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Abridged Science for High School Students, Volume I is a general science book that provides a concise discussion of wide array of scientific topics. The book is designed to supplement integrated science courses. The contents of the text cover a wide variety of scientific disciplines and are not structured in any way. The coverage of the book includes discussions on matter, heat, weather, gravity, time, and evolution. The book will be of great interest to anyone who wants to have access to a wide variety of scientific disciplines in one publication.
Chapter Title Chapter No. Page
The Universe—Looking Outwards and Inwards
Matter and Heat
The Southern Sky
Separation of Useful Materials
More About Heat
The Living World
Waves—Carriers of Energy
Heat and Chemical Change. Elements
Heat in the Earth—Igneous Rocks and Minerals
Forms of Energy and Machines
Combination of Elements
Types of Substances
Changing Surface of the Earth and Sedimentary Rocks
Adaptations of Organisms to Environment
Earth Movements and Metamorphic Rocks
Matter, and Forces between Particles
Solutions and Solubility—Behavior of Water
Behavior of Acids, Alkalis and Salts
Some Important Industrial Processes
How an Animal Works—I
How an Animal Works—II
Shape and Structure of the Earth
Speed, Acceleration and Force—Newton's Laws of Motion
More About Energy
Plants—The Universal Providers
Electrons in the Service of Man
Classification of Living Things
History of the Earth
Plants, Fungi, Bacteria and Viruses
Animals without Backbones
Animals with Backbones
The Electro-Magnetic Spectrum
Electrolysis and the Production of Metals
Important Carbon Compounds and Their Sources
Materials in the Service of Man
Beginnings—Solar System, Sun, Universe
The Blue-Print of Life
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- © Pergamon 1966
- 1st January 1966
- eBook ISBN:
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