Pocket Genius: Rock and Minerals
Profiling nearly 200 types of rocks and minerals from volcanic rocks and granite to sparkling diamonds and explosive sulfur, Pocket Genius: Rocks and Minerals digs deep beneath the surface, informing young readers what each rock is made of, how they are formed and what they are used for, how to be a rock collector, and how to identify rocks and minerals. Also highlighting landmarks such as Devils Tower, Giant's Causeway, and Shiprock Pinnacle, this Pocket Genius title shows how rocks and minerals play a part in the formation of each.
These books may be pocket sized, but theyre chock full of the fascinating facts, eye-popping photos, and detailed diagrams that youd expect in full size DK books. Each book presents a science topic in a clear, visual way that makes learning fun. Crisp, colorful photos and diagrams appear front and center on each page. Bite-sized chunks of text explain the concepts, with key terms appearing in bold. The back of each book has an index with statistics, a glossary, and index. Supports the Common Core State Standards. Please note: some books may contain evolutionary material. Books measure3 3/4" x 5" Pb, 155 pgs. ~ Lisa