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Essentials of Geology
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date May 18, 2014
Pages 574
Binding Hardcover
Edition 12 pck lsl
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780321937759
ISBN-10 0321937759
Dimensions 1 by 9.50 by 10.75 in.
Weight 3 lbs.
Original list price $112.33
Other format details sci/tech
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From the renowned Lutgens/Tarbuck/Tasa team, the Twelfth Edition of Essentials of Geology continues to elevate its readability, art program, focus on basic principles and instructor flexibility. This revision incorporates what has historically made the text a best seller with a new active learning approach throughout each chapter, which offers students a structured learning path and provides a reliable, consistent framework for mastering the chapter concepts.


It also includes new additions to its learning path, mobile field trips, and visual program. This edition is supported by MasteringGeology™—used by over 1.5 million science students, the Mastering platform is the most effective and widely used online tutorial, homework, and assessment system for the sciences.


This program will provide an interactive and engaging learning experience for your students. Here’s how:


  • Personalize learning with MasteringGeology: MasteringGeology provides students with engaging and interactive experiences that coach them through introductory physical geography with specific wrong-answer feedback, hints, and a wide variety of educationally effective content.
  • Teach with an active learning path that emphasizes learning objectives, tie questions back to objectives, ask students to analyze, synthesize, and critically think about core concepts, and break down chapter content.
  • Engage students with an art program that supports a structured learning path with its bold-magazine like design. 

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12 pck lsl edition from Prentice Hall (May 18, 2014)
9780321937759 | details & prices | 574 pages | 9.50 × 10.75 × 1.00 in. | 3.05 lbs | List price $112.33
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12 unbnd edition from Prentice Hall (January 7, 2014)
9780321957801 | details & prices | 574 pages | 9.00 × 11.00 × 1.00 in. | 2.95 lbs | List price $97.67
12 edition from Prentice Hall (January 1, 2014)
9780321947734 | details & prices | 574 pages | 9.50 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 2.95 lbs | List price $143.60
11 pck pap edition from Prentice Hall (May 9, 2012)
9780321832061 | details & prices | 554 pages | 9.50 × 10.75 × 0.75 in. | 2.77 lbs | List price $147.93

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