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.

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: 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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Let's Go Rock Collecting

Author: Roma Gans

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451704

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 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!

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

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.

Little Rocks & Small Minerals! | Rocks And Mineral Books for Kids | Children's Rocks & Minerals Books

Author: Baby Professor

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN: 1541924754

Category: Education

Page: 64

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Rocks and minerals are different. Yes, they are both found in the Earth but one has characteristics that are different from the other. This book will help clarify the similarities and differences of rocks and minerals. The accompanying images as well as the wonderful layout are bonuses that will encourage active learning through reading. Go ahead and secure a copy today!

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.

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, Minerals, and Gems

Author: Inc. Scholastic

Publisher: Scholastic

ISBN: 9780545947190

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 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 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.

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.

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.

Collecting Gems & Minerals

Hold the Treasures of the Earth in the Palm of Your Hand

Author: Chris Pellant

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780806997605

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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Introduces gems and minerals, explains how to build and display a collection of these precious stones, and describes a variety of such treasures for identification purposes.

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.