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Instant Expert: Rocks and Minerals

Become an instant expert on rocks and minerals. Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key concepts, such as weathering, erosion, types of rocks, and mineral formation.
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Instant Expert: Rocks and Minerals

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Eyewitness: Rock & Mineral
Reading Level
Intermediate
Get an in-depth, comprehensive look at rocks and minerals with a unique integration of words and pictures. Eyewitness: Rock & Mineral

Intro to Rocks Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to provide an introduction to rocks—explaining what they are made of, the three different ways in which they form, and some of the ways in which surface rocks can be broken down.

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More About Minerals Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to introduce different kinds of minerals to students and to explain how some minerals are used. This can be a helpful introduction to minerals, before a unit on properties and identification.

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Eye Wonder: Rocks and Minerals
Reading Level
Elementary
Introduce geologic elements to budding scientists—find out facts and much more in this fascinating guide to rocks and minerals. Eye Wonder: Rocks and Minerals
Eyewitness Expert: Rock & Mineral
Reading Level
Intermediate
Written by today's experts for the experts of tomorrow, in this book you'll find everything you need to nurture children's interests in rocks and minerals. Eyewitness Expert: Rock & Mineral

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