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Conceptual Integrated Science

ISBN-10: 0805390383
ISBN-13: 9780805390384
Edition: 2007
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Description: KEY MESSAGE:From the author of the number one textbooks in physical science and liberal-arts physics comes the eagerly awaited new text,Conceptual Integrated Science. Hewittrsquo;s critically acclaimed conceptual approach has led science education  More...

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List price: $162.87
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/19/2006
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 768
Size: 9.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

KEY MESSAGE:From the author of the number one textbooks in physical science and liberal-arts physics comes the eagerly awaited new text,Conceptual Integrated Science. Hewittrsquo;s critically acclaimed conceptual approach has led science education for 30 years and now tackles integrated science to take student learning to a new level. Using his proven conceptual approach, accessible writing, and fun and informative illustrations, Hewitt and his team of science experts have crafted a text that focuses on the unifying concepts and real-life examples across physics, chemistry, earth science, biology, and astronomy.About Science, Describing Motion, Newtonrsquo;s Laws of Motion, Energy and Momentum, Gravity, Heat, Electricity and Magnetism, WavesSound and Light, The Atom, Nuclear Physics, Investigating Matter, Combining Atoms, Chemical Reactions, Organic Chemistry, The Basic Unit of LifeThe Cell, Genetics, The Evolution of Life, Biological Diversity, Human Biology I, Human Biology II, Ecosystems and Environment, Plate Tectonics, Rocks and Minerals, Earthrsquo;s Surfaces and Processes, Earthrsquo;s Waters and Weather, A Brief History of the Earth, The Solar System, The Universe.For all readers interested in science.

Paul G. Hewitt was a Silver Medallist Flyweight Boxing Champion for New England State at the age of 17. He was then a cartoonist, sign painter, and uranium prospector before beginning his physics studies.Hewitt's first book, "Conceptual Physics," now in its Ninth Edition, was published in 1971, while he was teaching at City College of San Francisco. He has also served as a guest lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of California at Santa Cruz, the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and most recently at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Hewitt recently retired from teaching at the City College of San Francisco and at San Francisco's world-famous science museum, the Exploratorium.John Suchocki received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1987 from Virginia Commonwealth University, where his research focused on the isolation and characterization of natural products. After a two year post-doc in medicinal chemistry/pharmacology at the Medical College of Virginia, John became a visiting assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Hawaii at Manoa where he began working with his uncle, Paul Hewitt, on "Conceptual Physical Science," After a couple of years at the Manoa campus, John transferred to and eventually received tenure from Leeward Community College, one of the University of Hawaii's community colleges. At Leeward CC, his research efforts turned to chemical education, with particular emphasis on liberal arts chemistry courses and distance learning technology. After a decade in Hawaii, John relocated to Vermont with his wife and three children, where he now teaches liberal arts chemistry at Saint Michael's College. Concurrent to his writingand teaching careers, John is also the writer of "Conceptual Chemistry," now in its Second Edition, and a producer of multimedia content for science education, including his "Conceptual Chemistry Alive!" CD-ROM series. Leslie Hewitt, a former teacher at Westlake Elementary School in Daly City, CA, received her B.A. in Geology from San Francisco State University.

