9781927173558, Environmental Science Student Workbook

Environmental Science Student Workbook

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BIOZONE’s Environmental Science Student Workbook introduces students to the Earth’s physical and biological systems, and examines the interactions of humans with their environment.

This edition includes a wealth of current content and aligns the workbook to its supporting digital resources. Structured on the APES curriculum and aligned to the IB Environmental Systems and Societies, the comprehensive coverage of this text makes it highly suitable for any high school environmental science course.

Content includes the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, and in-depth coverage of energy extraction issues, pollution, and the wider environmental implications of urban development.

The ideal companion to both the APES curriculum and the IB Environmental Systems and Societies.

    • 160+ Activities

      Varied, engaging activities provide ample opportunity for students to explore and test their knowledge and understanding.

    • Structure Scaffolds Learning

      The workbook structure is based on developing a sound understanding of the Earth’s systems and ecology and then building on this to explore current environmental issues relating to resource use and global change.

    • Concept-based and Accessible

      The complexities of the Earth’s geological and ecological processes are made accessible through a concept-based approach. Students progressively build knowledge and deeper understanding through the use of real-world contexts.

    • Clear Learning Outcomes

      Learning objectives outline the knowledge and skills that students must acquire, with additional guidance as appropriate. Key concepts provide a summary of essential ideas.

    • Literacy

      Confidence in the required terminology is developed through targeted activities.

    • Diagrams, Illustrations and Photographs

      Clear, uncomplicated diagrams, illustrations, and photographs support and reinforce the text.

    • Weblinks

      These support activities where relevant and appropriate to extend learning beyond the workbook and to assist students in visualizing complex processes.

    • Model Answer Book

      Provides suggested answers to the workbook activities. Sold separately.

  • Concept Maps

    Concept maps provide an overview of concepts and connections, identifying the topics to be covered within each of the four contexts (disease, medicine and technology, aging, and exercise).

Additional info

Author: Tracey Greenwood

Curriculum: IB Diploma Programme International Baccalaureate

Dimension: 8.4 x 0.5 x 11.8 inches

Edition: 3rd Edition

Format: Paperback

Isbn 10: 1927173558

Language: English

Pages: 250 pages

Release date: 06/15/2013

Series: IB Diploma Program

Year: 2013