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Handbook - Rocks and Minerals Parker Steve

Handbook p/b Rocks & Minerals By Parker Steve

Handbook - Rocks and Minerals by Parker Steve

Condition - Very Good
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These practical guides encourage readers to explore their interests and record their findings. Detailed information, key statistics, photos and artwork aid identification, and readers can add their own notes, sketches and photos.

Handbook - Rocks and Minerals Summary

Handbook - Rocks and Minerals by Parker Steve

Rocks and Minerals Handbook is a fun, practical guide featuring easy identification tips, key stats and interesting facts about rocks and minerals, to encourage children to be interested in the subject. Rocks and Minerals Handbook can be used by kids on outdoor excursions or doing indoor research, as each fact file contains lots of interesting information. Types of rocks and minerals included: Minerals: albite, augite, calcite, diamond, fluorite, gypsum, hornblende, jadeite, kaolinite, magnetite, mica, olivine, orthoclase, pyrite and quartz Igneous rocks: andesite, basalt, diorite, gabbro, granite, obsidian, pegmatite, porphyry and pumice Metamorphic rocks: gneiss, hornfels, marble, phyllite, quartzite, schist, serpentinite and slate Sedimentary rocks: breccia, chalk, coal, conglomerate, flint, fossils, limestone, sandstone and shale Space rocks: meteorites Features of this book: Over 40 detailed rock and mineral fact files to engage children, including information on each specimen's colour, location, weight and hardness. Helpful photographs of rocks for kids to identify their sightings and useful labels to explain the main features of each specimen. Designated areas to record observations, and add drawings and photos. 'Seen it?' and 'Exposure rating system' circles to tick, helping kids keep a note of what they have seen. Helpful 'How to use this book' guide and glossary to summarise key definitions for young learners. Introductions to the book Rock cycle and Places to go offer helpful tips such as what to look for, where to look and the 'Rockhound kit' check list.

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Handbook - Rocks and Minerals by Parker Steve
Used - Very Good
Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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