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Focus On Middle School Geology Student Textbook (hardcover)
     

Focus On Middle School Geology Student Textbook (hardcover)

by PhD Rebecca W. Keller
 
The Focus On Middle School Geology Student Textbook introduces young students to the scientific discipline of geology. Students will learn about the many branches of geology; the steps in the scientific method; tools and equipment used by geologists; rocks, minerals, and soils-how they are formed and what they are made of; the various layers inside Earth and how they

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The Focus On Middle School Geology Student Textbook introduces young students to the scientific discipline of geology. Students will learn about the many branches of geology; the steps in the scientific method; tools and equipment used by geologists; rocks, minerals, and soils-how they are formed and what they are made of; the various layers inside Earth and how they function; the dynamic Earth-plate tectonics and the formation of mountains, volcanoes, and earthquakes; the atmosphere-its layers and composition; the hydrosphere, including the hydrologic cycle, oceans, freshwater, and human interactions; the biosphere-its cycles and ecosystems; magnetism, Earth's magnetic field, and the magnetosphere; Earth as a system and Earth System Science; and more.

The Focus On Middle School Geology Student Textbook has ten full color chapters with many illustrations and includes a glossary and pronunciation guide at the back of the book. Grades 5-8.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936114856
Publisher:
Gravitas Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
927,617
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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