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The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Mark Voit,Nicholas Schneider
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release : 2016-01-01
ISBN : 9780134059068
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Eighth Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts. The fully updated Eighth Edition includes the latest scientific discoveries, revises several subjects based on our most current understanding of the cosmos, and now emphasizes deeper understanding of the twists and turns of the process of science and the relevance of concepts to student's lives. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringAstronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MasteringAstronomy, search for: 0134058291 / 9780134058290 Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, The Package consists of: 0134059069 / 9780134059068 Cosmic Perspective, The 0134080572 / 9780134080574 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component)

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Mark Voit,Nicholas Schneider
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-01-04
ISBN : 9780134990774
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For two-semester courses in astronomy. Exploring the impact of new discoveries on astronomy, science, and life in the universe Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, 9th Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for anyone who is curious about the universe, regardless of prior background in astronomy or physics. As respected teachers and active researchers, the authors present astronomy using a coherent narrative and a thematic approach that engages students immediately and guides them through connecting ideas. This engagement-centered approach and variety of contextualizing features enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively involve them in learning key concepts. The 9th Edition features major scientific updates, new content that focuses on the possibility of life in the universe, and recent discoveries that provide modern contexts to help students see astronomy as highly relevant to their worlds now. The authors integrate a new focus on cultural diversity among scientists and ethics across science and astronomy, delving into science done by a wide range of people and evaluated in different ways. The authors write and create a wealth of Mastering Astronomy resources, carrying the coherent and cohesive approach of the book to the new and expanded digital tools, such as Prelecture Videos. Instructors can access this curated group of activities in Mastering Astronomy for use before, during, and after class and can easily edit the pre-built assignments to fit the way they teach. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, 9th Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 14, S1, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, 9th Edition (includes Chapters 1-3, S1, 4-6, S2-S4, 14-24)

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release : 2014
ISBN : 9780321839558
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Seventh Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a wealth of features that enhance skill-building, including new group work exercises that help you retain concepts longer and build communication skills for the future. The Seventh Edition has also been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, results from recent space missions, research, and theoretical developments that inform our understanding of the early universe. Two volumes of this text are also available: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 1—13, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 1—6, S2—S4, 14—24)

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett
Publisher : Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Release : 2010
ISBN : 9780321633668
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective , Sixth Edition provides the most engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a wealth of features to help enhance student skill building, including new Visual Skills Check end-of-chapter questions that provide an opportunity for students to test their visual interpretation skills, new Cosmic Context Figures that help students synthesize key concepts and processes, and a new comprehensive visual overview of scale to help students explore the scale of time and space. The Sixth Edition has also been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, research, and theoretical developments. The text is supported by the most robust package of instructor. Two volumes of this text are also available: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Sixth Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Sixth Edition (includes Chapters 1-6, S2-S4, 14-24)

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Mark Voit,Nicholas Schneider
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release : 2016-01-01
ISBN : 9780134073828
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, "The Cosmic Perspective, "Eighth Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts. The fully updated Eighth Edition includes the latest scientific discoveries, revises several subjects based on our most current understanding of the cosmos, and now emphasizes deeper understanding of the twists and turns of the process of science and the relevance of concepts to student s lives. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringAstronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MasteringAstronomy, search for: 0134058291 / 9780134058290 Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, The Package consists of: 0134059069 / 9780134059068 Cosmic Perspective, The 0134080572 / 9780134080574 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component)"

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013-07-17
ISBN : 9781292023304
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Seventh Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a wealth of features that enhance student skill-building, including new group work exercises that engage students in active learning, helping them retain concepts longer and build communication skills for the future. The Seventh Edition has also been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, results from recent space missions, and new theoretical developments that inform our understanding of the early universe. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: * The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 24) * The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 1-6, S2-S4, 14-24)

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Mark Voit,Nicholas Schneider
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019-01-04
ISBN : 9780134990781
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For two-semester courses in astronomy. Exploring the impact of new discoveries on astronomy, science, and life in the universe Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, 9th Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for anyone who is curious about the universe, regardless of prior background in astronomy or physics. As respected teachers and active researchers, the authors present astronomy using a coherent narrative and a thematic approach that engages students immediately and guides them through connecting ideas. This engagement-centered approach and variety of contextualizing features enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively involve them in learning key concepts. The 9th Edition features major scientific updates, new content that focuses on the possibility of life in the universe, and recent discoveries that provide modern contexts to help students see astronomy as highly relevant to their worlds now. The authors integrate a new focus on cultural diversity among scientists and ethics across science and astronomy, delving into science done by a wide range of people and evaluated in different ways. The authors write and create a wealth of Mastering Astronomy resources, carrying the coherent and cohesive approach of the book to the new and expanded digital tools, such as Prelecture Videos. Instructors can access this curated group of activities in Mastering Astronomy for use before, during, and after class and can easily edit the pre-built assignments to fit the way they teach. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, 9th Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 14, S1, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, 9th Edition (includes Chapters 1-3, S1, 4-6, S2-S4, 14-24)

