Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals

Author: N.A

Publisher: Kids Play

ISBN: 9781465445902

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 7412

Profiling nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals digs deep beneath the surface, informing young readers what each rock is made of, how they are formed and what they are used for, how to be a rock collector, and how to identify rocks and minerals. Also highlighting landmarks such as Devils Tower, Giant's Causeway, and Shiprock Pinnacle, this Pocket Genius title shows how rocks and minerals play a part in the formation of each. Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.

Pocket Genius: Sharks

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465452311

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 935

From the great white to the tiny dwarf lantern, DK's Pocket Genius: Sharks profiles more than 150 sharks and rays and tells what they eat, where they live, and how fast they swim. Young readers will discover fascinating facts about these predators of the ocean including which species are the fastest, the largest, the smallest, and which are the hunters and the hunted. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each mini-encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.

Pocket Genius: Dogs

Author: N.A

Publisher: Kids Play

ISBN: 9781465445858

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 3493

Ideal for every young dog lover, Pocket Genius: Dogs is packed with information that makes learning about dogs even more exciting. How did dogs evolve? Find out! Read about dog anatomy, their senses, and their intelligence. With 194 catalog entries of individual dog breeds from Great Danes to tiny terriers, Pocket Genius: Dogs details each group from working dogs to companion dogs and explains domestication and breed classifications. Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.

Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146545229X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 9616

Profiling nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, DK's Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals digs deep beneath the surface, informing young readers what each rock is made of, how they are formed and what they are used for, how to be a rock collector, and how to identify rocks and minerals. Also highlighting landmarks such as Devils Tower, Giant's Causeway, and Shiprock Pinnacle, this Pocket Genius title shows how rocks and minerals play a part in the formation of each. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each mini-encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.

Pocket Genius: Dogs

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 146543111X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 1030

Learn all about dogs in a child-friendly format that combines engaging photography with clear text in bite-sized chunks that will encourage and inform even reluctant readers. DK's Pocket Genius books feature distinct spread styles that add interest and variety to the books, from catalogs and thematic spreads to exciting full-page splash images. The convenient and economical format is ideal for children to use at home or school. Punchy bullet-point facts provide at-a-glance information, while size, shape, or locator icons are immediately recognizable references that children can easily understand. Additional genius gem facts provide extra wows. Fact files round off the book with fascinating facts such as record breakers and timelines, as well as a glossary.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426310382

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 1035

Introduces the different types of, and uses for, rocks and minerals, and discusses how they are formed.

Rocks and Minerals

Facts at Your Fingertips

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: Pocket Eyewitness

ISBN: 9780241343678

Category: Minerals

Page: 160

View: 9130

This pocket-sized companion is the perfect guide to nearly 200 rocks and minerals. From the igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, to sparkling minerals, this encyclopedic guide covers vital data such as where and how they form, as well as what they are used for. Get to grip with nearly 200 profiles of rocks and minerals, including basalt, marble, diamond, and rhodochrosite, with pin-sharp photographs, explaining characteristics such as hardness, colour, and lustre. This mine of information will help you to learn how to detect those rocks and minerals in no time. Take the next step in becoming an expert geologist and learn how to collect your discovered specimens, and get back to the elements with the periodic table. Packed with fantastic encyclopedic stats, amazing photography, and genius gem facts, Pocket Eyewitness Rocks and Mineralswill tell you everything you need to know about spotting rocks and identifying minerals in this handy pocket-sized guide. Age Range- 7-9 years

Handbook of Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones

Author: Walter Schumann

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395511374

Category: Nature

Page: 380

View: 5201

Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density

My Book of Rocks and Minerals

Author: Devin Dennie

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465461902

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 2385

"Things to find, collect, and treasure"--Cover.

