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Geoscience Laboratory Manual, 5th Edition

January 2009, ©2010
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This inquiry-based lab manual offers real-world case studies of topical events with activities and Google Earth images appropriate for an introductory geology or physical geology course. Instructors can select individual lab activities from this text in Wiley Custom Select, an online platform that allows you to tailor Wiley lab manuals to your course, and save students money. Visit us online at http://customselect.wiley.com.

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Table of Contents

1. Geologic Time

2. Maps

3. Minerals

4. Igneous Rocks

5. Sedimentary Rocks

6. Metamorphic Rocks

7. Weathering

8. Plate Tectonics

9. Earthquakes

10. Geologic Structures and Maps

11. Streams and Rivers

12. Groundwater

13. Slopes and Subsidence

14. Glaciers

15. Deserts

16. Coastal Processes and Problems

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New To This Edition

-          All 23 air-photo stereograms have been replaced with full color satellite photographs made by Digital Globe® and placed in Google Earth

-          Instructors are now provided with the Painless Instructor’s Guide which includes: format features, guide to tools and supplies, philosophy for managing your lab, suggestions for each exercise, and the complete answer key

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The Wiley Advantage

  • "Inquiry-Based Format”
  • Instructors provided a CD with all line art
  • Interactive text – questions and activities are embedded within the text
  • Every exercise includes real-world case histories of topical events.
  • 76 full-color photographs of rocks and minerals in galleries organized as are classification charts.
  • Uncluttered two-color line art
  • Questions are highlighted and embedded within the text.
  • Structured answer pages and answer key assist students in completing graphics without instructor having to produce answer sheets.
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Instructors Resources
Wiley Instructor Companion Site
Instructor's Guide
-Instructor's Guide that covers the following topics: Format features Guide to tools and supplies Philosophy for managing you lab Suggestions for each exercise The Complete Answer Key
Instructors CD
-Instructors CD includes: all line-art in both jpg and eps formats. The jpg images can be placed in PowerPoint and any page-layout file (e.g., PageMaker or InDesign), sized, cropped, and used for making overhead transparencies and/or illustrating quizzes.
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