Rocks & MineralsBook - 2017
Complemented by a glossary of terms and website references for further learning, a photo essay picture book about rocks and minerals combines striking full-color photography with engaging introductory facts about how rocks are formed, the science of rock collecting and more. By the award-winning author of Destination: Mars. Simultaneous and eBook.
Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Readers will learn how to identify and classify various kinds of stones, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal.
This book includes an author's note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.
Describes types of rocks and minerals, looking as such stones as granite, emerald, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal.