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  1. The Wonders of America's State Parks

    The Wonders of America's State Parks

    Joe Yogerst
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    In The Wonders of America’s State Parks, join best-selling travel writer Joe Yogerst for a virtual tour of over 100 state wilderness areas stretching from New England to the Alaskan frontier to the Hawaiian Islands. You’ll learn how these parks came into existence, what makes them a special part of America’s story, and how to get the most out of a visit—whether you want historical insights or panoramic views.
  2. The Science of Extreme Weather

    The Science of Extreme Weather

    Eric R. Snodgrass
    4.3 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (51)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    No place on Earth is safe from severe storms. Tour the world’s wildest weather—and learn how to protect yourself—with a storm-chasing, prize-winning meteorologist. By delving into The Science of Extreme Weather that underlies blizzards, flash floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, heat waves, and more, you’ll come away with newfound appreciation and respect for the atmosphere’s most awe-inspiring phenomena.
  3. The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    The Science of Energy: Resources and Power Explained

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.4 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (58)
    Starting at $209.95 Starting at $209.95 $299.95 $209.95$299.95
    Energy is the engine that fuels civilization. To comprehend the issues surrounding energy production, distribution, and consumption in the 21st century, you need to understand the science behind how energy works. And you need a reliable, unbiased source to give you the facts you need to form your own educated opinions. This course imparts essential information for any well-informed citizen of the world.
  4. Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America

    Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America

    Ford Cochran
    4.1 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (203)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    From Yellowstone’s geysers to the wetlands of the Everglades, wonders never cease in North America’s national parks. Drawing millions of tourists each year, the parks capture a special place in our hearts—and in the history of how the planet came to be. Join Ford Cochran—geologist, journalist, and National Geographic programming director—on a tour of the continent’s greatest and most fascinating natural...
  5. Fundamentals of Sustainable Living

    Fundamentals of Sustainable Living

    Lonnie A. Gamble
    4.8 out of 5
    100% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Energy and resource conservation are a priority for everyone. Sustainability is not about doing without. It’s about doing more with less and meeting our needs without diminishing the ability of future generations to meet theirs. Fundamentals of Sustainable Living reveals how you can participate in the sustainability revolution. Over 12 practical and inspiring lectures, learn strategies to reduce your cost of...
  6. National Geographic Polar Explorations

    National Geographic Polar Explorations

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.2 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (29)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Travel to the polar regions with five Arctic and Antarctic experts on an exquisite visual journey, produced in partnership with National Geographic. You’ll encounter incredible wildlife, learn about the “heroic era” of polar exploration, discover how indigenous peoples thrive in these climates, and gain valuable tips on how to take captivating photographs in the otherworldly landscapes found at the ends of the...
  7. Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

    Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

    Paul Robbins
    4.3 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (49)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    The community where you live, the food you eat, and the people you know are all part of a global chain of connections. In Understanding Cultural and Human Geography, go on an unparalleled interdisciplinary voyage. You’ll see how our environment influences human life, and vice versa. When you complete this course, you’ll have the tools to look beyond the headlines and analyze world events in a whole new way.
  8. 12 Essential Scientific Concepts

    12 Essential Scientific Concepts

    Indre Viskontas
    4.1 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (64)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    With 12 Essential Scientific Concepts, finally satisfy your desire for scientific inquiry in a way that makes this enormous field accessible, understandable, and undeniably captivating. Indre Viskontas, an award-winning cognitive neuroscientist affiliated with the Memory and Aging Center at the University of California, San Francisco, has a knack for making hard science clear to laypeople. She boils down the...
  9. The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    The evolution of minerals has played a central role all across the surface of the planet and throughout its interior. In The Origin and Evolution of Earth: From the Big Bang to the Future of Human Existence, experience the thrill of piecing together this story in an enlightening new perspective. In 48 lectures by Professor Robert M. Hazen, the noted scientist who pioneered the study of mineral evolution, you...
  10. The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

    The World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (241)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Geological wonders are like great works of art. They are impressive, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising. Whether you are planning your next vacation or exploring the world from home, you owe it to your planet to know the places that make it exceptional throughout the solar system. The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites is your gateway to an unrivaled adventure. In 36 lavishly...
  11. A New History of Life

    A New History of Life

    Stuart Sutherland
    4.8 out of 5
    92% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Could our planet have been seeded with life from elsewhere? How have natural forces conspired to remove most traces of life from the planet? And how has life itself responded with determination to survive and thrive in a multitude of astonishing forms? Learn about the amazing story of our world— its origins, extinctions, and evolutions—in the 36 lavishly illustrated lectures of A New History of Life. This is a...
  12. Oceanography: Exploring Earth's Final Wilderness

