|Product Update for Science
November 12, 2010
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The latest update to
Online includes more than 250 new or updated color
illustrations, more than 25 new photographs, more than 300
biographies and essays, and more.
Hundreds of New Essays
This update adds more than 300
biographies and essays focusing on topics in Earth science, space science,
and scientific exploration. Based on the
NSES Content Standards [PDF 1 pg], this new content is the perfect
complement to the material typically taught in high school and college
science classes. Students can refer to this information for clear
explanations of everything from ecology, oceans, sociobiology and
conservation to geological and astrophysical phenomena--along with profiles
of the people behind the development of these sciences.
New essays include
North American geology,
Stellar evolution and
Black smoker chimneys.
Hundreds of New or Updated Color Illustrations
more than 250 new or updated full-color illustrations--each with clear
labels--enhance the already highly visual, accessible Science
Online and help to clarify important science concepts. As with
all the material in Science Online, the
illustrations can be enlarged, saved, e-mailed or printed and feature
dynamic citation information.
New illustrations include
Aqueducts in California,
Main Causes for Mass Extinctions and
Separation of Electrical Charges in a Storm Cloud.
This update to
Science Online adds more than 25 new full-color
photographs, providing vivid, colorful images of core-curriculum
science topics. Students can take an up-close look at the Lena delta
in Russia, the Helix Planetary Nebula, and many other fascinating
real-life examples of the science studied in class. Explanatory
captions provide pertinent information about each photograph.
New photographs include
Helix Planetary Nebula,
Protalus Ramparts and
San Andreas Fault.