The Earth Book for Kids: An Introduction to Earth Science (Paperback)

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The Earth Book for Kids: An Introduction to Earth Science (Paperback)


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Introduce children to geoscience--including a study of the Earth, rock formation, and landforms--in this fun guide that includes hands-on educational activities.

The Earth is our amazing planet--and when we consider what it is and how it's formed, the answers are truly captivating Become a young geoscientist. Learn about rocks and minerals, the layers of the Earth, the water cycle, and beyond. Dan R. Lynch, author of many field guides, presents an introduction to geoscience (or Earth sciences) in this easy-to-understand guide.

Begin by learning about the Earth and what it's made of. That's followed by a look at what's inside the Earth. A special section on rocks introduces different kinds of rocks and what makes each of them unique, and a chapter on landforms presents everything from mountains and oceans to volcanoes and erosion.

As an added bonus, you'll get 16 fun and simple activities to learn how crystals grow, how caves form, and how the Earth works. Build a molecule, make sandstone, and more. This kid-friendly guide is filled with full-color photographs and illustrations. It's engaging and informative as it starts children on a path toward becoming successful Earth scientists

Dan R. Lynch grew up in a rock shop where he learned how to identify rocks, minerals, and fossils from a young age. Since then, he's written over 20 books about rock and mineral identification, with a special focus on agates from his home region of northern Minnesota and Lake Superior. He has always loved the natural world, especially all of its wonderful little details that most people don't pay any attention to and the amazing science behind them. With his children's books, he hopes to spark young readers' curiosities in both the rocks beneath their feet and the ones beyond the horizon. Dan currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with his wife, Julie, and their cat, Daisy.
Product Details ISBN: 9781647552831
ISBN-10: 1647552834
Publisher: Adventure Publications
Publication Date: September 13th, 2022
Pages: 176
Language: English