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.



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.



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.



Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals Author Nancy Honovich
ISBN-10 9781426323010
Release 2016
Pages 160
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"Find adventure! Go outside! Have fun! Be a rock hound!"--Cover.



Everything Weather

Everything Weather Author Kathy Furgang
ISBN-10 9781426310584
Release 2012
Pages 64
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Filled with fun facts and amazing photographs, an in-depth look at amazing weather includes real-life encounters as documented by National Geographic tornado chaser, Tim Samaras. Simultaneous.



Explore Rocks and Minerals

Explore Rocks and Minerals Author Cynthia Light Brown
ISBN-10 9781619300989
Release 2014-01-07
Pages 96
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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.



Geology Lab for Kids

Geology Lab for Kids Author Garret Romaine
ISBN-10 9781631594052
Release 2017-05-15
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.



The Rock and Gem Book

The Rock and Gem Book Author DK
ISBN-10 9781465455321
Release 2016-05-17
Pages 192
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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.



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.



The World of Rocks Minerals

The World of Rocks   Minerals Author William B. Rice
ISBN-10 9780743905534
Release 2007-09-21
Pages 32
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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!



National Geographic Kids Everything Castles

National Geographic Kids Everything Castles Author Crispin Boyer
ISBN-10 9781426308031
Release 2011
Pages 64
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Examines the evolution of castles, explores the daily life of the people living there, and shares stories of sieges.



The Encyclopedia of Gemstones and Minerals

The Encyclopedia of Gemstones and Minerals Author Martin Holden
ISBN-10 0816021775
Release 1991
Pages 303
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Shows and describes the characteristics of over two hundred gems and minerals



National Geographic Kids Everything Volcanoes and Earthquakes

National Geographic Kids Everything Volcanoes and Earthquakes Author Kathy Furgang
ISBN-10 9781426313646
Release 2013
Pages 64
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Combines facts with photographs of volcanoes and earthquake-affected regions to introduce readers to such topics as underwater volcanoes and plate tectonics while offering insight into the world-changing power of natural disasters.



Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals Author Chris Pellant
ISBN-10 9781472911223
Release 2014-11-20
Pages 192
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For experts and armchair enthusiasts alike, Rocks and Minerals: A Photographic Field Guide will appeal to anyone interested in uncovering the mysteries of this subject. A general introduction is followed by an introduction to rocks covering the three groups: igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary, plus their formation and occurrence, main characteristics and economic uses. A number of examples from each category will be detailed and illustrated. The second part of the book begins with an introduction to minerals, including gemstones, explaining their classification, occurrence, formation and characteristics, identification and economic uses. This is followed by accounts and images of a wide selection of examples.



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.



Extreme Rocks Minerals Q A

Extreme Rocks   Minerals  Q A Author Melissa Stewart
ISBN-10 9780060899813
Release 2007-09-04
Pages 48
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Check out cool Smithsonian websites and exhibits throughout the book Meet a real Geologist See fabulous close-up photos Read extremely fun facts about rocks and minerals



Venus Flytraps Bladderworts and Other Wild and Amazing Plants

Venus Flytraps  Bladderworts  and Other Wild and Amazing Plants Author Monica Halpern
ISBN-10 0792259572
Release 2006
Pages 40
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Introduces plants with unique or unusual features, such as those that eat meat and those that produce poisons.