The Conceptual Integrated Science Photo Album
To the Student
To the Instructor
About Science
A Brief History of Advances in Science
Mathematics and Conceptual Integrated Science
The Scientific Method-A Classic Tool
The Scientific Hypothesis
The Scientific Experiment
Facts, Theories, and Laws
Science Has Limitations
Science, Art, and Religion
Technology-The Practical Use of Science
The Natural Sciences: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science, and Astronomy
Integrated Science
Integrated Science-Chemistry and Biology: An Investigation of Sea Butterflies
Describing Motion
Aristotle on Motion
Galileo's Concept of Inertia
Mass-A Measure of Inertia
Net Force
The Equilibrium Rule
The Support Force
Equilibrium of Moving Things
The Force of Friction
Integrated Science-Biology, Astronomy, Earth Science, and Chemistry: Friction Is Universal
Speed and Velocity
Integrated Science-Biology: Hang Time
Newton's Laws of Motion
Newton's First Law of Motion
Newton's Second Law of Motion
Integrated Science-Biology: Gliding
Forces and Interactions
Newton's Third Law of Motion
Integrated Science-Biology: Animal Locomotion
Summary of Newton's Three Laws
Momentum and Energy
Impulse-Momentum Relationship
Integrated Science-Biology: The Impulse-Momentum Relationship in Sports
Conservation of Momentum
Integrated Science-Biology and Chemistry: Glucose: Energy for Life
Potential Energy
Kinetic Energy
The Work-Energy Theorem
Conservation of Energy
The Legend of the Falling Apple
The Fact of the Falling Moon
Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation
Gravity and Distance: The Inverse-Square Law
The Universal Gravitational Constant, G
Integrated Science-Biology: Your Biological Gravity Detector
Weight and Weightlessness
Integrated Science-Biology: Center of Gravity of People
Gravity Can Be a Centripetal Force
Projectile Motion
Projectile Altitude and Range
The Effect of Air Drag on Projectiles
Fast-Moving Projectiles-Satellites
Elliptical Orbits
Integrated Science-Astronomy: Escape Speed
The Kinetic Theory of Matter
Absolute Zero
What Is Heat?
The Laws of Thermodynamics
Integrated Science-Chemistry and Biology: Entropy
Specific Heat Capacity
Integrated Science-Earth Science: Specific Heat Capacity and Earth's Climate
Thermal Expansion
Heat Transfer: Conduction
Heat Transfer: Convection
Heat Transfer: Radiation
Electricity and Magnetism
Electric Force and Charge
Coulomb's Law
Electric Field
Electric Potential
Conductors and Insulators
Voltage Sources
Electric Current
Electrical Resistance
Ohm's Law
Integrated Science-Biology: Electric Shock
Electric Circuits
Electric Power
The Magnetic Force
Magnetic Fields
Integrated Science-Biology and Earth Science: Earth's Magnetic Field and the Ability of Organisms to Sense It
Magnetic Forces on Moving Charges
Electromagnetic Induction
Waves-Sound and Light
Vibrations and Waves
Wave Motion
Transverse and Longitudinal Waves
The Nature of Sound
Integrated Science-Biology: Sensing Pitch
The Nature of Light
Transparent and Opaque Materials
Integrated Science-Biology: Mixing Colored Lights
The Doppler Effect
Integrated Science-Astronomy: The Doppler Effect and the Expanding Universe
The Wave-Particle Duality
The Atom
The Elements
Atoms Are Ancient, Tiny, and Empty
Protons and Neutrons
Isotopes and Atomic Mass
Integrated Science-Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science: Physical and Conceptual Models
Atomic Spectra
The Quantum Hypothesis
Electron Waves
Probability Clouds and Atomic Orbitals
Integrated Science-Chemistry: The Shell Model
Nuclear Physics
Alpha, Beta, and Gamma Rays
Environmental Radiation
Integrated Science-Biology: Doses of Radiation
The Atomic Nucleus and the Strong Nuclear Force
Transmutation of Elements
Integrated Science-Biology, Earth Science: Isotopic Dating
Nuclear Fission
The Mass-Energy Relationship-E = mc[superscript 2]
Nuclear Fusion
Investigating Matter
Chemistry: Integral to Our Lives
Integrated Science-Astronomy: Origin of the Moon
The Submicroscopic World
Phases of Matter
Change of Phase
Integrated Science-Physics and Biology: Evaporation Cools You Off, Condensation Warms You Up
Physical and Chemical Properties of Matter
Elements and the Periodic Table
Organization of the Periodic Table
Elements to Compounds
Naming Compounds
The Nature of Chemical Bonds
Electron Shells and Chemical Bonding
The Ionic Bond
The Metallic Bond
The Covalent Bond
Polar Bonds and Polar Molecules
Interparticle Attractions
Integrated Science-Physics and Biology: How Geckos Walk on Walls-The Adhesive Force
Integrated Science-Biology and Earth Science: Mixtures
Integrated Science-Biology: Fish Depend on Dissolved Oxygen
Chemical Reactions
Chemical Reactions and Chemical Equations
Acid-Base Reactions
Solutions: Acidic, Basic, or Neutral
The pH Scale
Integrated Science-Earth Science: Acid Rain
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
Integrated Science-Physics: Fuel Cells
Corrosion and Combustion
The Rate of Chemical Reactions
Integrated Science-Physics, Biology, and Earth Science: The Effect of Temperature on Reaction Rate
Endothermic Versus Exothermic Reactions
Entropy and Chemical Reactions
Organic Chemistry
Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
Functional Groups
Alcohols, Phenols, Ethers, and Amines
Integrated Science-Biology: Drug Action and Discovery
Ketones, Aldehydes, Amides, Carboxylic Acids, and Esters
The Basic Unit of Life-The Cell
Characteristics of Life
Integrated Science-Chemistry: Macromolecules Needed for Life
Cell Types: Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic
Integrated Science-Physics: The Microscope
Tour of a Eukaryotic Cell
