Foundations of Earth Science

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Science - 465 pages
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For courses in Earth Science. An abbreviated version of the best-selling Earth Science, 8/e, this text offers a user-friendly overview of the physical environment. It retains the hallmarks you expect from Fred Lutgens and Ed Tarbuck-a student-friendly writing style, carefully crafted art program, and coverage of the most recent current events. Each copy of the text comes packaged with EarthShow, a student CD-ROM, and robust instructional package. EarthShow CD-ROM: Each copy of Foundations of Earth Science, 2/e comes with EarthShow, created by professional photographer and renowned geologic educator, Parvinder Sethi of Radford University. This CD provides students with a wide array of visual and audio resources for the study of Earth Science. This technology has been extensively tested, and has proven to be a very effective study tool and student motivator.Carefully crafted art program. *New - Improved art program. *New - Emphasis on Earth systems science. *Readable discussions - Uses a minimum of technical language. *Presents geologic concepts clearly, enabling students to easily comprehend material and maintain interest. *Comprehensive organization - Seven self-contained units. Fo

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This was an informative book that nicely complimented the science class I was taking. It went along with the lectures and explained things in more detail. It had nice illustrations and tables and ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
The Earth Sciences
4
Earth Materials
11
Copyright

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Lutgens-Illinois Central College

Tarbuck-Illinois Central College

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