Soil

Soil

by Rebecca Hirsch

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Overview

Get the dirt on everything rock-related, from fossils to crystals to soil itself. Rocks and Minerals is packed with facts about geology. You'll learn how different rocks form, what we use them for, and how geologists study them. So grab your shovel! It's time to dig deeper into the fascinating world of rocks and minerals. Core Library is the must-have line of nonfiction books for supporting the Common Core State Standards for grades 3-6. Core Library features: A wide variety of high-interest topics, Well-researched, clearly written informational text, Primary sources with accompanying questions, Multiple prompts and activities for writing, reading, and critical thinking, Charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, Visit mycoreiibrary.com for free additional tools for teachers and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624033919
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2014
Series: Rocks and Minerals
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,243,721
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 770L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 What Is Soil? 4

Chapter 2 Rock into Soil 12

Chapter 3 One Handful of Soil 24

Chapter 4 Natural Erosion 32

In the Field 42

Stop and Think 44

Glossary 46

Learn More 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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