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Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals And Applications 2nd Edition

Vanhorn's VETERINARY ASSISTING: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, 2ND EDITION, equips you with the knowledge and skills you need for success in real-world practice. Offering step-by-step explanations, the text begins with the basics of veterinary medical terminology and office procedures before advancing to more advanced skills, such as anatomy, restraint, nursing care, radiology and surgical assisting. Comprehensive coverage of animal production and management includes companion, large and exotic animals, while a separate section focuses on general anatomy and physiology of each body system -- along with related disease processes. Clinical scenarios vividly illustrate exactly how chapter concepts apply on the job. Also available, the MindTap digital solution propels you from memorization to mastery with its flexible anywhere, anytime learning tools. Read More

Beth Vanhorn| Robert Clark, PhD

©2021

Fundamentals Of Pharmacology For Veterinary Technicians 3rd Edition

Want to be indispensable to your veterinary care team? Instead of memorizing drug names, elevate your understanding of the drugs used to treat animal patients with Romich’s FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 3E. Following a body-systems approach, you build a foundation knowledge about important drugs, their actions and potentially harmful effects, diseases the drugs treat, how to administer drugs safely and most effectively, and much more. And to make what you’re learning practical, chapters cover veterinary technician roles, dosage calculations, legal requirements, pharmacy management, job duties and clinical tips. The MindTap platform also offers digital resources such as practice quizzes, games, drug updates, and other supplemental resources for use during your course, while studying for certification exams and in your career. Read More

Janet Amundson Romich

©2021

Equine Science 5th Edition

This engaging, informative text provides a thorough introduction to equine care and management. EQUINE SCIENCE, Fifth Edition, features a full–color layout, numerous photos, and vivid illustrations that help bring chapter material to life, as well as a logical, easy-to-understand sequence of topics. Following an introduction to the equine industry, you’ll learn about horses’ unique anatomy and needs; how to care for, train, and manage horses; and key business aspects of the industry. This all-new edition also clearly connects text content to National AFNR (Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources) Standards, key math and science concepts, and current references, helping prepare you for success in the classroom and beyond. Read More

R.O. (Rick) Parker, Ph.D

©2019

The Science Of Animal Agriculture, 5Th 5th Edition

Presenting up-to-date information in a highly visual, reader-friendly manner, THE SCIENCE OF ANIMAL AGRICULTURE, Fifth Edition, provides a thorough introduction to basic science concepts involved in the production of agricultural animals. By combining scientific principles with practical applications, this proven resource clearly demonstrates how science and agriculture are integrally related. The text covers biological processes of agricultural animals--including reproduction, growth and development, and animal behavior--as well as concerns associated with production, such as nutrition, disease, and even the latest in animal biotechnology. The author also addresses key issues such as animal welfare, consumer concerns, and environmental considerations, offering students further insights into today’s agricultural industry. Read More

Ray V. Herren

©2019

Floriculture 4th Edition

Master the basics of constructing floral arrangements and explore your creativity with this engaging, reader-friendly text. FLORICULTURE: DESIGNING AND MERCHANDISING, Fourth Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to the floral design industry and includes step-by-step instructions--complete with high-quality images and detailed material lists--for a wide range of floral design projects. Projects are built around low-cost materials to help you avoid breaking the budget, but the author also offers insights related to alternate materials you’re likely to find in a typical floral shop today. Read More

Dr. Charles P. Griner

©2019

Landscaping 8th Edition

LANDSCAPING PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, Eighth Edition, provides a solid foundation in three areas of modern professional practice: landscape design, contracting and management. Updated to reflect today’s industry, the text includes new information, new practical learning features, and all-new photos and illustrations. Coverage begins with an overview of landscape design principles and processes, and then explores contracting, installation, maintenance, and professional specialization. The text also features expanded information on the National FFA Organization and content aligned to the Precision Exam for Landscape Management, making it easier to connect classroom work to current industry needs, standards, and certifications. Read More

