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CDR108 Discover Astronomy Volume 2: The Inner Solar System US$116.00

Summary of Content: See the sun as a star within an environment that includes a family of planets. Sterile Mercury, baked Venus, spaceship Earth (and its blasted moon) and frigid Mars. Earth-based studies and robotic missions to the inner planets reveal clouds, craters, volcanoes and features unique to each planet.

Table of Contents:
1. The Sun and the Solar System
2. Earth as a Planet, and its Moon
3. Mercury and Venus
4. Mars
5. Appendices
Scientific Method
Careers in Science
Measurement Systems and SI Units

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.