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Rocks and soil

Author: Robert Snedden; Chris Fairclough
Publisher: Austin, Tex. : Raintree Steck-Vaughn, ©1999.
Series: Science projects (Austin, Tex.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains basic concepts about rocks and soils, describes their composition and formation, and suggests activities and experiments to reinforce this information.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Snedden; Chris Fairclough
ISBN: 081724963X 9780817249632
OCLC Number: 37675665
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Rocky world --
Inside the Earth --
Crust --
Active Earth --
Mountain building --
Volcanoes --
Minerals --
Igneous rock --
Metamorphic rock --
Sedimentary rock --
Fossils --
Rock resources --
Meteorites --
Weathering --
Erosion --
From rock to soil --
Living Earth --
Soil profiles --
Soil groups --
Natural gardeners --
Human factor.
Series Title: Science projects (Austin, Tex.)
Responsibility: Robert Snedden ; photography by Chris Fairclough.

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Explains basic concepts about rocks and soils, describes their composition and formation, and suggests activities and experiments to reinforce this information.

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