Jack E. Ingels| Alissa F. Smith

©2019

Introduction To Veterinary Science, Soft Cover 3rd Edition

INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY SCIENCE, Third Edition, provides a solid foundation in this dynamic field for those studying animal and veterinary sciences or preparing for careers as veterinary assistants or technicians. The text begins with an overview of cellular and tissue physiology, followed by chapters dedicated to individual body systems to enable easy comprehension. The authors then investigate crucial topics such as nutrition, disease, surgeries, cost analysis of procedures, safety, and professionalism. Throughout the text, real-life examples are integrated with chapter material to provide practical context, and both small and large animals are featured to expose students to the variety of cases they may encounter in the field. Each chapter opens with a "Day in the Life" preview that explores relevant applications of upcoming content, and chapters conclude with a description of clinical significance. Read More

MeeCee Baker

©2019

Agricultural Mechanics: Fundamentals And Applications Updated, Precision Exams Edition 7th Edition

Beyond providing a thorough introduction to the field of agricultural mechanics, the Precision Exams Edition of this trusted text aligns to Precision Exams’ Agricultural Systems Technology, Level 1 exam. The text covers fundamental mechanical and engineering theory, common tools and materials, and practical applications including shop orientation and procedures, woodworking and metalworking, tool fitting, project planning, cutting and welding, paints and paint application, power mechanics, electrical wiring, plumbing, hydraulics, concrete and masonry, and agricultural structures. Safety is also emphasized strongly throughout the text, and a dedicated unit introduces students to diverse career opportunities. The current edition also features new information on the National FFA Organization and SAEs, first aid, and engine powered equipment, as well as new activities and lab exercises. Read More

Ray V. Herren

©2019

Agriscience Fundamentals And Applications Updated, Precision Exams Edition 6th Edition

In addition to providing a comprehensive overview of the agricultural industry and industry-based sciences, the Precision Exams Edition of Burton’s AGRISCIENCE: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, Sixth Edition, aligns to Precision Exams’ Agricultural Science exam. The text covers essential topics such as agriscience in the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant science, animal science, food science, and communication and management, giving students with a solid foundation in the basic principles and practices of agriscience. The Precision Exams Edition also features new information related to the National FFA Organization and selecting and planning an SAE; how math, science, and social studies relate to agriscience; current technologies used in the industry; career opportunities; and advice for professional success and business ownership. Read More

L. DeVere Burton

©2019

Leadership 4th Edition

If your goals include a successful career in agriculture--and a leadership role in tomorrow's food, fiber, or natural resources fields--this is the ideal resource for you. LEADERSHIP: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CAREER SUCCESS, Fourth Edition, explores the leadership skills that are most important in agricultural industries, helping you define and reinforce your strongest traits while developing the skills you need to succeed. Written in an engaging, reader-friendly style, the text covers public speaking, Future Farmers of America (FFA) parliamentary procedure, group dynamics, interpersonal skills, and workplace readiness, as well as basic English language, communication, and higher-order thinking concepts. The authors draw on decades of family farming and agricultural education experience to offer practical guidance on topics like budgeting, financial management, and investing, and they’ve included clear learning objectives and engaging activities to help you master the material and hone your skills. Read More

Dr. Cliff Ricketts| Dr. John C. Ricketts

©2018

Exploring Agriscience 5th Edition

Discover the exciting world of agriculture through EXPLORING AGRISCIENCE, Fifth Edition, the resource that continues to inspire and inform middle school students across the nation. The new, updated Fifth Edition of this respected text combines a strong grounding in fundamentals with information on the latest advances in the field and current opportunities in agricultural education programs. This comprehensive guide will open your eyes to all agriscience has to offer, including soil, plants, and row crops; floriculture, forest science, and landscaping; livestock, dairy, and poultry industries; aquaculture and companion animals; hand tools; small engine operation; and more. In addition, information on topics such as organic agriculture, biofuels, and biotechnology—and an all-new chapter on urban agriculture—introduces you to the trends and developments shaping the industry today, as well as promising initiatives for the future. Read More

