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Let's Review Earth Science : The Physical Setting



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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

Prefacep. v
Caution! Don't Use this Book Until You Read Thisp. vii
Astronomyp. 1
From a Geocentric to a Heliocentric Universep. 1
Early Astronomy and the Geocentric Modelp. 1
The Development of the Heliocentric Modelp. 18
Heliocentric Earth Motions and Their Effectsp. 41
Earth's Coordinate System and Mappingp. 67
Our System of Timep. 98
Modern Astronomyp. 125
Tools of the Modern Astronomerp. 125
Stars, Their Origin and Evolutionp. 139
The Solar Systemp. 163
Theories of the Origin of the Universep. 190
Earth's Historyp. 204
The Origins of Earth and Its Moonp. 204
The Origin and Structure of Earth's Atmospherep. 215
The Origin and Nature of Earth's Hydrospherep. 228
The Origin and History of Life on Earthp. 253
Geologyp. 291
Earth Materialsp. 291
Mineralsp. 291
Rocksp. 314
The Dynamic Earthp. 348
Earthquakes and Earth's Interiorp. 348
Volcanoes and Earth's Internal Heatp. 380
Plate Tectonicsp. 395
Weathering, Erosion, and Depositionp. 430
Weathering and Soil Formationp. 430
Erosionp. 451
Depositionp. 492
Meteorologyp. 535
The Atmosphere, Weather, and Climatep. 535
The Atmospherep. 535
Weather?p. 566
Climatep. 621
Answers to Review Questionsp. 647
Reference Tables for Physical Setting/Earth Sciencep. 695
Glossary of Earth Science Termsp. 711
Regents Examinationp. 729
Answers to Regents Examinationp. 767
Indexp. 768
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