Find Out About Rocks and Minerals

Find Out About Rocks and Minerals

With 23 Projects and More Than 350 Pictures

Book - 2013
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Learn all about igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks and the marvels of minerals with this amazing book. Deep inside the Earth, precious metals, beautiful crystals and rocks as hard as granite are created. Find out how new rocks are made, why mountains are formed and what happens when a volcano erupts. See the strange and wonderful shapes of crystals and discover which minerals are used to make everyday things. Easy-to-do projects will show you how to test rocks for hardness; mimic mountain folds; see which rocks canfloat; create homemade concrete, conglomerate rock and igneous rock; and much more.With over 350 stunning photographs and diagrams, and lively and informative text by an expert science writer, this is the perfect fun learning book for children, ideal for school projects, home study, or classroom use.
Publisher: Leicester :, Armadillo,, c2013
Wigston, Leicestershire : Armadillo, c2013
ISBN: 9781843227472
Branch Call Number: j552 CHA NVD
Characteristics: 64 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Find out about rocks & minerals


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