Discover the story of the Earth’s rocks and minerals – their creation, variety, and uses. Superb color photography offers a unique “eyewitness” view of the magnificent wealth of rocks and minerals hidden beneath our feet.
See how the first paints were made from crushed rocks. Find out about rocks from outer space. Discover what the Earth is made of and how its rocks are formed. Glimpse intricate and beautiful crystal formations.
Learn how to classify rocks and collect them. Discover fossils, gemstones, and metals. Do you know the difference between a rock and a mineral?
The DK Eye Wonder Series is ideal for global and visual students. It can be used to supplement any curriculum or readers with more details and excellent visuals. A glossary is included in the back of the book as well as extension activities and research projects.
Rocks & Minerals
Publisher: DK Dorling Kindersley (Penguin Random House)
Page Count: 72
Age: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Grade: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Topic: Science, Geology, Minerals