Homework Helpers: Earth Science covers all of the topics typically included in a high school or undergraduate course, including:* How to understand "the language of rocks." * The events that we see in the sky and how they affect us. * Earthquakes and what they can tell us about the inside workings of our world. * How to understand the weather and what the weatherman is saying. Homework Helpers: Earth Science is loaded with practical examples using everyday experiences. Every topic includes a number of simple tricks to make even the toughest ideas understandable and memorable. Each chapter ends with practice questions and explanations of answers. As a reference tool Homework Helpers: Earth Science can be used as a preview of tomorrow's class or a reinforcement of today's. It will leave students with a firm grasp of the material and the confidence that will inspire a deeper understanding.