A Student's Guide to Earth Science: By Creative Media by Creative Media Applications

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This four-volume set offers an summary of earth technological know-how from the earliest observations of historical peoples to discoveries of modern day scientists. Earth technological know-how contains astronomy, geology, meteorology, and oceanography. the 1st quantity, phrases and phrases, defines very important phrases in those sciences. The contributions made by means of such scientists as Galileo, Sir Edmund Hailey, and Florence Bascom are defined within the moment quantity very important humans, which highlights contributions made through ladies and minority teams to a historically male occupation. advancements and Discoveries, the 3rd quantity, lines the historical past and improvement of this technological know-how, and the fourth, arguable concerns, offers the main hotly debated themes this day, similar to area exploration and international warming.

Volume 1: phrases and Terms

Volume 2: vital People

Volume three: advancements and Discoveries

Volume four: controversial Issues

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