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Meteorology Today: An Introduction To Weather, Climate, And The Environment 13th Edition

Written by meteorologists C. Donald Ahrens and Robert Henson and grounded in the scientific method, METEOROLOGY TODAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER, CLIMATE, AND THE ENVIRONMENT, 13th edition, shows you how to observe, calculate and synthesize weather information as a scientist. Packed with engaging visuals, it provides the latest information on climate change, ozone depletion, air quality, El Niño and other key topics as well as discussions of recent high-profile weather events, including droughts, heat waves, tornado outbreaks and hurricanes. "Focus On" boxes help you delve deeper into meteorological observation methods and environmental issues, while case studies provide direct access to academic and newsworthy papers on recent developments. The MindTap for Meteorology digital platform includes concept check activities, animations and videos, and a variety of hands-on activities. Read More

C. Donald Ahrens| Robert Henson

©2022

Oceanography 10th Edition

Developed in partnership with the National Geographic Society, OCEANOGRAPHY: AN INVITATION TO MARINE SCIENCE, 10th edition gives you a basic understanding of the complexities and uncertainties involved in ocean use as well as its role in sustaining life on Earth. Thoroughly updated with the latest findings from the field, the text includes new coverage of important issues such as climate change. Emphasizing the science process throughout, it helps you see how concepts from other scientific fields relate to topics in oceanography. Co-author Robert Ellis draws from his experience managing research projects and educational programs throughout the world, and a diverse group of National Geographic Explorers share their unique insights on key concepts. In addition, MindTap equips you with a wealth of anywhere, anytime digital learning solutions. Read More

Tom S. Garrison| Robert Ellis

©2022

Physical Geography 12th Edition

Take a unique look at the Earth as you examine its natural processes, complex systems and the reciprocal relationship between people and Earth’s natural environment. Written by three of today's most respected geographers, Petersen/Sack/Gabler’s PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, 12E introduces geography from three perspectives: as a physical science, a spatial science and an environmental science. A reader-friendly presentation demonstrates the processes and interactions among Earth’s systems and emphasizes environmental sustainability -- highlighting how natural systems are affected by human activities and how natural processes impact human lives. Updated, compelling visuals illustrate concepts with vivid photos, helpful figures and information-rich maps. This edition also explores dynamic areas of the Earth, such as the Pacific Ring of Fire, and examines the latest digital and drone technologies used in geographical research. MindTap digital tools and videos are available to assist in review. Read More

James F. Petersen| Dorothy Sack| Robert E. Gabler

©2022

Fundamentals Of Analytical Chemistry 10th Edition

Discover the principles and practices behind analytic chemistry as you study its applications in medicine, industry and the sciences with Skoog/West/Holler/Crouch's FUNDAMENTALS OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, 10th Edition. This award-winning author team presents the latest developments in analytic chemistry today using a reader-friendly yet systematic and thorough approach. Each chapter begins with a compelling story and stunning visuals. Dynamic photos from renowned chemistry photographer Charlie Winters capture attention while reinforcing key principles. New features highlight chemistry-related careers. You also learn how to use Excel 2019 as a problem-solving tool in analytical chemistry with new exercises, examples and a no-cost supplement by the text authors -- EXCEL® APPLICATIONS FOR ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY. OWLv2 online homework tool is also available to help you master the principles of analytical chemistry today. Read More

Douglas A. Skoog| Donald M. West| F. James Holler| Stanley R. Crouch

©2022

Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

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William H. Brown| Brent L. Iverson| Eric Anslyn| Christopher S. Foote

©2022

Human Heredity 12th Edition

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Michael Cummings

©2022

Essentials Of Meteorology 9th Edition

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C. Donald Ahrens| Robert Henson

©2022

Chemistry For Today 10th Edition

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Spencer L. Seager| Michael R. Slabaugh| Maren S. Hansen

©2022

World Regional Geography 7th Edition

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Joseph J. Hobbs

©2022

Geology 3rd Edition

Wicander/Monroe's Geology: Earth in Perspective, 3rd edition, brings geology to life while accommodating your busy lifestyle--and at a value-based price. It provides a complete overview of introductory geology in a succinct, engaging format. Online videos, animations, interactive mapping, and other learning tools further your understanding of physical geology and its relevance to everyday life. The revised text incorporates the latest examples, case studies, and data, including natural disasters, renewable energy, new insight on paleoseismology, sustainability, and updated dating techniques that more accurately identify historic climate change periods. GEO-FOCUS boxes spotlight issues straight from the headlines, and economic and environmental geology topics are integrated throughout. Read More

