Nature of Earth : An Introduction to Geology

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Wherever you live or travel, geology is everywhere. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Wouldn't you like to know how to read the rocks and landscape; how to make sense of debates over natural resources; and how to appreciate the ""deep time"" that governs a geologist's sweeping perspective? These 36 half-hour lectures are your initiation into the geological world that lies just outside your door.

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No other science deals more practically with the world on which we live, telling us where to dig a well; when to add lime to soil; how gold, oil, and other valuable minerals are formed and where to find them; what kinds of structures are safest in an earthquake zone; and why some active volcanoes are deadlier than others - far deadlier.

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Understanding the Universe: Introduction to Astronomy

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The Teaching Company #ad - Understanding the universe: An Introduction to Astronomy, 2nd Edition is a nontechnical description of where that picture stands today. At this moment, space probes are flying to staggeringly distant destinations, experiments are underway to test bold ideas about the cosmos, and powerful new tools are probing the nature of matter.

Much has happened in astronomy in a few short years. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Many of these discoveries are scientifically sophisticated, but the comprehensive scope of this course allows you to absorb the background you need to grasp such exciting recent developments.

Astronomers everywhere are watching the skies with high-tech instruments, searching for clues that will extend our knowledge of the universe. But only in our own time has the full picture of the true immensity, variety, and surpassing strangeness of the universe come into focus. There is no doubt that we live in a golden age of astronomy.

Understanding the Universe: Introduction to Astronomy #ad - Who has not gazed with wonder at the night sky? The great canopy of stars stretching overhead suggests that our world is part of a vastly larger cosmos. In 96 fascinating lessons, methods, and discoveries in astronomy, you'll survey the main concepts, from the constellations drawn by the ancients to the latest reports from planetary probes in our solar system.

But how large is it? where do we fit in? and how did it all begin? These questions have puzzled stargazers for thousands of years, and the search for answers helped spark the great advances of the Scientific Revolution in the 16th and 17th centuries.

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Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather

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The Great Courses 1796 #ad - YouÍll get answers to everyday questions as well as a comprehensive understanding of the dynamic relationships and physical laws that shape our planet's climate. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. After studying the structure of the atmosphere, the factors that drive winds, and solids, and the processes that create clouds, you will move into large-scale weather events, the physics of gases, such as tornadoes and hurricanes, liquids, as well as global climate patterns.

Why is it often cooler by the ocean? what conditions cause a rainforest? What makes the sky blue? In these 24 fascinating lessons, youÍll explore the surprising and intriguing way that our planet experiences weather. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. As you explore the meteorologist's art, you'll gain a deep appreciation for the fascinating work done to try to explicate the ongoing mystery of the world's weather.

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You will see the tools scientists use to explain and predict the weather, and youÍll examine weather maps to see how meteorologists create a picture of conditions at any given moment.

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How the Earth Works

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The Great Courses #ad - Continents move. In these exciting 48 lessons, you press fast-forward and witness the history of our planet unfold in spectacular detail. Travel through time and space as you look at what went into the making of our planet - from the big bang, to the formation of the solar system, to the gradual evolution of Earth into what we see today.

. Then you will plunge below the waves and explore the cycling of water throughout the planet, along with its role in climate, erosion, plate tectonics, and biology. Mountains spring up and erode away. You will travel to the center of the Earth and out again, charting the geological forces that are constantly reshaping the continents and seafloor.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Glacial cycles come and go. You will learn what the earth is made of, and, above all, where it came from, how it works in this most astonishing journey. We live on a planet that is constantly in motion - except we see it in extreme slow motion.

How the Earth Works #ad - Follow the history of manmade changes to Earth's land, water, and air, and consider what we can do to preserve our planet for generations to come. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and tsunamis are byproducts of our planet's ceaseless activity, and you will focus on specific examples of each to learn why and when they occur.

While we humans are at the mercy of our planet's natural forces, we are also agents of change.

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Chemistry The Great Courses: Science and Mathmatics, Complete set on DVD

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The Teaching Company #ad - He received the national catalyst award for Outstanding Chemistry Teaching, the Presidential Award for Outstanding Chemistry teaching, and the James Bryant Conant award. Chemistry provides a foundation for future success by giving students a deep and thorough grasp of the fundamental problem-solving skills needed to study chemistry.

Professor frank Cardulla, Niles North High School M. S. University of illinois Discover why success in chemistry depends only on a genuine understanding of the field's concepts and ideas. Veteran science teacher and professor frank Cardulla's 30 carefully designed lectures are valuable tools for struggling students, students looking to perform better, home-schooled students, or anyone interested in finally understanding this important science.

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Our Night Sky

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The Teaching Company #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. For thousands of years, discovery, entertainment, the star-filled sky has been a source of wonder, and instruction. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. People also used the sun, moon, and stars for time-keeping and navigation.

And careful observers throughout europe, asia, the Middle East, and elsewhere kept precise astronomical records, eventually paving the way for the Scientific Revolution and its remarkable discoveries about the nature of the universe. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Ancient people from nearly every continent and culture wove exciting stories about the mythological figures they saw in the heavens.

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The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

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The Great Courses #ad - Whether you are planning your next vacation or exploring the world from home, this course is your gateway to an unrivaled adventure. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. They are impressive, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Geological wonders are like great works of art. By the time you complete this course, you will have experienced more than 200 different geological wonders in nearly 120 countries.

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Secrets of Mental Math

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Great Courses #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Enjoyable, and immensely rewarding, eye-opening, The Secrets of Mental Math makes basic math quicker and easier than ever before. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Assuming no detailed knowledge of mathematics, Professor Benjamin has designed this course to be accessible to anyone looking to tap into or strengthen his or her mental calculating skills.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Solving basic math problems in your head offers lifelong benefits, including a competitive edge at work, a sharper and more active mind, and improved performance on standardized tests. Benjamin of harvey mudd college, one of the most engaging and entertaining members of The Great Courses faculty.

Secrets of Mental Math #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. The secrets of mental math, guides you through all the essential skills, his exciting 12-lecture course, tips, and tricks for improving and enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems right in your head. Mental math, according to Professor Benjamin, is not as daunting as it may seem.

So prepare yourself for an unforgettable adventure in mental mathematics. And perhaps the best part? learning how to do mental math can be fun - especially when you're learning in the company of Professor Arthur T. Mental mathematics also is valuable in your everyday life, such as when shopping for groceries or figuring out how much to tip at a restaurant.

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Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre

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The Art of Critical Decision Making The Great Courses, Great Courses

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The Teaching Company #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Learn to understand the underlying psychological, social, and emotional components that influence decision making in order to approach the critical decisions in your life with a more educated eye.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. 24 lectures. The course examines decision making on three levels: the individual level, the group level, and the organizational level. Dvd. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses.

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Argumentation: The Study of Effective Reasoning, 2nd Edition

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The Great Courses The Teaching Company #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. This is the teaching company course number 4294 which has 4 DVDs and the course guide book. Validity and Fallacies I 20 This course teaches how to reason. Introducing Argumentation and Rhetoric 2. What is effective reasoning? and how can it be done persuasively? These questions have been asked for thousands of years-yet some of the best thinking on reasoning and argumentation is very new and represents a break from the past.

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Formal and Informal Argumentation 4. Argument Analysis and Diagramming 6. Attack and Defense II 11. Establishing Correlations 16. Moving from Cause to Effect 17.

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