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Hands-on projects about rocks, minerals, and fossils

Author: Krista West
Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2002.
Series: Great earth science projects.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Contains a variety of projects that reinforce learning about rocks, minerals, and fossils. In this book, kids will learn about the minerals, fossils, and different types of rocks on Earth. The hands-on projects elucidate the text by showing kids how to find minerals in their homes, make a replica of a metamorphic rock, start a batch of coal, and go on a fossil hunt.
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Genre/Form: Activity books
Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Krista West
ISBN: 0823958426 9780823958429
OCLC Number: 45363093
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: How rocks, minerals and fossils are formed --
Find minerals in your home --
Make "Igneous rock" candy --
Create a sedimentary rock --
Make a metamorphic rock replica --
Classify rocks and minerals by their hardness --
Start a batch of coal --
Make a fossil-like impression --
Go on a fossil hunt --
Use what you've learned --
Glossary --
Index --
Web sites.
Series Title: Great earth science projects.
Responsibility: Krista West.

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Contains a variety of projects that reinforce learning about rocks, minerals, and fossils. In this book, kids will learn about the minerals, fossils, and different types of rocks on Earth. The hands-on projects elucidate the text by showing kids how to find minerals in their homes, make a replica of a metamorphic rock, start a batch of coal, and go on a fossil hunt.

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