Dr. Ray V. Herren

©2018

The Science Of Agriculture 5th Edition

THE SCIENCE OF AGRICULTURE: A BIOLOGICAL APPROACH, Fifth Edition, masterfully introduces the biological sciences and explores the influences of these sciences on modern agricultural practices and the agricultural industry. Reader-friendly and superbly illustrated, this highly practical text explains not only the “how” of agriculture, but also the “why” behind agriscience, presenting information on plant and animal systems, soils, cell functions, genetics, genetic engineering, plant and animal reproduction, entomology, biotechnology, and environmental concerns. Additionally, the text spotlights career opportunities and discusses new directions in agriculture, including topics such as no-till crops, high-pressure processing in food preservation, fracking, and more, to further engage you with today’s agricultural world. Read More

Ray V. Herren

©2018

Agribusiness Fundamentals And Applications, Soft Cover 2nd Edition

Agribusiness: Fundamentals and Applications, second edition, discusses the broad spectrum of the agribusiness world. Several chapters focus on the agricultural input sector, which are the supplies and services needed by ranchers, farmers, and or other production agriculturists. Some examples include the feed, seed, fertilizer, chemical, and farm machinery agribusinesses. Once basic production economics and farm management are discussed, several more chapters cover the agribusiness output sectors that include agribusinesses, which move food and fiber from the farms and ranches to the consumer. The fundamentals and applications of agribusiness are detailed showing how products go from their source to the consumer highlighting the many steps in this process. Basic principles of commodity marketing, international agriculture marketing and food and fiber processing channels are some of the topics explored in detail. Basic agricultural economic principles are discussed to assist the user to better manage an agribusiness. This book not only discusses employment opportunities, but also explains how to start-up, run and manage your own agribusiness. Read More

Cliff Ricketts, PhD.| Kristina G. Ricketts, PhD.

©2018

Soil Science And Management, Soft Cover 6th Edition

Gain a practical understanding of soil properties and the soil management techniques most important for the effective use of soils with SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, 6E. This non-technical, reader-friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management techniques, composition, fertility, erosion, conservation,and irrigation in this practical guide. This edition highlights horticultural uses of soil as well as the latest green methodologies in both agricultural and horticultural practice from the perspective of farmers, horticulturalists, environmentalists and others who are concerned about how soils work and how they can be used most effectively. This edition further examines nutrient management and best practices with the latest updates on legal issues and government programs that make it a useful resource now and invaluable reference for the future. Read More

Edward Plaster

©2018

Introduction To Forestry Science, Soft Cover 3rd Edition

Practical, easy to understand, and up-to-date, INTRODUCTION TO FORESTRY SCIENCE, Third Edition provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the principles and practices of forest management that are commonly practiced in the United States. Appropriate for anyone interested in forestry or natural resources, this book is filled with visual aids and tools as well as career profiles which give readers an overview of what it might be like to work in the forest industry and demonstrate how concepts are applied in the real world. In addition to covering the basics of the biological processes necessary for the creation of forests, topics such as the economic impact of forests on the U.S. economy, government historical events and policies, regional differences in forests and forest management, and laws and regulations that govern the use of forests are presented. Read More

L. Devere Burton

©2018

Introduction To Veterinary Science 3rd Edition

INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY SCIENCE, Third Edition, provides a solid foundation in this dynamic field for those studying animal and veterinary sciences or preparing for careers as veterinary assistants or technicians. The text begins with an overview of cellular and tissue physiology, followed by chapters dedicated to individual body systems to enable easy comprehension. The authors then investigate crucial topics such as nutrition, disease, surgeries, cost analysis of procedures, safety, and professionalism. Throughout the text, real-life examples are integrated with chapter material to provide practical context, and both small and large animals are featured to expose students to the variety of cases they may encounter in the field. Each chapter opens with a "Day in the Life" preview that explores relevant applications of upcoming content, and chapters conclude with a description of clinical significance. Read More

James Lawhead| MeeCee Baker

©2017

Wildlife & Natural Resource Management 4th Edition

Understand how professionals manage the natural world with WILDLIFE AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 4E! From running fisheries and national parks to studying the environment and resources conservation, career opportunities abound in this growing field. In addition to professional perspectives, this all-new fourth edition encourages you to explore your wild side with vibrant, full-color photos and illustrations of animals, habitats, and endangered species, including ways to identify each. As our human population continues to grow, the pressure on natural resources will inevitably increase. In the past thirty years humans have come a long way in terms of managing fish and wildlife, conserving soil, and protecting the water supply, but it is up to future generations to continue that progress. WILDLIFE AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, 4E shows you the path to that future—and builds a greater appreciation for the natural world and its limited resources. Read More

