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 

     

    Climate 

    * Atmosphere, storms, and forecasting 

    * Water and climate 

    * Insolation and the seasons 

    * Weathering and agents of erosion 

     

    Environmental Concerns 

    * Conservation 

    * Pollution 

     

    Space 

    * 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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