An Explorer's Guide to the Earth System
For introductory courses in Earth Science.This innovative workbook contains readings, questions, and exercises that will cultivate through active learning and inquiry, a greater appreciation for the Earth system and its inhabitants, and demonstrate how relevant Earth Science is to our lives and communities. Five recurring themes-interactions of spheres, scale, cycles, energy, humans and the earth system-are woven throughout the five modules: Introduction to the Earth System, Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, and Cosmosphere. An Explorer's Guide is written to accompany Earth Science, 10/e, and the close integration makes it easy to incorporate into existing courses.
- Paperback | 112 pages
- 210.8 x 271.8 x 5.1mm | 45.36g
- 01 Aug 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
Back cover copy
The five modules contained in this workbook use an active learning approach to help illuminate for students of Earth Science the interconnectedness of Earth's spheres. Five recurring themes woven throughout the modules--interactions of spheres, scale, cycles, energy. and humans and the Earth system--provide the student with a coherent framework for investigating these multidisciplinary connections and interactions. A flexible, modular format allows instructors to pick and choose from a menu of assignments and diverse instructional approaches: Introduction to the Earth SystemGeosphereHydrosphereAtmosphereCosmosphere
Table of contents
1. Introduction to the Earth System. 2. Geosphere. 3. Hydrosphere. 4. Atmosphere. 5. Cosmosphere.