National Geographic Kids Everything Rocks and Minerals

Dazzling Gems of Photos and Info That Will Rock Your World
Author: Steve Tomecek
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426307683
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 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.

Geology For Kids - Pictionary | Geology Encyclopedia Of Terms | Children's Rock & Mineral Books


Author: Baby Professor
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1541924851
Category: Education
Page: 64
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This is a pictionary used to facilitate the visual learning of rocks and minerals. Kids need short written explanations using age-appropriate language strengthened by complementing pictures. This way, information is better understood and remembered. Help your child expand his/her knowledge beyond what is learned in classrooms. Add this pictionary to your collection today.

Rocks and Minerals


Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426310382
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Introduces the different types of, and uses for, rocks and minerals, and discusses how they are formed.

Handbook of Rocks, Minerals, and Gemstones


Author: Walter Schumann
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395511374
Category: Nature
Page: 380
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Shows and describes different kinds of rocks and minerals, and tells how to identify rocks by testing for hardness, streak color, and density

Everything Weather

Facts, Photos, and Fun That Will Blow Your Mind!
Author: Kathy Furgang
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426310587
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 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.

The Rock and Gem Book


Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465455329
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 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.

Rocks and Minerals


Author: Steve Tomecek
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426305382
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 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


Author: Chris Pellant
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9781405359887
Category: Minerals
Page: 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.

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
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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.

The Wonder of Our Solar System


Author: Lisa Greathouse
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 074390561X
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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"This fascinating book is part of the Earth and Space Sciences Readers for students in Upper Primary School.Can you name all nine planets? Which planet is closest to Earth? Which planet is closest to the sun? Lets learn all about our solar systemContents:Our Place in the UniverseThe SunThe PlanetsDwarf Planets GaloreAsteroids, Meteoroids, and CometsConstellationsAppendices

National Geographic Kids Everything Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Earthshaking Photos, Facts, and Fun!
Author: Kathy Furgang,Carsten Peter
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426313640
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 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.

Castles

Capture These Facts, Photos, and Fun to Be King of the Castle!
Author: Crispin Boyer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426308035
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
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Examines the evolution of castles, explores the daily life of the people living there, and shares stories of sieges.

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


Author: Baby Professor
Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1541940997
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 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!

Geology Lab for Kids

52 Projects to Explore Rocks, Gems, Geodes, Crystals, Fossils, and Other Wonders of the Earth's Surface
Author: Garret Romaine
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1631594052
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 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.

Extreme Rocks & Minerals! Q&A


Author: Melissa Stewart
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060899816
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 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

Go! Field Guide: Rocks and Minerals


Author: Scholastic Inc.
Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated
ISBN: 9781338232110
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 160
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The launch of this new series guides readers towards samples they may find in North America and helps them identify what to look for in rocks and gems like color, luster, hardness, and light. Includes information on how they can maintain and show off their awesome new rock collection. Full color. 5 x 7.

Rocks, Minerals and Gems


Author: John Farndon
Publisher: Firefly Books
ISBN: 9781770858688
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 120
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The ultimate identification guide to hundreds of rocks, minerals and gems.

A Rock Can Be . .


Author: Laura Purdie Salas
Publisher: Millbrook Press
ISBN: 1467721107
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Describes the different objects that can be made out of rock, including stepping stones, water fountains, dinosaur fossils, volcanoes, and grains of sand.