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.



Everything Robotics

Everything Robotics Author Jennifer Swanson
ISBN-10 9781426323317
Release 2016
Pages 64
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They fix spacecraft, dance, tell jokes, and even clean your carpet! From the tiniest robo-bees to gigantic factory machines, robotics is all around you. This technology isn't just for science-fiction anymore -- it's real and more relevant than ever. With stunning visuals and energetic, impactful design, readers won't stop until they've learned everything there is to know about robotics.



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.



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.



Collecting and Identifying Rocks Geology Books for Kids Age 9 12 Children s Earth Sciences Books

Collecting and Identifying Rocks   Geology Books for Kids Age 9 12   Children s Earth Sciences Books Author Baby Professor
ISBN-10 9781541940994
Release 2017-03-15
Pages 64
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If you think all rocks are the same, then you are wrong. There are different types of rocks. They were formed in various ways so they have different compositions. Earth rocks are identifiers of this planet that is why it is important to have the knowledge of rock identification. Perfect for kids age 9-12, this book is a must-have!



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.



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.



Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals Author Chris Pellant
ISBN-10 1405359889
Release 2010
Pages 256
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A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to rocks and minerals 600 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks, to which crystal system and mineral belongs to. This DK Handbook will help you identify different rocks and minerals quickly and easily. Covers everything from what rocks or minerals are to how they are classified and how to start a collection. Perfect for rocks and mineral lovers and an excellent comprehensive guide for collectors.



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.



Let s Go Rock Collecting

Let s Go Rock Collecting Author Roma Gans
ISBN-10 9780064451703
Release 1997-04-11
Pages 32
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Holly Keller has created vivacious new paintings for this favorite Reading Rainbow title about geology. Readers follow two enthusiastic rock hounds around the globe as they add to their collection. Along the way they will learn how sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks are formed. From the Egyptian pyramids to Roman roads, from the diamond ring on your finger to the pebbles under your feet'rocks are everywhere!



Weird Rocks

Weird Rocks Author Michele Corriel
ISBN-10 0878425977
Release 2013
Pages 36
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We think of them as ordinary objects, but rocks can do amazing things: there are rocks that glow and rocks that travel through space, rocks that float and rocks that burn. These are only some of the surprises in Weird Rocks, a musthave guide for young rock hounds. Author Michele Corriel introduces readers to sixteen unusual rocks and explains the science behind what each one does and how it does it. Youngsters will discover what makes one kind of rock smell like a rotten egg, what rock acts like a magnet, and what rock contains hidden treasure. High-quality photographs, colorful paintings, and hilarious cartoons add visual delight to this entertaining and informative book.



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.



Rocks Minerals and Gems

Rocks  Minerals  and Gems Author Inc. Scholastic
ISBN-10 0545947197
Release 2016-07-26
Pages 224
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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!



National Geographic Kids Everything Sharks

National Geographic Kids Everything Sharks Author Ruth Musgrave
ISBN-10 9781426308024
Release 2011
Pages 64
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"In Everything Sharks, exciting photos depict great whites, hammerheads, and more. Scientists tell hair-raising tales about encounters. With its awesome facts and action-packed images, this book brings kids close to the mysterious lives of sharks."--Amazon.com.



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!