The Sciences: An Integrated Approach / Edition 7

The Sciences: An Integrated Approach / Edition 7

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by James Trefil, Robert M. Hazen
     
 

ISBN-10: 1118185269

ISBN-13: 9781118185261

Pub. Date: 10/16/2012

Publisher: Wiley

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

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118185261
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/16/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
218,687
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Science: A Way of Knowing1
2The Ordered Universe27
3Energy56
4Heat and the Second Law of Thermodynamics80
5Electricity and Magnetism104
6Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation132
7The Atom162
8Quantum Mechanics186
9Atoms in Combination: The Chemical Bond204
10Properties of Materials232
11The Nucleus of the Atom256
12The Ultimate Structure of Matter283
13Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity302
14The Stars323
15Cosmology347
16The Earth and Other Planets371
17Plate Tectonics396
18Cycles of the Earth424
19Ecology, Ecosystems, and the Environment453
20Strategies of Life476
21Molecules of Life501
22The Living Cell522
23Classical and Modern Genetics543
24The New Science of Life568
25Evolution587
AppendicesA-1
GlossaryG-1
CreditsC-1
IndexI-1

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