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Rocks, Gems, and Minerals (Watts Library: Earth Science)

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For thousands of years, humans have used rocks and minerals for construction, weapons, jewelry, tools, and money. Today, we look to stones to provide us with such necessities as glass windows, steel bridges, and concrete roads. Rocks, Gems, and Minerals is the latest addition to the Watts Library(TM) Earth Science subset. This series takes readers under Earth's crust to explain things that have been forming for billions of years. Students will learn about the techniques and lives of people who study Earth--geologists, seismologists, volcanologists, and more.

Synopsis:

There's no stone left unturned in this fascinating examination of rocks, gems, and minerals and how humans have used them throughout history for construction, jewelry, tools, and even money.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780531162415
Publisher:
Children's Press(CT)
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nature / Guide Books
Author:
Trueit, Trudi Strain
Subject:
Rocks
Subject:
Minerals
Subject:
Nature - Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Science & Nature - Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Children s-Geology and Meteorology
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Watts Library: Earth Science
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
63
Dimensions:
9.84x7.18x.15 in. .40 lbs.
Age Level:
10-12

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"Synopsis" by , There's no stone left unturned in this fascinating examination of rocks, gems, and minerals and how humans have used them throughout history for construction, jewelry, tools, and even money.
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