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Exploring Geology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/126072221X.jpeg 6 2022 9781260722215 Exploring Geology by Reynolds/Johnson is an innovative textbook intended for an introductory college geology course, such as Physical Geology. This ground-breaking, visually spectacular book was designed from cognitive and educational research on how students think, learn, and study.
09781260722215
Exploring Geology

Exploring Geology, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 126072221X | ISBN13: 9781260722215
By Stephen Reynolds, Julia Johnson, Paul Morin, Chuck Carter
© 2022

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Exploring Geology by Reynolds/Johnson is an innovative textbook intended for an introductory college geology course, such as Physical Geology. This ground-breaking, visually spectacular book was designed from cognitive and educational research on how students think, learn, and study.

1 The Nature of Geology
2 Investigating Geologic Questions
3 Plate Tectonics
4 Earth Materials
5 Igneous Environments
6 Volcanoes and Volcanic Hazards
7 Sedimentary Environments and Rocks
8 Deformation and Metamorphism
9 Geologic Time
10 The Seafloor and Continental Margins
11 Mountains, Basins, and Continents
12 Earthquakes and Earth's Interior
13 Climate, Weather, and Their Influences on Geology
14 Glaciers, Shorelines, and Changing Sea Levels
15 Weathering, Soil, and Unstable Slopes
16 Streams and Flooding
17 Water Resources
18 Energy and Mineral Resources
19 Geology of the Solar System

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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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