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The Environment and You (3rd Edition), Paperback, 3 Edition by Christensen, Norm


Paperback: 3 Edition

Publication Date: 2018-02-10
Publisher: Pearson
Paperback : 704 pages
Edition: 3 Edition
Author: Christensen, Norm
ISBN-10: 0134646053
ISBN-13: 9780134646053

Product Description For Introductory Environmental Science Courses (Non-Majors).   Build and practice skills needed to understand complex environmental issues The Environment and You, 3rd Edition, by Norm Christensen, Lissa Leege, and new co-author Justin St. Juliana, gives today’s generation of students reason to be hopeful about environmental challenges. The authors draw on their pedagogical expertise and classroom experience to help students establish a reliable foundation in science.   The unbiased approach of the text equips students with important analytical and quantitative reasoning skills, including how to ask questions to seek information required to develop informed opinions. The authors strive to inspire students, by connecting the course to choices they can make as citizens and demonstrating the role science can play in influencing personal, community and global environmental issues.   With the 3rd Edition, new features include You Decide which presents complex environmental issues and invites students to take a position and consider the results of their position. New Misconceptions address common student misunderstandings related to matters of scientific fact and tackle them head on. Also available packaged with Mastering Environmental Science or as an easy-to-use, standalone Pearson eText Mastering™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and often improves results for each student. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. Pearson eText allows educators to easily share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their reading and what they learn in class—motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning. Portable access lets students study on the go, even offline. And, reading analytics offer insight into how students use the eText, helping educators tailor their instruction. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Environmental Science and Pearson eText do not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Environmental Science or Pearson eText, 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 both the physical text and Mastering Environmental Science search for:   0134784448 / 9780134784441 The Environment and You Plus Mastering Environmental Science with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 3/e 0134748301 / 9780134748306 Mastering Environmental Science with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for The Environment and You 0134646053 / 9780134646053 Environment and You, The If you would like to purchase the standalone Pearson eText, search for:  0135213096 /  9780135213094 Pearson eText The Environment and You  -- Access Card OR  0135213088 / 9780135213087 Pearson eText The Environment and You  -- Instant Access About the Author Norm Christensen is professor emeritus and founding dean of Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment. A central theme in Norm’s career has been ecosystem change from both natural and human causes. Norm has worked on numerous national advisory committees on environmental issues and on the boards of several environmental organizations including Environmental Defense Fund and The Wilderness Society. He is a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a fellow and past president of the Ecological Society of America. Norm was the 2017 recipient of the Herbert Stoddard Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association for Fire Ecology.   This book is very much a product of Nor

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