BuildingUnit 6 Geologic TimeFossils and the Rock RecordThe Precambian EarthThe Paleozoic EraThe Mesozoic and Cenozoic ErasUnit 7 Resources and the EnvironmentEarth ResourcesEnergy ResourcesHuman Impact on Earth ResourcesUnit 8 Beyond EarthThe Sun-Earth-Moon SystemOur Solar SystemStarsGalaxies and the Universe

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