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Curriculum Updates

Art

August 26, 2016
In the Art Resource Guide, in the diagram at the top of page 15, the image labeled “barrel vault” should instead be labeled: “groin vault (two barrel vaults that intersect at right angles).” Click here for the revised page. This same correction affects page 6 of the Art ReadySet

September 19, 2016
In the Art Resource Guide, page 65, column 2, there is a typo in the 2nd to last line of the 2nd complete paragraph: “Dulce” should read “Duce.” Click here for the revised page.

Economics

August 2, 2016
In the Economics Resource Guide, page 112, lines 2–3 of column 2, the name of the organization referenced should read North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Click here for the revised page.

November 17, 2016
In the Economics Resource Guide, page 35, the text at the top of the 2nd column should read: “if Crusoe were to spend two more hours fishing, then she could produce nine coconuts and twenty-seven fish. Together their combined production would be thirty-three coconuts (the same as before) and twenty-seven fish (six more than before). If they split this extra production, they could each increase their consumption by three fish.” Click here for the revised page.

Literature

June 23, 2016
In the Literature Resource Guide, page 33, column 1, 2nd paragraph, line 8, the spelling of the President of Mexico’s name should be C├írdenas. Click here for the revised page.

August 2, 2016
In the Literature Resource Guide, page 33, column 2, in the 3rd sentence of the last paragraph, the date when the Seghers family arrived in Mexico should be June 30, 1941. Click here for the revised page.

Mathematics

January 31, 2017
In the Mathematics Resource Guide, page 86, Example 6.3c, in the 3rd line from the bottom of the page, the negative sign was inadvertently dropped from the 8, affecting the subsequent two lines of the problem. A corrected version is available here.

November 2, 2016
In the Mathematics Student Exercise Book, page 27, the Law of Sines should be corrected so that the numerators of the three terms are a, b, and c, and the denominator of the final term is sin γ. Click here for the revised page.

November 17, 2016
In the Mathematics Instructor’s Manual, the answer keys for the following items have been corrected: Section 2.2, Problem 1f; Sections 3.1­–3.7 Problem 5b; Section 6.2, Problem 1f; Section 7.1 Problem 1f; Section 7.2 Problem 1.e; Sections 9.1–9.7 Problem 3 and Problem 5a; Sections 9.8–9.10 Problem 2a and Problem 3f. Click here for the revised pages.

Music

January 9, 2017
In the Music Resource Guide, page 31, column 2, the 16th line from the top should read: "Cowell requires the performer...." Click here for the revised page. This correction also affects page 8 of the Music ReadySet.

November 2, 2016
In the Music Resource Guide, page 91, in the header for the Listening Guide, the date for “Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!” should be 1942. Click here for the revised page.

Science

January 9, 2017
In the Science Resource Guide, page 14, column 1, paragraph 1, the third sentence should read: "For example...a wavelength of 656.3 nm, which corresponds to m=2 and n=3. In the Science Resource Guide, Page 52, column 1, first full paragraph, the last sentence should read: “Nuclear power accounted for 10.9 percent of the world’s electricity production in 2012.” Click here for the revised pages.

In the Science Resource Guide, page 51, the 4th line from the top of column 2 should read: “…containing 3–4 percent 235U.” On page 54, column 1, the 6th line of the 3rd complete paragraph should read: “enriched to 3–4 percent….” Click here for the revised pages. This correction also affects page 19 of the Science Readyset.

December 7, 2016
In the Science Resource Guide, page 58, column 1, in the second reaction from the top of the column, the first symbol to the right of the arrow should be H not He. Click here for the revised page.

November 2, 2016
In the Science Resource Guide, page 32, column 2, in the 3rd and 8th lines of the last paragraph, Z should be changed to A: A = 56 and A = 60. Click here for the revised page. This correction also affects page 12 of the Science ReadySet.
In the Science Resource Guide, page 56, column 1, 3rd paragraph, in the first reaction in the series, the first term to the right of the arrow should be H, not He. Click here for the revised page.

Social Science

June 23, 2016
The following corrections affect the print version (not the PDF or ePub version) of the Social Science Resource Guide: on page 66, line 4 of column 1 should read: “The defense of Iwo Jima… .” And, Manchukuo is misspelled in the guide (pages 14, 46, and 51). Click here for the revised pages.

August 2, 2016
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 61, column 1, in the 3rd sentence of the 2nd complete paragraph, the parenthetical reference “(modern-day Chengdu)” should be deleted, as Changde and Chengdu are two different cities. Click here for the revised page. This same correction affects page 23 of the Social Science ReadySet.

August 26, 2016
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 33, column 1, in the 1st line of the 1st complete paragraph, the conference should be identified as an eleven-day meeting.
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 34, column 2, in the 4th line of the 2nd complete paragraph, the leader who interviewed Mussolini should be identified as King Victor Emmanuel III. Click here for the revised pages. The "eleven-day meeting" correction also affects page 14 of the Social Science ReadySet.

October 18, 2016
In the Social Science Resource Guide, the photo caption on page 5 should read: “By November 9, 1918, strikes….
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 15, column 1, the 13th line of the last paragraph should be edited for clarity: “…wake of a German invasion in March 1938….”
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 17, column 2, the 1st sentence of the 2nd complete bullet should be edited for clarity: “These ideas led Europe to the brink of war as Germany absorbed first Austria in 1938 and then Czechoslovakia in 1939.
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 22, column 1, the 2nd and 3rd sentences should be edited for clarity: “Another important outcome … led, in part, to a change in power in the British Government. Neville Chamberlain was forced to resign on May 10 over….”
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 35, column 2, the 3rd sentence of the 1st complete paragraph should read: “The Battle of Kursk…with the Germans deploying 435,000 men in Army Group South (and between 700,000 and 900,000 troops in total), 9,960 artillery pieces….”
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 45, column 1, the 2nd bullet should read: “1943 was also important….” And, on page 45, column 1, in the 3rd bullet, the year of the Allied victory in the Battle of the Atlantic should be 1943.
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 51, column 1, the 2nd complete sentence should indicate that Japan offered to evacuate from southern Indochina (not the Dutch East Indies).
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 79, column 1, 1st line, ZZB should read ZZW.
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 84, column 2, in the 11th line of the 1st complete paragraph the number of justices should be eleven (not twelve).
In the Social Science Resource Guide, page 111, the label for the Sudetenland should be shifted westward.
Click here for the revised pages of the Resource Guide. Pages 4, 10, and 29 of the Social Science ReadySet were also affected by these changes.