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The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals

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The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals by Bennett, Jeffrey O.; Donahue, Megan O.; Schneider, Nicholas; Voit, Mark, 9780133889567
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  • ISBN: 9780133889567 | 0133889564
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  • Copyright: 12/24/2014
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Teaching the Process of Science through Astronomy

Inspired by an activities-based classroom approach, The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals is the briefest introduction to astronomy in the Bennett series. By focusing on the process of science and fundamental concepts of astronomy, The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals allows time for the use of other instructional tools in the course. Each concisely written chapter is formatted into two main sections followed by a Process of Science section, making learning targeted and expectations clear for students.


The Second Edition of  The Cosmic Perspective Fundamentals  presents recent dramatic advances in astronomy and how they change our understanding of the cosmos. This new editionfocuses on essential subjects of astronomy chosen for their importance to the field, interest, and engagement level, using goal-oriented lessons and practical tools tobring astronomy to life. The textbook is now supported in MasteringAstronomy to create an unrivalled learning suite for students and instructors.




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