2 edition of Investigating the history of Earth found in the catalog.
Investigating the history of Earth
by Britannica Educational Pub. in association with Rosen Educational Services in New York, NY
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (p. 83) and index.
|Statement||edited by Michael Anderson|
|Series||Introduction to earth science|
|LC Classifications||QE29 .I58 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||87 p. :|
|Number of Pages||87|
|LC Control Number||2010048949|
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Find books. Yet much of the plant and animal life that seems so common now evolved relatively recently on the timeline of Earth s long history. The Earth s remarkable origins are chronicled in this insightful volume, which also examines the prehistoric organisms from bacteria to dinosaurs that populated the planet long before humans arrived.
Get this from a library. Investigating the history of Earth. [Michael Anderson;] -- Describes the geological history of the Earth, including how the planet was formed, the beginnings of life, the rise of the dinosaurs in the Mesozoic Age, and the possible future of the Earth.
Investigating the History of Earth (Book): Baker & TaylorDescribes the geological history of the Earth, including how the planet was formed, the beginnings of life, the rise of the dinosaurs in the Mesozoic Age, and the possible future of the Pub GroupIt may be hard to believe that the Earth, with all the complexity and biodiversity we observe today, originated in.
The Earth’s remarkable origins are chronicled in this insightful volume, which also examines the prehistoric organisms—from bacteria to dinosaurs—that populated. The author devotes most of the book to describing how Earth history teaches us how the Earth works.
He avoids a plodding presentation of geologic eons, eras, and periods; and also avoids an endless discussion of long extinct species.
The book includes discussions of recent research and space exploration by: Hazen argues that the history of Earth, and of life, are inexorably linked to the history of mineral evolution.
The evidence he provides is at times fascinating, and the beginning of the book in which Hazen describes the formation of the first elements and minerals as though it were some sort of cosmic ballet was quite immersive/5.
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