Geology For Dummies

Author: Alecia M. Spooner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118036778
Release Date: 2011-07-05
Genre: Science

Get a rock-solid grasp on geology Geology is the study of the earth's history as well as the physical and chemical processes that continue to shape the earth today. Jobs in the geosciences are expected to increase over the next decade, which will increase geology-related jobs well above average projection for all occupations in the coming years. Geology For Dummies is the most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to get a handle on the subject, whether you?re looking to supplement classroom learning or are simply interested in earth sciences. Presented in a straightforward, trusted format, it features a thorough introduction to the study of the earth, its materials, and its processes. Tracks to a typical college-level introductory geology course An 8-page color insert includes photos of rocks, minerals, and geologic marvels Covers geological processes; rock records and geologic times; matter, minerals, and rock; and more Geology For Dummies is an excellent classroom supplement for all students who enroll in introductory geology courses, from geology majors to those who choose earth science courses as electives.

Geographie f r Dummies

Author: Charles A. Heatwole
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527813216
Release Date: 2017-08-02
Genre: Education

Bei der Geografie geht es lï¿1⁄2ngst nicht nur darum, zu wissen, wo welches Land oder welcher Fluss zu finden ist. "Geografie fï¿1⁄2r Dummies" erklï¿1⁄2rt Ihnen, wie das geografische Koordinatensystem aufgebaut ist, wie man damit Orte bestimmt und so Karten richtig deutet. Im Mittelpunkt des Buches stehen die Geofaktoren Boden, Wasser und Klima und deren Wechselwirkungen miteinander: Wie formen Vulkane, Erosion und Wetter die Erdoberflï¿1⁄2che? Wie beeinflussen die Ozeane das Klima? Und wie ist es mï¿1⁄2glich, dass Wï¿1⁄2ste und Regenwald nur durch eine Bergkette voneinander getrennt sind? Aber auch der Einfluss des Menschen kommt nicht zu kurz, so wird auch die urbane, politische und wirtschaftliche Geografie erlï¿1⁄2utert. Egal, ob Sie wissen mï¿1⁄2chten, wie das Klima die Erde beeinflusst oder wo ein gï¿1⁄2nstiger Standort fï¿1⁄2r das nï¿1⁄2chste Eigenheim wï¿1⁄2re, dieses Buch liefert Ihnen alle Antworten.

Environmental Science For Dummies

Author: Alecia M. Spooner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118239612
Release Date: 2012-06-22
Genre: Science

The easy way to score high in Environmental Science Environmental science is a fascinating subject, but some students have a hard time grasping the interrelationships of the natural world and the role that humans play within the environment. Presented in a straightforward format, Environmental Science For Dummies gives you plain-English, easy-to-understand explanations of the concepts and material you'll encounter in your introductory-level course. Here, you get discussions of the earth's natural resources and the problems that arise when resources like air, water, and soil are contaminated by manmade pollutants. Sustainability is also examined, including the latest advancements in recycling and energy production technology. Environmental Science For Dummies is the most accessible book on the market for anyone who needs to get a handle on the topic, whether you're looking to supplement classroom learning or simply interested in learning more about our environment and the problems we face. Presents straightforward information on complex concepts Tracks to a typical introductory level Environmental Science course Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning If you're enrolled in an introductory Environmental Science course or studying for the AP Environmental Science exam, this hands-on, friendly guide has you covered.

C f r Dummies

Author: Stephen R. Davis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527686896
Release Date: 2015-05-27
Genre: Computers

Die Programmierung mit C++ muss nicht schwer sein. Mit diesem Buch werden Sie schon ab dem ersten Kapitel eigene Programme schreiben und die C++-Syntax von der Pike auf lernen, verstehen und anwenden. Anhand zahlreicher Programmschnipsel erkl?rt Ihnen Stephen Randy Davis, wie Sie Code zu Modulen zusammenfassen, die Sie immer wieder verwenden k?nnen, und schon bald werden Sie wissen, wie man Variablen deklariert und mathematische Operationen ausf?hrt.

Minecraft For Dummies

Author: Jesse Stay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118968246
Release Date: 2014-12-29
Genre: Computers

Don't be a Minecraft tourist – get expert tips and advice in this full-color primer Minecraft For Dummies is the complete guide to playing within the Minecraft world. With easy-to-follow guidance from a team of Minecraft experts, you'll develop programming and engineering skills as you build amazing creations using in-game blocks and mechanical devices. Whether you prefer the PC, console, or portable platform, this helpful guide will walk you through the process of setting up and beginning gameplay, and engage with other users from all around the globe. With this trusty guidebook in hand, you'll navigate the infinite world of Minecraft with confidence, skills, and a storehouse of expert advice. Minecraft is the sandbox construction game that has become a mainstream phenomenon with over a hundred million players. A virtually infinite world and versatile style of play offer endless possibilities for both the hardcore gamer and the total noob, and Minecraft For Dummies shows you everything you need to know before you break your first block. Choose your platform, download the game, and play in all three modes Gather resources, place and break blocks, and use circuits and logic gates Defend your creations against spiders, skeletons, zombies, and the Creeper Travel across the biomes and defeat the enderdragon to win the game Whether you play to win or just like to explore, there is a style of Minecraft that will spark your imagination. Create or destroy, make war or peace, attack or defend – the game is whatever you want it to be. If you're ready to leave your mark on this digital universe, Minecraft For Dummies is the primer you need to get up to speed.