    Oceanography: Exploring Earth's Final Wilderness

    Harold J. Tobin
    4.3 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (70)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Discover the wonder, delight, and awe-inspiring majesty of Earth's ocean with Oceanography: Exploring Earth's Final Wilderness. Professor Harold J. Tobin, an ocean scientist who has visited landscapes on the seabed that no human eyes have seen before, takes you on a scientific expedition to fathom the ocean's many mysteries—from its shallowest tidal zone to its deepest depths. Requiring no background in...
  13. Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather

    Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather

    Robert G. Fovell
    4.2 out of 5
    76% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (173)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    Embark on a fascinating foray into the complex and enthralling field of meteorology: the study of the weather. In the 24 engaging lectures of Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather, learn about the often surprising, always intriguing interactions that make up our world's climate. Bringing together geography, chemistry, physics, and other scientific disciplines, Professor Robert G. Fovell offers...
  14. Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet Sale

    Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet

    Eric G. Strauss
    3.6 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (20)
    Save up to $389.95 Starting at $30.00 $429.95 $30.00$429.95
    Explore the rich interconnections that make up the great and fascinating web of life on our amazing planet with Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Planet. In these compelling 36 lectures, Professor Eric G. Strauss introduces you to the study of ecology and the remarkable forces that shape and affect the world's habitats. As you delve into the biosphere's intricate network of...
  15. Physics of History Sale

    Physics of History

    David J. Helfand
    4.5 out of 5
    88% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (69)
    Save up to $259.95 Starting at $40.00 $299.95 $40.00$299.95
    With recent developments in technology, scientists can now use physics to explore intimate details about history, from the rise and fall of preliterate societies to the origins of the solar system. The Physics of History, taught by award-winning Professor David J. Helfand of Columbia University, gives you the background you need to understand how scientists know what they do about the past. These 24 richly...
  16. How the Earth Works

    How the Earth Works

    Michael E. Wysession
    4.7 out of 5
    90% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (106)
    Starting at $435.95 Starting at $435.95 $599.95 $435.95$599.95
    The combination of continents, oceans, and atmosphere makes Earth unique among all the planets in the solar system, and perhaps in the galaxy. These features also create the conditions for life in all its diversity. But where did the land, water, and air come from? And how do these systems work together to produce the complex phenomena that are evident everywhere on this beautiful planet? How the Earth Works takes...
  17. Earth's Changing Climate

    Earth's Changing Climate

    Richard Wolfson
    4.3 out of 5
    75% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (100)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    This course is your chance to get some of the most up-to-date research on climate change. Earth's Changing Climate explains the concepts, tools, data, and analysis that have led an overwhelming number of climate scientists to conclude that Earth is warming—and the ways in which we humans might be responsible. Whatever your views on climate change, it's important to understand how the current scientific consensus...
  18. Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology

    Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology

    John J. Renton
    4.2 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (175)
    Starting at $349.95 Starting at $349.95 $429.95 $349.95$429.95
    Geology is everywhere. Would you like to know how to read the rocks and landscape, and how to make sense of debates over natural resources? These 36 half-hour lectures introduce you to the study of minerals, rocks, soils, and the processes that operate on them through time. A science that is surprisingly intuitive, accessible, and concrete, geology has the excitement of a never-ending detective story, replete with...
  19. Origins of Life

    Origins of Life

    Robert M. Hazen
    4.5 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (74)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Four billion years ago, the infant Earth was a seething cauldron of erupting volcanoes, raining meteors, and hot noxious gases, totally devoid of life. But a relatively short time later-100 million to 200 million years-the planet was teeming with primitive organisms. What happened? Professor Robert M. Hazen, one of the nation's foremost science educators and a leader of a NASA-supported team that is studying the...
  20. History of Science: 1700-1900 Sale

    History of Science: 1700-1900

    Frederick Gregory
    4.5 out of 5
    53% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
    Save up to $199.95 Starting at $30.00 $229.95 $30.00$229.95
    Blending history with science, this series cuts across scientific disciplines to show you the spirit of excitement and exploration that accompanied the development of science from the Enlightenment through the 19th century. Great thinkers considered issues ranging from weightless matter to the existence of an unsuspected prehistoric world—while contending with demanding pressures from state, church, and culture.