Have you ever wondered how fossils are formed, or why so many fossils are found in tar pits? Do you know what a coprolite is? How do scientists determine a fossil's age? Read ‘Fossils’ to find the answers to these questions and many more. You'll also find a hands-on activity to try at home or at school, as well as a glossary of unfamiliar words, resources to help you locate additional information, and a useful index.
|Series:||Simply Science Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.13(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Melissa Stewart earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Union College and a master’s degree in science and environmental journalism from New York University. She has written more than thirty books for children and has contributed articles to a variety of magazines for adults and children. In her free time, Melissa enjoys hiking and canoeing near her home in Northborough, MA.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book provides information on fossils and how they are formed. There is also information on how to find fossils. The reading is for lower to upper elementary children. There are excellent pictures of fossils and trace fossils in this selection. This book is recommended to be on the bookshelf of earth science teachers for first through eighth grades.