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Inquiry into Physical Science: A Contextual Approach Volume 2: Kitchen Science: Will Science Be a Guest at Your Next Dinner?

Author(s): Roger Nanes

  New material in this edition includes:An expanded discussion of elements, mixtures, and compounds, including a discussion of heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures. A new Activity and a new Making Connections exercise on Elements, Mixtures and Compounds A new version of the Making Connections exer...

INQUIRY INTO PHYSICAL SCIENCE: A CONTEXTUAL APPROACH VOLUME 3: THE AUTOMOBILE: WILL THE GAS-DRIVEN AUTOMOBILE EVER BECOME A THING OF THE PAST?

Author(s): Roger Nanes

 New material in this edition includes: The Electrochemical Cells Activity has been updated and extensively rewritten. The discussion of electric and hybrid vehicles as well as fuel cells in the narrative text has been rewritten and updated to reflect the technological advances made since the first ...

Inquiry into Physical Science: A Contextual Approach Volume 1: Global Warming: Is Global Warming Really Occurring?

Author(s): Roger Nanes

  INQUIRY INTO PHYSICAL SCIENCE: A CONTEXTUAL APPROACH, Volume 1 provides the fundamental underpinnings required for all three volumes and uses global warming as a context to introduce the ideas of heat, temperature and energy. For a one semester course, Volume 1 combined with Volume 2 or 3 is recom...