Rocks Minerals

Rocks   Minerals Author Steve Tomecek
ISBN-10 9781426307683
Release 2011-04
Pages 64
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This book describes how rocks and minerals are formed by geological processes, and how they are used in our lives.



Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals Author Steve Tomecek
ISBN-10 9781426308017
Release 2011
Pages 64
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This book describes how rocks and minerals are formed by geological processes, and how they are used in our lives.



National Geographic Readers Rocks and Minerals

National Geographic Readers  Rocks and Minerals Author Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
ISBN-10 9781426310386
Release 2012
Pages 32
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Introduces the different types of, and uses for, rocks and minerals, and discusses how they are formed.



The Rock and Gem Book

The Rock and Gem Book Author Dan Green
ISBN-10 9780241278901
Release 2016-05-02
Pages 192
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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.



Geology Lab for Kids

Geology Lab for Kids Author Garret Romaine
ISBN-10 9781631592850
Release 2017-07
Pages 144
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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.



Rocks Minerals

Rocks   Minerals Author Seymour Simon
ISBN-10 9780062289193
Release 2017-08-15
Pages 48
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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

Rocks   Minerals Author Steve Tomecek
ISBN-10 1426305389
Release 2010
Pages 32
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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.



My Little Book of Rocks Minerals and Gems

My Little Book of Rocks  Minerals and Gems Author Claudia Martin
ISBN-10 1682971473
Release 2017-05-01
Pages 64
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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.



My Little Book of Gems Rock and Minerals

My Little Book of Gems  Rock and Minerals Author Claudia Martin
ISBN-10 1784934542
Release 2016-04-21
Pages 64
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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.



My Book of Rocks and Minerals

My Book of Rocks and Minerals Author Devin Dennie
ISBN-10 1465461906
Release 2017
Pages 96
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"Things to find, collect, and treasure"--Cover.



National Geographic Kids Everything Pets

National Geographic Kids Everything Pets Author National Geographic Society (U.S.)
ISBN-10 9781426313622
Release 2013
Pages 64
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A collection of facts about animal companions includes such entries that reveal a cat's top running speed, the numerous facial expressions made by dogs, and a bird's surprising feather weight.



Rocks Rivers and the Changing Earth

Rocks  Rivers and the Changing Earth Author Herman Schneider
ISBN-10 9780486797243
Release 2014-07-28
Pages 192
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Your bones and your teeth originated at the bottom of the sea, and the color of your blood came from deep underground. The water you drink, the clothes you wear, and the house you live in are all part of the Earth's history. With this well-illustrated book, you'll discover fascinating facts about geology, from how powerful prehistoric forces formed a river bend to the ways that tiny pebbles can reflect a million years of history. Your adventure begins with evidence that's all around you and can make even an ordinary walk in the park into an exciting revelation. Other subjects range further afield, from rivers of ice and volcanic activity to the formation of precious stones. In addition, a series of fascinating experiments provide you with insights into some of the geologic events that constantly transform our planet.



The Wonder of Outer Space

The Wonder of Outer Space Author Connie Jankowski
ISBN-10 0743905636
Release 2007
Pages 32
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"This fascinating book is part of the Earth and Space Sciences Readers for students in Upper Primary School.Have you ever wondered what is outside Earth? This book is an exciting, interesting read that is jam-packed with facts and pictures of outer spaceContents:Outer SpaceEarly HistoryWhy Should We Explore Space?Journey to SpaceThe Dangers of SpaceThe Great ObservatoriesWhats Next?Appendices



Rocks Minerals and Gems

Rocks  Minerals and Gems Author John Farndon
ISBN-10 1770858687
Release 2016-09-13
Pages 120
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The ultimate identification guide to hundreds of rocks, minerals and gems.



Dirtmeister s Nitty Gritty Planet Earth

Dirtmeister s Nitty Gritty Planet Earth Author Steve Tomecek
ISBN-10 1426319045
Release 2015-06-09
Pages 128
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Come and explore the world under your feet with the Dirtmeister and friends! Part graphic novel, part fun guidebook, this very cool, rocky journey introduces both eager and reluctant readers to the basic geologic processes that shape our Earth. Clear and concise explanations of the various geologic processes reveal the comprehensive science behind each fascinating topic. Fun facts and simple DIY experiments reinforce the concepts while short biographies of important scientists inspire future geo-scientists. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Gems

Gems Author Daniel J. Dennis
ISBN-10 0810941260
Release 1999-10-01
Pages 192
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Provides information on colored gems and diamonds, including things to be aware of before buying a precious stone such as color, cut, and setting.



Little Box of Crystals and Gems

Little Box of Crystals and Gems Author Barron's
ISBN-10 0764195905
Release 2009-04-01
Pages 48
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Here s an unusually handsome activity box that introduces boys and girls to the engrossing world of crystals and gemstones. Open the lid to reveal a six-compartment display case, each compartment holding an assortment of polished gemstones. Kids will learn how to sort and identify each of the stones in their collection. Beneath the display case, they ll find the Little Book of Crystals and Gemstones, tweezers for examining stones, and a miniature geode--a stone with tiny crystals that are naturally embedded on its surface. The book instructs budding gemologists on-- How to identify crystals and gemstones How stones are cut and polished Properties of precious gems--diamond, ruby, emerald, and sapphire Jewelry stones--jade, pearl, turquoise, lapis lazuli Building a crystal collection . . . and much more A bonus item in The Little Box of Crystals and Gems is a kit containing ingredients that boys and girls can used to make their own diamond-like crystals.