Earth & Space Science: Exploring the Universe - Hardcover Student Text Only

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February 23, 2010


Hardback, pages


0077041488 / 9780077041489


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Main description

Contemporary's Science series at a glance:

  • Accessibility – universal design easily adapts to varied student learning needs and styles
  • Differentiated instruction – activities and text structure allow for easy teacher modification
  • Ease of Use – offers a balance of teacher directed and hands-on activities
  • Research Based – builds key instructional strategies into the content
  • Earth & Space Science: Exploring the Universe explores the history of our planet and the composition of Earth’s surface, core, oceans, and atmosphere. Students learn about how environmental changes affect our weather as well as the impact man has on the earth’s resources.

    Table of contents

    Contemporary Earth & Space Science: Exploring the UniverseUnit 1: Exploring Earth Chapter 1 Earth Science
    Chapter 2 Mapping EarthUnit 2: Composition of the Earth Chapter 3 Matter and Atoms
    Chapter 4 Minerals
    Chapter 5 RocksUnit 3: Forces in the Earth Chapter 6 Plate Tectonics
    Chapter 7 Earthquakes
    Chapter 8 VolcanoesUnit 4: Earth’s Changing Surface Chapter 9 Weathering and Soil Formation
    Chapter 10 Erosion and DepositionUnit 5: Earth’s History Chapter 11 Studying the Past
    Chapter 12 Geologic TimeUnit 6: Earth’s Atmosphere and Weather Chapter 13 The Atmosphere
    Chapter 14 Weather
    Chapter 15 ClimateUnit 7: Earth’s Waters Chapter 16 Freshwater
    Chapter 17 Oceans
    Chapter 18 The Marine EnvironmentUnit 8: Earth’s Resources and Environment Chapter 19 Earth’s Natural Resources
    Chapter 20 Human Impact on Earth’s ResourcesUnit 9: Exploring Space Chapter 21 Earth and Its Moon
    Chapter 22 The Solar System
    Chapter 23 Stars
    Chapter 24 Galaxies and the Universe

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