Author David McQueen, who taught and worked with the USGS, brings us this thorough and beautiful text full of lots of charts and large full-color photographs. Although an 8-chapter text book, it's also a wonderful resource for mineral and Bible history study. Additional resources include photo mineral identification guide; biblical references for minerals and metals; a color-coded Periodic Table; and Subject and Bible Passage Indexes.
If you think it's hard to find high-quality science resources that are Christian-friendly, you should check out this beautiful series from Master Books. Each hardcover book covers a different topic from a Christian perspective, and contains 80 glossy pages full of full-color photos, diagrams, and drawings. Books are divided into topical chapters, which present the information in a readable, interesting way and contain plenty of interesting "asides", and visuals to break up the text. Each
Items in this section tend to be instructional frameworks, or unit studies with a "core" teaching resource supplemented with additional text and/or activity resources.