ISBN-10:
0321035313
ISBN-13:
9780321035318
Pub. Date:
01/28/1998
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Conceptual Physical Science (Practice Book) / Edition 2

Conceptual Physical Science (Practice Book) / Edition 2

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Overview

This introduction to physical science for non-majors coverscosmology,Newtonian mechanics,the nature of matter,the periodic table and chemical reactions,quantum mechanics,and nuclear reactions. The conceptual approach emphasizes the role of ideas,concepts,and models in science rather than an accumulation of facts. A list of study questions accompanies each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321035318
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Edition description: Practice Book
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 8.58(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range: 14 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

I.MECHANICS.

1. Motion.
2. Newton's Laws of Motion.
3. Momentum and Energy.
4. Gravity and Satellite Motion.
5. Fluid Mechanics.

II. HEAT.

6. Thermal Energy.
7. Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics.

III. ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM.

8. Electricity.
9. Magnetism.

IV. WAVES--SOUND AND LIGHT.

10. Sound Waves.
11. Light Waves.
12. Properties of Light.

V. THE ATOM.

13. Structure of the Atom.
14. The Atomic Nucleus.

VI. CHEMISTRY.

15. Elements of Chemistry.
16. Periodic Table.
17. Chemical Bonding.
18. Molecular Mixing.
19. Chemical Reactions.
20. Acid, Base, and Redox Reactions.
21. Organic Chemistry and Polymers.

VII. EARTH SCIENCE.

22. Rocks and Minerals.
23. The Earth's Internal Processes.
24. Water and Surface Processes.
25. A Brief History of the Earth.
26. The Atmosphere, The Oceans, and Their Interactions.
27. Weather.

VIII. ASTRONOMY.

28. Solar System.
29. Stars.
30. Relativity and the Universe.

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