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.

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

My Book of Rocks and Minerals

Author: Devin Dennie

Publisher: DK Children

ISBN: 9781465461902

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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

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: Lab

ISBN: 1631592858

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.

Little Box of Crystals and Gems

Author: Barron's,Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764195907

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 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.

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.

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

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.

Crystals and Gemstones

Author: Patience Coster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781784282158

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Packed full of fascinating facts, awesome activities and exciting illustrations, this is the ultimate kids' guide to crystals and precious gems. Inside this book, you'll find everything you need to know about how gemstones are formed and where they are found in the world. It's also filled with unusual facts about some of the world's most famous jewels from the priceless Kohinoor diamond to the giant Star of India sapphire. The pack also includes a double-sided poster to stick on your wall and over 100 gemstone stickers. Guarantees hours of fun for budding gemologists aged 7 and up."

National Geographic Kids Everything Weather

Facts, Photos, and Fun that Will Blow You Away

Author: Kathy Furgang

Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books

ISBN: 9781426310638

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.

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!

100 Facts

Rocks & Minerals

Author: Sean Callery

Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing

ISBN: 9781848101258

Category: Minerals

Page: 48

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100 Facts Rocks and Minerals is a non fiction book for kids, bursting with exactly 100 fantastic facts, incredible images and great activities to help children learn everything they need to know about geology and the study of rocks. 100 Facts Rocks and Minerals includes key topics about the substances that have shaped Earth in easily-digestible, numbered facts. Every page features amazing illustrations and photographs that clarify difficult points for children. This concise rock book for kids aged 6+ will inspire an interest in these beautiful natural formations. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Rocks and Minerals: The continuous life cycle of rocks and the process of erosion and metamorphosis The main three rock types and how to study them like a geologist Why minerals are so precious and what products they can be found in Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: Uluru in Australia is the most famous block of freestanding rock. It is a 348-metre-high lump of sandstone and is 300 million years old. Gneiss found in northern Canada is the world's oldest rock. It was created under the volcanoes that made the first landmasses around four billion years ago. Not all fossils are stone. Tree sap hardens into amber, and sometimes insects and tiny animals become trapped in sap. When the sap hardens, the animal is preserved forever. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: Get a reaction! A group of minerals called carbonates react to acid. Find out by dropping a rock you find into some vinegar and see if it fizzes! Quiz question: Pumice is one of the heaviest types of rocks. True or false? Grow your own stalactite using Epsom salts, two jars, hot water and string

Geology Rocks!

50 Hands-on Activities to Explore the Earth

Author: Cindy Blobaum

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781439547151

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

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Presents fifty hands-on activities to introduce the science of geology and explain the formation and history of the earth.

The Rock and Gem Book

Author: N.A

Publisher: Kids Play

ISBN: 9781465450708

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.

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

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.

Rocks, Minerals and Gems

Author: John Farndon

Publisher: Australian Geographic

ISBN: 9781742459400

Category:

Page: N.A

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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 ......

The Rock & Gem Book

...and Other Treasures of the Natural World

Author: Dan Green

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241228135

Category: Gems

Page: 192

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The Rock and Gem Book is packed full of photos of natural wonders, including rocks, minerals, gems, shells and fossils. This children's encyclopedia displays more than 1,200 full-colour specimens, from sapphires and rubies to silver and pearl, revealing the unique qualities of each material and how it is used in industry, architecture, art and science. Including precious metals, rare fossils, tiny gemstones and giant shells, the Rock and Gem Book gives a complete overview of the Earth's naturally occurring marvels and the beautiful objects created from them.

The Best Book of Fossils, Rocks & Minerals

Author: Chris Pellant

Publisher: Kingfisher

ISBN: 9780753460818

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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This fact-filled, accessibly written book encourages young readers to start exploring our rocky world and discover the treasures that lie beneath our feet, from fascinating fossils to precious gemstones.

My Little Book of Rocks, Minerals and Gems

Author: Claudia Martin

Publisher: QEB Publishing

ISBN: 9781682971475

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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For those with curious minds starting to take note of the world around them, the basic materials from which our planet is made raise a multitude of questions. What are rocks and minerals? Why are there so many different kinds? From the way that rocks are formed to identifying gem stones, My Little Book of Rocks provides the answers for budding geologists, using clear, concise text along with full color illustrations and photographs.