CliffsQuickReview Earth Science

by Scott Ryan

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780471789376
  • ISBN-10: 0471789372
  • Pages: 240
  • Publication Date: 04/28/2006
  • Carton Quantity: 40

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  • About the Book
    Your effective tutorial for mastering Earth Science 


    Why CliffsQuickReview Guides? 


    Go with the name you know and trust 


    Get the information you need—fast! 


    Written by teachers and educational specialists 


    About the contents: 


    The Earth's Structure 

    * Earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes 

    * Oceans and features of the ocean floor 

    * Earth's layers 

    * Plate tectonics, hot spots and pole 

    * Landscape formationreversal patterns 

    * Rocks and minerals; rock and fossil dating 



    * Atmosphere, storms, and forecasting 

    * Water and climate 

    * Insolation and the seasons 

    * Weathering and agents of erosion 


    Environmental Concerns 

    * Conservation 

    * Pollution 



    * Comets, asteroids, and meteoroids 

    * Motions of the earth, moon, and sun 

    * Kepler's laws of planetary motion 

    * Origin of the universe 


    Review and Resources 

    * Chapter-end quizzes 

    * Comprehensive end-of-book quiz 

    * Glossary of key terms 

    * Appendix of topic-related resources and websites 


    We take great notes—and make learning a snap

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