The Sciences

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-09-25
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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A solid text with all the key coverage needed the 7th edition of The Sciences: An Integrated Approach focuses on updated information on the science, examples and integration. Additionally, the new issue includes additional virtual labs, updated end-of-chapter activities, extensively revised biology coverage and online, stepped-out math problems to reinforce problem solving and integration of information. More features in this new edition include: emphasized themes and relationships important for informed citizens, the "Great Ideas of Science"; increased emphasis on using visuals to help connect with the great ideas of science and learn key concepts; real-world connections: NEW Current events/"In the News" cases; tools to help understand the basics: In-text pedagogy and new "Stepped problems" to answer those "Big Questions" in science, new animations/online labs; and updated Discovery Labs.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Science: A Way of Knowing

Chapter 2 The Ordered Universe

Chapter 3 Energy

Chapter 4 Heat and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

Chapter 5 Electricity and Magnetism

Chapter 6 Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation

Chapter 7 Theory of Relativity

Chapter 8 The Atom

Chapter 9 Quantum Mechanics

Chapter 10 Atoms in Combination now includes a

Chapter 11 Materials and Their Properties

Chapter 12 The Nucleus of the Atom

Chapter 13 The Ultimate Structure of Matter

Chapter 14 The Stars

Chapter 15 Cosmology

Chapter 16 Earth and Other Planets

Chapter 17 Plate Tectonics

Chapter 18 Earth’s Many Cycles

Chapter 19 Ecology, Ecosystems, and the Environment

Chapter 20 Strategies of Life

Chapter 21 The Living Cell

Chapter 22 Molecules of Life

Chapter 23 Classical and Modern Genetics

Chapter 24 The New Science of Life

Chapter 25 Evolution

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