Reed Wicander| Reed Wicander

©2021

Comm 6th Edition

A direct response to ongoing research into students' workflows and preferences, Sellnow/Verderber/Verderber's COMM6 delivers the best of print and digital resources to meet the needs of all generations and learning styles. It combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with Chapter Review Cards and an innovative online experience -- all at an affordable price. Delivering comprehensive yet succinct coverage, it integrates the latest research, best practices and timely, relevant examples. It also gives you the convenience of anywhere, anytime learning so you can access the text and interactive learning tools on almost any device. Read More

Deanna Sellnow| Kathleen S. Verderber| Rudolph F. Verderber

©2021

AE Living In The Environment 20th Edition

In the new edition of LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, authors Miller and Spoolman continue partnering with National Geographic Learning to deliver a text that equips students with the knowledge and inspiration they need to make a difference in solving today's environmental issues. Using sustainability as the integrating theme, the 20th Edition provides clear introductions to multiple environmental problems and balanced evaluations of potential solutions. Core Case Studies spotlight important real-world issues, exercises throughout help students sharpen their critical-thinking skills and a continuing focus on learning from nature highlights principles and applications of biomimicry. MindTap's wealth of anywhere, anytime digital learning tools includes Debate and Defend activities that help students practice evidence-based decision-making, concept animations and conceptual learning activities. Read More

G. Tyler Miller| Scott Spoolman

©2021

AE Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach 3rd Edition

Renowned author team, Steve and Susan Zumdahl have for decades focused on helping students build critical-thinking skills while learning to "think like chemists." This focus on conceptual understanding and strong problem-solving orientation provides students the building blocks towards gaining mastery. In this third edition of CHEMISTRY: AN ATOMS FIRST APPROACH, Steve and Susan Zumdahl, with new co-author Don DeCoste, place special emphasis on the fluidity of topics, guiding students through the concept of molecules, structure and bonding to more complex materials and their properties. This text is enhanced with interactive resources available in OWLv2, a powerful online learning system with richly dynamic problems and newly enhanced content that features a wider range of quality feedback and point-of-use remediation. Read More

Steven S. Zumdahl| Susan A. Zumdahl| Donald J. DeCoste

©2021

Biology 5th Edition

This updated Fifth Edition of BIOLOGY: THE DYNAMIC SCIENCE is a readable and understandable foundation for introductory biology students. Clarity of presentation, thoughtful organization, a logical and seamless flow of topics within chapters, and carefully designed illustrations are hallmarks of this text. The accompanying MindTap for Biology includes multimedia instruction, assessments, videos, personalized study tools and more. With this easy-to-read, engaging text, you’ll leave your introductory biology course armed with intellectual skills that will enable you to evaluate future knowledge with a critical eye. Read More

Peter J. Russell| Paul E. Hertz| Beverly McMillan| Joel H. Benington

©2021

Living In The Environment 20th Edition

Packed with captivating illustrations from National Geographic and MindTap's anywhere, anytime digital learning tools, Miller/Spoolman's LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, 20th edition, empowers you with the knowledge and inspiration to make a difference in solving today's environmental issues. Emphasizing sustainability, the authors offer clear introductions to numerous environmental problems and balanced discussions to evaluate potential solutions. Up-to-date coverage includes no-till farming, CRISPR gene editing, phosphate crisis, genetically engineered foods, lithium supplies, recycling threats, economics and climate change, and more. Exercises throughout sharpen your critical-thinking skills, while Core Case Studies help you apply what you've learned. MindTap's exclusive content includes concept animations and conceptual learning activities to help you understand key environmental issues. Read More

G. Tyler Miller| Scott Spoolman

©2021

Introductory Chemistry 7th Edition

Learn the skills you need to succeed in your chemistry course with INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: AN ACTIVE LEARNING APPROACH, 7th Edition. Known for threaded remediation of topics, this text assumes no prior knowledge of Chemistry. This proven resource will help you every step of the way as you develop the skills you need write routine chemical formulas and equations, set up and solve chemistry problems, think about fundamental chemistry on an atomic or molecular level, and visualize what happens in a chemical change. The text combined with the online resources and instant feedback in OWLv2 sets you on your way to developing a deeper understanding of chemistry concepts and solving complex problems in all aspects of your life. Read More

