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Author(s): Alan Jacobs
The theme of Geology: An Introduction is the dynamic nature of planet Earth. Geologic materials are constantly being recycled through geologic processes that are continuously reshaping the planet. The textbook, with numerous color photographs and diagrams, clearly discusses minerals and rocks and their formation, geologic time, plate tectonics, weathering and erosion, downslope movement of soil and rocks, surface and ground water, stream networks, glaciers, deserts, stresses that naturally bend and break strata, and earthquakes. The text concludes with dangers r
Author(s): Stephen Husarik
Humanities Across the Arts is organized around two approaches to the Humanities, a structural approach and a case study approach. The first half of the title uses the structural approach to define and identify the techniques of various art forms using critical terminology; the second half presents a series of case studies in chronological order that present cultural close-ups. The publication is interactive by fusing video examples, audio examples, assessments, and grade books that can be implemented to any LMS.
Author(s): Jeff Klemens, Chris Pastore
Environmental Science takes a Systems Thinking based approach to non-majors science education. The text integrates an introduction to systems thinking, including the practice of stock and flow modeling, with environmental science. The text progresses from simple models representing the flow of materials through ecosystems towards models that demonstrate increasingly complex and dynamic systems behavior. Each environmental science topic included is designed to demonstrate certain aspects of systems thinking practice.
Author(s): Peter Johnstone
Drugs and Drug Trafficking is a practical informed approach towards a complex topic that will provide a framework for further, stimulating and vigorous classroom discussion. It has been updated with more recent reports than the previous editions.
Drugs and Drug Trafficking:
Author(s): Octavio Roca, Matthew Schuh
An engagingly clear and accessible introductory text with readings, Powerful Ideas guides students through a journey of exploration and self-discovery, critically examining profound and perennial questions such as "Who am I and what am I doing here?", "How can I be sure?", "Is there a God?", "What should I do?" and "How should I live?"
Author(s): Michael Farabee
Throughout history, plants and photosynthetic organisms have continuously transformed Earth.
Author(s): Kimberly Nguyen
Cultural Anthropology for Beginners and Non Majors is part of an ongoing project to create a student-driven textbook, largely inspired by Dr. Mitra’s philosophy.