The Rock Cycle (That Rocks (Gareth Stevens))
|Rating||:||4.37 (603 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||24 Pages|
Readers will learn about the natural processes involved in creating different kinds of rock. Much of Earth is made up of rock, including the continents and even the melted rock of the planets core. Accessible science content that supports the curriculum enhanced by colorful photographs will engage geology enthusiasts and curious minds alike. Rock is present in all shapes, sizes, and compositions. A simple graphic organizer and fact boxes full of more information add even more excitement for readers.
Shaina Viveiros said Three Stars. Not a book to use when explaining.
For example, although "lithification" is used several times in Sedimentary, it is defined only in a photo caption. From School Library Journal Gr 3-5-Nelson covers the essentials of geology from various types of erosion to formation of different kinds of metamorphic, igneous, and sedimentary rocks. A clear diagram of the rock cycle in Cycle ties the topics together. Sulfides, silicates, and halides are mentioned as types of minerals but not differentiated. Though the design and sentence structure seem aimed at beginning report writers, some of the specialized vocabulary doesn't appear in the glossary. Consider this set for collections in which additional report materials are neede