Geology Lab For Kids: 52 Projects To Explore Rocks, Gems, Geodes, Crystals, Fossils, And Other Wonders Of The Earth's Sur

byGarret Romaine

Paperback | July 1, 2017

Geology Lab For Kids: 52 Projects To Explore Rocks, Gems, Geodes, Crystals, Fossils, And Other Wonders Of The Earth's Sur by Garret Romaine
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Dig in and learn about the Earth under your feet.Geology Lab for Kidsfeatures 52 simple, inexpensive, and fun experiments that explore the Earth's surface, structure, and processes.

Thisfamily-friendly guideexplores the wonders of geology, such as the formation of crystals andfossils, the layers of the Earth's crust, and how water shapes mountains, valleys, and canyons. There is no excuse for boredom with ayear's worth of captivating STEAM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math)activities.

In this book,you will learn:
  • How to identify the most common rocks and minerals
  • How to maintain and display your rock collection
  • How insects are trapped and preserved in amber
  • How geysers and volcanoes form and erupt
  • How layers of rock reveal a record of time
  • How to pan for gold like a real prospector

Geology is an exciting science that helps us understand the world we live in, andGeology Lab for Kidsactively engages readers in simple, creative activitiesthat reveal the larger world at work.

The popularLab for Kids seriesfeatures a growing list of books that sharehands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, bugs, math, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains acomplete materials list, clearstep-by-step photographsof the process, as well asfinished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.

Garret Romainehas been an avid rockhound, fossil collector, meteorite hunter, and gold prospector for many years. He is a long-time journalist, columnist, instructor, and writer, and currently teaches at Portland State University. He holds a degree in geology and a degree in geography, and is the author of many books on rock & gem ...
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Title:Geology Lab For Kids: 52 Projects To Explore Rocks, Gems, Geodes, Crystals, Fossils, And Other Wond...Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 9 X 9 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 9 X 9 X 0.5 inPublished:July 1, 2017Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631592858

ISBN - 13:9781631592850

Appropriate for ages: 6

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