Texas Aquatic Science
Natural History
7 x 10, 234 pp.
140 color photos. Glossary. Index.
Pub Date: 12/29/2014
River Books, Sponsored by The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Texas State University
  flexbound (with flaps)
Price:        $24.95 s

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Texas Aquatic Science

By Rudolph A. Rosen

This classroom resource provides clear, concise scientific information in an understandable and enjoyable way about water and aquatic life. Spanning the hydrologic cycle from rain to watersheds, aquifers to springs, rivers to estuaries, ample illustrations promote understanding of important concepts and clarify major ideas.

Aquatic science is covered comprehensively, with relevant principles of chemistry, physics, geology, geography, ecology, and biology included throughout the text. Emphasizing water sustainability and conservation, the book tells us what we can do personally to conserve for the future and presents job and volunteer opportunities in the hope that some students will pursue careers in aquatic science.

Texas Aquatic Science, originally developed as part of a multi-faceted education project for middle and high school students, can also be used at the college level for non-science majors, in the home-school environment, and by anyone who educates kids about nature and water.

To learn more about The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, sponsors of this book's series, please click here.

RUDOLPH A. ROSEN is a professor at The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University. He is author of Money for the Cause: A Complete Guide to Event Fundraising (Texas A&M University Press, 2012).


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