Mark S. Cracolice| Edward I. Peters

©2021

Biology Today And Tomorrow Without Physiology 6th Edition

Succeed in your biology course with this updated Sixth Edition of BIOLOGY TODAY AND TOMORROW WITHOUT PHYSIOLOGY. Packed with real-world applications, the book offers chunked content in a clear, straightforward writing style, beautiful art and a variety of in-text learning tools. The accompanying MindTap for Biology includes multimedia instruction, assessments, videos, personalized study tools and more. With this easy-to-read, engaging text, you'll learn about biology from the perspective of issues relevant to your daily life. Read More

Cecie Starr| Christine Evers| Lisa Starr

©2021

Biology Today And Tomorrow With Physiology 6th Edition

Succeed in your biology course with this updated Sixth Edition of BIOLOGY TODAY AND TOMORROW WITH PHYSIOLOGY. Packed with real-world applications, the book offers chunked content in a clear, straightforward writing style, beautiful art and a variety of in-text learning tools. The accompanying MindTap for Biology includes multimedia instruction, assessments, videos, personalized study tools and more. With this easy-to-read, engaging text, you'll learn about biology from the perspective of issues relevant to your daily life. Read More

Cecie Starr| Christine Evers| Lisa Starr

©2021

Earth Science 3rd Edition

Designed in direct response to student surveys, focus groups and interviews, Hendrix/Thompson's EARTH SCIENCE: AN INTRODUCTION, 3rd Edition, delivers concise yet comprehensive coverage in an engaging and accessible format for majors and non-majors alike. The revised text brings concepts to life with current research and examples, a new-and-improved art program, over 150 new photos, and a clean, modern design. A second-to-none supplements package equips you with a wealth of resources, including MindTap--the digital learning solution that enables you to learn on your own terms. Read More

Marc Hendrix| Graham R. Thompson

©2021

Chemistry 3rd Edition

Learn the skills you need to succeed in your chemistry course with CHEMISTRY: AN ATOMS FIRST APPROACH, Third Edition. This trusted text will help you learn to “think like a chemist” and develop the problem-solving skills needed to master even the most challenging problems. Known for clear explanations and a wealth of examples, the book will help you gain a new understanding of chemistry through an “atoms first” approach that guides you through the concept of molecules, structure and bonding to more complex materials and their properties. The text combined with the online resources and instant feedback in OWLv2 sets you on your way to developing a deeper understanding of chemistry concepts and solving complex problems in all aspects of your life. Read More

Steven S. Zumdahl| Susan A. Zumdahl| Donald J. DeCoste

©2021

Chemical Principles In The Laboratory 12th Edition

Succeed in chemistry with CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES IN THE LABORATORY, 12th Edition! Clear, user-friendly and direct, this lab manual gives you the tools you need to successfully complete lab experiments and lab reports. Analyzing the data you observe in lab sessions is easy with the manual's numerous Advance Study Assignments that give you extra practice with processing data through sample questions. In addition, a special section shows you how to use both Excel and Google Sheets to simplify making calculations. Read More

Emil J. Slowinski| Wayne C. Wolsey| Robert C. Rossi

©2021

Interpersonal Communication 9th Edition

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, 9th Edition, relates theory and skills directly to students' everyday interactions as it delivers a solid introduction to interpersonal communication. An emphasis on cultural diversity is thoroughly woven throughout the new 9th edition, empowering you with the skills you need to effectively communicate with people who may not share a similar background. The new edition also features increased coverage of social media, including a section in every chapter that discusses connections between chapter themes and social media. The MindTap Mobile App, fully integrated with the text, lets you learn when and wherever you want. Read or listen to the text and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Read More

Julia T. Wood

©2020

Public Speaking 3rd Edition

Packed with the latest research, best practices and plenty of hands-on applications, Keith/Lundberg's PUBLIC SPEAKING: CHOICES AND RESPONSIBILITY, 3rd Edition, equips you with everything you need to become an excellent public speaker. Based on rhetorical theory, the text focuses on the role of choices and civic engagement/responsibility--emphasizing the importance of civility in public discourse. It describes the audience as a "public" to which the speaker belongs, rather than as a separate entity defined only by demographics. Completely up to date, the 3rd Edition includes new coverage of "fake news" and "lightning talks" as well as an entire chapter devoted to special kinds of speeches like TED Talks, PechaKucha, poetry slams and more. Read More

