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Geology for Kids: A Junior Scientist's Guide to Rocks, Minerals, and the Earth Beneath Our Feet (Junior Scientists) (Paperback)
Take a trek to the center of the earth with Geology for Kids
Set off on an adventure 4.6 billion years in the making with Geology for Kids. Start at the red-hot center of Earth and learn about each layer until you reach the rocky crust. Discover how mountains, valleys, and oceans form, and uncover secrets about the planet you call home. (Did you know that only 20% of deserts are covered by sand, and some can be blistering cold in the winter?)
Geology for Kids is jam-packed with facts, illustrations, and photos that will teach you how volcanoes erupt, why earthquakes shake the land, and what causes tsunamis with waves 100 feet high. And when you’re ready to go from curious kid to certified rock hound, use the photographic guide to help you identify rocks and minerals in your own backyard. Your collection will be the best on the block!
Get your hands dirty—Use the sidebars with fun and engaging activities for a hands-on learning experience.
What’s the word?—The helpful glossary in Geology for Kids introduces you to plenty of geological words and terms.
More to discover—Find out about the best places to visit in the country for fun adventures like The Grand Canyon, Arches National Park, and Glacier Bay National Park.
It’s time to dig deep into your geological curiosity with Geology for Kids.
About the Author
MEGHAN VESTAL is a former teacher as well as the founder of the curriculum development company, Vestal’s 21st Century Classroom LLC. Meghan has created a hands-on curriculum for thousands of teachers around the world and designed unique professional development opportunities for new teachers. Her educational programs have been recognized by the United States Congress.