Rocks and Minerals

Author: Chris Pellant

Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

ISBN: 9781405359887

Category: Minerals

Page: 256

View: 1305

A new edition of the clearest, most authoritative guide to rocks and minerals 600 incredible photos, precise annotations and detailed descriptions - from the distinguishing features of rocks, to which crystal system and mineral belongs to. This DK Handbook will help you identify different rocks and minerals quickly and easily. Covers everything from what rocks or minerals are to how they are classified and how to start a collection. Perfect for rocks and mineral lovers and an excellent comprehensive guide for collectors.

Smithsonian Handbooks

Rocks and Minerals

Author: Chris Pellant

Publisher: Turtleback Books

ISBN: 9780613530941

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 256

View: 8431

Describes the properties and distinguishing characteristics of more than 500 rocks and minerals around the world, and includes a color photograph of each specimen.

Gesteine & Mineralien

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831018826

Category:

Page: 72

View: 1099

Reich illustrierte Einführung in die Geologie, den Aufbau der Erde, die Entstehung von magmatischen, vulkanischen, metamorphen und Sedimentgesteinen, Verwendung von Gesteinen, Eigenschaften und Einteilung von Mineralien, Edelsteinen, Erzen und Edelmetallen. Ab 10.

California's Amazing Geology

Author: Donald R. Prothero

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498707955

Category: Science

Page: 480

View: 5588

California has some of the most distinctive and unique geology in the United States. It is the only state with all three types of plate boundaries, an extraordinary history of earthquakes and volcanoes, and it has many rocks and minerals found nowhere else. The Golden State includes both the highest and lowest point in the continental US and practically every conceivable geological feature known. This book discusses not only the important geologic features of each region in California, but also the complex geologic four-dimensional puzzle of how California was assembled, beginning over 2 billion years ago. The author provides up-to-date and authoritative review of the geology and geomorphology of each geologic province, as well as recent revelations of tectonic history of California’s past. There are separate chapters on some of California’s distinctive geologic resources, including gold, oil, water, coastlines, and fossils. An introductory section describes basic rock and mineral types and fundamental aspects of plate tectonics, so that students and other readers can make sense of the bizarre, wild, and crazy jigsaw puzzle that is California's geological history.

Minerals

Their Constitution and Origin

Author: Hans-Rudolf Wenk,Andrey Bulakh

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316425282

Category: Science

Page: N.A

View: 7154

The new edition of this popular textbook, once again, provides an indispensable guide for the next generation of mineralogists. Designed for use on one- or two-semester courses, this second edition has been thoughtfully reorganised, making it more accessible to students, whilst still being suitable for an advanced mineralogy course. Additions include expanded introductions to many chapters, a new introductory chapter on crystal chemistry, revised figures, and an extended plates section containing beautiful colour photographs. Text boxes include historical background and case studies to engage students, and end-of-chapter questions help them reinforce concepts. With new online resources to support learning and teaching, including laboratory exercises, PowerPoint slides, useful web links and mineral identification tables, this is a sound investment for students in the fields of geology, materials science and environmental science, and a valuable reference for researchers, collectors and anyone interested in minerals.

Minerals

Author: Wenk, Hans-Rudolf and Bulakh, Andrey

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316423689

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 5417


Literature-Based Teaching in the Content Areas

40 Strategies for K-8 Classrooms

Author: Carole Cox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1452237611

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 6168

Grounded in theory and best-practices research, this practical text provides teachers with 40 strategies for using fiction and non-fiction trade books to teach in five key content areas: language arts and reading, social studies, mathematics, science, and the arts. Each strategy provides everything a teacher needs to get started: a classroom example that models the strategy, a research-based rationale, relevant content standards, suggested books, reader-response questions and prompts, assessment ideas, examples of how to adapt the strategy for different grade levels (K–2, 3–5, and 6–8), and ideas for differentiating instruction for English language learners and struggling students. Throughout the book, student work samples and classroom vignettes bring the content to life.

A Project Guide to Rocks and Minerals

Author: Claire O'Neal

Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.

ISBN: 1612281133

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 5277

Calling all rock hounds! Learn about rocks and minerals with these fifteen simple science experiments you can do yourself. You’ll think like a geologist as you start your own rock collection, learn about earth processes, explore the properties of minerals, and even grow your own crystals.

Gemstones

Author: Cally Hall

Publisher: DK

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 160

View: 7531

Provides a concise description of each gemstone, photographs showing characteristics and distinguishing features, and information on where gemstones are found and their natural properties.

Vögel

mit mehr als 800 Arten

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783831007851

Category:

Page: 416

View: 774


Geologie für Dummies

Author: Alecia M. Spooner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527687483

Category: Education

Page: 376

View: 3139

Fragen Sie sich auch manchmal, warum die Erde so aussieht wie sie aussieht? Eiszeiten, Vulkanismus, Erosion, Meteoriteneinschläge - unser Planet hat in seiner Geschichte schon einiges mitgemacht. Und so vielgestaltig die Erde aussieht, so umfangreich und komplex ist auch das Thema Geologie. Aber keine Sorge, Alecia Spooner erklärt Ihnen leicht verständlich alles Wichtige, was es zum Thema Geologie zu wissen gibt: von den chemischen Grundlagen und der Bedeutung von Wind und Wasser für die Geowissenschaften bis zur Bildung und Bestimmung von Gesteinen. Sie erfahren alles Wissenswerte zu Konvektion, Plattentektonik, Mineralien, Fossilien, Erdbeben, Oberflächenprozessen, den geologischen Zeitaltern und vieles, vieles mehr. Nehmen Sie das Buch zur Hand und bringen Sie die Steine ins Rollen!

Ein Pfundskerl namens George

Wie ein surfender Hund mein bester Freund und Retter wurde

Author: Colin Campbell

Publisher: Edel:Books

ISBN: 3959101295

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 5822

Eine berührende Geschichte über eine einzigartige Freundschaft zwischen Mensch und Hund. Eine dramatische Veränderung erwartet Colin als er von einer Geschäftsreise zurückkehrt: Seine Frau hat ihn ohne Vorwarnung verlassen. Ihm bleiben einzig die Wohnung und eine drückende Einsamkeit. Um dieser Leere zu entkommen, nimmt Colin einen vernachlässigten Landseer-Neufundländer aus dem Tierheim auf: George. Nach und nach finden die beiden Vertrauen zueinander, werden beste Freunde und lernen gemeinsam wieder einen positiven Lebensweg zu gehen. Das Duo entdeckt außerdem noch eine besondere gemeinsame Leidenschaft: Das Surfen! Colin merkt, dass er nach außen hin vielleicht Georges Leben rettete, George ihm aber ebenso geholfen hat. Der Bestseller aus den USA und Kanada erzählt in einer rührenden Geschichte, was die Beziehung zwischen Mensch und Haustier ausmacht und lehrt, die kleinen Dinge des Lebens schätzen zu lernen, um (wieder) echtes Glück zu finden.