Cell Membrane: Structure and Function
Transport Mechanisms
Cellular Communication
How Cells Reproduce
How Cells Use Energy
Integrated Science-Chemistry: Chemical Reactions in Cells
Cellular Respiration
The Life Spans of Cells
What Is a Gene?
Chromosomes: Packages of Genetic Information
Integrated Science-Chemistry: The Structure of DNA
DNA Replication
Transcription and Translation
Meiosis: Genetic Diversity
Mendelian Genetics
Inheritance: Beyond Mendelian Genetics
The Human Genome
Genetic Mutations
Integrated Science-Physics: How Radioactivity Causes Genetic Mutations
Cancer: Genes Gone Awry
Integrated Science-Earth Science: Environmental Causes of Cancer
The Evolution of Life
The Origin of Life
Integrated Science-Astronomy: Did Life on Earth Originate on Mars?
Early Life on Earth
The First Eukaryotic Cells
Charles Darwin and The Origin of Species
How Natural Selection Works
Integrated Science-Physics: Animal Adaptations to Heat and Cold
How Species Form
Evidence of Evolution
Integrated Science-Earth Science: Earth's Tangible Evidence of Evolution
Does Evolution Occur Gradually or in Spurts?
The Evolution of Humans
Biological Diversity
Classifying Living Things
The Three Domains of Life
Integrated Science-Earth Science: Coral Bleaching
Integrated Science-Physics: How Birds Fly
Viruses and Infectious Molecules
Human Biology I-Control and Development
Organization of the Human Body
The Brain
The Nervous System
How Neurons Work
Integrated Science-Physics: How Fast Can Action Potentials Travel?
Integrated Science-Chemistry: Endorphins
The Senses
Reproduction and Development
The Skeleton and Muscles
Human Biology II-Care and Maintenance
Integration of Body Systems
The Circulatory System
Integrated Science-Chemistry: Hemoglobin
Nutrition, Exercise, and Health
Integrated Science-Physics and Chemistry: Low-Carb Versus Low-Cal Diets
Excretion and Water Balance
Keeping the Body Safe: Defense Systems
Ecosystems and Environment
Organisms and Their Environment
Species Interactions
Energy Flow in Ecosystems
Integrated Science-Physics: Energy Leaks Where Trophic Levels Meet
Kinds of Ecosystems
Integrated Science-Earth Science: Materials Cycling in Ecosystems
Change in an Ecosystem
Population Studies
Human Population Growth
Earth Science
Plate Tectonics
Earth Science Before the Twentieth Century
Using Seismology to Look Inside the Earth
More About Earth's Layers
Integrated Science-Physics: Isostasy
Continental Drift-An Idea Before Its Time
A Mechanism for Continental Drift
Plate Tectonics
Integrated Science-Physics: What Forces Drive the Plates?
Divergent Plate Boundaries
Convergent Plate Boundaries
Integrated Science-Biology: Life in the Trenches
Transform Plate Boundaries
Integrated Science-Physics: Anatomy of a Tsunami
Rocks and Minerals
Materials of the Earth
What Is a Mineral?
Mineral Properties
The Formation of Minerals
Classifying Minerals
Integrated Science-Chemistry: The Silicate Tetrahedron
Igneous Rocks
Integrated Science-Physics: The Texture of Igneous Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
Integrated Science-Biology: Coal
Metamorphic Rocks
The Rock Cycle
Earth's Surface-Land and Water
A Survey of the Earth
Crustal Deformation-Folds and Faults
Earth's Waters
The Ocean Floor
Integrated Science-Physics: Ocean Waves
Integrated Science-Chemistry: Ocean Water
Fresh Water
Integrated Science-Chemistry: Groundwater Contamination
Surface Processes-Wearing Away Earth's Surface Layer
Weather and Climate
Solar Radiation
Atmospheric Pressure
Structure and Composition of Earth's Atmosphere
Integrated Science-Chemistry: The Atmospheric "Ozone Hole"
Circulation of the Atmosphere-Wind
Integrated Science-Physics: The Coriolis Effect
Oceanic Circulation-Currents
Clouds and Precipitation
Changing Weather-Air Masses, Fronts, and Cyclones
Global Climate Change
Integrated Science-Physics: The Greenhouse Effect
Earth's History
A Model of Earth's History
The Rock Record
Integrated Science-Physics: Radiometric Dating of Rock
Geologic Time
Precambrian Time (4500 to 542 Million Years Ago)
Integrated Science-Biology and Chemistry: The Great Transformation of Earth's Atmosphere
The Paleozoic Era (542 to 248 Million Years Ago)
Integrated Science-Biology: The Permian Extinction
The Mesozoic Era (248 to 65 Million Years Ago)
Integrated Science-Biology and Astronomy: The Cretaceous Extinction
The Cenozoic Era (65 Million Years to the Present)
The Solar System
Overview of the Solar System
The Nebular Theory
Integrated Science-Physics: The Solar Nebula Heats Up, Spins Faster, and Flattens
Integrated Science-Chemistry: The Chemical Composition of the Solar System
The Sun
The Inner Planets
The Outer Planets
Integrated Science-Biology: What Makes a Planet Suitable for Life?
Earth's Moon
Integrated Science-Physics: Why One Side of the Moon Always Faces Us
Asteroids, Comets, and Meteoroids
The Universe
Observing the Night Sky
The Brightness and Colors of Stars
Integrated Science-Physics: Radiation Curves of Stars
The Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram
The Life Cycles of Stars
Black Holes
Integrated Science-Biology: The Search for Extraterrestrial Life
The Big Bang
On Measurement and Unit Conversion
United States Customary System
Systeme International
Unit Conversion
Linear and Rotational Motion
Advanced Concepts of Motion
Circular Motion
Angular Momentum
Conservation of Angular Momentum
Working with Vector Components
Adding Vectors
Finding Components of Vectors
The Polarization of Light-An Application of Vector Components
Exponential Growth and Doubling Time
Physics of Fluids
Pressure in a Gas
Chemical Equilibrium
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