Kevin H. Deal

©2017

Introductory Horticulture 9th Edition

Providing the most up-to-date coverage of basic principles and methods of practical application, INTRODUCTORY HORTICULTURE, 9e, offers many avenues to explore the horticulture field and remain on the cutting-edge of the industry. Extremely student friendly, the text fully engages you within the learning experience through vivid imagery, a variety of activities, step-by-step procedures, and additional resources encouraging further exploration. The Ninth Edition emphasizes organic and sustainable farming methods, introduces new and emerging technology, and focuses on organizations and career development paths relevant to budding horticulturists. Through extensive full-color visuals, current information, and engaging activities, this all-new edition ensures success within a horticulture course - and well beyond. Read More

Carroll L. Shry, Jr.| H. Edward Reiley

©2017

Introduction To Food Science And Food Systems 2nd Edition

INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition explores the foundations of the food industry, from nutrition and chemistry to processing and safety, and delves into some of the most pressing foodborne issues of our day. As the world grapples with critical issues such as hunger and GMOs, opportunities abound in agriculture and food science careers, and INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition gives you the knowledge and skills required for success. Laced with full-color images, drawings, charts, and graphs, chapters deliver the latest information on genetically engineered foods, environmental concerns and sustainability, food needs of the world, the impacts of food on health, and more. INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition also tests your understanding of concepts with practical, hands-on activities in math, science and other key areas. Written with your future in mind, readings also correlate with National Agricultural Education Standards and FFA Career Development Events (CDEs) to prepare you for a meaningful career in today’s agriscience industry. Read More

Rick Parker, PhD.| Miriah Pace

©2017

Exotic Animal Care And Management 2nd Edition

Focusing exclusively on the care of exotic species as pets, EXOTIC ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, 2ND EDITION delves into the unique behaviors, diet, housing considerations, handling and restraint methods, medical concerns and clinical procedures related to the proper management of these animals. Reader-friendly and concise, each chapter covers a specific exotic animal commonly found in veterinary practice, including small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, intervtebrates, alpacas and llamas, miniature pigs and backyard chickens. Also included is an overview of specific concerns and zoonotic diseases associated with exotic animals so that veterinary technicians are fully prepared to contribute to their care and treatment. Read More

Vicki Judah| Kathy Nuttall, MS, CVT

©2017

Turfgrass Science And Management 5th Edition

Featuring green environmental practices and current information from recognized leaders in the field, the fifth edition of TURFGRASS SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT invites you into the thriving turfgrass industry. Designed for both aspiring and practicing turfgrass managers, the book explains the science behind plant growth and soil properties and how to evaluate, establish and maintain a variety of green spaces, including golf courses, athletic fields, and landscaped lawns. In addition, TURFGRASS SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT offers a review of critical math skills, an inside look at careers opportunities, and practical advice on effective business management practices to help prepare you for success! Read More

Robert Emmons| Frank Rossi, Ph.D.

©2016

Managing Our Natural Resources 6th Edition

Explore the world’s natural resources and the ways professionals manage them with MANAGING OUR NATURAL RESOURCES, 6th Edition! An introduction to agricultural issues and careers, this book examines a broad variety of topics from forest fires and fishery management to water purification and energy conservation. Organized into an eight-unit overview, chapters cover the must-know fundamentals of land, water, and air, forestry, fish and wildlife, and energy and mineral resources, along with the problems impacting them today. Full-color photographs, illustrations, and case studies add depth and clarity to every chapter, while appendices urge you beyond the book to websites, certification programs, and additional learning opportunities that help you develop critical thinking skills. Now available in an eBook with highlighting and search capabilities, MANAGING OUR NATURAL RESOURCES, 6th Edition invites you to dig in and uncover today’s opportunities in the agricultural sciences. Read More

