Jump Into Science: Sand

Jump Into Science: Sand

by Prager
     
 
What is sand? How is it formed? Where does sand come from? How does it get to the beach? Why is it different colors? Let the sandpiper sleuth show you the answers to these questions in this lively, collage-style look at a familiar substance that's never been so fascinating: sand.

Parents' Choice Approved Winner

"A striking success…an outstanding

Overview

What is sand? How is it formed? Where does sand come from? How does it get to the beach? Why is it different colors? Let the sandpiper sleuth show you the answers to these questions in this lively, collage-style look at a familiar substance that's never been so fascinating: sand.

Parents' Choice Approved Winner

"A striking success…an outstanding choice…a fascinating, lively presentation." —School Library Journal

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792255833
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
04/25/2006
Series:
Jump Into Science Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
361,251
Product dimensions:
9.96(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile:
AD990L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Dr. Ellen J. Prager lives in Arlington, Virgina and is a geologist who specializes in marine science research and education. Formerly with the Sea Education Association and the U.S. Geological Survey, she now writes on marine-related topics. She collects sand from all over the world. Illustrator Nancy Woodman lives in Poulsbo, Washington, and is the illustrator for two other books in the series: Dirt and Volcano.

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