Title Search:
HomeAbout UsContact UsView CartResellersEducatorscatalogsAdvanced Search

Books
by Category:

Art Books
Business & Finance
Childrens Books
Cooking
Crafts & Hobbies
English Language Arts
Family Health
Film Books
Foreign Languages
Gift Books
New Age & Spirituality
Pets
School Guides
Spanish Language
Sports & Recreation
Study Guides
Test Preparation

barrons gre prep

barrons nys regents prep

barrons sat act prep


Test Schedule


PAINLESS EARTH SCIENCE
PAINLESS EARTH SCIENCE
9780764146015
$9.99












Edward J. Denecke, Jr. - All books by this author

Painless Series - All books in this series

Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects as they are taught on middle school and high school levels. These books are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in many cases, just plain boring. Barron's Painless Series authors' main goal is to clear up students' confusion and perk up their interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which they can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, often employing humor, and always presenting fun-learning exercises that include puzzles, games, and challenging "Brain Tickler" problems to solve. This title describes the exciting revolution in our understanding of Earth's processes and changes, focusing on movement of tectonic plates, earthquakes, volcanoes, and much more.


ATTENTION STUDENTS!

You get an exclusive FREE bonus Mobile APP when you purchase your copy of Barron’s Painless Earth Science!


Barron’s is taking Painless to the next level—FUN! Your FREE app contains three quizzes to test your knowledge and three EXCLUSIVE arcade games to test your skill! You’ll enjoy playing a challenging Earth Science arcade action game on your iPhone, iTouch, iPad or Android device.


Table of Contents:
    Introduction
  • Chapter One: Earth’s Structure
    Earth’s Spheres
    Earth Models
    Mapping Earth’s Surface
    Field Maps
  • Chapter Two: The Atmosphere
    Composition of the Atmosphere
    Energy in the Atmosphere
    Energy Transfer in the Atmosphere
    Circulation in the Atmosphere
  • Chapter Three: Weather and Climate
    Weather Variables
    Weather Patterns
    Weather Forecasting
    Climate
  • Chapter Four: The Hydrosphere
    How the Hydrosphere Formed
    The Ocean
    Fresh Water
    The Water Cycle
  • Chapter Five: The Lithosphere
    Minerals
    Rocks
    Rock Identification
    Identifying Sedimentary Rocks
    Identifying Metamorphic Rocks
    The Rock Cycle
  • Chapter Six: Weathering
    Physical Weathering
    Chemical Weathering
    Factors That Affect Weathering
    Products of Weathering
  • Chapter Seven: Erosion and Deposition
    Agents of Erosion
    Deposition
  • Chapter Eight: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
    Earthquakes
    Measuring Earthquakes
    Volcanoes
  • Chapter Nine: Plate Tectonics
    The Building Blocks of Plate Tectonics
    Plate Tectonics
  • Chapter Ten: Earth’s History
    Geologic Time
    Determining Relative Age
    Determining Absolute Age
    Fossils: Keys to the Past
    The Geologic Time Scale
  • Chapter Eleven: Earth in Space
    Models of the Universe
    Our Current Model of the Universe
    The Solar System
    The Earth–Moon–Sun System
    Effects of Earth’s Motions
    Motions of the Moon and Their Effects
  • Index

(0764146017)

Paperback / 320 Pages / 6 x 9 / 2011

 





Copyright 2014, Barrons Educational Series, Inc.
250 Wireless Blvd
Hauppauge NY, 11788
1-800-645-3476 / 1-631-434-3723 fax
Email Us

Privacy Policy
PHP Programming by Desktop Solutions