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The 13th Edition of HORIZONS means the proven Seeds/Backman approach and trusted content, fully updated with the latest discoveries and resources to meet the needs of today's diverse students. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Science
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2013
File: 488 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285415666

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The 14th Edition of HORIZONS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE is fully updated with the latest astronomy discoveries and online resources to meet the needs of today's students. The unique and compelling stars-first organization allows students to see that the planets of our solar system are a natural byproduct of star formation. Focusing on two central questions -- What are we? and How Do We Know? -- Seeds and Backman help students understand their place in the universe and how scientists work. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Science
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2016-09-14
File: 512 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305960961

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Fascinating, engaging, and extremely visual, this Enhanced Thirteenth Edition of FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY brings readers up-to-date on the developments and discoveries in the exciting field of astronomy as recent as the summer 2015 New Horizons studies of Pluto and its moons. Throughout the book, authors Michael Seeds and Dana Backman emphasize the scientific method as they guide students to answer two fundamental questions: What are we? And how do we know? In every chapter, the book discusses the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, providing both factual information and a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Science
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2016-03-10
File: 688 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305980686

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Fully updated to reflect the latest cutting-edge discoveries, the Twelfth Edition of Mike Seeds’s and Dana Backman’s best-selling HORIZONS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE engages students by focusing on two central questions: How Do We Know? which emphasizes the role of evidence in the scientific process, providing insights into how science works; and What Are We? which highlights our place as planet dwellers in an evolving universe, guiding students to ask questions about where we came from and how we formed a perspective that the study of astronomy is uniquely positioned to emphasize. And because every course is as unique as its instructor--and its students--HORIZONS is supported by a range of teaching and learning solutions that allow you to craft the best course for your approach and course needs. Our innovative instructor resources include WebAssign online homework management and exclusive audience response technology. Students can select from several eBook options, student tutorial systems, or virtual laboratory experiments. HORIZONS provides the ideal foundation--our powerful technology tools are the building blocks that help you customize your course to fit your and your students’ needs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Science
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2011
File: 528 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133173199

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This newly revised and updated Ninth Edition of HORIZONS shows students their place in the universe – not just their location, but also their role as planet dwellers in an evolving universe. Fascinating and engaging, the book illustrates how science works, and how scientists depend on evidence to test hypotheses. Students will learn to focus on the scientific method through the strong central questioning themes of "What are we?" and "How do we know?" Students are also provided with an assessment tool, AceAstronomy, to help test their knowledge of the concepts through assessment, tutorials, and post-tests.

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Genre: Science
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole
Release: 2005-02
File: 543 Pages
ISBN-13: 0495010030

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By using a ''stars-first'' order, Seeds enables the student to understand how a small set of natural processes are responsible for a wide variety of phenomena and a diverse assortment of objects and gain perspective on our planet in relation to the rest of the universe. Breaking from the tradition of structuring a book according to the history of astronomical discoveries, Seeds' organization allows student to understand concepts and processes rather than memorize facts. Seeds' use of figures bolsters this understanding..

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Genre: Astronomy
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Brooks Cole
Release: 1995
File: 484 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105016767548

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With this newly revised 5th edition of THE SOLAR SYSTEM, Mike Seeds' goal is to help students use astronomy to understand science and use science to understand what we are. Fascinating and engaging, this text illustrates the scientific method and guides students to answer these fundamental questions: "What are we?" and "How do we know?" In discussing the interplay between evidence and hypothesis, Seeds provides not just facts, but a conceptual framework for understanding the logic of science. The book vividly conveys his love of astronomy, and illustrates how students can comprehend their place in the universe by grasping a small set of physical laws. Crafting a story about astronomy, Mike shows students how to ask questions to gradually puzzle out the beautiful secrets of the physical world. Mathematics is incorporated into the text (and in separate sections for easy reference), but the book's arguments do not depend on mathematical reasoning, keeping even math-averse students engaged. The revision addresses the newest developments and latest discoveries in the field, including evidence of a new world beyond Pluto and new evidence of ancient water on Mars. Students are also provided with an online assessment tool, called AceAstronomy?. Designed specifically to help students prepare for tests and exams, AceAstronomy? improves conceptual understanding by providing a personalized learning plan based on a pre-test diagnostic.

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Genre: Science
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company
Release: 2007
File: 721 Pages
ISBN-13: 049501575X

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Now enhanced by new end-of-chapter material in the MindTap online homework system, this new Hybrid version of Mike Seeds', Dana Backman's, and Michele Montgomery's best-selling HORIZONS: EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE, Enhanced Thirteenth Edition, engages students by focusing on two central questions: How Do We Know? which emphasizes the role of evidence in the scientific process, providing insights into how science works; and What Are We? which highlights our place as planet dwellers in an evolving universe, guiding students to ask questions about where we came from and how we formed a perspective that the study of astronomy is uniquely positioned to emphasize. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Science
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2016-03-11
File: 572 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305957374

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Genre: Astronomy
Author: Michael A. Seeds
Publisher:
Release: 1998
File: 459 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:39773886

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