Gateway to Science: Vocabulary and Concepts / Edition 1

Gateway to Science: Vocabulary and Concepts / Edition 1

by Tim Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1424003318

ISBN-13: 9781424003310

Pub. Date: 04/10/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Gateway to Science is a unique program designed to introduce students to content-area knowledge and skills needed to meet the requirements of science programs and state assessments. Using picture dictionary and textbook formats, students acquire key vocabulary, concepts, and learning strategies that help boost their success in science!  See more details below

Overview

Gateway to Science is a unique program designed to introduce students to content-area knowledge and skills needed to meet the requirements of science programs and state assessments. Using picture dictionary and textbook formats, students acquire key vocabulary, concepts, and learning strategies that help boost their success in science!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781424003310
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/10/2007
Edition description:
Student
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. SCIENCE BASICS Thinking Like a Scientist. Science Tools. Metric Units of Measurement. Data Analysis. Safety in the Lab. 2. LIFE SCIENCE The Cell. Single-Celled Organisms. Multicellular Organisms. Plants. Kinds of Plants. Photosynthesis. Animals. Invertebrates. Vertebrates. The Human Body. Asexual Reproduction. Sexual Reproduction. Genetics. Changes Over Time. Classification Systems. Biomes and Ecosystems. Energy Transfer in Living Things. Cycles in Nature. Responding to the Environment. Conservation. 3. EARTH SCIENCE Space. Stars. Our Solar System. Earth, the Moon, and the Sun. Eclipses and Tides. Space Exploration. Minerals and Rocks. Earth's Structure. Earth's Surface. Earthquakes and Volcanoes. Our Changing Earth. The Atmosphere. Weather and Climate. Extreme Weather. Natural Resources. 4. PHYSICAL SCIENCE Nature of Matter. Measuring Matter. Atoms and Molecules. Compounds and Mixtures. Chemical Reactions. Radiation and Radioactivity. Forces. Forces and Motion. Work, Power, and Machines. Waves. Light. Forms of Energy. Energy Transformations. Energy and Life. Electricity and Magnetism.

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