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Fossils (Rocks, Minerals, and Resources)


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Fossils takes a fascinating look at how and where fossils formed, types of fossils, and the history of paleontology. Remarkable photographs and diagrams give children clues about how Earth's plant and animal life looked millions of years ago. Topics include

- the discovery of dinosaur fossils and their evolution

- extraordinary fossil finds, such as the wooly mammoth and fossilized humans

- the methods that scientists use to discover, unearth, and date fossils

- the damaging effect that burning fossil fuels has on our environment

- how the Leakey family's many fossil and tool discoveries have contributed to the fields of paleontology and anthropology

Children will be intrigued by this series that digs deep. Raw materials found under the earth have both a practical purpose, providing us with fuel, and a pleasing purpose, giving us dazzling jewels and metals to adorn ourselves. This fascinating series uses clear text, amazing photographs, and detailed diagrams to explain

- how the material is formed

- its use throughout history

- where it is found in the world

- how it is located and extracted

- who is involved in its extraction

- how the material is used

- the potential problems for the environment and our health

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Arato, Rona
Perfection Learning
Science & Nature - Fossils
Children s-Geology and Meteorology
Rocks, Minerals, and Resources
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