Earth Science Made Simple

Earth Science Made Simple : A Clear Introduction to the Science of Our Planet

4 (7 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$12.94

Currently unavailable

We can notify you when this item is back in stock

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

We see it every day, yet we understand so little about Earth. From minerals to meteorites, this book covers every aspect of the science of our world. It breaks this complex discipline into four major sections: geology, oceanography, meteorology, and planetary science, and it gives an overview of the processes of each. Complete with interactive experiments and a glossary, this book makes the study of our planet--and other planets-- easier than ever.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 193 x 256.5 x 15.2mm | 476.28g
  • Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Del
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0767917030
  • 9780767917032
  • 2,346,256

Flap copy

A user's guide to the planet.
We see it every day, yet we understand so little about Earth. From minerals to meteorites, this book covers every aspect of the science of our world. It breaks this complex discipline into four major sections: geology, oceanography, meteorology, and planetary science, and it gives an overview of the processes of each. Complete with interactive experiments and a glossary, this book makes the study of our planet--and other planets-- easier than ever.
Topics covered include
*rocks
*plate tectonics
*geologic processes and time
*the sea floor and shoreline
*currents
*waves and tides
*atmospheric conditions and layering
*clouds, winds, and storms
*exploration of the planets
*natural satellites
*asteroids and comets. Look for these Made Simple titles
Accounting Made Simple
Arithmetic Made Simple
Astronomy Made Simple
Biology Made Simple
Bookkeeping Made Simple
Business Letters Made Simple
Chemistry Made Simple
English Made Simple
French Made Simple
German Made Simple
Ingles Hecho Facil
Investing Made Simple
Italian Made Simple
Latin Made Simple
Learning English Made Simple
Mathematics Made Simple
The Perfect Business Plan Made Simple
Philosophy Made Simple
Physics Made Simple
Psychology Made Simple
Sign Language Made Simple
Spelling Made Simple
Statistics Made Simple
Your Small Business Made Simple
www.broadwaybooks.com
show more

About Edward F Albin

EDWARD F. ALBIN, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of geology and astronomy at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, GA. His work at the Fernbank Science Center includes instruction in all areas of Earth science.
show more

Rating details

7 ratings
4 out of 5 stars
5 29% (2)
4 43% (3)
3 29% (2)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X