|LC Classifications||QE432.2 .M65 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011023097|
A great book for reading, reference or exploring. This textbook-size (7" x ") guidebook by Ronald Louis Bonewitz presents interesting facts about hundreds of different rocks, gems, minerals and fossils. Contains pages with hundreds of full-color illustrations and index. This book is REALLY nice! More information, table of contents. This book was a whimsical look at rocks that was a nice change from our other more scientific rock books. It's really written from the point of view of a child and what children do with rocks. It reminded me of my childhood playing with rocks and I really enjoyed reading it to my son. The photographs are lovely and whimsical too. A great read!/5. Igneous textures usually look like something you might bake in the oven. Sedimentary rocks consist of sand, gravel or mud turned to stone. Generally, they look like the sand and mud they once were. Metamorphic rocks are rocks of the first two types that were changed by heating and stretching. They tend to be colored and striped. Children Find the Most Difficult Rocks. If you are highly skilled at rock identification, I am willing to bet that there is a location near your home where your hand .
One of the fun parts of geology is learning to read rocks. I don't mean reading words that people have painted or carved on them. Instead, I mean examining the rocks, looking at their minerals, structures, position, fossils, and other things to discover what they can tell us about the history of the Earth. As with reading a book, the first thing you have to do is learn the. The book I chose to focus on this month is Let’s Go Rock Collecting by Roma Gans and illustrated by Holly Keller. This is a Reading Rainbow book as well as a Let’s Read and Find Out Science book. I love using both of these lists when looking for quality books for my kids. I love this book because it is fun and informational at the same time. There are many benefits to exploring rocks at the science table! Children will be able to compare and sort rocks by their attributes such as size, appearance, and weight. Learn how to use a scale and balance to weigh the rocks. And learn about the many different types of rocks! Supplies. Book: Rocks: Hard, Soft, Smooth, and Rough by Natalie M. For all other areas, the best rule of thumb is to leave the rocks looking no worse than you found them. Most excavation sites and rock quarries are on private property so you'll need to get the owner's permission before you start your collecting expedition. Due to liabilities, fear of property damage, and other concerns, the person who owns.
Looking at rocks. [Elizabeth Moore] -- Describes the study of rocks and how people use them. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Moore. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Looking at rocks. [Elizabeth Moore] -- Describes the study of rocks and how people use them. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Electronic books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. Books About Rocks and Soil. If Rocks Could Sing by Leslie McGuirk The author of this book searched beaches for rocks that resembled letters. Then she found rocks to represent each letter. The photographed rocks in this book will inspire your children to look for shaped rocks, too. Let’s Go Rock Collecting by Roma Gans. Try it. Take one of your rocks, and sit quietly with it. Close your eyes and try to “listen.” But also look at your rock, carefully. You might not be able to “hear” the rock like Chan Lo, but you will see shapes and designs on the rock. One of the books on the bookmark, Everybody Needs a Rock lists 10 rules for finding a special rock.