William Keith| Christian O. Lundberg

©2020

Introduction To General, Organic, And Biochemistry 12th Edition

Gain a comprehensive understanding of chemistry and see how it relates to health science with INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL, ORGANIC, AND BIOCHEMISTRY. This bestseller features dynamic art, interesting examples, coverage of the latest issues, and a wide variety of medical and biological applications. As you explore topics such as botulin toxin as a cosmetic agent, implications for the use of antibiotics, and ultraviolet sunscreen, you will see how useful the study of chemistry is to your life. The book's built-in integration with OWLv2 (Online Web Learning) turns your chemistry study time into active experiences that build your comprehension, bring concepts to life, and help you succeed in the course. Read More

Frederick A. Bettelheim| William H. Brown| Mary K. Campbell| Shawn O. Farrell| Omar Torres

©2020

AE Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters 9th Edition

Written by leading scholar and award-winning teacher Julia T. Wood, INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION: EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS, 9th Edition, relates theory and skills directly to students' everyday interactions as it delivers a solid introduction to interpersonal communication. An emphasis on cultural diversity is thoroughly woven throughout the new 9th edition, equipping readers with the skills they need to effectively communicate with people who may not share a similar background. The new edition also features increased coverage of social media, including a section in every chapter that discusses connections between chapter themes and social media. The text's pedagogy is carefully integrated into MindTap's personalized teaching and learning platform. Assignments guide students to analyze, apply and improve thinking, allowing instructors to measure skills and outcomes with ease. MindTap combines interactive videos and simulations with high-value gradable activities in an engaging, personalized online environment. Read More

Julia T. Wood

©2020

On Course 9th Edition

ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE, CAREER, AND LIFE, 9th Edition, empowers students to take charge of their academic and lifelong success. Through short articles and guided journal entries, Skip Downing and new co-author Jonathan Brennan encourage students to explore and develop eight non-cognitive qualities that help them make wise choices and create success, such as personal responsibility and emotional intelligence. The unique CORE Learning Process guides students to employ study strategies, and a MindTap-exclusive "Toolbox for Active Learners" helps students identify and implement effective study skills. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Skip Downing| Jonathan Brennan

©2020

Chemistry In Focus 7th Edition

Succeed in the course and connect with the molecular world with the Seventh Edition of CHEMISTRY IN FOCUS. Thoroughly updated with the latest research and developments, this easy-to-understand book emphasizes the fundamental role the molecular world plays in your daily life. By clearly identifying and explaining connections between atoms and molecules and the world we experience, the book helps you understand the major scientific, technological, and environmental issues affecting our society today. The book's innovative study aids, such as Self-Check questions, OWLv2 Adaptive Study Plans, and new online “Big Picture” videos will help you every step of the way as you master the concepts of the course. Read More

Nivaldo J. Tro

©2019

AE Environmental Science 16th Edition

Partnering with National Geographic Learning, Miller and Spoolman deliver a text that equips students with the inspiration and knowledge to help solve modern environmental issues. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 16th Edition, highlights important work of scientists and citizens, while photos, maps and illustrations bring course content to life. A concept-centered approach transforms complex topics into key concepts students understand. Using sustainability as their central theme, the authors emphasize natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs and the importance of individuals. Students learn how nature works, how they interact with it and how humanity can continue to sustain its relationship with the earth by applying nature's lessons to economies and individual lifestyles. Available with MindTap, the platform that gives instructors complete control of their course and powers students from memorization to mastery. Read More

G. Tyler Miller| Scott Spoolman

©2019

AE Chemistry 10th Edition

The tenth edition of Steve and Susan Zumdahl’s widely regarded CHEMISTRY combines a robust conceptual framework, a readable and engaging writing style, and an unparalleled selection of problems and exercises that make it one of the most trusted chemistry textbooks available today. CHEMISTRY uses a thoughtful approach built on creative problem-solving techniques and critical thinking. An emphasis on modeling and interactive examples helps students learn how to approach and solve chemical problems -- to think like chemists -- so that they can apply the process of problem solving to all aspects of their lives. Zumdahl and Zumdahl -- and new coauthor Don DeCoste -- give students the tools they need to become critical thinkers: solve problems, apply chemical theories, and evaluate outcomes. Read More

