National Surfing Earth & Environmental Science 1

  • David Heffernan, Rob Mahon
  • Science Press
  • 2015
  • ISBN: 9780855836870

RRP: $49.95 (Inc. GST)


Each book in the Surfing series contains a summary, with occasional more detailed sections, of all the mandatory parts of the syllabus, along with questions and answers.
All types of questions – multiple choice, short response, structured response and free response – are provided.
Questions are written in exam style so that you will become familiar with the concepts of the topic and answering questions in the required way.
Answers to all questions are included.
A topic test at the end of the book contains an extensive set of summary questions. These cover every aspect of the topic, and are useful for revision and exam practice.

Table of Contents

Words to Watch
Development of the Geosphere
1 Geological Time
2 Stratigraphy
3 Reading the Rocks
4 Origins of the Earth
5 The Lithosphere: The Zone of Rock
6 Skills: Seismic Waves
7 Surface Features: Minerals
8 Surface Features: Rocks
9 Skills: Classification
10 Soil
Development of the Atmosphere and Hydrosphere
11 The Atmosphere: The Zone of Gas
12 The Hydrosphere: The Zone of Water
13 Water and Life
14 Science Skills: Experiments
Development of the Biosphere
15 The Biosphere: The Zone of Life
16 The Biosphere: Communities of Life
17 Rocks: Clues to Past Environments
18 The History of Life from the Rocks
19 Investigations
Topic Test

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