Rocks & Minerals Eyewitness Workbook
Topics include rocks, minerals, rock cycle, crystals, ores, fossils, and rocks from space.
Popular history, science, and geography topics brought out of the classroom and into your home with fast facts, activities, and quizzes.
Some subjects are too interesting to be left at school! Carry on your love of geography and Earth sciences at home with Rocks & Minerals, an activity-packed exploration of the building blocks that shape our world.
Divided into sections, the book starts with fast facts on topics including the rock cycle, crystals, ores, fossils, and rocks from space; and ends with charts of rock facts and record breakers. Using this information, you can complete the puzzles in the main part of the book, plus there are hands-on activities such as growing your own stalactite and testing the hardness, streak, and specific gravity of rocks you have collected. Finally, test your newfound knowledge with the quick quizzes (with answers supplied). You can keep track of your achievements throughout with a star chart to fill in every time you finish a page.
Note to parents: The Eyewitness Workbooks series is devised and written with the expert advice of educational and reading consultants and is designed to appeal to children ages 8 years and up. First published in 2007-2009, this series has been fully revised and updated for 2020.
Readers will soon discover that there is a lot to love about the fascinating DK Eyewitness books, with fun activities and quick quizzes! Beginning with Fast Facts which provide an overview and key facts, the book transitions to activity pages which review the fact pages. Activities vary, and include matching, drawing, fill in the blank exercises, true or false questions, or a hands-on activity. Colorfully illustrated. The workbooks also include color-in progress charts, Parent Notes, and Answers. This series provides excellent topical review to add to your science fun, and may also work as a summer or winter break review. Not reproducible. 48 pgs, pb. ~Deanne