by Ann O. Squire


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Rocks by Ann O. Squire

How hot is the center of the earth?

The earth's inner core reaches temperatures of up to 12,600 degrees Fahrenheit (7,000 degrees Celsius).

How rocks are formed;

A timeline and photos-and what techniques scientists use to study rocks;

Surprising True facts that will shock and amaze you!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531262535
Publisher: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Series: A True Book
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

1 Rocks are Everywhere: What are rocks and where can they be found? 7

2 Making Rocks: How does the rock cycle work? 15

3 Reshaping Rocks: What are some of the forces that can affect rocks? 29

Rocks from Outer Space: What kinds of rocks come from space? 34

4 Rocks and People: How have people user rocks throughout history? 37

True Statistics 44

Resources 45

Important Words 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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