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Foundations of Earth Science

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Foundations of Earth Science by Lutgens, Frederick K.; Tarbuck, Edward J.; Tasa, Dennis G, 9780134184814
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  • ISBN: 9780134184814 | 0134184815
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2016
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Digital Content and Experiences Bring Earth Science To Life

Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Foundations of Earth Science provides a student-friendly, highly visual, non-technical survey of our physical environment with balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. Foundations of Earth Science is thebrief, paperback version of the best-selling Earth Science by Lutgens and Tarbuck, and designed for introductory courses in Earth science. The new Eighth Edition facilitates active learning by incorporating learning objectives throughout each chapter to provide students with a structured learning path. The learning path is tied to chapter objectives, giving students opportunities to demonstrate their understanding at the end of each section.


The Eighth Edition uses the BouncePages image recognition app (available at no charge on both iOS and Android stores) to connect students’ digital devices to the print textbook, enhancing their reading and learning experience. Lutgens/Tarbuck’s innovative SmartFigures feature has been expanded, adding new digital content via Project Condor, Mobile Field Trips by Michael Collier, Animated Figures, and additional tutorial videos from Callan Bentley.This edition also includes MasteringGeology, the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available.


Also Available with MasteringGeology

MasteringGeology is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringGeology does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringGeology, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

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