The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals

The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release : 2014-12-24
ISBN : 9780133889567
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringAstronomy search for 0133858642 / 9780133858648 The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText, Access Card Package: Package consists of: 0133889564 / 9780133889567 Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals, The 0133905306 / 9780133905304 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals 0321712951 / 9780321712950 Starry Night College Student Access Code Card 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component) MasteringAstronomy should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For one-semester college courses in Introductory Astronomy. Teaching the Process of Science through Astronomy Inspired by an activities-based classroom approach, The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals is the briefest introduction to astronomy in the Bennett series. By focusing on the process of science and fundamental concepts of astronomy, The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals allows time for the use of other instructional tools in the course. Each concisely written chapter is formatted into two main sections followed by a Process of Science section, making learning targeted and expectations clear for students. The Second Edition of The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals presents recent dramatic advances in astronomy and how they change our understanding of the cosmos. This new editionfocuses on essential subjects of astronomy chosen for their importance to the field, interest, and engagement level, using goal-oriented lessons and practical tools tobring astronomy to life. The textbook is now supported in MasteringAstronomy to create an unrivalled learning suite for students and instructors.

Astronomy Media Workbook

Astronomy Media Workbook Book
Author : Michael C. LoPresto,Jeffrey O. Bennett
Publisher : Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780805395938
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This revised and expanded popular media workbook is provided with all new copies of Bennettrsquo;s book and includes a wide selection of in-depth activities using resources from The Astronomy Place and Voyager: SkyGazer, College Edition v3.6 planetarium software. These thought-provoking projects are suitable for the lab or as assignable homework assignments.

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett
Publisher : Addison Wesley Longman
Release : 2007
ISBN : 9780805372489
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Cosmic Perspective book written by Jeffrey O. Bennett, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Cosmic Perspective Stars and Galaxies Masteringastronomy with Pearson Etext Valuepack Access Card Package

The Cosmic Perspective  Stars and Galaxies   Masteringastronomy with Pearson Etext    Valuepack Access Card Package Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Mark Voit,Nicholas Schneider
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release : 2013-02-14
ISBN : 9780321931481
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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0321931483 / 9780321931481 Cosmic Perspective, The: Stars and Galaxies & MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321840925 / 9780321840929 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective 0321841077 / 9780321841070 Cosmic Perspective, The: Stars and Galaxies

The Essential Cosmic Perspective

The Essential Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release : 2014-01-01
ISBN : 9780321928085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Essential Cosmic Perspective, Seventh Edition gives non-science majors a streamlined, cutting edge introduction to astronomy built on a strong tradition of effective pedagogy and coverage. Focus on skill building includes new group work exercises that require active participation, helping you to retain concepts longer and build communication skills. MasteringAstronomy® works with the text to create a learning program that enables you to learn interactively both in and out of the classroom.

The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals

The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2019-02
ISBN : 9780134988504
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"A brief overview of the story of modern astronomy, focusing on the cosmic perspective that astronomy gives us on ourselves and our planet."--

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release : 2016-01-04
ISBN : 9780134073811
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For two-semester courses in astronomy. Teaching the Process of Science through Astronomy Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Eighth Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts. The fully updated Eighth Edition includes the latest scientific discoveries, revises several subjects based on our most current understanding of the cosmos, and now emphasizes deeper understanding of the twists and turns of the process of science and the relevance of concepts to student's lives. The text is supported by a robust package of instructor and student ancillaries, including MasteringAstronomy. This market-leading online tutorial and homework system has been updated with new content that helps students learn and review more effectively outside of class. The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Eighth Edition includes Chapters 1-13, 14, S1, 24. Also available with MasteringAstronomy MasteringAstronomy from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources. Students can further master concepts after class through homework assignments that provide interactivity, hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever--before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringAstronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

