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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