Steven S. Zumdahl| Susan A. Zumdahl| Donald J. DeCoste

©2019

Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity 10th Edition

Succeed in chemistry with the clear explanations, problem-solving strategies, and dynamic study tools of CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY. Thorough instruction helps you develop a deeper understanding of general chemistry concepts through an emphasis on the visual nature of chemistry and the close interrelationship of the macroscopic, symbolic, and particulate levels of chemistry. The art program illustrates each of these levels in engaging detail.. Interactive study aids in OWLv2, such as Interactive Examples and Adaptive Learning Activities, help you master concepts. Read More

John C. Kotz| Paul M. Treichel| John R. Townsend| David Treichel

©2019

Stars And Galaxies 10th Edition

Fascinating, engaging and extremely visual, STARS AND GALAXIES, 10th Edition, is renowned for its current coverage, reader-friendly presentation and detailed--yet clear--explanations. The authors' goals are to help you use Astronomy to understand science, and use science to answer two fundamental questions: What are we? And how do we know? Available with MindTap Astronomy, the digital learning solution that helps you learn on your terms. Read or listen to the text when and where you want--even on your device--and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, practice quizzes and more. Read More

Michael A. Seeds

©2019

Foundations Of Astronomy 14th Edition

Fascinating, engaging and extremely visual, FOUNDATIONS OF ASTRONOMY, 14th Edition, is renowned for its current coverage, reader-friendly presentation and detailed--yet clear--explanations. The authors' goals are to help you use Astronomy to understand science, and use science to answer two fundamental questions: What are we? And how do we know? Available with WebAssign, the powerful digital solution that enriches the teaching and learning experience. Complete with practice opportunities, a wealth of supplemental resources and immediate feedback, you’ll be set up to succeed. Read More

Michael A. Seeds| Dana Backman

©2019

The Speaker's Handbook, Spiral Bound Version 12th Edition

Helping you build your public speaking skills for a variety of contexts, THE SPEAKER'S HANDBOOK, 12th Edition, covers the entire process of preparing, organizing, developing and delivering a speech, making it the ideal resource for beginning and experienced speakers alike. The handbook's comprehensive coverage emphasizes ethics, reasoning, audience analysis, and diversity throughout. Each chapter is designed to stand alone, so you can easily refer only to the sections you need. Vivid graphics illustrate key concepts like public speaking anxiety. Recent speeches from beginning speakers as well as public figures--including Congressman John Lewis’s dedication speech for the National Museum of African American History and Culture--give you relevant speech models to analyze. In addition to valuable tips and advice, the handbook is packed with hands-on activities to give you plenty of practice and checklists to help you review what you've learned. Read More

Jo Sprague| Douglas Stuart| David Bodary

©2019

AE Chemistry For Engineering Students 4th Edition

Enhanced with new problems and applications, the Fourth Edition of CHEMISTRY FOR ENGINEERING STUDENTS provides a concise, thorough, and relevant introduction to chemistry that prepares students for further study in any engineering field. Updated with new conceptual understanding questions and applications specifically geared toward engineering students, the book emphasizes the connection between molecular properties and observable physical properties and the connections between chemistry and other subjects studied by engineering students, such as mathematics and physics. Read More

Lawrence S. Brown| Tom Holme

©2019

AE Biology: The Unity And Diversity Of Life 15th Edition

BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE, 15th Edition, reveals the biological world in wondrous detail. Packed with eye-catching photos and images, this best-selling text engages students with applications and activities that encourage critical thinking. Chapter-opening Core Concepts help students focus on the topics that matter most in every chapter. Each section within a chapter begins with clear Learning Objectives and section-ending Take Home Messages reinforce these key concepts. Links to Earlier Concepts help students make important connections and appreciate how living systems are interconnected and interacting. Available with MindTap for Biology, the platform that gives instructors complete control of their course and powers students from memorization to mastery. Read More

Cecie Starr| Ralph Taggart| Christine Evers| Lisa Starr

©2019

AE Biology 11th Edition

Solomon, Martin, Martin and Berg's BIOLOGY--often described as the best majors' text for learning Biology--is also a complete teaching program. The integrated, inquiry-based learning system guides students through every chapter, starting with key concepts at the beginning of each chapter and learning objectives for each section. End-of-section Checkpoint questions encourage students to review key points before moving on. A chapter summary further reinforces learning objectives, followed by an opportunity for students to test their understanding. The eleventh edition offers expanded integration of the text's five guiding themes of Biology--the evolution of life, the transmission of biological information, the flow of energy through living systems, interactions among biological systems and the inter-relationship of structure and function. Available with MindTap Biology, the platform that gives instructors complete control of their course and powers students from memorization to mastery. Read More

