Geology Rocks!: Study Soils, 1st Edition

  • Christine Petersen
  • Published By: Checkerboard Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532177607
  • ISBN-13: 9781532177606
  • DDC: 631.4
  • 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 makes up soil, from humus and plants and animals to water and air. Learn how weathering, erosion, parent material, decay, bacteria, organic matter, climate, and time contribute to soil formation. 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: Darwin’s Field.
2: A Closer Look.
3: Getting Your Hands Dirty.
4: Cracking Up.
5: Getting Carried Away.
6: The Circle of Life.
7: Land and Climate.
8: A World of Soils.
9: Looking Below the Surface.
10: The Best Soil Around.
11: Living with Soil.
12: Standing Strong.
Saying It.
Online Resources.