Insights: A Laboratory Manual for Physical Geology (4th edition)
By: Clair Ossian (author)Paperback
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Insights: A Laboratory Manual for Physical Geology covers a broad, general approach to core curriculum geology topics in support of physical geology. This book is beneficial for geology majors and non-majors as a powerful tool covering the basics of geology. Exercises, activities, full-color photos, topographic maps and the varied resources in this book will give students a good understanding of: Identifying rocks and minerals Maps and mapping Pace and compass mapping Geological lessons from maps The keys and approaches in this manual not only teach students to recognize Earth materials, they teach them how to systematically identify them using a scientific approach and not simply memorizing their general appearance. Understanding these processes is essential if students are to understand how planetary materials relate to our complex and ever changing Earth. See companion text, Insights: A Laboratory Manual for Historical Geology, now available separately to give more flexibility in organizing course content. The combined texts, Insights; A Laboratory Manual for Physical and Historical Geology, is also available for those wishing to purchase both titles as one unit.
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