National Surfing Earth & Environmental Science 2

  • David Heffernan, Rob Mahon
  • Science Press
  • 2015
  • ISBN: 9780855836887

RRP: $49.95 (Inc. GST)

Description

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

Introduction
Words to Watch
Energy for Earth Processes
1 Energy and the Earth
2 Sources of Energy
3 Science Skills: Graphing
4 Energy from the Sun
5 Science Skills: Design an Experiment
6 The Development of Plate Tectonic Theory
7 Science Skills: Dealing with Disbelief
8 Evidence for Plate Movement
9 How Plates Move
10 Measuring Plate Movements
11 Plate Interactions
Energy for Atmospheric and Hydrological Processes
12 Solar Energy and the Earth
13 Science Skills: Heating Sand and Water
14 Atmospheric Ozone
15 The Greenhouse Effect
16 State of the Climate
17 Atmospheric Circulation
18 Ocean Currents
19 Global Weather Patterns
20 Predicting the Weather
Energy for Biogeochemical Processes
21 Net primary Production
22 Carrying Capacity
23 Science Skills: Measuring Populations
24 Biogeochemical Cycling
25 The Carbon Cycle
26 Science Skills: Flow Charts and Diagrams
27 Science skills: Maps and Graphs
Topic Test
Answers
Index

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