- Earth: An Introduction to Physical Geology, 10/E
- ISBN-10: 0321663047 • ISBN-13: 9780321663047
- ©2011 • Prentice Hall • Paper, 744 pp
- Published 01/10/2010
— Earth as a System: Focuses on examples and cases of the system's important interrelationships.• GEODe: Earth is now available online.
— People and the Environment: Explores the application of geology to understanding and solving problems arising from the interaction between people and the natural environment.
— Understanding Earth: Highlights the observational techniques and reasoning processes involved in developing scientific knowledge.
— Students Sometimes Ask: Poses common and often entertaining student questions contributed by instructors around the country. Whether heading off a potential misunderstanding or addressing the everyday impact of geology, the SSAs are always illuminating.
— Designed as an interactive learning experience for geology students, GEODe fully exploits the multimedia platform to provide exercises and activities that allow students to examine and review important facts and concepts.
— Excellent animations, illustrations, photographs and optional narration accompany clear explanations to make this an especially effective learning tool. Many sections are also appropriate for use by instructors as classroom demonstrations.
— Watch a demonstration: http://www.mygeoscienceplace.com > learn more tab
–NEW “Professional Profile” boxes• The design has been revised significantly to appeal to today’s visual learners.
–NEW “Geologist's Sketch” illustrations
–NEW Graphs on graph paper
–30% of the figures have been significantly redrawn.• New media resources include:
–The general layout and figures have been revised throughout.
– NEW Interactive animations with assessment
– GEODe tutorials now on-line with assessment
– NEW critical thinking questions written around RSS news feeds
– Pearson eText
– Interactive Flashcard tool
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