## Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Measurement.

2. Motion.

3. Force and Motion.

4. Work and Energy.

5. Temperature and Heat.

6. Waves and Sound.

7. Optics and Wave Effects.

8. Electricity and Magnetism.

9. Atomic Physics.

10. Nuclear Physics.

11. The Chemical Elements.

12. Chemical Bonding.

13. Chemical Reactions.

14. Organic Chemistry.

15. Place and Time.

16. The Solar System.

17. Moons and Small Solar System Bodies.

18. The Universe.

19. The Atmosphere.

20. Atmospheric Effects.

21. Structural Geology and Plate Tectonics.

22. Minerals, Rocks, and Volcanoes.

23. Surface Processes.

24. Geologic Time.

Appendix A. The Seven Base Units of the International System of Units (SI)

Appendix B. Solving Mathematical Problems in Science.

Appendix C. Equation Rearrangement.

Appendix D. Analysis of Units.

Appendix E. Positive and Negative Numbers.

Appendix F. Powers-of-10 Notation.

Appendix G. Significant Figures.

Appendix H. Psychrometric Tables (pressure: 30 in. of Hg).

Appendix I. Seasonal Star Charts.

Answers to Confidence Exercises.

Answers to Selected Questions.

Glossary.

Index.