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  • Paperback + Digital Product License Key Folder
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $95.00
  • September 2016
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-93522-6
  • 500 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide
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Astronomy

At Play in the Cosmos

Paperback + Digital Product License Key Folder

with Ebook and Smartwork5 registration

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Adam Frank (Author, University of Rochester)

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Coursepacks

The Coursepack offers a variety of activities and assessment materials, including multiple-choice quizzes, flash cards, and the Test Bank, at no additional cost.

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Blackboard 9 Coursepack Access Resource
Desire2Learn/Brightspace Coursepack Access Resource
Moodle 2.5 Coursepack Access Resource
Canvas, IMS Access Resource

Art Slides

Art and photos from the book are available for classroom use.

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Art Slides, JPEGSample, Chapter 5
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Art Slides, PowerPointSample, Chapter 5
(PPTX, 12.58 MB)

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Unlabeled Art Slides, JPEG Access Resource
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Instructor's Manual

Gerceida Jones (Author, New York University); Elisha Polomski (Author, St. Cloud State University)

The Instructor’s Manual contains brief chapter overviews, suggestions for using the text in the classroom, and a list of all corresponding Learning Astronomy by Doing Astronomy activities for each chapter. The manual also contains worked solutions for all end-of-chapter problems.

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Instructor's Manual, PDF Access Resource
Instructor's Manual, Word Access Resource
End-of-Chapter Problems, Word Access Resource

Videogame: At Play in the Cosmos

At Play in the Cosmos is an award-winning, first-of-its-kind learning video game designed to introduce students to fundamental astronomical concepts and objects.  The game is available for free with any Norton introductory astronomy text, and it is also available standalone. The downloadable Instructor Manual provides instructor support, suggestions for incorporating the game into your course, and discussion and multiple-choice questions to help students make the most of their play. The game app itself can be downloaded from the Digital Landing Page for the book.

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Instructor's Manual, Word: Part 1 Access Resource
Instructor's Manual, Word: Part 2 Access Resource
Instructor's Manual, Word: Part 3 Access Resource

Current Events Update Slides

Lisa M. Will (Author, San Diego City College)

This update service—quarterly PowerPoint presentations on engaging new topics—lets instructors cover new developments in astronomy, only weeks after they occur.

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Current Events Update Slides, PowerPoint
The Rosetta Mission
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Current Events Update Slides, PowerPoint
The Dawn Mission
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Current Events Update Slides, PowerPoint
25th Anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope
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Current Events Update Slides, PowerPoint
New Horizons at Pluto
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Current Events Update Slides, PowerPoint
Particles and Cosmology: Recent Results
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Current Events Update Slides, PowerPoint
Gravitational Waves: History and Discovery
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Current Events Update Slides, PowerPoint
Exploration of Jupiter: Historical Overview and the Juno Mission
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Current Events Update Slides, PowerPoint
Osiris-REx: A Sample Return Mission to an Asteroid
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Lecture PowerPoints

Michael Frey (Author, Cypress College); Gerceida Jones (Author, New York University)

These ready-made lecture outlines include selected art from the text, clicker questions, and links to the Interactive Simulations. Lecture notes for each chapter are provided as Word files. Because astronomical investigation and discovery is ongoing, we offer a quarterly update service that makes it easy for instructors bring new developments into the classroom.

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Lecture PowerPointsLecture PowerPoints
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Lecture NotesLecture PowerPoint Notes, Word
(DOCX, 0.05 MB)

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Test Bank

Steven Furlanetto (Author, University of California, Los Angeles)

The Test Bank provides over 1,200 short-answer and multiple-choice questions. Every chapter consists of six question levels classified according to Bloom’s Taxonomy, and questions are further classified by section and difficulty, making it easy to construct meaningful and diagnostic tests and quizzes. The Test Bank assesses a common set of Learning Objectives consistent with the textbook and SmartWork5 online homework.

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Learning Objectives, PDF Access Resource
Test Bank, EXAMVIEW® 9.1 Assessment Suite, Win
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Test Bank, EXAMVIEW® 9.1 Assessment Suite, Mac
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Test Bank, Blackboard 6-7 Access Resource
Test Bank, Blackboard 7.1-9 Access Resource
Test Bank, Angel Access Resource
Test Bank, PDF Access Resource
Test Bank, RTF Access Resource
Test Bank, Desire2Learn Access Resource
Test Bank, Canvas Access Resource

Instructor Resource USB Drive

W. W. Norton (Author)

This USB drive contains the Test Bank and all instructor resources, including PowerPoint lecture slides, labeled and unlabeled art slides, the Instructors Manual with solutions, offline versions of the Interactive Simulations and all art and photos from the text. more

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Instructor Resource USB Drive, USB Flash Drive Request an Exam Copy