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Physical Science

Physical Science - 6th edition

Physical Science - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780072922073

ISBN10: 0072922079

Physical Science by Bill W. Tillery - ISBN 9780072922073
Edition: 6TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2005
International: No
Physical Science by Bill W. Tillery - ISBN 9780072922073

ISBN13: 9780072922073

ISBN10: 0072922079

Edition: 6TH 05


Tillery offers exceptional, straight-forward writing, complimented with useful pedagogical tools. Tillery offers students complete coverage of the phsyical sciences with a level of explanation and detail appropriate for all students.

Features :

  • Extensive Pedagogical System that has gained the attention of current users and reviewers! The system includes:
  • - Introductory Overview and Brief Outline helps students organize their thoughts.
  • - Brief summary organizes the main concepts.
  • - Multiple Choice Questions offer nearby answers for immediate correction or reinforcement.
  • - Thought Questions are great for discussion or essay answers.
  • - Parallel Exercises aid in learning problem solving skills.
  • - Summary of Equations are written both with words and symbols.
  • Updated Astronomy Coverage.
  • Customization is Available.
  • Online Learning Center: The Physical Science 6e web site gives instructors the tools they need, and provides study aids and enrichment for students. Instructors will have access to clip art, formulas, Powerpoint presentation of images, instructor's manual, and more. The web site will also include animations, chapter overviews, key term flashcards, web links, scorable practice quizzes, crossword puzzles, and much more.
  • "People Behind the Science" biography sections.
  • An Icon highlights key topics for which there are corresponding animations on the CD-ROM.
  • Essential Study Partner CD-ROM: This updated CD-ROM contains guest essays, scorable practice quizzes, over 100 animations, and images from the textbook. Other material from text include chapter outlines, end of chapter questions, glossary, and much more.
  • Accompanying laboratory manual!

Author Bio

Tillery, Bill W. : Arizona State University--Tempe

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 What Is Science?


2 Motion
3 Energy
4 Heat and Temperature
5 Wave Motions and Sound
6 Electricity
7 Light


8 Atoms and Periodic Properties
9 Chemical Bonds
10 Chemical Reactions
11 Water and Solutions
12 Organic Chemistry
13 Nuclear Reactions


14 The Universe
15 The Solar System
16 Earth in Space

Earth Science

17 Rocks and Minerals
18 Plate Tectonics
19 Building Earth's Surface
20 Shaping Earth's Surface
21 Geologic Time
22 The Atmosphere of Earth
23 Weather and Climate
24 Earth's Waters


A Mathematical Review
B Solubilities Chart
C Relative Humidity Table
D Solutions for Group A Parallel Exercises