The Essential Cosmic Perspective

The Essential Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2017-01-17
ISBN : 0134532414
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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For one-semester courses in astronomy. A practical introduction to Astronomy with an emphasis on critical thinking about our place in the universe This 8th Edition of Essential Cosmic Perspective provides readers without science backgrounds with a streamlined, cutting-edge introduction to astronomy. Built on a strong tradition of effective pedagogy and coverage, the text focuses on skill-building and includes group work exercises that require active participation. Dedicated to bringing an understanding of the universe, its scientific basis and its relevance to our lives, each chapter is written to specific learning goals that build an ideal learning path for readers. Aiming to foster a lifelong learning experience, the authors focus on key concepts, providing big picture context, promoting conceptual understanding, and preferring plain language to jargon. The 8th Edition incorporates the latest scientific updates in the field of astronomy and includes new features that reinforce critical thinking and excite readers’ curiosity. New features such as Extraordinary Claims engage readers by presenting extraordinary claims about the universe and how they were either supported or debunked as scientists collected more evidence, reinforcing the process of science and how scientists think critically to evaluate them. My Cosmic Perspective establishes a personal connection between readers and the cosmos as they learn to think critically about the meaning of what they learn in their astronomy studies and beyond. Designed and written for a one semester course, this text shares many of the strengths of its more comprehensive best-selling sibling, The Cosmic Perspective . Also available with Mastering Astronomy Mastering ™ Astronomy is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students with vetted, interactive content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning new Interactive Prelecture videos that give students exposure to key concepts before class and open classroom time for active learning or deeper discussions of topics. With Learning Catalytics™ instructors can expand on key concepts and encourage student engagement during lecture through questions answered individually or in pairs and groups. Students further master concepts through book-specific Mastering Astronomy assignments, which provide hints and answer-specific feedback that build problem-solving skills. Mastering Astronomy now features Virtual Astronomy Labs, providing assignable online laboratory activities that use Stellarium and Interactive Figures. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering ™ Astronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Astronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Astronomy, search for: 0134516338 / 9780134516332 Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus Mastering Astronomy with eText, The -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134509293 / 9780134509297 Mastering Astronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Essential Cosmic Perspective, The 0134446437 / 9780134446431 Essential Cosmic Perspective, The Essential Cosmic Perspective, 8th Edition is also available via Pearson eText, a simple-to-use, mobile, personalized reading experience that lets instructors connect with and motivate students – right in their eTextbook. Learn more.

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Mark Voit,Nicholas Schneider
Publisher : Pearson
Release : 2014-03-01
ISBN : 9780133879650
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Cosmic Perspective book written by Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Mark Voit,Nicholas Schneider, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

The Essential Cosmic Perspective

The Essential Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan O. Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
Release : 2011-12-22
ISBN : 032183061X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The Essential Cosmic Perspective, Sixth Edition retains all of the features that have made this text so popular and effective. New features and updates based on current research will engage students as they learn about astronomy. The textbook package also includes updated supplements to support the book’s pedagogy, making it the most effective text in the one-semester astronomy market. The Sixth Edition includes new visual foldout diagrams on the scale of space and time, key concepts in understanding the scope of the universe and individual objects within it. The book also includes Group Work Exercises to foster active participation in collaborative, in-class learning. This package contains: The Essential Cosmic Perspective, Sixth Edition

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Pearson Educacion
Release : 2013-01-01
ISBN : 9780321893840
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, "The Cosmic Perspective, "Seventh Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. The text provides a wealth of features that enhance skill-building, including new group work exercises that help you retain concepts longer and build communication skills for the future. The Seventh Edition has also been fully updated to include the latest astronomical observations, results from recent space missions, research, and theoretical developments that inform our understanding of the early universe. Two volumes of this text are also available: "The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, " Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 113, 24) "The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, "Seventh Edition (includes Chapters 16, S2S4, 1424)

Astronomy the Cosmic Perspective

Astronomy  the Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Michael Zeilik,John E. Gaustad
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
Release : 1983
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The ninth edition of this successful textbook describes the full range of the astronomical universe and how astronomers think about the cosmos.

The Cosmic Perspective

The Cosmic Perspective Book
Author : Clinton Bennett,Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release : 2001-08-01
ISBN : 9780201764765
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download The Cosmic Perspective book written by Clinton Bennett,Jeffrey O. Bennett,Megan Donahue,Nicholas Schneider,Mark Voit, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.