MAT For Dummies

Author: Vince Kotchian
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118592038
Release Date: 2013-04-02
Genre: Study Aids

Score your highest on the MAT? Easy. The MAT exam is one of the hardest intellectual challenges in the field of standardized testing. Students preparing to take this exam need a chance to practice the analogy skills necessary to score well on this test, which MAT For Dummies provides with its six full-length practice tests and plethora of other test preparation suggestions. MAT For Dummies includes test-specific analogy strategies, practice and review for each content area, word/terms lists covering the major subject categories, and six practice tests with detailed answer banks. Goes beyond content knowledge and teaches you the test-taking skills you need to maximize your score Includes six full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations Helps you score high on MAT exam day If you're a potential graduate student preparing for the MAT, this hands-on, friendly guide helps you score higher.

Minecraft Recipes For Dummies

Author: Jesse Stay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118968284
Release Date: 2014-09-29
Genre: Computers

A quick, handy reference on Minecraft recipes Want to find resources, make a shelter, craft tools, armor, and weapons, and protect yourself from monsters with Minecraft recipes? You've come to the right place! In a handy, portable edition that's packed with step-by-step instructions, Minecraft Recipes For Dummies makes it easy to look up the required items and figure out which blocks you need to gather to create each item. You'll get recipes for weapons, armor, transportation, mechanism, food, dye, wool, and brewing, as well as information on enchanting, repairing, gathering, farming, efficiency, and more. Minecraft is more than just a game: it's an obsession. It has gone from an obscure game with a cult-like following to a mainstream phenomenon. Minecraft consists of players using an avatar to create or destroy various types of blocks, form fantastic structures, create artwork, and much more, all in a three-dimensional environment and across various multiplayer servers in multiple game modes. With this fun and friendly guide, you'll get quick and easy access to Minecraft recipes to enhance your game and get even more out of this popular, addictive game. Shows you which blocks you'll need to gather to create shelter, tools, armor, weapons, and more Makes it easier for both beginner and advanced Minecraft players to make the most of the game Playing the game teaches users basic programming skills and engineering concepts The author's sons—both avid Minecraft players and bloggers—contributed to the writing of this book Minecraft Recipes For Dummies is the portable guide that goes where you go as you create a world you'll never want to leave.

Organic Gardening for Dummies

Author: Sue Fisher
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 9781119977285
Release Date: 2011-10-07
Genre: Gardening

Reduce a garden's impact on both the environment and the wallet Organic Gardening For Dummies shows readers the way to ensure a healthy harvest from an environmentally friendly garden. It covers information on the newest and safest natural fertilizers and pest control methods, composting, cultivation without chemicals, and how to battle plant diseases. It also has information on updated equipment and resources. It helps the reader to plant organically year-round, using herbs, fruits, vegetables, lawn care, trees and shrubs, and flowers. Organic Gardening For Dummies show readers how to: Plan out the perfect organic garden Protect wildlife and help pollinators in a garden Grow a range of organic vegetables, fruits and flowers Manage pests in an eco-friendly way

Work Life Balance For Dummies

Author: Katherine Lockett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118348802
Release Date: 2012-03-08
Genre: Self-Help

Find out what you really need to live, thrive and survive Does it seem like the constant struggle to succeed at work is overshadowing other areas of your life? Are your relationships suffering as you try to cram everything into a normal day? Work/Life Balance For Dummies will help you get your equilibrium back, taking you through all available solutions -- from changes you can adopt within your existing workplace or chosen career, to career changes, treechanges and seachanges. Discover how to: Work out your priorities Put off procrastination and improve your time management Move your boss towards work/life balance Cast your net wider and change jobs and employers Plan your seachange or treechange

GED Test For Dummies

Author: Murray Shukyn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118678169
Release Date: 2014-10-06
Genre: Study Aids

Score higher on the GED with this book + online practice If you're preparing for this all-important exam, GED Test For Dummies with Online Practice gets you up and running on everything you can expect on test day, from overviews of the test sections to invaluable reviews and test-taking strategies for all the subjects covered—and everything in between. In the book, you'll find hands-on, digestible information for navigating your way through the Language Arts/Reading and Writing Tests, Social Studies Test, Mathematics Test, and Science Test. Whether you're looking to perfect your grammar and punctuation skills, get familiar with the types of fiction and nonfiction passages you'll encounter, take the fear out of math and science, put the social in your studies, or answer multiple-choice questions with confidence, this unintimidating guide makes it easy to score higher and pass this vital exam. The accompanying online experience helps you further your skills by providing practice questions with answers and full explanations This new edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest version of the GED Includes 2 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations and walkthroughs. Offers clear overviews of all the topics covered on the GED Includes special considerations if English is your second language It's all at your fingertips! Prepare for the test, improve your chances of success, and increase your earning power and job prospects with the help of GED Test For Dummies with Online Practice

Chemical Fundamentals of Geology and Environmental Geoscience

Author: Robin Gill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118957943
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Genre: Science

Chemical principles are fundamental to the Earth sciences, and geoscience students increasingly require a firm grasp of basic chemistry to succeed in their studies. The enlarged third edition of this highly regarded textbook introduces the student to such ‘geo-relevant’ chemistry, presented in the same lucid and accessible style as earlier editions, but the new edition has been strengthened in its coverage of environmental geoscience and incorporates a new chapter introducing isotope geochemistry. The book comprises three broad sections. The first (Chapters 1–4) deals with the basic physical chemistry of geological processes. The second (Chapters 5–8) introduces the wave-mechanical view of the atom and explains the various types of chemical bonding that give Earth materials their diverse and distinctive properties. The final chapters (9–11) survey the geologically relevant elements and isotopes, and explain their formation and their abundances in the cosmos and the Earth. The book concludes with an extensive glossary of terms; appendices cover basic maths, explain basic solution chemistry, and list the chemical elements and the symbols, units and constants used in the book.