Description : This reconceptualization of the text "Understanding Earth" reflects the fundamental changes in the field of physical geology over the past several years.
Description : For introductory courses in Earth Science in departments of Geology, Geography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Education. The eleventh edition of Earth Science offers a user-friendly overview of our physical environment with balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology for the undergraduate student with little background in science. The emphasis is on readability, with clear example-driven explanations. The eleventh edition takes full advantage of the subject's visual appeal, with discussions reinforced by incredible color photos and superb illustrations by Earth science illustrator Dennis Tasa.
Description : Human Biology, Sixth Edition, provides students with a clear and concise introduction to the general concepts of mammalian biology and human structure and function. With its unique focus on health and homeostasis, Human Biology enhances students' understanding of their own health needs and presents the scientific background necessary for students to think critically about biological information they encounter in the media. The completely revised content and exceptional new art and photos provide students with a more user-friendly text, while excellent learning tools maximize comprehension of material.
Description : The Virtual Field Trips for Physical Geography CD-ROM is included as a special two-for-one package with this book. This CD-ROM uses computer technology to allow you to explore many geographically significant places. Using the CD, you can visit interesting places in field trips that include background material, panoramic views, and critical thinking exercises. The virtual field trip icon appears in the text at the most appropriate places from which you may want to embark upon one of these digital journeys. Please visit the ELEMENTAL GEOSYSTEMS, Third Edition Web site at www.prenhall.com/christopherson. This site, specific to the text, contains numerous review exercises (from which students receive immediate feedback), exercises to expand ones understanding of physical geography, and resources for further exploration.