Eldra P. Solomon| Charles E. Martin| Diana W. Martin| Linda R. Berg

©2019

The Solar System 10th Edition

Fascinating, engaging and extremely visual,THE SOLAR SYSTEM, 10th Edition, is renowned for its current coverage, reader-friendly presentation and detailed--yet clear--explanations. The authors' goals are to help you use Astronomy to understand science, and use science to answer two fundamental questions: What are we? And how do we know? Available with MindTap Astronomy, the digital learning solution that helps you learn on your terms. Read or listen to the text when and where you want--even on your device--and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards, practice quizzes and more. Read More

Michael A. Seeds

©2019

Environmental Science 16th Edition

The 16th Edition of ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE is "inspiring people to care about the planet." Partnering with National Geographic Learning, the authors Tyler Miller and Scott Spoolman deliver a text that equips and inspires you with the tools and knowledge to make a difference solving today's environmental issues. Exclusive content highlights important work of National Geographic explorers and grantees and features vivid photos, maps and illustrations that bring course concepts to life. Using sustainability as their central theme, the authors emphasize natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs and the importance of individuals. In return, you learn how nature works, how you interact with it and how humanity can continue to sustain its relationship with the earth by applying nature's lessons to economies and individual lifestyles. Read More

G. Tyler Miller| Scott Spoolman

©2019

AE Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation 9th Edition

Zumdahl and DeCoste's best-selling INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: A FOUNDATION, Ninth Edition, combines enhanced problem-solving structure with substantial pedagogy to enable students to become strong, independent problem solvers. Capturing student interest through early coverage of chemical reactions, accessible explanations and visualizations, and an emphasis on everyday applications, the authors explain chemical concepts starting with the basics and conclude by encouraging students to test their own understanding of the solution. “Critical Thinking” questions useful for generating class discussion emphasize the importance of conceptual learning. Students have access to even more skill-building resources in OWLv2, the most trusted online learning system for Chemistry. Read More

Steven S. Zumdahl| Donald J. DeCoste

©2019

The Essential Guide To Becoming A Master Student 5th Edition

Maintaining the key features and core topics of the original Becoming a Master Student, but in half the size, THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO BECOMING A MASTER STUDENT, 5th Edition, is ideal for shorter orientation courses and first-year experience programs. Students put new ideas into action immediately, discover their abilities, and reach their full potential in the classroom and beyond. Numerous active learning tools help students create a foundation from which to build solid strategies for academic growth. An emphasis on Master Student Qualities encourages students to strive to develop the attitudes and behaviors of successful people, and new features provide actions they can take to make a positive change or implement a new skill in just one minute. And, with this edition, Cengage's MindTap course brings all of these assets to one place with an integrated technology solution. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how their personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Dave Ellis

©2019

Student Success In College 3rd Edition

STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE: DOING WHAT WORKS!, 3rd Edition, is an academically rigorous, yet accessible approach to the first-year seminar. Using a raise-the-bar and raise-the-support framework, STUDENT SUCCESS IN COLLEGE builds key decision-making, information-literacy, and critical-thinking skills; enhances research-based knowledge about what success strategies work best; teaches students how to engage with scholarly sources; and supports students to increase their motivation, self-efficacy and successful experiences through a variety of options, including digital courseware. New for 2021: Empower your students to connect the dots between what they’re learning now and their current or future careers with “How Transferable Are Your Skills?” – a new MindTap activity that challenges students to identify how personal and academic experiences can help them become career-ready. Read More

Christine Harrington

©2019

Gendered Lives 13th Edition

Packed with the latest research and emerging issues from the field, GENDERED LIVES: COMMUNICATION, GENDER, & CULTURE, 13th Edition, equips you with the knowledge and tools to think critically about gender and society. Written by leading gender communication scholars, the text offers a balanced perspective of masculinity and femininity as it demonstrates the multiple and often interactive ways your views of gender are shaped within contemporary culture. The 13th Edition offers expansive coverage of men's issues, an integrated emphasis on social media and a stronger focus on gender in the public sphere. Its current coverage and conversational, first-person writing styles make it an engaging introduction to the field! Read More

