Rocks Minerals

Author: Steve Tomecek
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426307683
Release Date: 2011-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This book describes how rocks and minerals are formed by geological processes, and how they are used in our lives.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Steve Tomecek
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426308017
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This book describes how rocks and minerals are formed by geological processes, and how they are used in our lives.

Geology Lab for Kids

Author: Garret Romaine
Publisher: Lab
ISBN: 9781631592850
Release Date: 2017-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Geology Lab for Kids features 52 simple, inexpensive, and fun experiments that explore the Earth’s surface, structure, and processes. This family-friendly guide explores the wonders of geology, such as the formation of crystals and fossils, the layers of the Earth’s crust, and how water shapes mountains, valleys, and canyons. There is no excuse for boredom with a year’s worth of captivating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities. In this book, you will learn: - How to identify the most common rocks and minerals - How to maintain and display your rock collection - How insects are trapped and preserved in amber - How geysers and volcanoes form and erupt - How layers of rock reveal a record of time - How to pan for gold like a real prospector Geology is an exciting science that helps us understand the world we live in, and Geology Lab for Kids actively engages readers in simple, creative activities that reveal the larger world at work.

The Rock and Gem Book

Author: Dan Green
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9780241278901
Release Date: 2016-05-02
Genre: Nature

The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, The Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.

Rocks Minerals

Author: Steve Tomecek
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426305389
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A whimsically illustrated survey of the earth's rocks and minerals explores some of the many ways they have been transformed into usable materials from talcum powder to silver jewelry, in a reference complemented by a bonus activity suggestion.

Explore Rocks and Minerals

Author: Cynthia Light Brown
Publisher: Nomad Press
ISBN: 9781619300989
Release Date: 2014-01-07
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explore Rocks and Minerals! offers kids ages 6–9 a fascinating introduction to geology. It investigates the geological forces that create and transform rocks, outlining the life cycle of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, and what they can tell us about the earth. It also explores fossils, and how they come to exist and are discovered. Explore Rocks and Minerals! includes 20 hands-on activities to bring learning to life. Kids create their own crystals, sculpt edible models of the planet, and bake volcanic meringue cookies. These easy-to- follow activities require minimal adult supervision and use common household products. By combining an interactive component with jokes, fun facts, and cartoons, Explore Rocks and Minerals! provides a fun, accessible introduction to geology.

Rocks Minerals and Gems

Author: Inc. Scholastic
Publisher: Scholastic
ISBN: 0545947197
Release Date: 2016-07-26
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In "Rocks, Minerals, and Gems," readers will learn about hundreds of rocks, minerals, crystals, and gems that were forged by the most powerful events in prehistory. Explore what specimens look like and how they're used today--readers can use the information to identify rocks and minerals themselves and open up a spectacular new world. Find out all about star stones and cat's eyes, megagems, and phantom quartz. Discover which rocks fluoresce, which mineral once poisoned an emperor, and which gems are the rarest in the world! Features a beautiful cover with special effects!

My Little Book of Gems Rock and Minerals

Author: Claudia Martin
Publisher: QED Publishing
ISBN: 1784934542
Release Date: 2016-04-21
Genre:

For those with curious minds starting to take note of the world around them, the basic materials from which our planet is made raise a multitude of questions. What are rocks and minerals? Why are there so many different kinds? From the way that rocks are formed to identifying gem stones, My Little Book of Rocks provides the answers for budding geologists, using clear, concise text along with full colour illustrations and photographs.

The World of Rocks Minerals

Author: William B. Rice
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9780743905534
Release Date: 2007-09-21
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

What is the difference between a rock and a mineral? Readers will learn the answer to that and much more in this fascinating informational text! Igneous rock, sedimentary rock, metamorphic rock, geologists, and gemstones are some of the topics that are introduced through clear, stunning photos, interesting charts and graphs, supportive text, and an accessible glossary and index. An intriguing and captivating hands-on lab activity is featured to encourage readers to learn more about geology!

My Little Book of Rocks Minerals and Gems

Author: Claudia Martin
Publisher: QEB Publishing
ISBN: 1682971473
Release Date: 2017-05-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

For those with curious minds starting to take note of the world around them, the basic materials from which our planet is made raise a multitude of questions. What are rocks and minerals? Why are there so many different kinds? From the way that rocks are formed to identifying gem stones, My Little Book of Rocks provides the answers for budding geologists, using clear, concise text along with full color illustrations and photographs.

Rocks Minerals

Author: Seymour Simon
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062289193
Release Date: 2017-08-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Readers will learn how to identify and classify various kinds of stones, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal. This book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.

Rocks Minerals and Gems

Author: John Farndon
Publisher: Australian Geographic
ISBN: 1742459404
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Genre:

The definitive guide to rocks, minerals and gems, this title includes an introduction to rocks and minerals and how they form, and a quick guide to what you need and where to look. There is also a complete guide to identifying rocks and minerals and everything you need to know to start building a collection. Packed with fun facts and practical ......