Part A: Parts of Your Book:

Use your textbook to answer the following questions.

1.      What is the title of your text?


2.      Who are the authors of your text?


3.      Who published your text?


4.      What year is the latest copyright date?


5.      How many units are in the text?


6.      How many chapters are in the text?


7.      Where did you find the answers to questions 5 and 6?


8.      Where in your text would you look to find the definition of a new word?


9.      Where in your book would you look to find out what page something is on in your book?


10. Where would you look in your book to find the page on which Chapter 14 begins?




11. Where in your book will give you information about Safety in the Laboratory?




12. On page 4, Section 1.1, The Nature of Science, how can you use the Objectives to guide your reading?



13. On page 2, Chapter 1 how can you use the Chapter Preview to guide your reading?




14.  On page 3, how can you use the Key Terms on help you in the study of your science?




15. On pages 3 and 4, what types of words are next to the arrow symbol?




16. On page 11, what is the purpose of the summary?



17. On page 11, what is the purpose of the “Check Your Understanding” section?





18. What types of questions are asked in the “Check Your Understanding” section?





19. On page 15, what advantage is there in making a “Connection to Language Arts?”





20. On page 17, how can the “Practice Hint” help you in your problem solving?





Part B: Graphic Aids:

21. On page 6 look at Figure 1-3. What does this type of diagram show you?

22. Look at page 9, how does this book indicate equations so that they are easy to find?

23. On Page 16 there are several tables. What advantages are there to organizing information into tables?

24. On page 18 and 19, what is the purpose of the pictures?

25. On page 20 and 21 how is data in table 1-4 related to Figure 1-17?