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History textbook of America since the Civil War.
History textbook for New York students.
A textbook for United States history from earliest Indian civilizations to the present, with maps, charts, activities, study questions, and review chapters.
You can use this book as a tool to master American history. Spend a few minutes becoming familiar with the way the book is set up, and see how you can unlock the secrets of American history.
Prentice Hall Biology Textbook for High School
This book is on Biology with the units being The Nature of Life, Ecology, Cells, Genetics, Evolution, Microorganisms and fungi, Plants, Invertebrates, Chordates and The Human Body.
Science has several features that make it different from other human endeavors. First,science deals only with the natural world. Second, scientists collect and organize information in a careful, orderly way, looking for patterns and connections between events. Third, scientists propose explanations that can be tested by examining evidence.
One ancient evening, lost in the mists of time, someone looked into the sky and wondered for the first time: What are those lights? Where did plants and animals come from? How did I come to be? Since then, humans have tried to answer those questions. At first, the answers our ancestors came up with involved tales of magic or legends like the one that accounted for the eye-like markings on the peacock's tail in Figure 1-1. Then, slowly, humans began to explore the natural world using a scientific approach.
Students of grades 10 and 11 will take the test called the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) in science. The objectives are based on the learning requirements listed in the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). Students can take steps to improve their performance and increase the chances of doing well on the test, and this biology textbook will help them take these steps. Each chapter has many features that prepare for the TAKS, followed by an overview of the Biology TEKS.
Biology isn't just a "subject" in school. Biology is the science of life itself. Biology is the study of what makes an eagle fly, a flower bloom, or a caterpillar turn into a butterfly. It's the study of ourselves--of how our bodies grow and change and respond to the outside world, and it's the study of our planet, a world transformed by the actions of living things. All organisms interact with one another and with the environment in ways that create our planet's web of life. Organisms make tropical rain forests and coral reefs, prairies and swamps--and farms and cities. Our interactions involve not only each other--but also the winds and ocean currents that tie our planet together. Human activity can change, and is changing, local and global environments in ways that alter our ability to produce food and protect ourselves from diseases. We are one on the global ecological level.
Science has several features that make it different from other human endeavors. First, science deals only with the natural world. Second, scientists collect and organize information in a careful, orderly way, looking for parterres and connections between events. Third, scientists propose explanations that can be tested by examining evidence.
The state of New York has established standards describing science knowledge and skills you will learn this year. At first glance, learning all this information may seem overwhelming.
Biology textbook for New York students.
Oklahoma's Priority Academic Student Skills (PASS) objectives list the inquiry skills and science content you are expected to learn in biology. The goal of the PASS standards is for all students to have scientific literacy.
In grades 10 and 11, you will take the test called the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills, or TARS, in science. The TARS objectives are based on the learning requirements list in the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills, or TEKS. The test includes questions related to objectives for integrated physics and chemistry (IPC) as well as for biology.
This book is designed to enhance review of the concepts, skills, and application of the Physical Setting/Earth Science Core Curriculum that may be tested on the Regents Examination for The Physical Setting: Earth Science. Students can use the book in any order as each topic is independent except for the introduction of vocabulary words.
This book will help students review their United States history and government course in order to take the New York State Regents Examination in United States History and Government. This book focuses on the key facts, themes, and concepts tested on the Regents Examination and provides the test-taking skills to succeed on the Regents Examination.
Chemistry textbook for high school students.
The new Pearson Chemistry program combines our proven content with cutting-edge digital support to help students connect chemistry to their daily lives. With a fresh approach to problem-solving, a variety of hands-on learning opportunities, and more math support than ever before, Pearson Chemistry will ensure success in your chemistry classroom. Our program provides features and resources unique to Pearson--including the Understanding by Design Framework and powerful online resources to engage and motivate your students, while offering support for all types of learners in your classroom.
Prentice Hall Chemistry is a comprehensive and motivating program that builds problem-solving skills and stresses the relevance and application of chemistry to your present and future life.
The California Chemistry strand is organized into general standard sets. Each standard set is divided into a series of specific topic standards.
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