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For an introductory physical geology course taught at both two- and four-year schools. Exploring Earth takes an integrative, process approach to teaching physical geology by presenting the traditional breadth of topics using plate tectonics as a unifying theme. These highly respected researchers and teachers explore the science of geology with the reader via clear, comprehensible prose and an exceptional art program.
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Exploring Earth is the first introductory text to take an integrative approach to physical geology within the framework of geologic processes. Students with little or no scientific background will gain more from this approach because it presents the material in a more interesting context. This approach presents the richness of the field of geology in its entirety while making the subject interesting and easier to learn. The text's conventional table of contents is followed by a topical table of contents, to better enable instructors to find all the coverage of a particular topic.From the Back Cover:
By employing plate tectonics as its central and unifying theme, Exploring Earth takes an innovative, integrative, and process-oriented approach in presenting the traditional breadth of physical geology topics.
Exploring Earth features:
Exploring Earth Companion Website (www.prenhall.com/davidson). This innovative on-line study guide is tied chapter-by-chapter to the text and includes:
Student Study Guide
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110130183725
Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0130183725 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.3031343
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0130183725