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What is science? Is it performing experiments in a laboratory with test tubes, bottles, Bunsen burners, and other equipment? Science can happen anywhere, like at this archaeological excavation of Mendes, an ancient Egyptian city.
When you hear the word science, do you think only of your science class, your teacher, and certain terms and facts? Is there any connection between what happens in science class and the rest of your life? You might have problems to solve or questions that need answers, as illustrated in Figure 1. Science is a way or a process used to investigate what is happening around you. It can provide possible answers.
This Study Guide for Content Mastery provides you with an easy way to learn the life, Earth, and physical sciences. Each chapter's worksheets closely follow the chapter text and help you understand new vocabulary and major concepts.
A sociology program written exclusively for high school students Sociology and Youis written by successful authors with extensive experience in the field of sociology. MeetAmerican Sociological Association standardsfor the teaching of sociology in high school with this comprehensive program.
Glencoe Speechis an introductory speech text for high school students. The text covers the full range of speech topics, from different types of interpersonal communication to preparing and presenting speeches to debate and parliamentary procedure, making it a good fit for all introductory speech classes. Glencoe Speechis authored by three leading high school speech teachers and debate coaches - Randall McCutcheon, James Shaeffer, and Joe Wycoff - and provides you with the most effective techniques and strategies for teaching speech/communication. Features include interviews with real people from a variety of occupations who describe how communication is involved in day to day activities. Glencoe Speechis an ideal text for both college prep and students making their way into the world of work.
Glencoe Speech introduces students to the speech and communication skills that will benefit them forever. - Covers a wide range of topics including debate, presentations, interpersonal skills, nonverbal communication, interviewing, and speeches - Prepare the future workforce for success with exercises and tips from real professionals from a variety of occupations - Enhance lessons and bring the text to life with the Communication Video Library - Motivate students with strong examples from their peers with selections from the Great Student Speeches booklet
GAINING A PRACTICAL UNDERSTANDING OF THE LAW AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM. Street Law's interactive methods focus on legal issues relevant to students' lives help students develop the knowledge and skills essential in our law-related society. Features * Intellectual property coverage invites students to consider issues related to ownership of ideas. * Case Studies illustrate legal issues in the context of real-life and hypothetical situations. * Human Rights U.S.A. offers an opportunity to study human rights issues in the United States. * You Be the Judge involves students in considering and deciding the outcome of a legal situation. * Where You Live highlights variations in local law and procedures. * Youth Act helps students learn how to advocate for change in their community and how to solve problems without going to court. * Legal Documents are reproduced in the text to aid students' understanding.
Health is a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.
Glencoe Teen Health is the integrated, activities-based health program written especially for middle school students which provides the perfect combination of course material and interactive multimedia resources and helps students understand that good health affects their school performance, their friendships, their looks, and their lives. It explains the importance of avoiding risky behaviors and provides step-by-step guidelines on how to do so.
A Journey through the stimulating history of art. With this chronological/historical approach to art, your students will understand how historical, political, geographical, social, and religious events shape each culture's art and makes it unique. The traditions of Western Europe are examined along with those of China, Japan, India, Native America, and Africa.
Introduce students to the laws that affect their daily lives. New elements in every component!
Connect complex psychological concepts to real life Understanding Psychologysimplifies complex psychological concepts for students. The program's philosophy is to make psychology relevant, fun, interesting, and approachable.Understanding Psychologyis an interactive book with hands-on activities, case studies, current issues, and readings about the field of psychology.
A world view from renowned authors Glencoe World Geography offers a fascinating view of the world enlivened by a meticulous presentation that focuses on the development of geographic literacy. Every region is studied in three parts: physical geography, cultural geography, and current events.
A WORLD VIEW FROM RENOWNED AUTHORS The only high school geography test co-authored by the National Geographic Society, Glencoe World Geography offers not only a fascinating view of the world, enlivened by but also a meticulous, accurate presentation. This program focuses on the development of geographic literacy.
What makes a great world history textbook? Thorough scholarship and an engaging story Glencoe World History is a full-survey world history program authored by a world-renowned historian, Jackson Spielvogel, and the National Geographic Society. Experiencing world history and understanding its relevance to the modern world is the goal of this program. The program addresses the importance of motivating students and engaging them in meaningful learning?learning that links the past with issues confronting young people today. Glencoe World History addresses student learning on many levels and encourages the reader to become actively involved with the beautifully presented content. .
Recent world history in a motivating format Glencoe World History: Modern Timesdraws on the features ofGlencoe World Historyto motivate students, help them understand the connections between recent world events and issues, and give them an appreciation for the interconnectedness of the world's regions and peoples..
Welcome to World History Studies and to Glencoe World History: Modern Times. This course begins with a brief review of the early world history you learned in Grade 8. It then focuses on history from 1500 to the present. When you have finished your Grade 9 course, you will understand key political, social, and economic events from the past and their connection to the present. You will learn how the great explorers set the stage for European leadership and how political revolutions changed governments forever. You will also learn about the complex causes of world wars and how technology affects societies today. This knowledge will help you be a more responsible and effective citizen in your community and country. Your textbook includes a variety of tools designed to help you be successful as you study world history.
What makes a great world history textbook? Thorough scholarship and an engaging story Glencoe World History is a full-survey world history program authored by a world-renowned historian, Jackson Spielvogel, and the National Geographic Society. Experiencing world history and understanding its relevance to the modern world is the goal of this program. The program addresses the importance of motivating students and engaging them in meaningful learning--learning that links the past with issues confronting young people today. Glencoe World History addresses student learning on many levels and encourages the reader to become actively involved with the beautifully presented content.
With its combination of composition segments, grammar lessons, literature models, and hands-on practice exercises, Writer's Choice initiates, expands, and executes what it takes to make your students willing, proficient writers.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the "Using Bookshare" page in the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.