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CDR107 Discover Astronomy Volume 1: Astronomy and the Universe US$116.00

Summary of Content: How the universe came to be and evolved. Star formation and the life cycle of stars. What the universe is made of: Space, energy and matter. How astronomers learn about the universe. Kepler’s and Newton’s laws of motion. The nature of matter and energy.

Table of Contents:
1. Introduction to the Universe
2. Stars and Galaxies
3. How Do We Know?
4. Fundamentals of Physical Science
5. Appendices
Scientific Method
Measurement Systems and SI Units
Careers in Science
Satellite Exploration
History of Rocketry

Special Features: Interactive multimedia tutorials, Two text levels: Students can toggle between grades 9-12 and grades 6-8 text levels or stay at one of the two text levels throughout. All vocabulary checked for age appropriateness. 3D Virtual Laboratory: Select samples, instruments, tools, planets and natural environments. Design and perform dynamic, discovery oriented experiments, then analyze and plot data to confi rm or deny hypotheses. Each student learns by doing science and being a scientist. Free upgrades for one year from purchase.

Special features enable instructor to tailor the program to a specific grade level

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 12 May, 2006.