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Reflecting the latest developments in the field and featuring an updated full color art program, INQUIRY INTO PHYSICS, 8th Edition, continues to emphasize the inquiry approach to learning physics by asking students to try things, to discover relationships between physical quantities on their own, and to look for answers in the world around them. To build conceptual understanding, this arithmetic-based text includes Physics to Go activities, Concept Maps, and periodic conceptual quizzes. At least one Applications feature in each chapter demonstrates the use of physical concepts developed in the chapter in areas such as astronomy, medicine, environmental science and cultural studies. The text also reviews the historical development of physics and offers vignettes about the scientists who made new discoveries possible, elements that are particularly relevant as context for non-science majors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Vern J. Ostdiek
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Book : 2016-10-05
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ISBN-10 : 9781305959422


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The Fifth Edition of INQUIRY INTO PHYSICS maintains the perfect balance of quantitative and conceptual content by carefully incorporating problem solving into a discernible conceptual framework. The text integrates simple mathematics so students can see the practicality of physics and have a means of testing scientific validity. Throughout the text, Ostdiek and Bord emphasize the relevance of physics in our daily lives. This text is committed to a concept- and inquiry-based style of learning, as evidenced in the ExploreItYourself boxes, concept-based flow-charts in the chapter openers, and Learning Checks. Students will also find applied examples throughout the text, such as metal detectors, Fresnel lenses, kaleidoscopes, and smoke detectors. The text also periodically reviews the historical development of physics, which is particularly relevant as context for non-science majors.

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Genre Book : Science
Author Book : Donald J. Bord
Publisher : Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Release Book : 2005
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ISBN-10 : 9780534491680


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The seventh edition of Inquiry Into Physics continues its strong emphasis on the inquiry approach to learning physics. Throughout, students are asked to try things, to discover relationships between physical quantities on their own, and to look for answers in the world around them and not seek them only in books or on the Internet. Some of the pedagogical tools this text utilizes to build conceptual understanding and inquiry-based learning include the Explore It Yourself boxes, Concept Maps integrated throughout each chapter, and periodic Learning Check conceptual quizzes. The text periodically reviews the historical development of physics, which is particularly relevant as context for non-science majors. Simple mathematics is integrated into the text so students can see the practicality of physics and have a means of testing scientific validity. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Vern Ostdiek
Publisher : Nelson Education
Release Book : 2012
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ISBN-10 : 9781133711506


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Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process, PHYSICS is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Science
Author Book : Vern Ostdiek
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2010-01-29
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ISBN-10 : 0538735392


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The Sixth Edition of INQUIRY INTO PHYSICS maintains the perfect balance of quantitative and conceptual content by carefully incorporating problem solving into a discernible conceptual framework. This text emphasizes conceptual understanding and inquiry-based style of learning, as evidenced by the Explore It Yourself boxes, Concept Maps integrated throughout each chapter, and periodic Learning Check conceptual quizzes. Throughout the text, Ostdiek and Bord emphasize the relevance of physics in our daily lives by integrating applied examples throughout the text, such as iPods, metal detectors, sundogs, kaleidoscopes, and smoke detectors. The text also periodically reviews the historical development of physics, which is particularly relevant as context for non-science majors. Simple mathematics is integrated into the text so students can see the practicality of physics and have a means of testing scientific validity. The new edition includes a revamped instructor support package, including a new multimedia manager CD for lecture presentation and resources to aid in course reparation. Additionally, this new sixth edition is supported by WebAssign, the most-utilized online homework system in physics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Science
Author Book : Vern Ostdiek
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2007-06-22
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ISBN-10 : 0495119431


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Naked Science is a collection of essays on different science traditions by pre-eminent scholars in the social sciences. The contributors demystify formal, western science and encourage readers look beyond the perceived boundaries of the subject.

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : Laura Nader
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Book : 1996
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ISBN-10 : 0415914655


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In a new approach to philosophical anthropology, Bruno Latour offers answers to questions raised in We Have Never Been Modern: If not modern, what have we been, and what values should we inherit? An Inquiry into Modes of Existence offers a new basis for diplomatic encounters with other societies at a time of ecological crisis.

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Genre Book : History
Author Book : Bruno Latour
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Release Book : 2013-08-19
Download Book : 486 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780674728554


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