William G. Camp| Betty Heath-Camp

©2016

Modern Livestock & Poultry Production 9th Edition

With coverage of basic animal science and livestock industry information as well as current issues in animal agriculture, the Ninth Edition of MODERN LIVESTOCK AND POULTRY PRODUCTION covers everything readers need to know about all phases and types of livestock production. Through updated visual aids, real-world applications, and comprehensive study tools, this engaging book provides readers with a solid understand of the anatomy, physiology, nutrition, feeding, and reproduction of multiple livestock and poultry breeds. Read More

Frank Flanders| James R. Gillespie

©2016

Small Animal Care And Management 4th Edition

Reader-friendly and engaging, SMALL ANIMAL CARE AND MANAGEMENT, Fourth Edition, offers a comprehensive guide to the care and husbandry of small animals. Through a logical flow of information, it introduces you to the basics of the small animal industry, including the history, safety concerns and care and welfare of these animals before diving into the specifics of each, with chapters covering dogs, cats, reptiles, birds, fish and exotic species. Full-color photos and illustrations visually depict various breeds and their characteristics, anatomy, handling techniques, housing and other care concerns to facilitate learning, while activities and additional resources offer the opportunity for application and further study. Read More

Dean M. Warren

©2016

Environmental Science 15th Edition

"Inspiring people to care about the planet …" In the new edition of Environmental Science authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman have partnered with the National Geographic Society to develop a text designed to equip students with the inspiration and knowledge they need to make a difference solving today's environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic Explorers and Grantees and features over 180 new photos, maps, and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. The text's concept-centered approach transforms complex environmental topics and issues into key concepts that students will understand and remember. Using sustainability as their central theme, the authors emphasize natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and the importance of individuals. As a result, students learn how nature works, how they interact with it, and how humanity has sustained—and can continue to sustain—its relationship with the earth by applying nature's lessons to economies and individual lifestyles. Engaging features such as "Core Case Studies" and "Connections" boxes demonstrate the relevance of issues and encourage critical thinking. Updated with new learning tools, the latest content, and an enhanced art program, this highly flexible book allows teachers to vary the order of chapters and sections within chapters to meet the needs of their classes. Read More

G. Tyler Miller

©2016

Agriscience 6th Edition

Comprehensive, yet easy to understand, AGRISCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS, Sixth Edition provides readers with an overview of the agricultural industry and the industry-based sciences. With coverage of topics such as the information age, natural resources, integrated pest management, plant sciences (including botany, crops, & ornamentals), animal science, food science, and communication and management, this introductory applied science book ensures that readers will develop a solid foundation in the basic principles and practices of agriscience. In addition to the extensive learning tools found in each chapter, the sixth edition now includes updated visual aids, glossary, and science and agricultural profiles. Read More

L. DeVere Burton

©2015

Agricultural Mechanics 7th Edition

This trusted text provides a thorough introduction to agricultural mechanics, covering fundamental mechanical and engineering theory, common tools and materials, and a wide range of practical applications. Units explore essential topics such as career opportunities, shop orientation and procedures, woodworking and metal working, tool fitting, project planning, cutting and welding, paints and paint application, power mechanics, electrical wiring, plumbing, hydraulics, concrete and masonry, and agricultural structures.Safety is also emphasized strongly throughout the text, both within each chapter and in a dedicated unit. To engage today's students and make even complicated principles easier to apply, the text features abundant, full-color images, illustrations, charts, and data tables, as well as detailed drawings of over 50 complete project plans. More than 300 of these visuals have been added or updated for the Seventh Edition, which also boasts a suite of dynamic digital teaching resources, such as an online Coursemate with lecture materials, videos, interactive quizzes, and more. The new edition also includes updates to reflect the latest innovations in materials, machinery, and methods, providing a current and comprehensive guide to help students plan and execute agricultural projects effectively. Read More

