The Sciences, Study Guide: An Integrated Approach

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Wiley, 1998 - Science - 264 pages
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Within this text, the authors explore the main aspects of physical and life sciences and will show how to integrate these scientific principles into everyday life and events. The reader/student will examine such issues as human health, technology, environmental concerns and more.

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Contents

A Way of Knowing
1
The Ordered Universe
9
Energy
21
Heat and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
31
Electricity and Magnetism
39
Electromagnetic Radiation
51
The Atom
63
Quantum Mechanics
73
The Stars
129
Cosmology
139
The Earth and Other Planets
149
Plate Tectonics
159
Cycles of the Earth
169
Ecology Ecosystems and the Environment
181
Strategies of Life
193
Molecules of Life
205

The Chemical Bond
79
Properties of Materials
91
The Nucleus of the Atom
101
The Ultimate Structure of Matter
111
Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity
121
The Living Cell
217
Classical and Modern Genetics
229
The New Science of Life
241
Evolution
249
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