Cool Rocks: Creating Fun and Fascinating Collections!

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This book contains facts about collecting rocks that will inspire the reader to start his or her own collection. Readers will gain a working knowledge of this hobby which includes rock elements, like aluminum, iron, magnesium etc., how geologist classify rocks into igneous, sedimentary or metamorphic groups, the difference between minerals and rocks, the best places to find or buy rocks, how to break a geode, and how to organize, store and care for a rock collection. There is also a crafts section for the creative use of extra rocks. Full-color photographs, materials & techniques, tips & sidebar information, a glossary and an index are all included in this title.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF015000, JNF037060
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Arts, Crafts & Makerspace
Copyright 2007
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2006-09-01
ISBN 9781596797710, 9781617846199
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 552.075
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 111450
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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Author: Tracy Kompelien