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Test Bank for Astronomy: At Play in the Cosmos 2nd Edition by Adam Frank, ISBN: 9780393532531

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Test Bank for Astronomy: At Play in the Cosmos 2nd Edition by Adam Frank

Test Bank for Astronomy: At Play in the Cosmos 2nd Edition by Adam Frank, ISBN: 9780393532531

Teach the process of science through the excitement of discovery

The Second Edition of Adam Frank’s groundbreaking book supports the mission of helping students become scientifically educated citizens. He shows students that the process of science is a human endeavor by introducing them, via interviews, to scientists from across the field. New Anatomy of a Discovery features help students visualize the excitement of discovery while Interactive Simulations ask students to engage in the scientific method by making observations, manipulating variables, and answering questions. The accompanying award-winning videogame then asks students to apply what they’ve learned in a fun yet meaningful way.

Table of Content

Part I: Bedrock

Chapter 1: Introduction: A Very Human Universe

Chapter 2: A Universe Discovered: Early Astronomy

Chapter 3: Cosmic Laws Part I: Matter and Motion

Chapter 4: Cosmic Laws Part II: Light and Matter

 

Part II: Planets Near and Far

Chapter 5: The Architecture and Birth of Solar Systems

Chapter 6: Home Base: The Earth and Moon

Chapter 7: Sibling Worlds: The Inner Solar System

Chapter 8: Gas, Ice, and Stone: The Outer Solar System

Chapter 9: Life, the Search for Life, and Planets

 

Part III: A Galaxy of Stars

Chapter 10: The Sun as a Star

Chapter 11: Measuring the Stars: The Main Sequence and its Meaning

Chapter 12: Nursery of the Stars: The Interstellar Medium and Star Formation

Chapter 13: To the Graveyard of the Stars: Stellar Death

Chapter 14: Into the Funhouse: Black Holes

 

Part IV: A Universe of Galaxies

Chapter 15: Our City of Stars: Anatomy of the Milky Way

Chapter 16: The Galactic Zoo: Galaxies Near and Far

Chapter 17: Cosmic Foam: Large Scale Structure of the Universe

Chapter 18: The Birth and Death of Everything: Cosmology