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Geology for Dummies (Paperback)

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    Get a rock-solid grasp on geology

    Geology is the study of the earth's history as well as the physical and chemical processes that continue to shape the earth today. Jobs in the geosciences are expected to increase over the next decade, which w......more

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Get a rock-solid grasp on geology

Geology is the study of the earth's history as well as the physical and chemical processes that continue to shape the earth today. Jobs in the geosciences are expected to increase over the next decade, which will increase geology-related jobs well above average projection for all occupations in the coming years.

Geology For Dummies is the most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to get a handle on the subject, whether you?re looking to supplement classroom learning or are simply interested in earth sciences. Presented in a straightforward, trusted format, it features a thorough introduction to the study of the earth, its materials, and its processes.

  • Tracks to a typical college-level introductory geology course
  • An 8-page color insert includes photos of rocks, minerals, and geologic marvels
  • Covers geological processes; rock records and geologic times; matter, minerals, and rock; and more

    Geology For Dummies is an excellent classroom supplement for all students who enroll in introductory geology courses, from geology majors to those who choose earth science courses as electives.

    Alecia M. Spooner has been teaching various Earth and Environmental Sciences for seven years. She has earned degrees in Anthropology (B.A., University of Mississippi), Archaeology (M.A., Washington State University), and Geology (M.S., University of Washington). Her research includes interdisciplinary studies of paleoecology, paleoclimatology, and archaeology. Currently she teaches at Everett Community College and enjoys developing active-learning science curricula.

    Author:
    Spooner, Alecia M.
    Series Title:
    For Dummies
    Genre:
    SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology
    Audience:
    General/trade
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    360
    Language:
    English
    Publisher:
    For Dummies
    Publish Date:
    07/26/2011
    Copyright Year:
    2011
    ISBN:
    9781118021521
    Height:
    9.25 in
    Wdth:
    7.5 in
    Thickness:
    1.25 in
    Unit weight:
    1.3 lb
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