The Sciences: An Integrated Approach / Edition 7by James Trefil, Robert M. Hazen
Pub. Date: 10/16/2012
A solid text with all the key coverage needed the 7th edition of The Sciences: An Integrated Approach focuses on updated information on the science, examples and integration. Additionally, the new issue includes additional virtual labs, updated end-of-chapter activities, extensively revised biology coverage and online, stepped-out math problems to/sup>
A solid text with all the key coverage needed the 7th edition of The Sciences: An Integrated Approach focuses on updated information on the science, examples and integration. Additionally, the new issue includes additional virtual labs, updated end-of-chapter activities, extensively revised biology coverage and online, stepped-out math problems to reinforce problem solving and integration of information.
More features in this new edition include: emphasized themes and relationships important for informed citizens, the “Great Ideas of Science”; increased emphasis on using visuals to help connect with the great ideas of science and learn key concepts; real-world connections: NEW Current events/“In the News” cases; tools to help understand the basics: In-text pedagogy and new “Stepped problems” to answer those “Big Questions” in science, new animations/online labs; and updated Discovery Labs.
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Table of ContentsWaves and Electromagnetic Radiation: Why Do Wee See in Color?
Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity: Can A Human Ever Travel Faster than the Speed of Light, at "Warp Speed?"
The Atom: Why?
Quantum Mechanics: How Can the Electron Behave like both a Particle and a Wave?
Atoms in Combination: The Chemical Bond
Properties of Materials: How Have Computers Gotten so Much Faster?
The Nucleus of the Atom: How do Scientist Determine the age of the Oldest Human Fossils?
The Ultimate Structure of Matter: How Can Antimatter be Used to Probe the Human Brain?
The Stars: How Much Longer can the Sun Sustain Life on Earth?
Cosmology: Will the Universe Ever End?
The Earth and Other Planets: Is Earth the Only Planet with Life?
Plate Tectonics: Can We Predict Destructive Earthquakes?
Cycles of the Earth: Will we Ever Run Out of Fresh Water?
Ecology Ecosystems and the Environment: Are Human Activities Affecting the Global Environment?
Strategies of Life: What is Life?
Molecules of Life: What Constitutes a Healthy Diet?
The Living Cell: What is the Smallest Living Thing?
Classical and Modern Genetics: Why do Offspring Resemble their Parents?
The New Science of Life: Can We Cure Cancer?
Evolution: How Did Life Arise
Appendix A. Human Anatomy
Appendix B. Units and Numbers
Appendix C. The Geologic Time Scale
Appendix D. Selected Physical Constants and Astronomical Data
Appendix E. Properties of the Planets
Appendix F. The Chemical Elements
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