Everything: Rocks and Minerals: Dazzling Gems of Photos and Info That Will Rock Your World

Everything: Rocks and Minerals: Dazzling Gems of Photos and Info That Will Rock Your World

Paperback National Geographic Kids Everything (Paperback)

By (author) Steve Tomecek

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  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Format: Paperback | 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 229mm x 272mm x 8mm | 318g
  • Publication date: 10 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Hanover, PA
  • ISBN 10: 1426307683
  • ISBN 13: 9781426307683
  • Illustrations note: 100 Colour Photographs
  • Sales rank: 6,066

Product description

"Rocks and Minerals" is packed with dazzling gems of information about sapphires, rubies, fossils, granite, quartz, sandstone, and more! In this hard-to-put down, fun and fascinating introduction to geology, kids will learn how rocks form, what kinds of rocks there are in the world, how to find different kinds of rocks, and how to identify them. From the field anecdotes from geologists and earth scientists and explorers make the information relevant and immediate. Tips from the experts are sprinkled throughout, but at the end of the book, kids will consider themselves the rock experts.

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Author Steve Tomecek is a geologist who teaches teachers how to teach science. He has a full schedule of school visits throughout the year, and in between attends conferences where he actively promotes all of his books. Steve is the author of four other books in the Jump Into Science series: DIRT, MOON, STARS, and SUN.