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Focused on the idea that the rules of the physical world can be taught using a conceptual approach that emphasizes qualitative analysis, the Hewitt team has created a book that is highly readable, flexible, and hands-on. Thirty-four concisely written chapters allow you to better select topics to match your course and the needs of your readers in a one- or two- semester course.Conceptual Physical Science Explorations, Second Edition presents a clear and engaging introduction to physics, chemistry, astronomy, and earth sciences. The authors use analogies and everyday examples to clarify key concepts and help readers better understand the world around them. The book's consistent, high-quality coverage stimulates active learning with critical thinking exercises, hands-on experiments, review questions, and quantitative problems.Conceptual Physical Science Explorations is less rigorous in coverage and written more simply thanConceptual Physical Science, Fourth Edition, and directed primarily to college courses where readers are less well prepared, and in some cases, remedial. TheSecond Edition features updated content, new Chapter Opening statements, and more. About Science, Newton's First Law of Motion - Inertia, Newton's Second Law of Motion - Force and Acceleration, Newton's Third Law of Motion - Action and Reaction, Momentum, Energy, Gravity, Fluid Mechanics, Heat, Electricity, Magnetism, Waves and Sound, Light and Color, Properties of Light, The Atom, Nuclear Energy, Elements of Chemistry, How Atoms Bond and Molecules Attract, How Chemicals Mix, How Chemicals React, Two Types of Chemical Reactions, Organic Compounds, The Chemistry of Drugs, Nutrition, Rocks and Minerals, Earth's Interior, Plate Tectonics, Earth's Surface Features, Earth History Over Time, Oceans and Atmosphere, Driving Forces of Weather, The Solar System, Stars and Galaxies, The Structure of Space and Time.Intended for those interested in learning the basics of conceptual physical science.

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Genre Book : Science
Author Book : Paul G. Hewitt
Publisher : Addison Wesley Longman
Release Book : 2009-01
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ISBN-10 : 0321567919


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Conceptual Physical Science, Fifth Edition, takes learning physical science to a new level by combining Hewitt's leading conceptual approach with a friendly writing style, strong integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of media resources to help professors in class, and students out of class. It provides a conceptual overview of basic, essential topics in physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy with optional quantitative coverage.

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Genre Book : Science
Author Book : Paul G. Hewitt
Publisher : Addison-Wesley
Release Book : 2011-09
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For one- or two-semester physical science survey courses for non-science majors. Opening the Doors of Science Conceptual Physical Science, Sixth Edition, provides a conceptual overview of basic, essential topics in physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy with optional quantitative analyses. The authors focus on concepts before computations. With its clear, friendly writing style, and strong integration of the sciences, this book connects well with all students. Also available with MasteringPhysics MasteringPhysics™ from Pearson is the leading online teaching and learning system designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Ensure that students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalytics™. Students can further master concepts after class through traditional homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever—before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringPhysics does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringPhysics, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MasteringPhysics, search for: 0134060482 / 9780134060484 Conceptual Physical Science Plus MasteringPhysics with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134060490 / 9780134060491 Conceptual Physical Science 013407999X / 9780134079998 MasteringPhysics with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Conceptual Physical Science Conceptual Physical Science, 6th Edition is also available via Pearson eText, a simple-to-use, mobile, personalized reading experience that lets instructors connect with and motivate students – right in their eTextbook. Learn more.

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Genre Book : Science
Author Book : Paul G. Hewitt
Publisher : Pearson
Release Book : 2016-01-06
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ISBN-10 : 9780134080512


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Concepts before computation is what this Hewitt text is all about. The text brings physics, chemistry, earth science, and astronomy together in a manner that captivates students' interest. This is serious science in a very readable and student-friendly format. With an emphasis on qualitative analysis, students get a gut feel for the science they're studying. Students will learn to appreciate and differentiate among major scientific ideas rather than reduce them to algebraic problem solving. This sets the foundation for more serious study of the life sciences in subsequent courses.

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Release Book : 2005-12-30
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Genre Book : Physical sciences
Author Book : Paul G. Hewitt
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Release Book : 2010
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ISBN-10 : 0132442760


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"Conceptual Physical Science," Third Edition takes learning physical science to a new level by combining HewittOs leading conceptual approach and friendly writing style in a new edition that provides stronger integration of the sciences, more quantitative coverage, and a wealth of new media resources to help readers. The dynamic new media program includes hundreds of animations and interactive tutorials developed specifically for students taking physical science courses. Media references throughout the book point readers to additional online help. KEY TOPICS The bookOs consistent, high-quality coverage includes five new chapters on chemistry, astronomy, and earth science for an even more balanced approach to physical science. For college instructors, students, or anyone interested in physical science.

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