Dig into the types of rocks that make up our planet as you learn about igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Learn what makes up minerals and what a crystal is. Plus, take a closer look at 23 specific rocks and crystals and their uses including granite, basalt, diorite, felsite, conglomerate, sandstone, shale, limestone, dolomite, marble, quartzite, serpentine, schist, agate, amethyst, carnelian, diamond, hematite, kyanite, rhodochrosite, sulfur, tourmaline, and turquoise.
Students can personalize this book by coloring the illustrations and tracing the key words in print in the space provided. Incorporate some fun and handwriting practice into science. A review activity sheet with answer key is also included. 18 pages total.
All measurements are given in both English and metric. This title does not discuss origins or the age of the earth. If you would like to explore the topics in this book from a Creation science worldview, a free download is included in the Learning About Science Level 3 bundle with links to numerous free resources to help you do that. I can also send it to you freely upon request.