Rocks Gems And Minerals

Author: Paul R. Shaffer
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466864826
Size: 23.77 MB
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on: - Physical and chemical properties - Origins and geologic significance - Gems and semiprecious stones - How to find and collect specimens Illustrated in full color throughout, Rocks, Gems and Minerals is a gem of a guide for rockhounds and mineral collectors!

Rocks And Minerals

Author: Charles A. Sorrell
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582381240
Size: 20.69 MB
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Identifies common and uncommon minerals and rocks from around the world.

Natural History Collector Hunt Discover Learn

Author: Michael Sanchez
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1631595407
Size: 60.17 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Loaded with hands-on, kid-friendly projects, Natural History Collector: Hunt, Discover, Learn! will teach budding nature collectors techniques for cleaning, caring for, and displaying discovered treasures. Coming home from the beach or a walk in the woods with a fine collection of rocks, shells, pine cones, and seed pods is easy. The trick is knowing what to do with them once you get them back to your room. The real fun comes from identifying, preserving, and displaying your treasures! Natural History Collector: Hunt, Discover, Learn! is full of hands-on, kid-friendly projects for the budding naturalist. The opening chapter introduces kids to different ways of creating their personal field guides for keeping track of what they see, when and where they see it, and what makes it interesting. They’ll move on to techniques for cleaning and caringfor treasures, such as drying flowers, pressing leaves, and desalinizing rocks and shells. The book’s drawings and photographs will help kids discover what to look for when they examine feathers, seeds, and minerals (and recognize the difference between sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic). Extra projects focus on display; making shadow boxes, creating collectors’ cases from egg cartons and candy boxes, labeling, hanging, and mounting collections.

A Project Guide To Rocks And Minerals

Author: Claire O'Neal
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1612281133
Size: 73.21 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Calling all rock hounds! Learn about rocks and minerals with these fifteen simple science experiments you can do yourself. You’ll think like a geologist as you start your own rock collection, learn about earth processes, explore the properties of minerals, and even grow your own crystals.


Author: Herbert Spencer Zim
Size: 77.98 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Author: Frank H. T. Rhodes
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1582381429
Size: 62.80 MB
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Provides information on the history of the development of life on earth, details of the typical plants and animals of significant geological areas, and maps of areas where fossils can be found.

Seashore Life

Author: Lester Ingle
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466864850
Size: 14.82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This compact guide will help you understand--and enjoy--the unique zone where land and ocean meet. It is a guide to: Seashells Sea Plants Shore Birds Jellyfish, Starfish, Sand Crabs With over 475 marine subjects illustrated in full color, Seashore Life not only aids in identification but also gives an overall picture of life at the shore. Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Spiders And Their Kin

Author: Herbert W. Levi
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466862459
Size: 31.89 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. Enjoy and Learn! Expert Knowledge! Easy-to-Read! This introduction to the diverse yet little known world of spiders is packed with concise, accurate information. With full-color pictures and readable text, this guide identifies representative species and describes: Their characteristics and habits Growth, courtship and enemies Where they are found Includes information on poisonous species and how to collect, preserve, and raise spiders.

North American Indian Arts

Author: Andrew Hunter Whiteford
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466864761
Size: 15.50 MB
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This eBook is best viewed on a color device. North American Indian Arts is a fascinating introduction to the arts and crafts reflected in the material culture of North American Indians. Knowledge of the skills and techniques developed by the various Native American tribes, and the fine materials produced provides a key to understanding the rich diversity of native cultures. Packed with information and authentic full-color illustrations, this handsome guide will be welcomed by everyone interested in American cultural history.


Author: Alexander C. Martin
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781582381602
Size: 63.74 MB
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A guide to the plants that cause billions of dollars annually in crop loss and control measures including information on the harm that weeds cause, their benefits from weeds, and major habitats.