An Introduction to Physical Science
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Earth Science is the physical science book targeted towards 4th-7th grades that redefines the educational eBook. Earth Science features simplified concepts of complex material, full audio narration using professional voice actors; all while being loaded with images, video, interactive diagrams, auto-graded quizzes, galleries, and even live web content. The eBook can automate much of the heavy lifting that had to previously be done by teachers, follows the Earth Science curriculum taught in most public schools, and most importantly helps students apply the natural sciences to the real world.
Earth Science features simplified (and unbiased) concepts of complex material. By breaking concepts down as simply as possible we solve several problems: Students learn the material faster, students have less questions, and it makes it easier on teachers.
Full Audio Narration
Using full audio narration, teachers don't have to do as much work to teach and makes it easier for students to learn. Earth Science features a professional male voice actor for the entire eBook.
Interactive Diagrams, Videos, Galleries, and Quizzes
Using diagrams, videos, galleries, and quizzes; under our tests students learned the same material 2-3 times faster than a traditional text book. With students processing interactive visual information, students can understand concepts more quickly and have a better understanding much faster than static material.
Living Document with an Unparalleled Learning Experience
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Earth Science covers the following Chapters and subjects:
1. Elements of Nature (Atoms, Elements, Molecules, Minerals, Minerals 2)
2. Earth's Structure (Rocks, Erosion Weathering Mass Wasting, Earth's Interior, Lithosphere and Plate Tectonics, Geologic Record, Geologic Time Scale)
3. Earth's Surface (Glaciers Deserts and Wind, Earthquakes and Volcanoes, Ocean Basins and Currents, Climate, Climate Zones)
4. Above the Earth (Earth's Atmosphere, Clouds, Clouds 2, Air Pressure and Wind Systems)
5. Solar System and Beyond (Structure of the Solar System, Formation of the Solar System, Sun's Structure and Functions, Planets, Big Bang Theory, Star Lifecycle)
I downloaded it to my iPad 3. The illustrations do not appear, just blank white space! Someone should test these products before they are released. Text content is less than brief. Not worth a dime!