The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

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Nature of Earth : An Introduction to Geology

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He is easy to follow, and extremely well organized, funny, with a gift for picking simple analogies that make complicated concepts clear and memorable. Your guide on this adventure is Professor John J. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Though you may never become a geologist, you'll find yourself drawing on the lessons you've learned in this course whenever you experience a new beach, mountain range, or winding country road.

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Renton, an award-winning educator at West Virginia University, and a widely respected expert on the geology of coal. You'll be introduced to physical geology, rocks, the study of Earth's minerals, soils, and the processes that operate on them through time. Wherever you live or travel, geology is everywhere.

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Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather

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Along the way, illustrative examples, Professor Fovell brings these concepts to life with vivid demonstrations, and compelling videos and images. After studying the structure of the atmosphere, the factors that drive winds, liquids, and the processes that create clouds, the physics of gases, and solids, you will move into large-scale weather events, such as tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as global climate patterns.

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Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America

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The Great Courses #ad - Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Ford cochran - geologist, journalist, and National Geographic programming director - has crafted a fascinating introduction to the geology that forged North America's national parks. Most visitors, guided by informational signposts or tour books, get only a superficial view of these sites.

. In addition to geology, atmospheric science, Professor Cochran also touches on botany, zoology, and other disciplines as they relate to specific protected areas. But there is so much more to be discovered. You'll learn how each park fits into the geological epic of north america - a story of mountain ranges created by the collision of tectonic plates; of oceans rising and drowning the lowlands; of volcanoes raining ash and liquid fire; of glaciers growing to towering heights and scouring the terrain down to the bedrock; of desert sands burying entire regions; of earthquakes transforming the land in an instant; and of the tenacious, erosive power of flowing water.

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Fundamentals of Photography

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With Mr. Sartore as your guide, you'll be learning from a master of the craft; a professional photographer whose work has appeared in many prestigious publications. Your satisfaction is important to us, warps, and we at the great courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, or gets damaged, we will replace it free of charge.

Whatever your skill level, take full advantage of your camera's features, these 24 engaging lectures allow you to hone your photographer's eye, and capture magical moments in any situation or setting imaginable. Your satisfaction is important to us, and we at the great courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, or want to request a replacement, we will replace it free of charge.

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Secrets of Sleep Science: From Dreams to Disorders Great Courses Teaching Company DVD Course Number 1942 Teaching Company The Great Courses

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But what is sleep exactly, and why must we do it every night? Despite the fact that we spend about one-third of our lives in slumber, scientists still aren't completely certain. Finding the function of sleep is one of the biggest-and most intriguing-challenges facing biologists today. What is clear: Sleep is as essential to life as food and water.

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A lack of sleep impairs your cognitive abilities, exacerbates or leads to psychological problems, and leaves you vulnerable to a long list of chronic medical issues. For many of us, sleep is one of life's greatest pleasures. Your satisfaction is important to us, or want to request a replacement, and we at the great courses offer a lifetime replacement warranty to purchasers of our products from The Great Courses on Amazon - if a DVD or CD disc ever breaks, we will replace it free of charge.

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Origins of Life: Four Billion Years in the Ocean

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Understanding the Universe: Introduction to Astronomy

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The Teaching Company #ad - In 96 fascinating lessons, you'll survey the main concepts, and discoveries in astronomy, methods, from the constellations drawn by the ancients to the latest reports from planetary probes in our solar system. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. But how large is it? where do we fit in? and how did it all begin? These questions have puzzled stargazers for thousands of years, and the search for answers helped spark the great advances of the Scientific Revolution in the 16th and 17th centuries.

At this moment, experiments are underway to test bold ideas about the cosmos, space probes are flying to staggeringly distant destinations, and powerful new tools are probing the nature of matter. Who has not gazed with wonder at the night sky? The great canopy of stars stretching overhead suggests that our world is part of a vastly larger cosmos.

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There is no doubt that we live in a golden age of astronomy. Much has happened in astronomy in a few short years. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Astronomers everywhere are watching the skies with high-tech instruments, searching for clues that will extend our knowledge of the universe.

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The Science of Flight

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Learning these concepts gives a deeper appreciation for flying machines from every era, to the Space Shuttle, from the Wright Flyer of 1903, to the flight you may be on right now as you are reading this sentence. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. But air and space flight are actually quite simple, drawing on principles that can be easily mastered.

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The History of Spain: Land on a Crossroad

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Linking one seminal era with the next, the course begins with how early Spain drew a range of peoples from ancient Africa, and the Middle East, the Mediterranean, who formed vibrant communities on the peninsula. From there, leading to the spellbinding drama of islamic Spain and the Reconquista, Catholic Spain and the Inquisition, you'll witness the rule of the peninsula by both Rome and Visigothic peoples, and the opening of the New World.

Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. To understand the unfolding of spain's epic history is to come to terms with one of the West's great cultures, and to grasp its enduring presence and impact on the world stage. Across the centuries, you'll explore jewels of Spanish architecture, from the resplendent Moorish Alhambra and Alcázar of Seville to the sublime Sagrada Familia cathedral of modernist Antoni Gaudí.

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Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process

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Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Rich in science, and anecdotes, these gripping lectures explore subjects like how we see, potent examples, hear, smell, or touch; keep our balance, taste, and understand exactly where we are in space. You'll learn about motor memory, the ways in which our bodies process pain, and even why our taste in food changes over time.

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It is a fascinating journey that will answer myriad questions you never knew you had. Manufacturer's warranty only when purchased from The Great Courses. Our sensory systems can be altered over time, evolving personalities, their acuity changing in response to aging or injury, life experiences, and other factors.

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