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100 Facts

Author : Sean Callery
ISBN : 1848101252
Genre : Minerals
File Size : 28.62 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

Bling

Author : Emma Carlson Berne
ISBN : 1426338910
Genre :
File Size : 89.68 MB
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"100 fun facts about rocks, minerals, gems, and all things shiny"--
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100 Rocks And Minerals To Spot

Author : Phillip Clarke
ISBN : 0794522556
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 47.75 MB
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A set of cards providing facts and figures about rocks and minerals.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rocks And Minerals Sticker Book

Author : Natural History Museum
ISBN : 0565093002
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 81.4 MB
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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.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rocks Gems And Minerals Of The Southwest

Author : Garret Romaine
ISBN : 9781493011483
Genre : Nature
File Size : 59.27 MB
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DIV 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. /div
Category: Nature

The British Empire In 100 Facts

Author : Jem Duducu
ISBN : 9781445643991
Genre : History
File Size : 69.45 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

Just The Facts Earth And Space Science Grades 4 6

Author : Jennifer Linrud Sinsel
ISBN : 9781604183467
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 66.41 MB
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Engage scientists in grades 4–6 and prepare them for standardized tests using Just the Facts: Earth and Space Science. This 128-page book covers concepts including rocks and minerals, weathering, fossils, plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes. Other topics include oceans, the atmosphere, weather and climate, humans and the environment, and the solar system. It includes activities that build science vocabulary and understanding, such as crosswords, word searches, graphing, creative writing, vocabulary puzzles, and analysis. An answer key and a standards matrix are also included. This book supports National Science Education Standards and aligns with state, national, and Canadian provincial standards.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction