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Summary: This volume explores the three major areas of study in physical science: astronomy, physics, and chemistry. Topics explored include astronomy's origins in Egypt, physical theories from ancient Greece, the discoveries of the Scientific Revolution, Newtonian theory, developments in electricity and magnetism, the Big-Bang model, quantum mechanics, black holes, the identification of the Higgs boson...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in Association with Rosen Educational Services 2017

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Summary: Combining studies of all the elements around us and how they interact, this book provides a history of the complex field of earth science, while highlighting core principles and concepts.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 550 EAR

Summary: As the study of the diverse environments and places of Earth's surface, geography seeks to answer the questions of why things are as they are, where they are. This insightful volume delves into physical geography, which is concerned with places, and human geography, which deals with the people in the places--how and why they live where they do, and how their social, economic, and cultural...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in association with the Rosen Educational Services, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 910 GEO

Summary: This volume provides a general overview of evolution, Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, and an introduction to the relevant fossil record. It also explores relevant theories and refinements in human traits and culture, and the emergence of Homo sapiens as a modern species.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in Association with Rosen Educational Services 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 576 HUM

Summary: In this volume, readers will discover how the scientific theories of figures like Isaac Newton inspired the advancements of Hermann Oberth, a founder of modern astronautics, and Robert Hutchings Goddard, the father of modern rocketry. Mathematical equations and physics lessons that fit well into Common Core standards explain the principles these pioneers shaped.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 629 SPA

Summary: This volume focuses on Earth's composition, including mineralogy and crystallography; igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic petrology; economic geology; and geochemistry. It investigates Earth's structure, which concerns geophysics, structural geology, tectonics, volcanology, and geodesy. Earth's surface features and processes are also explored. Historical geology, stratigraphy, paleontology,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Britannica Educational Publishing in Association with Rosen Educational Services 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 550 GEO