Rocks Gems and Minerals

Author: Paul R. Shaffer
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466864826
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Charles A. Sorrell
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582381240
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Identifies common and uncommon minerals and rocks from around the world.

Natural History Collector Hunt Discover Learn

Author: Michael Sanchez
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1631595407
Format: PDF, ePub
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Loaded with hands-on, kid-friendly projects, Natural History Collector: Hunt, Discover, Learn! will teach budding nature collectors techniques for cleaning, caring for, and displaying discovered treasures. Coming home from the beach or a walk in the woods with a fine collection of rocks, shells, pine cones, and seed pods is easy. The trick is knowing what to do with them once you get them back to your room. The real fun comes from identifying, preserving, and displaying your treasures! Natural History Collector: Hunt, Discover, Learn! is full of hands-on, kid-friendly projects for the budding naturalist. The opening chapter introduces kids to different ways of creating their personal field guides for keeping track of what they see, when and where they see it, and what makes it interesting. They’ll move on to techniques for cleaning and caringfor treasures, such as drying flowers, pressing leaves, and desalinizing rocks and shells. The book’s drawings and photographs will help kids discover what to look for when they examine feathers, seeds, and minerals (and recognize the difference between sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic). Extra projects focus on display; making shadow boxes, creating collectors’ cases from egg cartons and candy boxes, labeling, hanging, and mounting collections.

A Project Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Author: Claire O'Neal
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1612281133
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Calling all rock hounds! Learn about rocks and minerals with these fifteen simple science experiments you can do yourself. You’ll think like a geologist as you start your own rock collection, learn about earth processes, explore the properties of minerals, and even grow your own crystals.

Fossils

Author: Frank H. T. Rhodes
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582381429
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Provides information on the history of the development of life on earth, details of the typical plants and animals of significant geological areas, and maps of areas where fossils can be found.

Planets

Author: Mark R. Chartrand
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781582381466
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Presents general information about the planets and other bodies in the solar system with suggestions for observation.

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Chris Pellant
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
ISBN: 9781405359887
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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.

The Do It Yourself Parent

Author: Richard Frisbie
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780971365100
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This book is filled with ideas and resources for family activities to enrich their children's education and increase their love of learning. Revised book lists and resources include Web sites offering materials and information.

Birds

Author: Herbert Spencer Zim
Publisher: Golden Books
ISBN: 9780307240538
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Pictures 129 common birds, identifying their flight ranges, size, and appearance. Includes a table listing migration dates and nesting and feeding habits.

Geology

Author: Frank H. T. Rhodes
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466864737
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Geology by Frank H. T. Rhodes, an informative Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press, covers the five billion years of history that have given the earth its present form, including: The earth's relation to the rest of the universe The rocks and minerals of which it is made The effects of glaciers, gravity, volcanoes, and other forces Illustrated in full color, this guide is valuable for everyone interested in our planet, the ultimate basis of our present society.