Rock study : a guide to looking at rocks

by Hoffman, Steven M. 1960-

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 3 Libraries 3 of 3 copies
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Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Non-fiction 552 HOFFMAN
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
 
Call Number  552 HOFFMAN
 
 
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j 552 HOF
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Easys
 
Call Number  E j 552 HOF
 
 
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Nonfiction J 552 HOF 2011
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Nonfiction
 
Call Number  J 552 HOF 2011
 
 
Summary
Rocks are all around us, and all kids have picked them up to study their different shapes and sizes. This book gives kids the tools to know what they are looking at when they do so. It offers tips on identifying rocks and excellent background information about how rocks form. Armed with this knowledge, any reader can become a budding geologist.
Contents
Rocks and minerals
Studying rocks
Groups of rocks
Minerals in rocks
Color and texture
It's all about the sediment
Is it foliated?
Rock scientists
Useful rocks
A story in rocks.

Additional Information
Series Rock it!
Subjects Rocks -- Juvenile literature.
Petrology -- Juvenile literature.
Minerals -- Juvenile literature.
Rocks.
Petrology.
Minerals.
Publisher New York :PowerKids Press,2011
Edition 1st ed.
Other Titles Guide to looking at rocks
Audience 008-010.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
ISBN 9781448825622 (lib. bdg.)
1448825628 (lib. bdg.)
9781448827138 (pbk.)
1448827132 (pbk.)
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