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Explore rocks and minerals!

Explore rocks and minerals!
Cynthia L. (Cynthia Light) Brown
Nick Brown
Charles Stone
Highlighting the mysteries beneath the earth’s surface, this is the kids’ companion to the subject of geology. Through an array of hands-on activities, this helpful handbook guides children through testing minerals, creating crystals, sculpting edible models of the planet, and even baking volcanic meringue cookies. Exploring the reasons behind the physical changes of the world, this examination also outlines the rock cycle of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks; the process of discovering fossils and what they reveal about the past; and how to start a collection of natural artifacts. Featuring 25 experiments with illustrations and fun facts, this guide also includes educational sidebars detailing significant contributors to the field of geology
Call Number: 
J 551 Bro