ASTRO 3, 3rd Edition
- includes ASTRO 3 Online Printed Access Card
- Michael A. Seeds
- Dana Backman
- ISBN-10: 1337097500
- ISBN-13: 9781337097505
- 416 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2014, 2011
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
Based on ongoing, cutting-edge research into student workflows and preferences, ASTRO 3 from 4LTR Press engages readers of all generations and learning styles. Blending the best of print and digital, ASTRO 3 combines an easy-reference paperback, convenient tear-out Chapter Review Cards, and an innovative online experience –- all at an affordable price. Tools such as intuitive StudyBits™ help students prepare for class and study more effectively as well as visually monitor their own progress. And with the all-new ASTRO Online, students can learn anywhere, anytime, and on most devices. ASTRO 3 is completely up to date with the latest developments from the field. It features reorganized Concept Art spreads as well as new online content like Pop Astronomy and Featured Astronomers. With its straightforward course management, assessments, and analytics for instructors, ASTRO 3 with ASTRO Online integrates seamlessly into your Introduction to Astronomy course.
"The online help was great. The games made it so it wasn't boring and I retained more of the information."
— Tiffany Llewellyn, Lakeland Community College
1. Here and Now.
2. User's Guide to the Sky: Patterns and Cycles.
3. The Origin of Modern Astronomy.
4. Light and Telescopes.
5. Sun Light and Sun Atoms.
6. The Terrestrial Planets.
7. The Outer Solar System.
8. Origins of the Solar System and Extrasolar Planets.
9. The Family of Stars.
10. Structure and Formation of Stars.
11. The Deaths of Stars.
12. The Milky Way Galaxy.
13. Galaxies: Normal and Active.
14. Modern Cosmology.
15. Life on Other Worlds.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
Created through a deep investigation of students' challenges and workflows, ASTRO Online lets students study how and when they want -- including on their devices! With the unique StudyBits™ functionality, students easily collect notes and create StudyBits™ from interactive content to collect what's important. And intuitive tagging and filtering options help students maximize their study efforts as they make flashcards, take practice quizzes, view related content, and track their progress all in one place! In addition, new narrative and multimedia content will bring the text to life and provide a learning experience unlike any other. With videos, assessments, and more set in-line, students will engage with astronomy in a whole new way as they read the text. Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment, and analytics for instructors, ASTRO 3 with ASTRO Online engages students of all generations and learning styles, and integrates seamlessly into your course, setting the stage for thinking critically about astronomy.Instructor's Companion Website (ISBN-10: 133709885X | ISBN-13: 9781337098854)
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor's manual, and more.
ASTRO Online lets you study how and when you want -- including on nearly any device! Easily collect notes and create StudyBits™ from interactive content to collect what's important. Tagging and filtering options maximize study efforts to access flashcards, take practice quizzes, view related content, and track your progress all in one place! In addition, new narrative and multimedia content will bring the text to life and provide a learning experience unlike any other.