9780321558176

The Cosmic Perspective Media Update

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321558176

  • ISBN 10:

    0321558170

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback w/CD
  • Copyright: 01/01/2009
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

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Summary

This product contains only the bound textbook and does not include any supplements or media. Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive presentation,The Cosmic Perspective Media Update,Fifth Editionincludes Voyager: SkyGazer planetarium software. This editionrs"s expanded visual pedagogy features new Cosmic Context two-page illustrations that walk students through key processes and summarize the major concepts in each Part. Zoom-in figures also provide students with a sense of orientation, scale, and relation between images. In addition to its enhanced visuals, the text also features See It For Yourself boxes with practical hands-on activities for in-class use or self-study, and a new set of Process of Science end-of-chapter questions that challenge students to think through how we know what we know about astronomy. Renowned for its up-to-date, expert coverage and strong pedagogical support for student learning, theMedia Update Fifth Editionretains and builds on all the features and supplements from previous editions that have helped to make it the most widely adopted astronomy textbook.

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