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Science - Gr. 3.A - Rocks and minerals

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Children's literature connecting to Alberta Education science curriculum. Overview from Alberta Education: Students learn about materials found on Earth’s surface—rocks, minerals and soil. By closely examining sample rocks, students discover similarities and differences and explore these, using simple tests and tools. Students learn that each kind of rock has a set of characteristics and that these characteristics can be used in classifying and identifying rocks...

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This double-sided foldout book takes you on a fascinating journey deep underground. One side of the foldout shows the ground beneath the city, whilst the reverse side shows the ground beneath the countryside. The underground scenes include tunnels and pipes, creatures' burrows, layers of rock and the planet’s molten core, and run seamlessly into the next.

Buy Rocks & Minerals by Seymour Simon at Mighty Ape NZ. Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-colo. Science Books, Science Curriculum, Science Notebooks, Science Classroom, Different Types Of Rocks, Rock Hunting, Similarities And Differences, Earth Science, Book Activities

Explains to readers the different types of rocks and minerals with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs. Readers will learn how to identify and classify various kinds of stones, such as granite, sandstone, basalt, quartz, and crystal.

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This geology video explains how igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks are formed, how to identify a rock’s type and how the rock cycle can change one ty. Social Studies Activities, Stem Activities, Character Education Videos, Weathering And Erosion, Rock Anthems, Interactive Learning, Kids Learning, 1st Grade Science, Rock Cycle

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KIT: This unique display uses easy-to-follow color-coded arrows to explain the formation of and relationships between igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Melted rock (and flowing lava) are in red, cooled magma in blue (igneous), green depicts erosion and weathering, black arrows point to compaction processes (sedimentary), and orange indicates rocks formed through a combination of heat and pressure (metamorphic). Rock Cycle, Similarities And Differences, Science Curriculum, Children's Literature, Student Learning, Rocks And Minerals, Arrows, Lava, Relationships

KIT: This unique display uses easy-to-follow color-coded arrows to explain the formation of and relationships between igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Melted rock (and flowing lava) are in red, cooled magma in blue (igneous), green depicts erosion and weathering, black arrows point to compaction processes (sedimentary), and orange indicates rocks formed through a combination of heat and pressure (metamorphic).

Common Rocks and Minerals of Nunavut - Inhabitmedia Similarities And Differences, Did You Know Facts, Science Curriculum, Children's Literature, Natural Life, Rocks And Minerals, Nonfiction Books, Geology, Arctic

Through beautiful photographs and a broad range of information -- with absorbing "Did You Know?" facts to accompany every account -- readers will learn about the appearances, traditional and modern uses, and environments of eastern Arctic rocks and minerals. Far from a barren land of ice and snow, this book will introduce readers to the vibrant natural life of Nunavut through its distinct geology.

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Presents twenty-two poems about geology. End notes provide information about the Earth's surface and interior, types of rocks, and how volcanoes, glaciers, and erosion modify the landscape.;Suggested for k to grade 3.

Here's some of my favorite children's books about rocks. You'll find both fiction and nonfiction books perfect for any science unit on rocks and geology. Mentor Sentences, Mentor Texts, Camping Books, Camping Gear, Rock Collection, Teaching Science, Science Books, Teaching Ideas, Science Inquiry

This collection of poems celebrates the variety of rocks that can be found around us, including skipping rocks, chalk rocks and splashing rocks.

Learn about different types of crystals and gems, and the ways that they are formed. Beautiful stones -- Many types of crystals -- Making crystals -- Gem crystals -- Different kinds of gems -- Gems from rocks -- Organic gems -- Hunting and mining gems -- Finishing rough -- Learning about gems. How To Make Crystals, Types Of Crystals, Gem Hunt, Similarities And Differences, Science Curriculum, Children's Literature, Student Learning, Rocks And Minerals, Hunting

Learn about different types of crystals and gems, and the ways that they are formed. Beautiful stones -- Many types of crystals -- Making crystals -- Gem crystals -- Different kinds of gems -- Gems from rocks -- Organic gems -- Hunting and mining gems -- Finishing rough -- Learning about gems.

From dazzling gemstones to sparkling crystals to molten lava, this National Geographic readers: Rocks and Minerals book brilliantly illustrated and introduces children to the exciting world of rocks and minerals. Super Reader, Kinesthetic Learning, Gemstone Brooch, Common Core Ela, National Geographic Society, Fiction And Nonfiction, Kid Rock, Best Rock, Science For Kids

An introduction to rocks and minerals including how they are formed. Rocks are everywhere -- Amazing minerals -- Mineral mash-up -- Rock groups -- 7 cool rock facts -- The rock cycle -- Fossils -- Gemstones -- Here to stay -- Stump your parents.

FICTION: In a Cree village many years ago, wise Mosom tells his timeless stories through a collection of dazzling rocks. Young Nipin yearns for those rocks, but he soon learns that the gifts cannot be stolen so easily. Indigenous Education, Literacy Day, Similarities And Differences, Science Curriculum, Nativity Crafts, Children's Literature, Student Learning, Rocks And Minerals, The Rock

FICTION: In a Cree village many years ago, wise Mosom tells his timeless stories through a collection of dazzling rocks. Young Nipin yearns for those rocks, but he soon learns that the gifts cannot be stolen so easily.

Rocks and Fossils: A Visual Guide (Visual Guides) Rock Cycle, Similarities And Differences, Earth Surface, Science Curriculum, Mineralogy, Life Form, Prehistory, Children's Literature, Oil And Gas

Surveys prehistory and reviews Earth's internal workings. including how minerals are formed, and the fossil record to show how early-life forms are are linked to the plants and animals of today. Gr. 7 and up.