Sedimentary Rocks

Sedimentary Rocks

by Melissa Stewart




How did the Grand Canyon get so deep? Do you know what kind of rocks erodes most quickly? What items in your classroom do you think are made from sedimentary rocks? Read ‘Sedimentary Rocks’ 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403400956
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Series: Rocks and Minerals Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: IG1010L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 11 Years

About the Author

Award-winning author Melissa Stewart has written more than 50 science books for kids (and edited more than 200)! Her background in biology and journalism makes her perfect for bringing science to kids.

Table of Contents

What is a rock? — Land on the move — Three kinds of rocks — Wear and tear — How sedimentary rock forms — Sedimentary stories — Where on Earth is sedimentary rock? — A look a caves — How people use sedimentary rock — Sedimentary structures — The rock cycle — Is that a sedimentary rock? — Be a rock hound.

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