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Barron's Let's Review Seriestitles are classroom textbook supplements that help prepare high school students who are studying for New York State Regents exams. This useful supplement to high school Earth Science textbooks features: A comprehensive topic review covering fundamentals of astronomy, geology, and meteorology Updated for use with 2010 Edition Reference Tables for Physical Setting/Earth Science Updated with more than 1,100 practice questions with answers covering all exam topics drawn from recent Regents exams One recent full-length Regents exams with answers
Table of Contents
|Caution! Don't Use this Book Until You Read This||p. vii|
|From a Geocentric to a Heliocentric Universe||p. 1|
|Early Astronomy and the Geocentric Model||p. 1|
|The Development of the Heliocentric Model||p. 18|
|Heliocentric Earth Motions and Their Effects||p. 41|
|Earth's Coordinate System and Mapping||p. 67|
|Our System of Time||p. 98|
|Modern Astronomy||p. 125|
|Tools of the Modern Astronomer||p. 125|
|Stars, Their Origin and Evolution||p. 139|
|The Solar System||p. 163|
|Theories of the Origin of the Universe||p. 190|
|Earth's History||p. 204|
|The Origins of Earth and Its Moon||p. 204|
|The Origin and Structure of Earth's Atmosphere||p. 215|
|The Origin and Nature of Earth's Hydrosphere||p. 228|
|The Origin and History of Life on Earth||p. 253|
|Earth Materials||p. 291|
|The Dynamic Earth||p. 348|
|Earthquakes and Earth's Interior||p. 348|
|Volcanoes and Earth's Internal Heat||p. 380|
|Plate Tectonics||p. 395|
|Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition||p. 430|
|Weathering and Soil Formation||p. 430|
|The Atmosphere, Weather, and Climate||p. 535|
|The Atmosphere||p. 535|
|Answers to Review Questions||p. 647|
|Reference Tables for Physical Setting/Earth Science||p. 695|
|Glossary of Earth Science Terms||p. 711|
|Regents Examination||p. 729|
|Answers to Regents Examination||p. 767|
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