Julia T. Wood| Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

©2019

Meteorology Today 12th Edition

METEOROLOGY TODAY: AN INTRODUCTION TO WEATHER, CLIMATE AND THE ENVIRONMENT by meteorologists C. Donald Ahrens and Robert Henson combines the latest in weather, climate and earth science to introduce students to the concepts and current issues of meteorology. Grounded in the scientific method, the new edition of this highly visual text shows students how to observe, calculate and synthesize information as budding scientists. Specific discussions center on severe weather systems like tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as everyday elements like wind, precipitation and the seasons. The MindTap course provides students with engaging features such as Concept Animations, a digital Study Guide, and summative EOC assessment. New assignable Case Study activities in each chapter allow students to apply their knowledge to real life studies and meteorological events. Read More

C. Donald Ahrens| Robert Henson

©2019

Biology 11th Edition

So you plan on majoring in Biology. Why wouldn't you want to use what's been described as the best majors' text for learning the subject? That's what you get with Solomon, Martin, Martin and Berg's BIOLOGY. Working like a built-in study guide, the integrated learning system guides you through the material, starting with key concepts for each chapter and learning objectives for each section. Check your grasp of key points before moving on by answering Checkpoint questions at the end of each section. Reinforce your understanding of the learning objectives with chapter summaries, followed by the opportunity to test your new knowledge. To further help you "get it," the eleventh edition uses themes--among others, the evolution of life and the inter-relationship of structure and function--as well as interactive online and multimedia resources. Ready to go for it? Then go for BIOLOGY. Read More

Eldra P. Solomon| Charles E. Martin| Diana W. Martin| Linda R. Berg

©2019

Biology 15th Edition

BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE, 15th Edition, reveals the biological world in wondrous detail. Its multitude of eye-catching photos and images will keep you fascinated, while helpful text features help you master the material. Chapter-opening Core Concepts enable you to focus on the topics that matter most in every chapter. Each section within a chapter begins with clear Learning Objectives, and section-ending Take Home Messages reinforce these key concepts. Other invaluable features include a running glossary, case studies, self-test questions and data-analysis problems. Available with MindTap Biology, the online program that powers you from memorization to mastery. BIOLOGY: THE UNITY AND DIVERSITY OF LIFE puts the living world of biology under a microscope for you to analyze, understand and enjoy! Read More

Cecie Starr| Ralph Taggart| Christine Evers| Lisa Starr

©2019

Interconnections 1st Edition

Do you find Twitter or Instagram more interesting than textbooks? From an interpersonal communications viewpoint, that makes perfect sense because social media connect you with your friends. Now there's a text you can easily connect with. With its intriguing anecdotes, current research and student-friendly storytelling style, INTERCONNECTIONS equips you with a solid foundation in interpersonal communication. You'll read about conflicts and communications between people that will help you apply key ideas from the latest research. Surveys help you analyze your own communication style and the text provides the tools to change it--if you want. Links to clips from current TV shows bring chapter concepts to life. To help you maximize your study time, the award-winning app MindTap offers video activities, auto-graded chapter quizzes, interactive flash cards and ReadSpeaker, which will read the textbook to you. Read More

Jonathan M. Bowman

©2019

Introductory Chemistry 9th Edition

Succeed in your course with INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: A FOUNDATION! This best-selling text combines enhanced problem-solving structure with substantial pedagogy to help you become a successful problem solver. Early coverage of chemical reactions, accessible explanations and visualizations, and an emphasis on everyday applications facilitates understanding. The authors’ step-by-step approach has already helped hundreds of thousands of student's master chemical concepts and develop strong problem-solving skills. Interactive study aids in OWLv2, such as ChemWork Problems and Adaptive Learning Activities, help students master concepts. Read More

Steven S. Zumdahl| Donald J. DeCoste

©2019

Introductory Chemistry 9th Edition

Succeed in your course with INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: A FOUNDATION! This best-selling text combines enhanced problem-solving structure with substantial pedagogy to help you become a successful problem solver. Early coverage of chemical reactions, accessible explanations and visualizations, and an emphasis on everyday applications facilitates understanding. The authors’ step-by-step approach has already helped hundreds of thousands of student's master chemical concepts and develop strong problem-solving skills. Interactive study aids in OWLv2, such as ChemWork Problems and Adaptive Learning Activities, help students master concepts. Read More

Steven S. Zumdahl| Donald J. DeCoste

©2019