By James S. Monroe, Reed Wicander, Richard Hazlett
Actual GEOLOGY: EXPLORING THE EARTH, 6th version, does not simply clarify actual geology and its approaches; it locations that wisdom in the context of human adventure via continuously emphasizing relevance, assets, and the surroundings. With this variation, the authors search to reply to crucial questions, "How does the planet work?" and "Why is that this very important to know?" by means of discussing the unifying idea of plate tectonics intimately early within the textual content, the authors may be able to hyperlink different fabric via this universal thread, offering a world standpoint of Earth and permitting scholars to acknowledge probably unrelated geologic phenomena as a continuum of interrelated occasions inside a whole planetary method. as well as delivering scholars with an figuring out of geology and its approaches, the authors constantly show how geology pertains to the human adventure. through asking the query "What might you do?" during the textual content, scholars are inspired to discover their reactions to specific events. New "Geology on your existence" sections deal with proper scholar issues, relatively within the components of surroundings and effort. And a brand new penultimate bankruptcy on assets and the destiny of the Earth ties jointly the various techniques of specific curiosity to scholars. This version is absolutely built-in with the web scholar instructional procedure actual GeologyNow™. actual GeologyNow makes use of a sequence of chapter-specific diagnostic checks to construct a customized studying plan for every pupil, permitting scholars to concentration their examine time on particular parts of weaknesses. each one customized studying plan directs scholars to precise bankruptcy sections and concept-driven multimedia tutorials designed to reinforce their realizing.