A Student's Guide to Earth Science [Four Volumes]
by Creative Media Applications (9780313329012)

A Student's Guide to Earth Science [Four Volumes]
Creative Media Applications
Release Date: 30 April 2004
Format: Hardback
Pages: 144
Category: Earth Sciences
ISBN: 9780313329012
ISBN-10: 031332901X

This four-volume set presents an overview of earth science from the earliest observations of ancient peoples to discoveries of today's scientists. Earth science includes astronomy, geology, meteorology, and oceanography. The first volume, "Words and Terms," defines important words in these sciences. The contributions made by such scientists as Galileo, Sir Edmund Hailey, and Florence Bascom are described in the second volume, "Important People," which highlights contributions made by women and minority groups to a traditionally male profession. "Developments and Discoveries," the third volume, traces the history and development of this science, and the fourth volume, "Debatable Issues," presents the most hotly debated topics today, such as space exploration and global warming. Volume 1: Words and Terms Volume 2: Important People Volume 3: Developments and Discoveries Volume 4: Debatable Issues Set Features: 720 pages in 5 volumes 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 2-color interior 300 Photographs, Maps, Charts, and Graphs Sidebars and Fact boxes Primary Documents Glossary Cumulative Index (in each volume). Curriculum Themes: Geology (types of rock, layers of the earth, earthquakes) Astronomy (structure of the universe, planets and stars within it) Meteorology (clouds, weather) Oceanography History of earth science Famous people in earth science Global warming Natural resources. Reading Level: Grades 6-8

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