Abridged Science for High School Students - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080121536, 9781483186078

Abridged Science for High School Students

1st Edition

The Nuclear Research Foundation School Certificate Integrated

Editors: H. Messel
eBook ISBN: 9781483186078
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1966
Page Count: 334
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Abridged Science for High School Students, Volume II is a general science book that provides a concise discussion of wide array of scientific topics. This is volume sets out to continue where the first volume left off by covering Chapters 22 to 49. 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 vertebrates and invertebrates, solar system, evolution, electromagnetism, the Earth, the moon, energy, and classification of organisms. The book will be of great interest to anyone who wants to have access to a wide variety of scientific disciplines in one publication.

Table of Contents

Chapter Title Chapter No. Page Volume 1 Foreword Thank You Introductions The Universe—Looking Outwards and Inwards Matter and Heat The Southern Sky Time Separation of Useful Materials More about Heat Weather The Living World Electrical Energy Waves—Carriers of Energy Heat and Chemical Change. Elements Heat in the Earth—Igneous Rocks and Minerals Forms of Energy and Machines Gravitational Attraction Combination of Elements Types of Substances Changing Surface of the Earth and Sedimentary Rocks Adaptations of Organisms to Environment Earth Movements and Metamorphic Rocks Satellite Motion Living Communities Index Volume 2 The Moon Pressure 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 Heat Energy Measuring Electricity Plants—The Universal Providers Electrons in the Service of Man Particle Theory 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 Evolution Index


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