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Rocks & Minerals Crystals - Erosion - Geology - Fossils

By: Jack Challoner(Author), Rodney Walshaw(Author)
64 pages, 400+ colour photos
Publisher: Armadillo Books
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Rocks & Minerals comes with 19 easy-to-do experiments and 400 exciting pictures. It is an exploration of gems, crystals, fossils and stones for the young geologist. It features exciting experiments that you can do at home explain the science of the Earth – cook up some edible toffee rocks, pan for 'gold', and make a fossil imprint. It features 400 specialist photographs and detailed illustrations of rocks, minerals and the land they have shaped. It includes expert tips on starting your very own rock collection.

Every second of every day, deep inside the Earth vast rocks, precious metals and beautiful crystals are being formed. Rocks & Minerals explains exactly what rocks and minerals are, how they have affected the landscape, why they come in such an array of varieties, and how you can recognize them. It also looks at how they are mined for everyday use – from copper pipes and kitchen foil to exquisite jewels. This is a book that will interest all those who cannot resist picking up pebbles and stones, whether independent readers, families or school groups.



Age Level: Junior scientist

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Jack Challoner has written and lectured on a wide range of science topics. Dr Rodney Walshaw has worked for the British Geological Survey and edited several renowned geoscience publications.

By: Jack Challoner(Author), Rodney Walshaw(Author)
64 pages, 400+ colour photos
Publisher: Armadillo Books
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