Earth Science: Geology, the Enviornment, and the Universe © 2008

Grade Levels: 6-12
Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe © 2008 provides comprehensive coverage of concepts exceeding state and local standards, and is designed to be universally accessible to a broad range of learners.

About the Program

To aid comprehension, the conceptual presentation is organized around Themes, Big Ideas, and Main Ideas in earth science. Themes are overarching concepts used throughout the book that help students make connections between various topics and concepts; Big Ideas found in the Unit Opener summarize each chapter and help students focus on topics that relate to the Themes; Big Ideas are broken down into Main Ideas at section level to draw students' attention to more specific details. Students will be able to see and understand how earth science relates to the world they live in!

Features:

  • Strong support for reading comprehension makes earth science accessible to all students.
  • Development of strong inquiry skills allows students to really think like scientists!
  • An abundance of differentiated resources addresses diverse classroom needs.
  • Integrated technology saves time and increases teacher productivity.

Contents:

Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, © 2008

Unit 1: The Nature of Science

  • The Nature of Science
  • Mapping Our World

Unit 2: Composition of Earth

  • Matter and Change
  • Minerals
  • Igneous Rocks
  • Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks

Unit 3: Surface Processes on Earth

  • Weathering, Erosion, and Soil
  • Mass Movements, Wind, and Glaciers
  • Surface Water
  • Groundwater

Unit 4: The Atmosphere and the Oceans

  • Atmosphere
  • Meteorology
  • The Nature of Storms
  • Climate
  • Earth's Oceans
  • The Marine Environment

Unit 5: The Dynamic Earth

  • Plate Tectonics
  • Volcanism
  • Earthquakes
  • Mountain Building

Unit 6: Geologic Time

  • Fossils and the Rock Record
  • The Precambrian Earth
  • The Mesozoic, Cenozoic, and Paleozoic Eras

Unit 7: Resources and the Environment

  • Earth Resources
  • Energy Resources
  • Human Impact on Resources

Unit 8: Beyond Earth

  • The Sun-Moon-Earth System
  • Our Solar System
  • Stars
  • Galaxies and the Universe

Program Components

  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Interactive Chalkboard CD-ROM - Windows
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Interactive Chalkboard CD-ROM - Windows
  • Glencoe Earth iScience Modules: Earth Materials and Processes, Grade 6, Active Folders for Differentiated Instruction
    Glencoe Earth iScience Modules: Earth Materials and Processes, Grade 6, Active Folders for Differentiated Instruction
  • Biology: The Dynamics of Life, Laboratory Management and Safety in the Science Classroom
    Biology: The Dynamics of Life, Laboratory Management and Safety in the Science Classroom
  • Glencoe Biology, LabManager CD-ROM
    Glencoe Biology, LabManager CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Earth Science Test Prep, Teacher Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Earth Science Test Prep, Teacher Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Exploring Environmental Problems Laboratory Manual, Teacher Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Exploring Environmental Problems Laboratory Manual, Teacher Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Interactive Chalkboard DVD
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Interactive Chalkboard DVD
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Laboratory Manual, Teacher Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Laboratory Manual, Teacher Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Performance Assessment in the Glencoe Earth Science Classroom
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Performance Assessment in the Glencoe Earth Science Classroom
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Science Notebook Teacher Annotated Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Science Notebook Teacher Annotated Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Teacher Wraparound Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Teacher Wraparound Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, TeacherWorks Plus CD-ROM
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, TeacherWorks Plus CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Unit 1 Fast Files
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Unit 1 Fast Files
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Unit 2 Fast Files
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Unit 2 Fast Files
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Exploring Environmental Problems Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Exploring Environmental Problems Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Laboratory Manual, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Science Notebook, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Science Notebook, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Student Edition
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, Student Edition
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, StudentWorks Plus CD-ROM
  • Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, StudentWorks Plus DVD
    Glencoe Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe, StudentWorks Plus DVD
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