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Unearth fossils

Author: Christine Petersen
Publisher: Minneapolis : Abdo Publishing, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces readers to the different types of fossils and how they form. Readers learn about key fossil finds, scientists who made important discoveries and contributions to the study of fossils, and how we use fossils today in the form of fossil fuels. A geology-themed project, a table of contents, fun facts, infographics, sidebars, and an index are also included.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Unearth fossils.
Minneapolis : Abdo Publishing, [2020]
(DLC) 2019943376
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Petersen
ISBN: 9781532177613 1532177615
OCLC Number: 1138093498
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (32 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), portrait.
Contents: A story in the rocks --
Steno solves a mystery --
Sediment and water --
How old is that fossil? --
When conditions are right --
Petrified! --
Molds and more --
Carbon and amber --
History in the ice --
Dinosaur feathers? --
Using fossils.
Responsibility: Christine Petersen.

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This book introduces readers to the different types of fossils and how they form. Readers learn about key fossil finds, scientists who made important discoveries and contributions to the study of fossils, and how we use fossils today in the form of fossil fuels. A geology-themed project, a table of contents, fun facts, infographics, sidebars, and an index are also included.

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