Features and Benefits

Make science relevant with contemporary applications

  • Revised and Updated - Technology boxes present contemporary and relevant applications that connect science with students’ everyday lives. New topics include Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9, Wind Power and Global Winds, and Thermal Windows and Glassware.
  • Revised - FYI marginal notes provide a more applied focus with information relevant to today’s students.

Enhance student understanding using effective pedagogy

  • The Insights marginal notes provide interesting facts and pedagogical aids.
  • “Check Yourself” questions and answers throughout the text help students gauge their level of comprehension as they read. Students can also interact with Check Yourself questions in the eText and access the hide/reveal questions and answers.
  • Boxed and Pedagogical features are all presented in a flexible format that allows professors to pick and choose content to use in their courses.

Help students build a foundation across the sciences with an integrated approach

  • New and Revised - Integrated Science sections in every chapter, and at the end of each part, show how foundational ideas in science connect the different sciences. Added visuals accompany this feature, and end-of-chapter questions are tied to the sections and assignable within Mastering Physics.
  • Expanded - Think Integrated Science questions at the end of each chapter tie in more closely with the chapter content.

Reach every student by pairing this text with Mastering Physics

  • Mastering® is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and improves results for each student. Now providing a more interactive and seamlessly integrated experience, the eText provides embedded links to video tutorials and end-of-chapter questions within Mastering Physics. Learn more about Mastering Physics.