Students using Holt McDougal Environmental Science © 2013 will get the most out of their reading with point-of-use resources that help build critical reading skills and comprehension.
This online version of the Student Edition, accessed via the Book Pages tab on hmdscience.com, enables students to access all the textbook pages on a desktop, laptop, or tablet. A separate tab offers access to the Study Guide, audio, and Key Terms definitions, and the Tools menu provides point-of-use access to the Smart Grapher, Periodic Table, full Glossary, FoldNotes, and other interactive features. Additional motivating functionality includes bookmarking, highlighting, note taking, and keyword searches.
Environmental Science offers a variety of editable worksheets that support the development of critical reading skills and comprehension. Active Reading Worksheets, Study Guide, and Critical Thinking worksheets all provide valuable practice and reinforcement.
More than 200 digital illustrations and diagrams (many from the textbook) support and enhance whole-class instruction.
Ten reading study tools featured in the Appendix of the Student Edition (and in the Teacher Edition wrap) are also demonstrated online in step-by-step animated instructions to help students organize concepts and review main ideas.
Interactive Concept Maps
Available for every chapter, these interactive graphic organizers show the relationships among concepts and help students develop logical thinking and study skills.