CliffsNotes Earth Science: Quick Review (Paperback)

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CliffsNotes Quick Review course guides cover the essentials of your toughest classes. Get a firm grip on core concepts and key material, and test your newfound knowledge with review questions. Introducing each topic, defining key terms, and carefully walking you through each sample problem, these guides help you grasp and understand the important concepts needed to succeed.

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CliffsNotes Earth Science: Quick Review provides a clear, concise, easy-to-use review of earth science basics. Perfect for middle school and high school students, as well as for anyone wanting to brush up on their knowledge of how the earth's systems function.Whether you're new to minerals and rocks, or motions of the earth, moon, and sun, or just wanting to refresh your understanding of the subject, this guide can help. Aligned to NGSS, it includes topics such as plate tectonics and mountain formation, weathering and erosion, and measurements and models of the earth.

In no time, you'll be ready to tackle the key concepts, such as:

  • Observations and measurement methods
  • Measurements and models of the Earth
  • Mapping the Earth
  • Minerals, including crystal structure, mineral identification, and mineral families
  • Igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, plus the rock cycle and dating of rocks
  • Weathering and erosion
  • Deposition
  • Landscape formation
  • Water in the ground
  • Plate tectonics
  • Earthquakes
  • Volcanoes
  • Mountain building and crustal movement
  • Energy and the Earth
  • Insolation and seasons on Earth
  • Weather
  • The Oceans
  • Water and climate
  • The universe
  • Motions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun
  • Evolution of Life on Earth

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In plain words and useful formats, CliffsNotes Earth Science: Quick Review provides an overview of the factors affecting our Earth and life on it, so that you can use your study time efficiently. Use this reference in any way that fits your personal style for study and review-you decide what works best with your needs.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781957671222
ISBN-10: 195767122X
Publisher: Cliffsnotes
Publication Date: November 9th, 2022
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Quick Review