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Exploring and understanding rocks and minerals

Roger E. Robinson

Exploring and understanding rocks and minerals

by Roger E. Robinson

  • 49 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Benefic Press in Westchester, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rocks -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mineralogy -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Rocks.,
  • Mineralogy.

  • About the Edition

    Explains the origin, characteristics, and location of various kinds of rocks and minerals, and discusses the need for conserving mineral resources.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesRocks and minerals.
    Statementby Roger E. Robinson.
    SeriesExploring and understanding science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.R58 Ex
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5698079M
    LC Control Number70105459

    rocks, and the minerals they contain, provided clues to the evolution of Mars. Scientists were surprised to learn that the first rock they analyzed, nicknamed Barnacle Bill, contained many of the same minerals that were common on Earth. The rock composition was similar to andesite, a rock . This book started my fascination with minerals and chemistry. I spent many hours reading this book in my room waiting to go collect rocks as a kid. My dad bought me this book on a vacation and it might have boon the best investment in my future that he ever made/5(27).

    Explore Rocks and Minerals! offers kids ages a fascinating introduction to geology. It investigates the geological forces that create and transform rocks, outlining the life cycle of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, and what they can tell us about the earth. It also explores fossils, and how they come to exist and are discovered. This handbook includes more than stunning color photographs showing rocks, minerals, and gems from all over the world. Each specimen is described in detail: its origin and structure, chemical composition, hardness, color, and other properties/5(4).

      A basic understanding of the fundamentals of geology can enhance your appreciation of geoheritage sites and scenic vistas. Rocks and Minerals. Rocks and minerals are all around us! They are important for learning about earth materials, structure, and systems. geologic maps, books, and reports are available for many parks. This Exploring Rocks and Minerals Lesson Plan is suitable for 3rd - 8th Grade. Investigate the properties of rocks and minerals through a rockin' hands-on activity. Learners test rocks for various properties and, using a guide, attempt to identify different samples.


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