Essential Cosmic Perspective, Books a la Carte Plus MasteringAstronomy with eText -- Access Card Package, 6th Edition

By Jeffrey O. Bennett, Megan O. Donahue, Nicholas Schneider, Mark Voit

Published by Addison-Wesley

Published Date: Feb 24, 2011

Description

Books a la Carte are unbound, three-hole-punch versions of the textbook. This lower cost option is easy to transport and comes with same access code or media that would be packaged with the bound book.

 

The Essential Cosmic Perspective with MasteringAstronomy®, Sixth Edition retains all of the features that have made this text so popular and effective. New features and updates based on current research will engage students as they learn about astronomy. The textbook package also includes updated supplements to support the book’s pedagogy, making it the most effective text in the one-semester astronomy market.

 

The Sixth Edition includes new visual foldout diagrams on the scale of space and time, key concepts in understanding the scope of the universe and individual objects within it. The book also includes Group Work Exercises to foster active participation in collaborative, in-class learning.

 

The Essential Cosmic Perspective, Sixth Edition is supported by an unparalleled media package designed to help professors and students seamlessly incorporate media into lectures and self study. MasteringAstronomy is the most robust online tutorial and assessment program on the market, making assigning and grading homework easier than ever. The Instructor Resource DVD includes high resolution JPEGs of all images in the text, Interactive Figures and Photos

based on figures from the book, PowerPoint® Lecture Outlines, Clicker Quizzes based on the book and book-specific interactive media, plus a variety of additional instructor resources.

 

Package Includes:

  • MasteringAstronomy Student Access Kit
  • Books a la Carte for The Essential Cosmic Perspective, Sixth Edition

The Essential Cosmic Perspective with MasteringAstronomy®, Sixth Edition retains all of the features that have made this text so popular and effective. New features and updates based on current research will engage you as you learn about astronomy. The textbook package also includes updated supplements to support the book’s pedagogy, making it the most effective text in the one-semester astronomy market.  

 

The Sixth Edition includes new visual foldout diagrams on the scale of space and time, a key concept in understanding the scope of the universe and individual objects within it. The book also includes Group Work Exercises to foster active participation in class and peer learning.

 

The Essential Cosmic Perspective, Sixth Edition is supported by MasteringAstronomy–an online homework and self-study system that will help students solidify their understanding and prepare for quizzes and exams, and Voyager SkyGazer College Edition v5.0, a planetarium software package that lets students explore the universe from their computer.

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

Package ISBN-13: 9780321917270

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Lecture- Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy, 3rd Edition
    Edward E. Prather, Tim P. Slater, Jeff P. Adams, Gina Brissenden

$139.60 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780321798732

Includes this title packaged with:

  • Observation Exercises in Astronomy
    Lauren Jones

$148.07 | Add to Cart

Package ISBN-13: 9780321731135

Includes this title packaged with:

  • SkyGazer 5.0 Student Access Code Card (Integrated component)
    x x Carina Software
  • Sky and Telescope, Special Student Supplement
    Evan Skillman

$129.07 | Add to Cart

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-321-77546-5

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-77546-7

Format: Alternate Binding

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