Ray V. Herren

©2015

Energy And Agriculture 1st Edition

As worldwide demand for energy continues to rise and conventional non-renewable resources continue to dwindle in supply, the need for new, environmentally conscious ways to meet society’s energy requirements are becoming increasingly important. ENERGY AND AGRICULTURE is designed to introduce readers to the role that agriculture can play in helping to satisfy the world’s energy demands. The use of agriculturally based fuel systems, also known as biofuels, as a means to supply energy to our technological society, provides environmentally safe, renewable energy options for all aspects of life, including industry, transportation, and electrical power generation. By providing a solid foundation in the energy and resources used historically combined with a look at future options toward more sustainable resources ENERGY AND AGRICULTURE provides a solid understanding of one of the most important issues of the twenty-first century. Read More

Stephen Butz

©2015

Introduction To Horticultural Science 2nd Edition

Designed to provide readers with a full appreciation of the wonderful world of horticultural science, the Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE covers everything the reader needs to know in a comprehensive format that is easy to understand. Coverage includes critical topics such as fundamental concepts, cutting edge research, careers in horticulture, the relationship between horticulture and the environment, classification of plants, and plant anatomy. Readers are also introduced to key concepts such as plant propagation, media, nutrients and fertilizers, plants and the environment, plant growth regulators, post harvest physiology and pest management, greenhouse structures, nursery site selection, development and facilities, producing nursery crops, and floral design. Through enhanced visual aids and the inclusion of recent trends in the field, the second edition has been designed to peak reader interest and improve reader understanding. Read More

Richard N. Arteca

©2015

An Illustrated Guide To Veterinary Medical Terminology 4th Edition

Providing the ultimate terminology reference for veterinary assistants and technicians, AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO VETERINARY MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, 4e provides an engaging, systematic approach to learning medical terms and understanding basic principles of veterinary medicine. This user-friendly textbook delivers a unique pedagogical presentation that makes it a comprehensive learning resource. Focusing on how medical terms are formed, analyzed, and defined, the text discusses anatomical landmarks, the positioning of animals, and the relationships between body parts. It also introduces terms used in the animal industry. Case studies illustrate how medical terminology is experienced in real-world practice, and an audio wordlist enables readers to hear the terms they are learning. Read More

Janet Amundson Romich

©2015

Agribusiness 1st Edition

Intended for all segments of agribusiness as well as non-agribusiness organizations, AGRIBUSINESS:PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT presents the changing face of agribusiness in a format that is interesting, straightforward, and easy to understand. This comprehensive book approaches agribusiness as a technology-oriented industry composed of organizations ranging in size from small, family-owned farms or businesses to some of the largest corporations in the world. With multiple opportunities for self-review as well as vignettes, cases, and examples in each chapter, this book shows readers the real-world application of what they are learning and provides them with a solid understanding of what management is all about. Read More

David Van Fleet| Ella Van Fleet| George J. Seperich

©2014

Soil Science And Management 6th Edition

Gain a practical understanding of soil properties and the soil management techniques most important for the effective use of soils with SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, 6E. This non-technical, reader-friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management techniques, composition, fertility, erosion, conservation,and irrigation in this practical guide. This edition highlights horticultural uses of soil as well as the latest green methodologies in both agricultural and horticultural practice from the perspective of farmers, horticulturalists, environmentalists and others who are concerned about how soils work and how they can be used most effectively. This edition further examines nutrient management and best practices with the latest updates on legal issues and government programs that make it a useful resource now and invaluable reference for the future. Read More

Edward Plaster

©2014

Environmental Science 14th Edition

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE inspires and equips students to make a difference for the world. Featuring sustainability as their central theme, authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman emphasize natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and the importance of individuals. As a result, students learn how nature works, how they interact with it, and how humanity has sustained—and can continue to sustain—its relationship with the earth by applying nature's lessons to economies and individual lifestyles. Engaging features like "Core Case Studies, and "Connections" boxes demonstrate the relevance of issues and encourage critical thinking. Updated with new learning tools, the latest content, and an enhanced art program, this highly flexible book allows instructors to vary the order of chapters and sections within chapters to meet the needs of their courses. Two new active learning features conclude each chapter. "Doing Environmental Science" offers project ideas based on chapter content that build critical thinking skills and integrate scientific method principles. "Global Environmental Watch" offers online learning activities through the Global Environment Watch website, helping students connect the book's concepts to current real-world issues. Read More

G. Tyler Miller| Scott Spoolman

©2013