Exploring Earth Science https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260722228.jpeg 3 2023 9781260722222 Exploring Earth Science, Third Edition, by Stephen Reynolds and Julia Johnson, is an innovative textbook intended for an introductory college geology course, such as earth science. This ground-breaking, visually spectacular book was designed following cognitive and educational research on how students think, learn, and study.
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Exploring Earth Science

Exploring Earth Science, 3rd Edition

ISBN10: 1260722228 | ISBN13: 9781260722222
By Stephen Reynolds, Julia Johnson

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Exploring Earth Science, Third Edition, by Stephen Reynolds and Julia Johnson, is an innovative textbook intended for an introductory college geology course, such as earth science. This ground-breaking, visually spectacular book was designed following cognitive and educational research on how students think, learn, and study.

CHAPTER 1: THE NATURE OF EARTH SCIENCE
CHAPTER 2: MINERALS AND MINERAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 3: EARTH MATERIALS
CHAPTER 4: EARTH HISTORY
CHAPTER 5: PLATE TECTONICS
CHAPTER 6: VOLCANISM AND OTHER IGNEOUS PROCESSES
CHAPTER 7: DEFORMATION AND EARTHQUAKES
CHAPTER 8: MOUNTAINS, BASINS, AND CONTINENTAL MARGINS
CHAPTER 9: SCULPTING LANDSCAPES
CHAPTER 10: SOIL AND UNSTABLE SLOPES
CHAPTER 11: GLACIERS, COASTS, AND CHANGING SEA LEVELS
CHAPTER 12: STREAMS, LAKES, AND GROUNDWATER
CHAPTER 13: ATMOSPHERIC ENERGY AND MATTER
CHAPTER 14: ATMOSPHERIC MOTION
CHAPTER 15: ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE
CHAPTER 16: WEATHER AND STORMS
CHAPTER 17: OCEANS AND THEIR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER EARTH SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 18: CLIMATES AROUND THE WORLD
CHAPTER 19: OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
CHAPTER 20: OUR UNIVERSE
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About the Author

Stephen Reynolds

Stephen J. Reynolds received a B.A. from the University of Texas at El Paso, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in geosciences from the University of Arizona. Dr. Reynolds is a professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University, where he has taught regional geology, earth resources, evolution of landscapes, field studies, and teaching methods. He has directed the geologic framework and mapping program of the Arizona Geological Survey, completing a new Geologic Map of Arizona. As a National Association of Geoscience Teachers distinguished speaker, he has traveled across the country presenting talks and workshops on how to infuse active learning and inquiry into large introductory geology classes. He is a commonly invited speaker to national workshops and symposia on active learning, visualization, and teaching. Dr. Reynolds is the author of the highly successful Exploring Geology.

Julia Johnson

Julia K. Johnson earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in structural geology and geoscience education. Dr. Johnson is a full-time faculty member in the School of Earth and Space Exploration at Arizona State University (ASU), where she teaches Introduction to Geology to nearly 1,000 students a year and supervises the associated introductory geology labs. She also coordinates the introductory geology teaching efforts of the School of Earth and Space Exploration, helping other instructors incorporate active learning and inquiry into large lecture classes. The main focus of her geoscience education research is on student- and instructor-generated sketches for learning, teaching, and assessment in college geology classes. Before coming to ASU, she conducted groundwater studies of copper deposits and taught full time in the Maricopa County Community College District, teaching physical geology and environmental geology.

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