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The Sciences: An Integrated Approach, Eighth Edition

September 2016, ©2016
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The Sciences: An Integrated Approach, Binder Ready Version, 8th Edition
 by James Trefil and Robert Hazen uses an approach that recognizes that science forms a seamless web of knowledge about the universe. This text fully integrates physics, chemistry, astronomy, earth sciences, and biology and emphasizes general principles and their application to real- world situations. The goal of the text is to help students achieve scientific literacy. Applauded by students and instructors for its easy-to-read style and detail appropriate for non-science majors, the eighth edition has been updated to bring the most up-to-date coverage to the students in all areas of science.
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Table of Contents

  1. Science: A Way of Knowing
  2. The Ordered Universe
  3. Energy
  4. Heat and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
  5. Electricity and Magnetism
  6. Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation
  7. Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity
  8. The Atom
  9. Quantum Mechanics
  10. Atoms in Combination: The Chemical Bond
  11. Materials and Their Properties
  12. The Nucleus of the Atom
  13. The Ultimate Structure of Matter
  14. The Stars
  15. Cosmology
  16. Earth and Other Planets
  17. Plate Tectonics
  18. Earth’s Many Cycles
  19. Ecology, Ecosystems, and the Environment
  20. Strategies of Life
  21. The Living Cell
  22. Molecules of Life
  23. Classical and Modern Genetics
  24. The New Science of Life
  25. Evolution
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Updated Technologies All chapters have been updated where appropriate to reflect the most recent technologies, including newer examples of computers and hybrid vehicles.

New and Updated End of Chapter Questions written to stimulate discussion, integrated thinking, and check students’ understanding of the materials.

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