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Earth Science: The Physical Setting

Grades 8–12

Discover important developments in our physical environment with this introductory program in earth science

Special features stimulate interest while encouraging students to think critically about key concepts.

Features

  • covers earth measures and models, minerals and rocks, weathering and erosion, how water shapes the earth’s surface, the atmosphere, and more
  • problem solving is presented logically, one step at a time, and sample solutions are followed by practice problems
  • chapters contain URLs of various internet sites that provide additional information and engaging activities
  • Earth Science Reference Tables include important measurements, equations, maps, and identification tables
  • addresses Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Disciplinary Core Ideas (the Three Dimensions) as described by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Teacher Manual

Practical support includes instructional objectives, summary sections, and eight interactive unit reviews to assess students' grasp of content. An Answer Key is provided.


Laboratory and Skills Manual

Student Edition

Laboratory exercises and inquiry-based Skill Sheets review important earth science concepts. It can be used with any high school earth science textbook.

Features

  • Suggestions for the Teacher offer ideas for differentiating instruction
  • teachers choose from 50 lab activities based on available equipment
  • 40 Skill Sheets may be used to introduce or review topics before students perform a laboratory activity
  • abundant diagrams and photos enhance student understanding
  • three-hole punched and perforated so that teachers can collect Labs and Skill Sheets one at a time, grade them, and return them to the student
  • Skill Sheets review the use of the New York Earth Science Reference Tables

Teacher Manual

Traditional laboratory exercises and inquiry-based Skill Sheets and Labs are included. Tips for Teachers contain suggestions for making Skill Sheets and Labs more inquiry based.


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  1. Earth Science: The Physical Setting

    Earth Science: The Physical Setting

    Thomas McGuire

    Student Edition Hardcover

    1344306
    Designed to make learning easier, this text enables students to gain a firm understanding of the fundamental concepts of earth science. Many special features stimulate interest while encouraging students to evaluate their progress and review concepts. Learn More
    $54.95

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  2. Earth Science: The Physical Setting

    Earth Science: The Physical Setting

    Student Edition Online (6-year License)

    13443D

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    $54.95
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  3. Earth Science: The Physical Setting

    Earth Science: The Physical Setting

    Teacher Manual (Digital Edition)

    14833D
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  4. Earth Science: The Physical Setting - Laboratory and Skills Manual

    Earth Science: The Physical Setting - Laboratory and Skills Manual

    Thomas McGuire

    Student Edition

    14822
    This Laboratory Manual includes Skill Sheets, which review important concepts in Earth Science. This book contains traditional laboratory exercises as well as inquiry-based activities. Learn More
    $13.00

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  5. Earth Science: The Physical Setting - Laboratory and Skills Manual
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