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Chapter 14 looks at the universe. The discussion begins with a general description of the universe and how it is measured. The chapter continues with an explanation of the formation of galaxies and the life sequence of a star. It continues with how energy is created in stars and how we learn about the universe. The chapter concludes with a study of our own solar system. This product uses the interactive capabilities of a computer. The chapter has an embedded end-of-chapter quiz, uses graphics, animations, user interactivity or embedded video on almost all pages. This product is designed to provide bite-sized pieces of information in an effort to enhance the scientific literacy of our next generation, not to overwhelm them with sheer quantity of information. Chapter 14 section titles: Formation and Structure of the Universe • Galaxy Formation • Stellar Evolution • Fusion in Stars • How do we learn about the universe? • Earth and the Solar System • Chapter Concept Map • Checking Your Understanding. This product works both on a Macintosh or PC computer.