Geology Lab for Kids

52 Projects to Explore Rocks, Gems, Geodes, Crystals, Fossils, and Other Wonders of the Earth's Surface

Geology Lab for Kids
$24.99 / £18.99
Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631592850
Publisher: Quarry Books
Series: Lab for Kids
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Guided Reading Level: W
Grade Level Equivalent: 6

STEAM

Description

Dig in and learn about the Earth under your feet. Geology Lab for Kids features 52 simple, inexpensive, and fun experiments that explore the Earth’s surface, structure, and processes.

This family-friendly guide explores the wonders of geology, such as the formation of crystals and fossils, the layers of the Earth’s crust, and how water shapes mountains, valleys, and canyons. There is no excuse for boredom with a year’s worth of captivating STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) activities.

In this book, you will learn:
  • How to identify the most common rocks and minerals
  • How to maintain and display your rock collection
  • How insects are trapped and preserved in amber
  • How geysers and volcanoes form and erupt
  • How layers of rock reveal a record of time
  • How to pan for gold like a real prospector

Geology is an exciting science that helps us understand the world we live in, and Geology Lab for Kids actively engages readers in simple, creative activities that reveal the larger world at work.

The popular Lab for Kids series features a growing list of books that share hands-on activities and projects on a wide host of topics, including art, astronomy, clay, bugs, math, and even how to create your own circus—all authored by established experts in their fields. Each lab contains a complete materials list, clear step-by-step photographs of the process, as well as finished samples. The labs can be used as singular projects or as part of a yearlong curriculum of experiential learning. The activities are open-ended, designed to be explored over and over, often with different results. Geared toward being taught or guided by adults, they are enriching for a range of ages and skill levels. Gain firsthand knowledge on your favorite topic with Lab for Kids.

The author

Garret Romaine has been an avid rockhound, fossil collector, meteorite hunter, and gold prospector for many years. He is a long-time journalist, columnist, instructor, and writer, and currently teaches at Portland State University. He holds a degree in geology and a degree in geography, and is the author of many books on rock & gem collecting and identification, gold panning, geology, and the outdoors, including The Modern Rockhounding and Prospecting Handbook and Geology Lab for Kids. Garret is a member of the Board of Directors for the North America Research Group, dedicated to amateur fossil collecting, and the Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, which houses one of the finest mineral collections in the US. He is also a member of numerous rockhounding and gold prospecting organizations. 

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631592850
Illustrations: 150 color photos
Size: 8.5 in x 8.5 in x 0.335 in / 215.9 mm x 215.9 mm x 8.5 mm
Published:
Age Range: 6-12 years

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