Highlighting the mysteries beneath the earth’s surface, this is the ideal kids’ companion to the fascinating subject of geology. Through an engaging array of hands-on activities, this helpful handbook guides children through testing minerals, creating crystals, sculpting edible models of the planet, and even baking volcanic meringue cookies. Exploring the reasons behind the physical changes of the world, this examination also outlines the rock cycle of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks; the process of discovering fossils and what they reveal about the past; and how to start a collection of natural artifacts. Featuring 25 entertaining experiments with lively illustrations and fun facts, this intriguing guide also includes educational sidebars detailing significant contributors to the field of geology.
Audience: Primary / High School
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st August 2010
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 25.4