Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus Mastering Astronomy with Pearson eText, The -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) (Bennett Science & Math Titles)

ISBN-13: 9780134516332

ISBN-10: 0134516338

Author: Jeffrey O. Bennett, Megan O. Donahue, Nicholas Schneider, Mark Voit

Edition: 8

Publication date:
2017
Publisher:
Pearson
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Paperback 9998 pages
Category:
Astronomy
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Acknowledged author Jeffrey O. Bennett wrote Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus Mastering Astronomy with Pearson eText, The -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) (Bennett Science & Math Titles) comprising 9998 pages back in 2017. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0134516338 and 9780134516332. Since then Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus Mastering Astronomy with Pearson eText, The -- Access Card Package (8th Edition) (Bennett Science & Math Titles) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $52.15 or rent at the marketplace.


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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Mastering ™  Astronomy exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Mastering Astronomy, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide.   Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Mastering Astronomy may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.   For one-semester courses in astronomy. This package includes Mastering Astronomy.   A practical introduction to Astronomy with an emphasis on critical thinking about our place in the universe This 8th Edition of Essential Cosmic Perspective provides readers without science backgrounds with a streamlined, cutting-edge introduction to astronomy. Built on a strong tradition of effective pedagogy and coverage, the text focuses on skill-building and includes group work exercises that require active participation. Dedicated to bringing an understanding of the universe, its scientific basis and its relevance to our lives, each chapter is written to specific learning goals that build an ideal learning path for readers. Aiming to foster a lifelong learning experience, the authors focus on key concepts, providing big picture context, promoting conceptual understanding, and preferring plain language to jargon.   The 8th Edition incorporates the latest scientific updates in the field of astronomy and includes new features that reinforce critical thinking and excite readers’ curiosity. New features such as Extraordinary Claims engage readers by presenting extraordinary claims about the universe and how they were either supported or debunked as scientists collected more evidence, reinforcing the process of science and how scientists think critically to evaluate them. My Cosmic Perspective establishes a personal connection between readers and the cosmos as they learn to think critically about the meaning of what they learn in their astronomy studies and beyond. Designed and written for a one semester course, this text shares many of the strengths of its more comprehensive best-selling sibling, The Cosmic Perspective .   Personalize learning with Mastering Astronomy. Mastering ™  Astronomy is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students with vetted, interactive content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning new Interactive Prelecture videos that give students exposure to key concepts before class and open classroom time for active learning or deeper discussions of topics. With Learning Catalytics™ instructors can expand on key concepts and encourage student engagement during lecture through questions answered individually or in pairs and groups. Students further master concepts through book-specific Mastering Astronomy assignments, which provide hints and answer-specific feedback that build problem-solving skills.  Mastering Astronomy now features Virtual Astronomy Labs, providing assignable online laboratory activities that use Stellarium and Interactive Figures.   0134516338 / 9780134516332 Essential Cosmic Perspective Plus Mastering Astronomy with eText, The -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134509293 / 9780134509297 Mastering Astronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Essential Cosmic Perspective, The 0134446437 / 9780134446431 The Essential Cosmic Perspective Essential Cosmic Perspective, 8th 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.