Horizons Exploring the Universe Enhanced

Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305957377
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Now enhanced by new end-of-chapter material in the MindTap online homework system, this new Hybrid version of Mike Seeds', Dana Backman's, and Michele Montgomery's best-selling HORIZONS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE, Enhanced Thirteenth Edition, engages students by focusing on two central questions: How Do We Know? which emphasizes the role of evidence in the scientific process, providing insights into how science works; and What Are We? which highlights our place as planet dwellers in an evolving universe, guiding students to ask questions about where we came from and how we formed a perspective that the study of astronomy is uniquely positioned to emphasize. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Horizons

Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this revised and updated Sixth Edition, Mike Seeds has two goals. First, he wants to show students their place in the universe-not just their location, but their role as planet dwellers in an evolving universe. His second goal is to show them how science works. Essentially, HORIZONS can be understood by a principle, organizing theme: the interplay of evidence and hypothesis. Through a discussion of this interplay, Seeds provides not just a series of facts, but a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of astronomical knowledge. A good example of this is how a survey of the solar system in Chapter 16 leads to theories that explain the origin of the solar system, which is followed by further evidence in Chapters 17 through 20 that helps students test and generalize theories. Students reading HORIZONS will not only learn about the vast reaches of the universe, they will gain new insight into the human quest to understand it. To enhance students' learning experience, each new copy of the book includes two CD-ROMs: THE SKY™ STUDENT EDITION CD-ROM and VOYAGE THROUGH THE SOLAR SYSTEM CD-ROM, creating the most complete media package available for an astronomy text.

Horizons Exploring the Universe

Author: Michael Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133610633
Format: PDF, ePub
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The 13th Edition of HORIZONS means the proven Seeds/Backman approach and trusted content, fully updated with the latest discoveries and resources to meet the needs of today’s diverse students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Universe Solar System Stars and Galaxies

Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285500164
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The new edition of UNIVERSE means the same proven Seeds/Backman approach and trusted content, fully updated with the latest discoveries and resources to meet the needs of today's diverse students. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Foundations of Astronomy

Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305562399
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Fascinating, engaging, and extremely visual, FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, Thirteenth Edition, emphasizes the scientific method throughout as it guides students to answer two fundamental questions: What are we? And how do we know? In addition to exploring the newest developments and latest discoveries in the exciting field of astronomy, authors Michael Seeds and Dana Backman discuss the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, providing both factual information and a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Telecourse Study Guide

Author: Michael Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 128508716X
Format: PDF
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One Universe

Author: Charles Tsun-Chu Liu
Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
ISBN: 0309064880
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A new window opens onto the cosmos... Almost every day we are challenged by new information from the outermost reaches of space. Using straightforward language, One Universe explores the physical principles that govern the workings of our own world so that we can appreciate how they operate in the cosmos around us. Bands of color in a sunlit crystal and the spectrum of starlight in giant telescopes, the arc of a hard-hit baseball and the orbit of the moon, traffic patterns on a freeway and the spiral arms in a galaxy full of stars--they're all tied together in grand and simple ways. We can understand the vast cosmos in which we live by exploring three basic concepts: motion, matter, and energy. With these as a starting point, One Universe shows how the physical principles that operate in our kitchens and backyards are actually down-to-Earth versions of cosmic processes. The book then takes us to the limits of our knowledge, asking the ultimate questions about the origins and existence of life as we know it and where the universe came from--and where it is going. Glorious photographs--many seen for the first time in these pages--and original illustrations expand and enrich our understanding. Evocative and clearly written, One Universe explains complex ideas in ways that every reader can grasp and enjoy. This book captures the grandeur of the heavens while making us feel at home in the cosmos. Above all, it helps us realize that galaxies, stars, planets, and we ourselves all belong to One Universe.

The Solar System

Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305804562
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Fascinating, engaging, and extremely visual, THE SOLAR SYSTEM emphasizes the scientific method throughout as it guides students to answer two fundamental questions: What are we? And how do we know? Updated with the newest developments and latest discoveries in the field of astronomy, authors Michael Seeds and Dana Backman discuss the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, while providing not only facts but also a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Blue Ocean Strategy Expanded Edition

Author: W. Chan Kim
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 1625274491
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Argues against common competitive practices while outlining recommendations based on the creation of untapped market spaces with growth potential.

Stars and Galaxies

Author: Michael Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538733179
Format: PDF, Docs
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Addressing the newest developments and latest discoveries in the exciting study of astronomy, this revised seventh edition of STARS AND GALAXIES helps students use astronomy to understand science and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating and engaging, STARS AND GALAXIES illustrates the scientific method and guides students to answer these fundamental questions: What are we? How do we know? In discussing the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, author Michael Seeds provides not only facts but also a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. Coverage includes observations of the shapes of stars; evidence of dark energy, quasars, and galaxy collisions; and a look inside supernova explosions. And whether you choose to assign homework in an online environment, give your students access to an affordable and interactive online text, or do both, FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY Online Version (which contains the complete text of STARS AND GALAXIES) is the ideal solution for your course needs. The Online Version gives your students Web-based access to a digital version of Michael A. Seeds’ best-selling astronomy textbook as well as the online Enhanced WebAssign homework management system so you can assign and manage homework online. Visit academic.cengage.com/astronomy/seeds for an interactive demonstration today! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.