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MindTap Environmental Science for Environmental Science 15th Edition

G. Tyler Miller Jr., Scott Spoolman

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Overview

MindTap Biology, 1 term (6 months) for Miller/Spoolman's Environmental Science, 15E is a personalized teaching experience with relevant assignments that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve thinking, allowing you to measure skills and outcomes with ease. Personalized teaching becomes yours through a Learning Path built with key student objectives and your syllabus in mind. Control what students see and when they see it. Relevant readings, multimedia, and activities are designed to take students up the levels of learning, from basic knowledge to analysis and application. Analytics and reports provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion rates.

G. Tyler Miller Jr.,

G. Tyler Miller has written 62 textbooks for introductory courses in Environmental Science, Basic Ecology, Energy and Environmental Chemistry. Since 1975, Dr. Miller's books have been the most widely used textbooks for Environmental Science in the United States and throughout the world. Translated into eight languages, they have been used by almost 3 million students. Dr. Miller has a professional background in Chemistry, Physics and Ecology. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and has received two honorary doctoral degrees for his contributions to environmental education. He taught college for 20 years, developed one of the nation's first environmental studies programs and created an innovative interdisciplinary undergraduate science program before deciding to write Environmental Science textbooks full time in 1975. Currently, he is the president of Earth Education and Research, which is devoted to improving environmental education.

Scott Spoolman,

Scott Spoolman is a writer with more than 30 years of experience in educational publishing. He has worked with Tyler Miller since 2003 as a coauthor on editions of LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE and SUSTAINING THE EARTH. With Norman Myers, he also coauthored ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS: A MODULAR APPROACH. Spoolman holds a master's degree in Science Journalism from the University of Minnesota. He has authored numerous books and articles in the fields of Environmental Science, Geology and Natural History, Political Science and Business. He worked as an acquisitions editor on a series of college Forestry textbooks. He has also worked as a consulting editor in the development of over 70 college and high school textbooks in fields of the natural and social sciences. In his free time, he enjoys exploring the forests and waters of his native Wisconsin along with his family: his wife--environmental educator Gail Martinelli--son Will and daughter Katie.
  • Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Create a unique learning path of relevant readings, multimedia and activities that move students up the learning taxonomy from basic knowledge and comprehension to analysis, application and critical thinking.
  • Integrate your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more.
  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
  • Help students stay organized and efficient with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Automatically grade assignments and quizzes.
LEARNING PATH
HUMANS AND SUSTAINABILITY: AN OVERVIEW.
1. Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability.
ECOLOGY AND SUSTAINABILITY.
2. Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems.
3. Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?.
4. Biodiversity and Evolution.
5. Species Interactions, Ecological Succession, and Population
Control.
6. The Human Population and Urbanization.
7. Climate and Biodiversity.
SUSTAINING BIODIVERSITY.
8. Sustaining Biodiversity: Saving Species and Ecosystem
Services.
9. Sustaining Biodiversity: Saving Ecosystems and Ecosystem
Services.
SUSTAINING RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.
10. Food Production and The Environment.
11. Water Resources and Water Pollution.
12. Geology and Nonrenewable Mineral Resources.
13. Energy Resources.
14. Environmental Hazards and Human Health.
15. Air Pollution, Climate Change, and Ozone Depletion.
16. Solid and Hazardous Waste.
SUSTAINING HUMAN SOCIETIES.
17. Environmental Economics, Politics, and Worldviews.
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  • ISBN-10: 1305403096
  • ISBN-13: 9781305403093
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  • ISBN-10: 1305710258
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