Science Matters

Achieving Scientific Literacy
Product Number: EB00148350
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307456649
Publisher: Anchor
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Description

Knowledge of the basic ideas and principles of science is fundamental to cultural literacy. But most books on science are often too obscure or too specialized to do the general reader much good. Science Matters is a rare exception-a science book for the general reader that is informative enough to be a popular textbook for introductory courses in high school and college, and yet well-written enough to appeal to general readers uncomfortable with scientific jargon and complicated mathematics. And now, revised and expanded for the first time in nearly two decades, it is up-to-date, so that readers can enjoy Hazen and Trefil's refreshingly accessible explanations of the most recent developments in science, from particle physics to biotechnology.

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Original Publish Date: Jun 09, 2009

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Narrator(s): Fred Sanders
Product Number Z100012536
Released: Jun 02, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781415966884

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