The Rock and Gem Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465455329

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 192

View: 9519

What is the difference between a rock and a gem? What makes the Hope Diamond so special? Why are some minerals fluorescent? Dig deep to find the answers in The Rock and Gem Book. Filled with over 1,200 stunning full-color photographs, The Rock and Gem Book is the perfect encyclopedia for young geologists to consult. Chapters are organized according to scientific classifications with straightforward explanations that bring each specimen to life. From the quartz in watches to the limestone in the Great Pyramids, the earth's natural treasures are used in architecture, art, and science. Get up close to diamonds, rubies, pearls, and sapphires, and study the different types of rocks, from granite to meteorites. Designed in DK's signature style, the pages are filled with highly visual spreads that show off the depth and unique quality of each gemstone, rock, and fossil. See the past with fossils, learn about the ocean through shells, and find out what makes gold so special in The Rock and Gem Book.

Pocket Genius: Animals

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465452214

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 1538

DK's Pocket Genius: Animals highlights the lives of nearly 200 animals--what they eat, what eats them, where they live, and how big they are. From tiny bees to the mighty elephant, the animal kingdom is celebrated with fun facts and images of the tallest, fastest, heaviest, and largest domestic and wild animals on the planet. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each mini-encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and from Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405375863

Category: Geology

Page: 352

View: 6360

Have the world in your hands with these compact, affordable, illustrated natural history guides. From malachite to meteorites, leaf through Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals, a beautiful guide profiling the world's specimens. Part of a new generation of compact natural history guides, Rocks and Minerals is packed full of stunning images that reveal intricate details and unique characteristics of the rocks and minerals featured. Expertly written and including examples from across the globe, these guides will give you knowledge of the natural world at your fingertips. With a detailed introduction on identifying and classifying minerals and clear sections on each type of rock and mineral, Nature Guide Rocks and Minerals is the ideal identification guide.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: R. F. Symes

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780756607197

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 3865

Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.

Pocket Genius: Bugs

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465452222

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 3671

Whether it's the industrious ant, the breathtaking Monarch butterfly, or the multi-legged centipede, children will discover the fastest, strongest, and most harmful species in DK's Pocket Genius: Bugs. Profiling more than 200 insects and bugs, from beetles and butterflies to spiders and scorpions, find out what bugs eat, which are poisonous, which live the longest, and which can be found in your own backyard. Plus, learn about the products we get from bugs, such as honey, ink, silk, and jewelry, and how bugs and insects play important roles in our world. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each mini-encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.

Pocket Genius: Earth

Author: N.A

Publisher: Kids Play

ISBN: 9781465445865

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 2061

A visual look at the planet we call home, Pocket Genius: Earth delves into Earth's geology and geography, examining oceans, mountains, deserts, clouds, and more. From sky-high mountains to deep, dark oceans and densely packed forests, Pocket Genius: Earth profiles more than 180 of Earth's features including volcanoes, rivers, and weather and answers questions like What causes an earthquake? Where is the world's largest glacier?, and Why is climate change happening? Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.

The Encyclopedia of Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones

Author: Henry Russell,Chris Pellant

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press (CA)

ISBN: 9781571455628

Category: Nature

Page: 304

View: 9324

Rocks, minerals, and gemstones have fascinated people throughout the ages. They have been used as building materials, decoration, and have often been attributed special powers. This book, arranged in alphabetical format, describes 288 different rocks, minerals, and gems. Each entry includes beautiful color photographs, locations, basic facts, and some interesting information about each stone's uses, myths, and legends. Pages are color-coded to indicate whether each substance is a rock, mineral, or gem.

Pocket Genius: Science

Author: N.A

Publisher: Kids Play

ISBN: 9781465445919

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 9461

Covering the basic principles of science, including matter and materials, energy and forces, and the living world, Pocket Genius: Science is a junior look at science, teaching young readers what things are made of, how things move, and how life works. Touching on biology, chemistry, physics, and more, Pocket Genius: Science answers questions such as Why do lemons taste sour? Where does electricity come from? How do plants make their own food? and more to help explain everyday science in our world. Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.

DK Eyewitness Books: Crystal & Gem

Author: R. F. Symes,R. R. Harding

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781465420930

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 2543

Describes the seven basic shapes of crystals and other aspects of crystallography, including how they form in nature, their properties and identification, crystal color, and everyday uses for crystals.

Rocks, Minerals and Gems

Author: John Farndon

Publisher: Australian Geographic

ISBN: 9781742459400

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 7124

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 ......