The Solar System (with 1pass Virtual Astronomy Labs and AceAstronomy) / Edition 5

The Solar System (with 1pass Virtual Astronomy Labs and AceAstronomy) / Edition 5

by Michael A. Seeds
     
 

ISBN-10: 049501575X

ISBN-13: 9780495015758

Pub. Date: 03/17/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ASTRONOMY: THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND BEYOND with its accompany online learning tools, Ace Astronomy and Virtual Astronomy Labs shows you your place in the universe,not just your location, but also your role as a planet dweller in an evolving universe. You will learn to focus on the scientific method through the strong central questioning themes of "What are we?" and…  See more details below

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ASTRONOMY: THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND BEYOND with its accompany online learning tools, Ace Astronomy and Virtual Astronomy Labs shows you your place in the universe,not just your location, but also your role as a planet dweller in an evolving universe. You will learn to focus on the scientific method through the strong central questioning themes of "What are we?" and "How do we know?" Rather than memorize facts, you will be empowered to create your own understanding of your place in the cosmos. Your purchase includes Ace Astronomy, an online learning tool that will help you enhance your conceptual understanding of the content, but to improve your grade in the course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495015758
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/17/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Scale of the Cosmos. 2. The Sky. 3. The Cycles of the Moon. 4. The Origin of Modern Astronomy. 5. Newton, Einstein, And Gravity. 6. Light and Telescopes. 7. Starlight and Atoms. 8. The Sun—Our Star. Perspective: Origins. 20. The Origin of the Solar System. 21. Planet Earth. 22. The Moon and Mercury: Airless Worlds. 23. Venus and Mars. 24. Jupiter and Saturn. 25. Uranus, Neptune, And Pluto. 26. Meteorites, Asteroids, And Comets. 27. Life on Other Worlds.

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