Monday, October 6, 2014

Display: Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

Digging Up Dinosaurs
by Aliki
Briefly introduces various types of dinosaurs, explaining how scientists find, preserve, and reassemble the giant dinosaur skeletons seen in museums.

Weird But True Rocks
by Carmen Bredeson
Read about different types of rocks like lava bombs, geodes, hoodoos, and moon rocks.

Explore Rocks and Minerals!
by Cynthia Light Brown
Through an engaging array of hands-on activities, this helpful handbook guides children through testing minerals, creating crystals, sculpting edible models of the planet, and even baking volcanic meringue cookies.

Buster Hunts for Dinosaurs
by Marc Brown
When his father takes him to visit a national park about dinosaurs, Buster sends postcards to his friends back home telling them what he is learning.

Is There a Dinosaur in Your Backyard?
by Spencer Christian
Text, illustrations, photographs, maps, and activities present information about rocks, minerals, fossils, and rock collecting.

How to Be a Rock Collector
by Natalie Hyde
Explore the hobby of rock collecting learning how to hunt, preserve, and showcase your treasures.

Rock and Fossils
by Margaret Hynes
Delve into the depths of the earth to explore the makeup of the world's fascinating outer layer. Readers will unravel the history of rock, identify the minerals that make them, and find out about their different uses, from building materials to pigments for paints and dyes.

Rockhounding Utah
by William A. Kappele
Explores the grandeur of Utah's exposed formations, its canyon walls etched with fossils, and the spires and arches of the Needles District in Canyonlands National Park.

Sedimentary Rocks and the Rock Cycle
by Joanne Mattern
Learn about the different types of sedimentary rocks and how they are form.

Rock and Fossil Hunter
by Ben Morgan This book provides instruction for activities that will make rock and fossil hunting fun to do.

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