Rocks and Minerals

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426310382

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6694

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

A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Author: Frederick H. Pough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780395910962

Category: Nature

Page: 396

View: 1331

Describes hundreds of minerals and lists their geographic distribution, physical properties, chemical composition, and crystalline structure

My Book of Rocks and Minerals

Author: Devin Dennie

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465461902

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 1094

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

Basher Science: Rocks and Minerals

A Gem of a Book

Author: Simon Basher,Dan Green

Publisher: Kingfisher

ISBN: 9780753466148

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 6579

Simon Basher is back with another zany primer to science! Following his 3 successful titles on the basics of chemistry, physics, and biology, BASHER SCIENCE: ROCKS AND MINERALS is an in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet. Like his other titles, Basher presents these topics through charming and adorable illustrations and pairs them with basic information told from a first person perspective. He develops a community of characters based on the things that form the foundations of our planet: rocks, gems, crystals, fossils and more. And what's more, he makes it understandable, interesting, and cute. It's not what you expect out of a science primer.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Steve Tomecek

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426305382

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 6814

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.

Rocks, Gems and Minerals

A Fully Illustrated, Authoritative and Easy-to-Use Guide

Author: Paul R. Shaffer,Herbert S. Zim

Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1466864826

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 5238

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Rocks and minerals

Cool facts series

Author: Anna Claybourne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780752554136

Category: Nature

Page: 32

View: 4579

Spotter's guide to rocks & minerals

Author: Alan Robert Woolley,Sue Jacquemier

Publisher: Wh Smith Pub

ISBN: 9780831774264

Category: Nature

Page: 64

View: 6773

Aids in the collection and recognition of over eighty-five rocks and minerals, providing information on their appearance, properties, and natural locations

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Neil Morris

Publisher: New York ; Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. : Crabtree Pub.

ISBN: 9780865058354

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 5311

An introduction to rocks and minerals, their types, origins, and uses.

Cornish Rocks and Minerals

Author: Simon Camm

Publisher: Alison Hodge Publishers

ISBN: 9780906720714

Category: Minerals

Page: 112

View: 1482

This text looks at different regions of Cornwall and examples of rock and minerals found there.

Rocks and Minerals

Teacher's Guide

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mineralogy

Page: 147

View: 2537

Rock and Mineral

Author: John Farndon

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780756611408

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 8281

Describes the history and uses of various types of rocks and minerals, including quartz, oxides, carbonates, and gemstones.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: R. F. Symes

Publisher: Dk Pub

ISBN: 9780756607197

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 72

View: 9763

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

Rocks and Minerals

A Guide to Field Identification

Author: Charles A. Sorrell,George F. Sandström

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1582381240

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 1931

Identifies common and uncommon minerals and rocks from around the world.

Explore Rocks and Minerals!

25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiements

Author: Cynthia Light Brown,Nick Brown

Publisher: Nomad Press

ISBN: 1619300982

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 2769

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.

Pocket Genius: Bugs

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465452222

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 5897

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.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Joel E. Arem

Publisher: Publications International Limited

ISBN: 9781561731077

Category: Science

Page: 44

View: 2826

Projects and activities that help kids understand the natural world. Eyewitness Explorers.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Ra Bonewitz

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405375863

Category: Geology

Page: 352

View: 3936

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 & Minerals

Author: Seymour Simon

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062289195

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 919

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 and Minerals

Author: Selby Cull

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0791097021

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5573

Learn how to read the story of a rock by examining its mineral makeup and how to identify minerals by their color, shape, shine, special powers, and even taste.