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.



Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals Author Steve Tomecek
ISBN-10 9781426308017
Release 2011
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.



The Rock and Gem Book

The Rock and Gem Book Author Dan Green
ISBN-10 9780241278901
Release 2016-05-02
Pages 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.



My Little Book of Gems Rock and Minerals

My Little Book of Gems  Rock and Minerals Author Claudia Martin
ISBN-10 1784934542
Release 2016-04-21
Pages 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 colour illustrations and photographs.



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.



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 Minerals

Rocks   Minerals Author Seymour Simon
ISBN-10 0062289187
Release 2017-08-15
Pages 48
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Earth’s crust contains many different kinds of rocks and minerals, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal. No matter where you walk, you can find rocks and minerals. They give us clues to what happened millions and millions of years ago in Earth’s history. With fascinating facts and beautiful full-color photographs, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon takes young readers into the wonderful world of rocks and minerals.



Rocks and Minerals

Rocks and Minerals Author R. F. Symes
ISBN-10 0756607191
Release 2004
Pages 72
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Text and photographs examine the creation, importance, erosion, mining, and uses of rocks and minerals.



Rocks and Minerals Sticker Book

Rocks and Minerals Sticker Book Author Natural History Museum
ISBN-10 0565093002
Release 2013-12-01
Pages 14
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A colorful and informative introduction to some of the most common rocks and minerals, packed with amazing facts, fun puzzles and games, and more than 100 reusable stickers Ideal for younger readers, this beautiful sticker book showcases stones from the tiger’s eye and leopard skin stone to rubies, sapphires, diamonds, emeralds, and many more. The stickers are accompanied by fun learning pages with information on how rocks and minerals form, what they are made into, and how to identify them, as well as lots of bite-size facts about their size, color, and origin. Readers can put their knowledge to the test with some puzzles and games, including a coloring activity and rocky maze, and create their own scenes by adding stickers to a colorful double page landscape spread. The book is fully checked and approved by the department of zoology at the Natural History Museum, London. The museum’s world-class collections of minerals, ores, meteorites, rocks, and soils include specimens from Mars and the moon, and from the earliest bodies that helped to form the solar system 4.56 billion years ago.



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 Animal Creativity Book

National Geographic Kids  Animal Creativity Book Author National Geographic
ISBN-10 1426314027
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 80
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National Geographic Kids is renowned for photos, facts, fun, and sparking the imagination and creativity of every young reader. Who better then to produce a craft book on animals around the world that engages readers and makes them part of the creative experience with a host of games, activities, trivia, and crafts? This book brings all the expertise of the National Geographic Society into the craft book market. The Animal Creativity Book is the perfect gift for any parent wanting to foster creativity and imagination, all the while educating their kids with fascinating information from the world's leading source of animal facts and fun. The book is chock-full of stencils, stickers, pull-outs, games, trivia, puzzles, and cut-outs for animal lovers to enjoy. A combination of fun and funky design, combined with National Geographic's world-famous photography, this interactive book is a sure hit.



National Geographic Kids Everything Sharks

National Geographic Kids Everything Sharks Author Ruth Musgrave
ISBN-10 9781426307690
Release 2011
Pages 64
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Sharks are huge, torpedo-shaped animals that have prowled the Earth's oceans for over 100 million years. Great whites can sense tiny amounts of blood in the water up to 3 miles away and have over 300 teeth to chomp with. Hammerheads swim in tropical waters looking to pin stingrays against the rocks with their wide heads. Tiger sharks, with their ferocious-looking stripes, can grow up to 25 feet long. The National Geographic Kids Everything Series shows kids these sharks and much more. National Geographic explorers take readers behind-the-scenes into the watery world of sharks and tell their extraordinary tales about their interactions with these creatures. Filled with fun facts and action-packed photographs, this book lets kids see below the surface and into the lives of sharks.



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.



Crystal and Gem

Crystal and Gem Author R. F. Symes
ISBN-10 1409343774
Release 2014-06-25
Pages 72
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Engaging and entertaining reference guide about crystals and gems - perfect for younger readers. From the rarest crystal to more common gems Eyewitness Crystal & Gem explores the many stunning crystals, profiling how they formed, where to find them and follows their path to being set in jewellery. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition Eyewitness Crystal & Gem is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book more engaging and educational for your child.



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.



National Geographic Kids Everything Weather

National Geographic Kids Everything Weather Author Kathy Furgang
ISBN-10 1426310633
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.