Geology Rocks!: Discover Rocks, 1st Edition

  • Christine Petersen
  • Published By: Checkerboard Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532177569
  • ISBN-13: 9781532177569
  • DDC: 552
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released February 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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This book introduces readers to what rocks are and how they form. Real-world examples bring to life igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rock. Full-color photographs will draw in readers while the easy-to-read text breaks down complex concepts. A diagram of the rock cycle ties everything together and a geology-themed project provides the opportunity for hands-on experience. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts, infographics, sidebars, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Exploring the Grand Canyon.
2: Layers of Rock.
3: What Is Rock?.
4: Beneath Our Feet.
5: Made from Fire.
6: Devils Tower.
7: Breaking Down Rock.
8: Old Rocks to New Rocks.
9: Changing Form.
10: Thinking Like a Rock.
Saying It.
Online Resources.