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100 Facts

Author : Sean Callery
ISBN : 1848101252
Genre : Minerals
File Size : 90.57 MB
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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
Category: Minerals

The British Empire In 100 Facts

Author : Jem Duducu
ISBN : 9781445643991
Genre : History
File Size : 60.23 MB
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Discover the history behind the facts. The British Empire had a rich, varied and controversial history, commonly perceived to have spanned 500 years from the era of Columbus and his voyages of discovery to the aftermath of the Second World War. Many statements are made about this era that shaped our nation, but what are the stories behind these facts? Which are true and which are merely beliefs that have grown into fact? Jem Duducu takes us on a whirlwind tour of the Empire and its history, condensing the gigantic story into easy-to-read, bitesize sections. He examines some of the most important aspects of the Empire, from exploration and discovery in the era of Elizabeth I, to the Slave Trade, to the eventual decline after the Second World War.
Category: History

Mountains Of Jokes About Rocks Minerals And Soil

Author : Melissa Stewart
ISBN : 9780766044500
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 89.30 MB
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Readers will learn some fascinating science facts about rocks, including gems, volcanoes, and mountains, then learn some seriously silly jokes. There is even a section of the book that teaches readers to write their own jokes about rocks, minerals, and soil.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rocks And Minerals

Author : Caroline Bingham
ISBN : 140933600X
Genre : Minerals
File Size : 86.27 MB
Format : PDF
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Open your eyes to a world of discovery with Eyewonder Dig down and discover amazing treasures right under your feet with an extended and revised edition of Eyewonder Rocks and Minerals. Now with eight extra pages packed with fun, educational activities and 100 themed stickers. See how rocks form, find out what minerals are, and explore the hundreds of uses we have for them. Plus, with activities such as 'A Safe Path' and 'True or False?' and four pages of incredible stickers, your child will be entertained time and time again. Fantastic facts and dramatic photographs will bring this underground world of rocks and minerals to the surface and inspire your child with a love of learning and discovery. Eyewonder Rocks and Minerals is perfect for all curious young minds; brilliant for homework and school projects, or just for fun!
Category: Minerals

Handbook Of Rocks Minerals And Gemstones

Author : Walter Schumann
ISBN : 0395511372
Genre : Nature
File Size : 48.90 MB
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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
Category: Nature

100 Rocks And Minerals To Spot

Author : Phillip Clarke
ISBN : 0794522556
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 37.82 MB
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A set of cards providing facts and figures about rocks and minerals.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rocks Gems And Minerals Of The Southwest

Author : Garret Romaine
ISBN : 9781493011483
Genre : Nature
File Size : 87.80 MB
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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals of the Southwest is a field guide to more than 100 of the most common and sought-after rocks, gems, and minerals hidden throughout the Southwest. Conveniently sized to fit in your pocket and featuring full-color, detailed photographs, this informative guide makes it easy to identify rocks in your backyard and beyond. Also included is an introduction that covers fundamental geology information and interesting facts. This is the essential source when you're out in the field, both informative and beautiful to peruse.
Category: Nature

Best Beach Games

Author : Barry Coleman
ISBN : 9781561646883
Genre : Games & Activities
File Size : 60.79 MB
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Here are 75 simple, engaging games you and your family can play on the shore
Category: Games & Activities