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The Cosmic Perspective
by Jeffrey Bennett

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For two-semester courses in astronomy. Teaching the Process of Science through Astronomy Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Eighth Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts. The fully updated Eighth Edition includes the latest scientific discoveries, revises several subjects based on our most current understanding of the cosmos, and now emphasizes deeper understanding of the twists and turns of the process of science and the relevance of concepts to student's lives. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Eighth Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 14, S1, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Eighth Edition (includes Chapters 1-3, S1, 4-6, S2-S4, 14-24) Also available with MasteringAstronomy MasteringAstronomy from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources. Students can further master concepts after class through homework assignments that provide interactivity, hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever-before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringAstronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MasteringAstronomy, search for: 0134058291 / 9780134058290 Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, The Package consists of: 0134059069 / 9780134059068 Cosmic Perspective, The 0134080572 / 9780134080574 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component)

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The Cosmic PerspectiveThe Cosmic Perspective (Paperback)
Pub. Date: 2003-01-01
Publisher: Pearson / Addison Wesley
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The Cosmic Perspective 3rdThe Cosmic Perspective 3rd (Softcover)
Pub. Date: 2004
Publisher: Pearson Addison-Wesley
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Notes: Some marking. Light shelf wear, Binding and book very good. No CD...Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Science & Technology; ISBN: 0805387625. ISBN/EAN: 9780805387629. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1560728612.
 
 
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    The Cosmic Perspective 3rd (Softcover)
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    The Cosmic Perspective (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2003-01-01
    Publisher: Pearson / Addison Wesley
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
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    The Cosmic Perspective (Paperback)
    Pub. Date: 2003-01-01
    Publisher: Pearson / Addison Wesley
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
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Overview

For two-semester courses in astronomy. Teaching the Process of Science through Astronomy Building on a long tradition of effective pedagogy and comprehensive coverage, The Cosmic Perspective, Eighth Edition provides a thoroughly engaging and up-to-date introduction to astronomy for non-science majors. This text offers a wealth of features that enhance student understanding of the process of science and actively engage students in the learning process for key concepts. The fully updated Eighth Edition includes the latest scientific discoveries, revises several subjects based on our most current understanding of the cosmos, and now emphasizes deeper understanding of the twists and turns of the process of science and the relevance of concepts to student's lives. This text is also available in two volumes, which can be purchased separately: The Cosmic Perspective: The Solar System, Eighth Edition (includes Chapters 1-13, 14, S1, 24) The Cosmic Perspective: Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology, Eighth Edition (includes Chapters 1-3, S1, 4-6, S2-S4, 14-24) Also available with MasteringAstronomy MasteringAstronomy from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging students before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure students arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources. Students can further master concepts after class through homework assignments that provide interactivity, hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess student understanding and misconceptions. Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than ever-before, during, and after class. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringAstronomy does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringAstronomy, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase boththe physical text and MasteringAstronomy, search for: 0134058291 / 9780134058290 Cosmic Perspective Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, The Package consists of: 0134059069 / 9780134059068 Cosmic Perspective, The 0134080572 / 9780134080574 MasteringAstronomy with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Cosmic Perspective 0321765184 / 9780321765185 SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component)

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  • ISBN-13: 9780805387629
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    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
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