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Earth Lab: Exploring the Earth Sciences

Earth Lab: Exploring the Earth Sciences
Author: Claudia Owen - Diane Pirie - Grenville Draper
ISBN 13: 9780538737005
ISBN 10: 53873700
Edition: 3
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Publication Date: 2010-06-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 480
List Price: $185.95

The 20 labs in this supplemental text provide hands-on activities for learning about rocks and minerals, maps, geologic time, surface features, natural processes, weather conditions, and resources. Perforated pages. The second edition adds three chapters on landslides and mass movements, glaciers and climate change, and deserts and arid landscapes. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


This lab companion for students studying earth science or physical geology features experiments beyond the traditional activities of data gathering and analysis. Different types of analysis are included, as are exercises focused on creating and mapping models. Specific sections focus on introductory material, the solid earth, the earth's surface and the fluid earth, and resources. The authors teach at Florida International University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)